No. 5 Dogs Clinch SEC Series with 11-3 Run Rule of Tide.

March 17, 2024

ATHENS, Ga. – The fifth-positioned Georgia softball crew got its most memorable Southeastern Meeting series triumph Saturday before a horde of 2,308 fans at Jack Turner Arena with a five-inning run-rule triumph over Alabama, 11-3. Dallis Goodnight gave the two-run single in the lower part of the fifth to stroll off her previous group.

Georgia’s success streak is presently eight as the Bulldogs are 23-2 on the season and 2-0 in SEC play. This is the principal series prevail upon Alabama starting around 2018. Sara Mosley drove in five of Georgia’s 11 runs, which was featured by her first-profession huge homerun. Jayda Kearney and Sydney Kuma additionally left the yard in the game.

Kearney’s twelfth grand slam of the time, a two-run homer, put Georgia out in front 2-0 in the primary inning. Alabama (21-5, 1-4) strolled the bases loaded with Canines in the lower part of the second, then, at that point, Mosley thumped her first-vocation huge homerun to broaden the Bulldog lead to 6-0. The Tide separated Backes’ no-hit bid and shutout with one sudden spike in demand for two hits in the highest point of the fourth, putting Bama on the board, 6-1.

Georgia replied back with a couple of runs in the lower part of the inning, first on a Lyndi Rae Davis RBI single, then a Mosley fielder’s choice, to return up 8-1. Alabama scratched two stumbles into in the fifth to take the lead back to five, 8-3.

A leadoff Kuma grand slam got the lower part of the fifth going solid, 9-3. Fair hits from Sydney Chambley and Jaydyn Goodwin and a hit-by-pitch (Tyler Ellison) stacked the bases with one out. Goodnight jabbed a fair hit through the right side to plate Chambley and Goodwin, run managing the Tide, 11-3.

The series finale is scheduled for 12 p.m. on Sunday at Jack Turner Arena. The game will air live on SEC Organization.

Lead trainer Tony Baldwin On Saturday’s down “I believed that we truly started off very strong as far as getting great pitches to hit and doing how we manage Georgia softball. I thought we were available, I thought we were cutthroat, I thought we controlled the strike zone. At the point when that’s what we do, we can be a very decent offense and I think we showed that today.”