Saints claim thrilling softball victories
Samantha Paniagua's walk-off home run decided game one.
St. Scholastica softball's road back to the .500 mark for the season included some thrilling moments on Wednesday, as the Saints swept Carleton 3-1 and 6-5 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader in Duluth.
Game one was decided when Samantha Panigua clubbed a one-out walk-off homer in the bottom of the seventh.
Haley Rosenthal was the Saints' lone player with multiple hits, going 2-for-3.
Ashley Matejka pitched, allowing one earned run on seven hits in a complete game, with five strikeouts and three walks.
In game two, CSS jumped in front with a four-run second inning and held on to a one-run lead over the last three innings.
Emma Bolin was 2-for-4 with an RBI single for CSS, while Rosenthal allowed five runs on eight hits in a complete game. She struck out two and walked three.
CSS (14-14, 4-8 MIAC) will host Gustavus Adolphus on Saturday.