Southwest Tennessee Community College

April 24, 2006

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Release written by Keith Gentry

The Southwest softball team lost four games over the weekend at the Buckhead Creek Recreation Complex, dropping their overall record to 18-33 on the season including 5-17 in the TJCCAA.

On Saturday night, the Lady Saluqis lost both ends of a doubleheader to 8th-ranked Volunteer State by scores of 8-0 and 7-0. Southwest had a total of only three hits in the two games against two of the top pitchers in the conference.

The Lady Saluqis were also defeated by Roane State 10-2 and 1-0 on Sunday afternoon. In game two, Erica Brich pitched an outstanding game allowing only five hits and tying her own school record with 12 strikeouts. Top hitters on the day for Southwest were Jessica Hefflinger (4 for 5), Gina High (2 hits) and Anna Carter (2 hits).

Southwest plays its final home game of the season on Monday, April 24 against Northwest Mississippi at Buckhead Creek. The doubleheader will begin at 3 p.m. The Lady Saluqis wrap up the regular season this week with road games at Three Rivers on Tuesday, April 25, Columbia State on Friday, April 28 and Volunteer State on Saturday, April 29.