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RLC softball suffers sweep at SWIC
 March 28, 2013

BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Rend Lake College was swept by Southwestern Illinois, 3-1 and 6-5, in college softball action Thursday in Belleville.

Game one – SWIC 3 RLC 1

RLC, now 6-10 overall, scored one run on six hits in the first game while committing four errors. Southwestern took advantage, earning only one of its three runs off losing pitcher Amanda Holloway (Benton). SWIC had three hits and committed two errors. Holloway struck out three, walked two and gave up three hits. Alaina Reeves (Mt. Vernon) caught for The Lake. Fallon Clayton (Anna) went 2-4 from the plate and Abbie Lehman (Marissa) drove in the Lady Warriors’ only run with a base hit.

Game two – SWIC 6 RLC 5

Holloway was 4-3 before the nightcap where Rend Lake got most of its five runs off of SWIC’s four errors. Holloway picked up her fourth loss in one-third inning of relief. Erica Wilson (O’Fallon) came in for starting pitcher Taylor Thomas (Arcola). RLC scored five runs on six hits and had no errors. SWIC scored six runs on 10 hits. Haley Miller (Rockport, Ind.) was behind the plate for The Lake. Clayton had another good performance with the bat. She went 1-4 with a double and two RBI.

The Lady Warriors will host Southeastern Illinois College at 2 p.m. Friday and Lake Land at noon on Saturday. For all things athletic at The Lake, visit RLC online at www.rlc.edu/warriors.    

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