Potomac State Softball downs Bowie State; falls to Grace

After 11-4 loss to Grace, Cats rack up 10 runs against a Hernandez day after her perfect game, win 12-11

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Same pitcher, same team, same field. What a difference a day makes.

A day after being the subject of a perfect game by Bowie State’s Manda Hernandez, the Potomac State College softball team returned for some payback Thursday, rolling up 10 runs through the first four innings; and to add insult to injury, Hernandez walked four Lady Catamounts in the bottom of the seventh inning to force in the tie and winning runs in Potomac State’s 12-11 win over Bowie.

Tiffany Biggs knocked in three runs for Potomac State with a double and a three-run home run. Victoria Thompson homered and singled twice, and Jenny Kuh homered and doubled.

Trailing 11-10 entering the bottom of the seventh, Thompson led off with a single for the Cats and was bunted over to second. Two walks then loaded the bases, and after Hernandez got a strikeout for the second out, she walked the next two hitters to give Potomac State the win.

Potomac State bounced back to get the win over Bowie after comitting eight errors earlier in the day in its 11-4 loss to Grace College.

Thompson and Kuh hit homers in that one as well, Kuh’s being a two-run shot to go along with a single.

“Obviously,” said PSC head coach Jim Walton, “we didn’t support our pitching very well in this one. That would be my only comment — eight errors.”

The Lady Catamount bats had plenty of comments to make later in the afternoon.

Potomac State (6-4) will play two more today against the same two teams.