The Savannah State University softball team fell 5-4 to the Presbyterian College Blue Hose at home on Tuesday afternoon in eight innings of play. The Lady Tigers are now 1-14.
The Blue Hose took a 1-0 lead at the top of the second inning. Lady Tigers players Cortni Jones and Peyton Mitchell soon answered with runs at the bottom of the fourth, making the score 2-1. The Tigers held on to the lead until Presbyterian tried the game in the seventh inning. In the final inning, the Blue Hose added three more runs at the top of the eighth bringing them to a 5-2 lead.
Out fielder Mitchell hit a two-run double allowing teammates Kameryn Baker and Jones, to score. The Lady Tigers closed out the game down by one run with one left on third base.
The Lady Tigers will face the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in a doubleheader on Tuesday, March 19 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Savannah State University softball field.