CALDWELL, Idaho – The Blue Hawks faced off against Cal State San Marcos on Monday (May 12) in the Opening Round of the NAIA World Series. The first-seeded Cougars got the better of the fourth-seeded Blue Hawks, 6-1.
The Cougars opened the scoring in the second inning. Tani Leseau drew a walk, before Mallory Campbell moved her over. Olivia Lucatuorto then took an offering over the left field wall to give San Marcos a 3-0 advantage.
Dickinson State would get their only run in the bottom of the fourth. Brianna Grayson reached on a walk and was driven home on a single by Kailey Olcott. Regan Lawrence, who previously doubled, was thrown out at the plate.
Leseau hit a homerun to center field in the sixth inning, bringing the score to 5-1. Cal State San Marcos would add another run in the seventh to bring the advantage to five runs, 6-1.
Lawrence went the distance and allowed six runs on seven hits. At the plate, Lawrence picked up a pair of doubles. Olcott also notched a pair of hits and drove in a run.
The Blue Hawks will now play the College of Idaho on Tuesday (May 13) at 1 p.m.
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