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TUCSON, Ariz. – The Bethel College softball team got their season underway on Saturday afternoon, splitting a pair of games in the Tucson Invitational Games. Madonna (Mich.) defeated the Pilots 10-1 in the first game of the day as the Pilots offense managed just two hits before the offense broke through in game two, exploding for a 12-4 victory over Presentation (S.D.), which saw the Pilots busy on the base paths with ten hits, nine walks, and nine stolen bases.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Game 1 Score: Madonna def. Bethel 10-1 (5 innings)
  • Game 2 Score: Bethel def. Presentation 12-4 (6 innings)
  • Records: Bethel (1-1) | Madonna (6-2) | Presentation (1-9)
  • NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll: Bethel – not rated | Madonna – not rated | Presentation – not rated
  • Location: Tucson Invitational Games | Lincoln Park | Tucson, Ariz.

 

GAME 1 STAT TRACKER

 

GAME 2 STAT TRACKER

 

INSIDE THE BOXSCORES

  • The Pilots only managed four baserunners in game one against Madonna.
  • The Pilots belted out ten hits, including three extra base hits, while also drawing nine walks, and stole nine bases in game two against Presentation.
  • Haley Stinson earned the win in her season debut, allowing 4 earned runs in 4.2 innings pitched. Danica Mast pitched 1.1 innings of no-hit ball in her first action since 2017.

 

UP NEXT

  • The Pilots return to action on Monday in the Tucson Invitational Games on Monday against Benedictine (Kan.) at 3:30 pm ET and Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) at 8:00 pm ET.