The Cobras hold a 26-15 overall and 11-7 CVAC record while the Knights ledger reads 6-22 overall and 3-11 in the CVAC.
St. Andrews hosts CVAC rival
Game 1 (7 innings)
The Lady Cobras jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the opening game with four singles. A Kimberly Atkinson (
Freshman starter Anne Dobmeier (
Atkinson squeezed a two-run, bases loaded double down the left field line to regain the Coker two-run lead in the second. A long double to center by Somer Bigham (
Senior Amme Mason (
Bigham went the distance on the mound for the victory allowing three runs on 11 hits while striking out 11. Atkinson led Coker with a 3-for-3 performance with three RBI.
Tanji went 3-for-4 with two doubles to lead SAPC while Haugen, Dobmeier, and Bet Smith (
Game 2 (7 innings)
Atkinson continued with the hot bat in the nightcap, drilling a double off the left field wall and scoring on a double play to give the Lady Cobras an early 1-0 advantage in the second. Jessica Blackwell (
A bases-loaded RBI-groundout by Mason in the third scored the Knights first run. However, Atkinson drilled a three-run homer to right-center to extend the Cobra lead to 6-1.
After a run-producing single by junior Devane Rushing (
Once again Atkinson struck for the Lady Cobras, belting her sixth hit of the day in the top of the seventh that scored Amy Shelley (
However, the Knights had the last say with a two-run rally in the bottom of the seventh to take the finale 8-7. Mason led off with a single and Rushing followed with a walk. Dobmeier singled in Mason for the tying run while freshman Brittni York (Indian Trail, NC) walk-off single to center plated Rushing to end the game.
Tanji earned the win in relief of Dobmeier while Amanda Shelton (