Danville, Kentucky-The University of Virginia's College at Wise softball team scored a major upset in the opening round of the Mid-South softball tournament, defeating the 2nd seeded Georgetown Tigers. The win advanced UVa-Wise into the winner's bracket, where they fell to St. Catharine 5-2. In the first game, Kaylla Holdway pitched a complete game, holding Georgetown to 5 runs while the offense provided seven to seal the victory. Holdway picked up the win while Kayla Williams took the loss.
In the second contest, the Cavaliers jumped out to an early 2-0 lead. But the Patriots offense was not going to be denied for the entire affair, as they scored three runs in the fourth and two runs in the fifth to escape with a 5-2 victory. Chelsea Booth, who took the loss, had a perfect game through four innings but came unraveled in the 5th, allowing a three run home run to give St. Catharine a lead for the first time. Krystal Cammuse earned the win for the Patriots while Chelsea Booth took the loss for the Cavaliers.
UVa-Wise hopes to extend their season tomorrow, as they play fourth seeded Campbellsville Friday at 11 AM. All results can be found at http://www.uvawisecavs.com