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MEAC Softball Championship: Day 1

Scores and recaps from Ormond Beach Sports Complex.

Alexis Day went 4-for-4 in the opening game, Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information

MEAC Softball Championship: Day 1

Courtesy MEAC

Savannah State 9, Hampton 3

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – DaSha Hill and Alana VanDenburg had three hits apiece for Hampton, but Savannah State scored seven runs in the last two innings to pull away for a 9-3 win in the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament opener on Wednesday.

With the loss, Hampton (22-27) drops to the elimination bracket where they’ll face Coppin State at noon on Thursday.  A win will put them into another contest at 5pm at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex.

Morgan State 2, North Carolina Central 0

Morgan State University scratched out two early runs and made it stick in holding North Carolina Central University scoreless in a quick 2-0 win in the opening round of the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Softball Championship Tournament at the Ormond Beach Sports Complex Wednesday afternoon.

The Lady Bears, who are the top-seed from the Northern Division, improved to 28-15 overall and will play the winner of the of the No. 2S seeded Florida A&M University versus No. 3N seeded Delaware State University game on Thursday at 3 p.m. The fourth-seeded Lady Eagles (17-25) from the Southern Division will play the loser of that FAMU/DSU game in an elimination game on Thursday at Noon. If NCCU stays alive, it will play a second elimination game Thursday at 5 p.m.

Florida A&M 8, Delaware State 4

The FAMU Women’s Softball team unleashed a 14-hit attack here Wednesday afternoon to down the Delaware State Hornets, 8-4, in the opening round of the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Softball Championship.

FAMU (21-27), the No. 2 Seed from the South Division, advances to Thursday’s winner’s bracket second round, where they will face Morgan State (28-15), the No. 1 Seed from the North Division, at 3:00 p.m.

Bethune-Cookman 4, Coppin State 1

 So, what did Head Coach Laura Watten like the most about Iesha Waters‘ pair of clutch hits in Bethune-Cookman’s 4-1 its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament opening victory over Coppin State Wednesday at Ormond Beach Sports Complex?

“That they were clutch hits,” said Watten now 12-0 in MEAC tournament openers.

Simple enough.  Waters twice drove home Ryan Jackson – the second time sparking a three-run sixth inning as Bethune-Cookman advanced to play Savannah State, a 9-3 winner over Hampton Thursday at 3 p.m.

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