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Southern Maine CC College Softball 8 at College of St. Joseph 4

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RUTLAND, Vt.—The Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) softball team swept Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC)-opponent College of St. Joseph (CSJ) in an afternoon doubleheader on Saturday.

Game 2: W, 8-4

Guimond was masterful in her sixth start of the season when she allowed just two earned runs on her way to her fourth complete game of the year. Her counterpart, Shelby Fenton made her fifth start of the season.

This time it was CSJ who jumped out to an early 3-0 advantage. The Lady SeaWolves rose to the occasion in the top-half of the second inning scoring four runs, all with two outs. Sophomore Samantha Rioux (Lewiston, Maine) extended the lead in the third inning with a RBI-single to drive in Philibotte.

SMCC added one run at a time in each of the last three innings to build a comfortable four-run lead. Guimond took care of business in the seventh to earn her fourth victory of the year.

Sophomore Elle Burbank (Bethel, Maine) went 3-4 from the dish and scored two runs in the contest.

In a post-game interview, Coach Magnant reflected, “The team battled this weekend against a very talented St. Joe’s squad. I’m very pleased with how we gelled as a team and put together every phase of the game.”

Sporting a team batting average of .347 and an on-base percentage of .418, the Lady SeaWolves improve to 3-1 in conference play and 6-3 overall. CSJ owns an YSCC record of 1-3, 1-9 overall.

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