(Arnold, Maryland) – The Lady Falcons took to the road Sunday afternoon to play a double-header against Anne Arundel Community College. Lackawanna won both games, 9-5 and 16-2. The Lady Falcons have won 8 of their last 9 games, improving their record to 13-6.
Game 1 saw the Lady Falcons drive in 2 runs early. Courtney Hoffman stole home to put Lackawanna on the board in the top of the first. On the very next pitch, Marlena Pegula hit a double to right field to score Alexandria Thoman. Anne Arundel CC put up a run in the bottom of the 1st and then another in the bottom of the 2nd to tie the game 2-2. Lackawanna found strong at bats in the 5th and 6th innings, scoring 6 runs. Alexandria Thoman hit a single to center to drive in 2 runs in the 5th. Courtney Hoffman singled to left field for an RBI in the 6th. Lady Falcons won 9-5. The winning pitcher was Marlena Pegula; she pitched 4 innings, gave up 8 hits and 2 earned runs.
Alexandria Thoman: 1-2, 2 RBI, 2 BB
The Lady Falcons found themselves trailing early in game 2 as Anne Arundel CC put up 2 runs to start the 1st inning. Lackawanna wouldn't trail for long as they added 4 runs of their own the top of the 2nd. Lexis Chapman started the scoring off as she hit a RBI line drive double to center field. Katelyn Weller was the next batter and struck a single to score Chapman. The Lady Falcons would continue to light up the scoreboard in the top of the 3rd, laying down 8 runs. Notably, Lexis Chapman hit a RBI single, Courtney Hoffman hit a 3 RBI double with the bases loaded, Mia Pawelski hit a 3-run homer to center field. Lackawanna's defense and pitching held tight to finish the game, Lackawanna won 16-2. The winning pitcher was Mia Pawelski. She pitched 5 innings, with 2 hits and 1 earned run.
Courtney Hoffman: 2-5, 1 Double, 5 RBI, 1 Stolen Base
Lackawanna's next games will be a home double-header on Saturday March 23rd against Rowan College at Burlington County. First pitch is at 12:00pm. For all your news and updates, please visit us on Facebook Lackawanna Falcons Athletics, Instagram @FalconsSports, and Twitter @falconssports