Shippensburg defeats Shepard in game one with walk-off homer
By: Bernadette Koff
SHIPPERNSBURG — The softball team took on Shepherd in a doubleheader on a windy Wednesday afternoon.
In game one Ship got on the board first in the fourth with two runs. Shepherd quickly came back in the fifth with three runs, two coming in after a hit batter.
The game was tied in the seventh because of an error charged to Ship’s Taylor Pattillo.
Ship’s Eryn Caragein hit a walk-off homer down the left field line in extra innings to win the game for Ship 5-4.
In the second game, similar to the first, the start of the game saw a battle between the two pitchers. Shepherd scored first in the third never loosing the lead.
Shepherd’s bats came alive in the fourth and fifth. Shepherd took the second game 7-2.
The softball team hosts West Chester Friday at 2:30 and 4:30.