Oxford Softball Defeats UV/GMU
Published: May 16th, 2022
By: Morgan Golliver

Oxford softball defeats UV/GMU Oxford’s Taegan Manwarren tags out UV/GMU’s Kailee Figger (Photo by Morgan Golliver)

OXFORD– The Oxford Blackhawks softball team closed out its 2022 season with a 14-4 victory over the UV/GMU storm on Friday afternoon.

Ava Benjamin brought in two runs in the third inning with a single for Oxford while teammate Taegan Manwarren went 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the sixth inning. Manwarren also reached base in all five at-bats with a hit by pitch, two walks, and the two hits.

Tricia Bohannon pitched a complete game, striking out five batters. She also had some help from her defense. Catcher Madison Long along with second baseman Taegan Manwarren helped catch two UV/GMU players attempting to steal second base.

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Bohannon also went 2-for-4 with a single to center in the second and a one-swing single in her next at-bat in the third inning.

For UV/GMU, Hannah Bonczkowski struck out four batters in the loss and went 3-for-4 at the plate with three singles to center field. Teammate Kailee Figger drove Bonczkowski home with an RBI triple in the seventh.

The Evening Sun congratulates Oxford and UV/GMU on a great season and will recap their seasons in the upcoming days.