LAWTON – The Aggie softball team kicked off their 2015 season with a sweep of Rogers State in a double header Tuesday afternoon. Cameron run ruled the Hillcats 14-0 in five innings in game one, and then got the 8-3 victory in game two.
Cameron got two homerun games from both Paige Daino and Lauren Renneker. Daino was 2-3 with six RBI and two runs scored in game one, while Renneker was 4-4 in game two with three RBI and two runs scored as well. On the day, Breezy McComas was 4-6 with four RBI and three runs scored and Misty Dooley was 5-6 with two runs scored and an RBI.
The Aggies kicked off the scoring in game one in the bottom of the second with an RBI triple from Carly Allerheiligen, who scored later in the inning on an error. Cameron really broke it open with a Daino grand slam that extended the lead to 6-0.
CU didn’t take long to extend their lead, getting another four runs in the third, the first coming off a Sonora Zukerman homer. That was followed up by a two run home by McComas and another two run jack from Daino to extend the lead to 12-0.
In the bottom of the fourth, the Aggies added two more runs, this time on a pair of RBI singles by Dooley and McComas.
Kelsey Watson (Comanche Tribe) got the win in game one, pitching five three hit shutout innings with six strikeouts.
The Aggies struck first in game two, getting an RBI single from Renneker in the bottom of the first inning. Renneker added another in the bottom of the third, as she lead off the inning with a solo shot to make it 2-0 in favor of CU.
After, Rogers State tied the game on a two RBI double in the top of the fourth inning, CU came right back in the bottom of the frame and regained the lead on an RBI single by Tara Martini, making it 3-2.
Renneker was back at it again in the bottom of the fifth, leading off the inning with another solo homerun. CU got another run after McComas who reached base on a double, scored on an error by RSU’s second baseman, to extend the lead to 5-2.
After a one spot in the top of the sixth inning by the Hillcats, Cameron responded with three of their own, thanks to an RBI single from McComas and an error by the RSU shortstop that scored two, extending CU’s lead to 8-3.
Zukerman got the win in game two for CU, going 4.1 innings, giving up seven hits and two earned runs, while striking out three. Watson got the save after she came in and pitched 2.2 innings and only gave up one earned run on four hits, with two strikeouts.
Cameron will be on the road for their next few contests, as they will head to Canyon, Texas for the West Texas Woodward Invitational, Feb. 13-15.