Potomac State Softball locks up WPCC crown

YOUNGWOOD, Pa. — Tori Thompson tossed all 12 innings of a doubleheader without allowing one earned run as Potomac State College won the Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference with a sweep of Westmoreland on Saturday.

Thompson had five strikeouts and three walks as the Catamounts won 12-1 in the opener, and she added five strikeouts and one walk during the 9-1 victory that complete the sweep.

Jasmine Morgan sparked the Cats offense by hitting a home run with a runner on in the second inning of the first game. She added a two-run singles for four runs batted in, and Taylor Rice hit a triple, double and two singles with two RBIs. Erica Doyle, Savannah Hose and Thompson all had two hits.

Nicole Stillwagon finished with three singles for Westmoreland, which had a total of five hits.

The Wolfpack held a 1-0 lead in the second game until PSC scored six times in the fifth. Hose hit a three-run double during the big fifth, Crystal Simmons hit two doubles and Rice contributed two singles.

The win finishes the Cats with a 10-0 record in the WPCC and gives them the conference title. Now 19-11 overall, they await to be seeded in the Region XX Tournament which begins this week.