Erica Gott homers, throws complete game against Pirates

Erica Gott homers, throws complete game against Pirates

TACOMA, WashingtonErica Gott clubbed her first home run of the season, but the Puget Sound softball team lost both ends of a Northwest Conference doubleheader at home against Whitworth Sunday afternoon.


Puget Sound 3, Whitworth 9

Although the Loggers struck first, Whitworth rallied for 4 four runs in the third inning on its way to beating the Loggers, 9-3, in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader.

Puget Sound (3-14-1) took a 2-0 lead in the first inning. Mackensie Pearlstein led off with a walk, and Jessica Gott also drew a walk. Erica Gott's single loaded the bases, and Camille Good smacked a two-run single back up the middle.

Erica Gott launched a solo home run to left field, cutting Puget Sound's deficit to 4-3. However, the Pirates (10-8, 3-3 NWC) put three runs on the board in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh.

Four Loggers finished with two hits in the game: Kaitlyn Webster, Erica Gott, Lia Nakamoto, and Amber Popovich.


Puget Sound 0, Whitworth 3

Erica Gott tossed a complete game and allowed just three earned runs, but Puget Sound could not muster enough offense in a 3-0 loss to Whitworth.

Erica Gott allowed just three earned runs in 14 innings (1.50 ERA) against the Pirates this weekend. 

Puget Sound's next NWC games are at Lewis & Clark, Saturday, March 17, starting at 12 p.m.


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