Saints Win First Game at Districts

Saints Win First Game at Districts

Mercyhurst North East scored five runs in the first inning to take control over CCRI Saturday afternoon in Delaware. 

Lauren Nickerson highlighted the inning with a grand slam home run well over the 220 foot fence. In the 2nd inning, Nickerson singled home Kim Burdett to make it 6-0. 

In the fourth, Jalin Steel hit an RBI single to extend the lead to seven before Julia Lang ended the game with a RBI single in the fifth inning. 

Kiersten Coho was the winning pitcher, allowing just 2 hits and striking out five to earn the shutout. 

Christina Rice, Lang, Steel, and Nickerson all had two hits for the winners.