SHREVEPORT, LA -- The Centenary Ladies loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth and scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch to take a 3-2 extra-inning win over the Central Arkansas Bears on Sunday afternoon.
Things looked god for the Ladies (7-30) after the first inning, when they scored two runs thanks to three walks and timely hitting.
UCA (12-10) got one fun back in the top of the third, and then tied the game with one run in the top of the sixth. The Ladies took two extra innings to get the tie broken.
Centenary loaded the bases thanks to two straight errors by the third and first basemen respectively. UCA pitcher Joanna Velasquez then uncorked a wild pitch which brought in the winning run.
Second baseman Tiffany Maxey and left-fielder Lauren Jackson led the way for the Ladies at the plate. Maxey went 2-4, while Jackson was 1-3 with one run scored.
Pitcher April Stout (4-9) picked up the win, throwing nine innings while giving up two earned runs and striking out five.
Velasquez had a good outing as well, giving up two earned runs and striking out four, but she did have six walks.
The Ladies will make up a game against Louisiana Tech at Centenary tomorrow afternoon.