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Softball Splits Doubleheader at Virginia Tech

Game 1 box score
Game 2 box score

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Georgia Tech softball (15-10, 1-2 ACC) split Sunday’s doubleheader with Virginia Tech (18-4, 2-1 ACC), taking the first game 10-7 before dropping a heart breaker in the second 5-4.

Game 1: Georgia Tech 10, Virginia Tech 7

Senior Katie Krzus put the Jackets on the board early in the top of the first, bringing in sophomore Breanna Roper with a double down the left field line to put Georgia Tech up 1-0.

With the 1-0 lead in the top of the third, sophomore Tricia Awald sent a two-run bomb out of left center, scoring Krzus to bring the tally to 3-0.

 

With freshman Ariella Jackson pinch running for junior Drew Puckett on second and Roper on first, Krzus knocked her third double of the game into center field, plating Jackson to make it 5-2.

Leading off the top of the fifth, sophomore Skye Webb hit a solo shot over right center to make it 7-4.

Senior Kaylee Ellebracht doubled to right field in the top of the seventh to plate Zeitler and give the Jackets their final run of game one.

Game 2: Georgia Tech 4, Virginia Tech 5

With the score knotted at 2-2 in the top of the fifth, Krzus hits a two-run home run, scoring Roper to put the Jackets back on top at 4-2.

Up next:
The Yellow Jackets return to The Flats for a midweek tilt with Mercer on Wednesday, March 13. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. on ACC Network Extra.

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