AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University softball team hosted the Columbus State Cougars on Sunday afternoon for a Peach Belt Conference series and dropped a close 2-0 first game before falling 10-1 in the second at Jaguar Field
The Jags travel to Hickory, N.C., on Thursday, March 28 for a non-conference doubleheader against the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears. Augusta plays at Young Harris, Ga., on Saturday, March 30 to take on the Young Harris Mountains Lions for a 12:00 p.m. PBC doubleheader
The first meeting was a low scoring battle, with Columbus State riding a 2-0 run lead all the way to the end. CSU hit a solo home run in the third inning and followed it with an RBI single later in the inning.
Jags junior Morgan Hunter (2-10) pitched another complete game and struck out five, while holding to the Cougars to two runs in one inning. CSU totaled six hits to AU's one.
Augusta was down 5-0 heading into their fourth at bat, when sophomore Megan McCook took a bases-loaded walk to score freshman Olivia Biles. CSU carried its lead the rest of the way and won 10-1 in six innings.
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