PHOTOS: Softball sweeps Pitt State


Savannah Egger opens up Saturday’s matchup against Pittsburg State University.
Loren Beggs gets ready to bat. She had one of two RBIs during the first game.
Peyton Shepard swings at a pitch.
Egger shut out the gorillas with only four hits, 0 walks, and eight total strikeouts in the first game alone. The Tigers won the first game 3-0.
Sarah Tiffany prepares for a pitch, swings, and gets a single.
Bailey Carlson is up to pitch for the Tigers during the second game, where they came out with fire. In the second inning, two Tigers crossed the home plate, putting them on top 2-0.
Carlson and Lilliana Ramirez-Johnson scramble for a bunted ball during the top of the third, where the Gorillas tie the ball game.
Catcher, Madison Pierce, snags a fastly moving incoming pitch.
Pierce catches the ball at home plate as a Pittsburg player attempts to slide home. The umpire declares an out and keeps the Gorillas with a score of two runs.
Adysen Burghart lines up at second base, ready to charge to the next as her teammate lines up to bat. The Tigers push another across home plate putting them up 3-2.
Ramirez-Johnson tries to catch a Gorilla off guard while trying to steal a base.
Coach Adrian Pilkington rallies the team during a timeout at the top of the seventh inning. If the Tigers can keep Pittsburg State from scoring, they take both games.
Fort Hays State does just that, putting their overall record at 24-11 and conference record at 6-2 after the doubleheader.
This game moves the Lady Tigers into third place rankings in the MIAA Conference, just behind Missouri Southern, who they face on Sunday, and Central Oklahoma.
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