Assumption Falls to Georgian Court and Ashland in Final Day of Spring Games

Kayla Peabody

Brooke Murphy


- Score: Georgian Court 4, Assumption 1 (Game One); Ashland 6, Assumption 1 (Game Two)

- Records: Assumption (5-5), Georgian Court (12-3), Ashland (9-5)

- Location: Clermont, Fla. (Legends Way)

- The Lead: Assumption took control early in both games, but were unable to fight off comebacks from Georgian Court and Ashland and dropped two in the final day of the Spring Games.


- Assumption had the bases loaded in the bottom of the first inning when there was a passed ball that scored Brooke Murphy (Salem, N.H./Salem High School) from third to take a quick 1-0 lead.

- In the bottom of the second, Georgian Court tied the game at one after a double to right center. The Lions scored two more in the top of the fifth to gain a 3-1 advantage headed into the final innings of play. The Lions tallied one more run after a triple was hit in the sixth to seal the win 4-1.


- Mia Patriacca (Newton, Mass./Newton North) took the loss after she faced 27 batters throwing 60 strikes and recording two strikeouts. Mia Nowicki (Chelsea, Mass./St. Mary's Lynn) faced four batters in the final inning and threw nine strikes for two strikeouts.

- Murphy and Abigail Duggan (West Roxbury, Mass./Mount Alvernia High School) both went 3-2 at the plate followed by Kayla Peabody (Mendon, Mass./Nipmuc Regional High School) who hit 3-1.


- Both teams were held scoreless until the sixth inning when Peabody hit a double to right center to drive in Alyssa Beaton (Smithfield, R.I./Smithfield High School) and take a 1-0 lead for the Hounds. Ashland quickly tied it up 1-1 after a walk with the bases loaded drove their first run in.

- The Eagles kept the momentum going for the inning when a single hit past second base drove in two runs to give them the 3-1 advantage. With a single up the middle followed by a single to right center, Ashland was able to cross three more runs over the plate and take the 6-1 victory.


- Nowicki was credited the loss pitching about five innings and faced 26 batters. Nowicki pitched 60 strikes for two strikeouts while Giuliana Pierce (Pittsfield, Mass./Pittsfield) pitched to six batters with 10 strikes thrown.

- Peabody recorded the only double for the Hounds along with the sole RBI of the game while Beaton recorded the only stolen base and went 3-2 at the plate.

- Both Haley Drakoulakos (Lowell, Mass./Lowell High School) and Peabody went 3-for-1 in the batters' box.


- The Hounds are back home Saturday, March 16 for a double-header against Molloy at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.


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