|ASU Falls In PBC Tournament|
|Jaguars fall to Armstrong Atlantic State, 4-1|
|Web Posted 4/17/10|
S.C. -No. 15 Augusta State took on Armstrong Atlantic State in game ten of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament at Freedom Florence Park in Florence, S.C. The Pirates knocked the Jaguars out of the tournament with a 4-1 victory over ASU.
With the loss, Augusta State dropped to 38-15 on the season, while the win moved the Pirates to 33-16 overall.
The Pirates jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. April Jowers started the inning with a double to left field. Jowers would then advance to third on a sac bunt from Erin Billingsley. Baillie Temples had a sac fly to second base, which allowed Jowers to score.
AASU would add another run in the fourth with a double from Shelby Duff that would score Heather Echols, giving the Pirates a 2-0 lead.
ASU answered back in the bottom of the fourth when Kacee Camp homered to right field edging the Pirates lead to 2-1.
AASU would add a run in the fifth and sixth innings, to take the lead and the victory over ASU, 4-1.
ASUís Sara DeMuth was tagged with the loss and dropped to 15-8 on the season. DuMuth allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits and had six strikeouts.
Megan Barnwell earned the win for AASU and improved to 15-7 on the season. Barnwell gave up on one run on three hits and booked 13 strikeouts.
Camp paced the Jags offensively going 2-for-3 with an RBI and homer, while Leann Barber had the only other hit on the day for the Jags.
For the Pirates, Duff and Ashley Buckett each had a hit and an RBI on the day, while Nicole Huddleston, Meagan Qualls, and Jowers each had a hit in the game. (Box)