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Tars Stay Perfect, Pick Up SSC Win

Tars Stay Perfect, Pick Up SSC Win

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. (February 15, 2019) – Rollins remained unbeaten, and picked up a Sunshine State Conference win, with a 6-0 shutout of the Barry Buccaneers.  The Tars improve to 6-0 on the year, and 1-0 in SSC action.  Barry falls below .500, at 5-6, and 0-1 in conference play.

Jordan Davis continued her hot start for Rollins picking up two more hits and scoring a run.  Talia Kentoffio also registered a 2-3 day, with a run scored.  The Tars offense was highlighted by sophomore Lindsay Gehring and freshman Ashley Worrell; each registered two hits, including their first home runs of the season, and a pair of RBI.  Worrell also shined in the circle for Rollins.  The Oviedo, Florida native improved to 4-0 on the year, tossing a complete game while striking out 10.

Rollins got on the board early when Brianna Ernst came home courtesy of a Gehring single.  The Tars would capitalize on a Barry error in the second to take a 2-0 lead.  Rollins doubled that advantage in the third when Worrell and Gehring blasted back-to-back solo homeruns to lead off the frame.  Worrell would tally her second RBI in the fourth, sending home Sarah Harrison to make the score 5-0.  The Tars final insurance run came in the sixth, when Rollins was again able to capitalize on a Buccaneer fielding blunder to push the score to 6-0.  Worrell retired the Bucs in order in the seventh, sending the final two batters back to the bench after looking at strike three, clinching the game.

Up Next:
The Tars and Bucs will conclude their three game series with a doubleheader tomorrow, Saturday, February 16, with first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m. 

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