MCC softball team uses great pitching from Vander Wal, timely hitting to sweep doubleheader from Ancilla

Local Sports Journal

Pitcher Megan Vander Wal tossed two complete game victories Saturday, helping the Muskegon Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Ancilla College.

The sweep extended the Jayhawks’ winning streak to 11 games and left them with a perfect 9-0 record in Michigan Community College Athletic Association play.

The Jayhawks trailed 2-1 after six innings of the opener, then stole the win with a run in the seventh and three in the ninth.

Alyson Behnke had three hits, including a triple, and two RBI for MCC. Emily Peake added one hit and two RBI.

In the second game, the Jayhawks scored four runs in the sixth inning to break a scoreless tie and grab a 4-0 victory.

Vander Wal scattered four hits with one strikeout and no walks to grab her second win of the day.

Behnke, Peake and Megan Jean each knocked in a run for MCC.



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