Gordon tallies two RBI as Scots take down Huntingdon, 4-0

Gordon tallies two RBI as Scots take down Huntingdon, 4-0

Maryville College continued their winning ways within the USA South Athletic Conference on Sunday, as the Scots defeated Huntingdon College, 4-0, in the day's first game.

Sarah Gordon used a two-RBI performance to lead Maryville, while both Taylor Campbell and Casey Joliff added two hits each in the shutout victory.

Katlyn Smith picked up her third win of the week, as the sophomore hurler threw a complete game. Smith gave up just two hits and four walks in 28 batters faced, striking out five to advance her record to 12-3.

MC got on the board in the third, taking a 1-0 lead. A Joliff single through the left side led the inning off. Pinch runner Amaya Goodloe stole second, before advancing to third on a groundout. Alexus Murray earned the RBI with a single up the middle.

MC secured a trio of runs in the sixth to keep their record perfect in league play. Essence Strambler and Campbell used back-to-back singles to start the inning. Gordon's two-RBI double to left-center scored Strambler and Reid Ballard for a 3-0 MC lead. Morgan Brewer found an RBI with a single to second, as pinch runner Grace Gordon scored on the play for a 4-0 Scots' victory.

Maryville (17-8, 9-0 USA South) was led by Sarah Gordon who went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a double. Campbell was 2-for-2 with a pair of walks, while Joliff went 2-for-3. Brewer was 1-for-3 with an RBI, as Murray went 1-for-4 with an RBI. Strambler matched her effort with a run, while Ballard, Grace Gordon and Amaya Goodloe added runs.

Huntingdon College (19-10, 4-1) suffered their first conference loss, as Rayne Ellis and Madison Perryman coupled for the Hawks two hits – both going 1-for-3.