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The Marquette Lady Explorers swept a softball D.H. from Roxana Lady Shells Thursday, 11-1 and 8-1 at Roxana Park.
Alexis Silkwood picked up the win in both games of the DH – striking out 30 batters on the day. Andrea Lawson was the losing pitcher in both games for the Shells.
Silkwood was on base all 8 times she came to the plate – 4 hits and 4 walks…..3 triples, double, 4 rbi’s.
Maddie Youngblood had 4 hits on the day – and 5 rbi’s.
Mia Stack added 3 hits (including 2 doubles) and 3 rbi’s. Morgan Wiedman also had 3 rbi’s on the day for the Explorers who improve to 24-1 overall (12-0 in the SCC).
Roxana drops to 12-12 (3-4 in conference play).
Marquette hi-lites (Stack, Silkwood, and Maddie Youngblood):
Roxana softball coach Pat Keith: