The Lady Mariners rough season continued on Saturday as they lost a double header to the Johnson State College Badgers 5-3 and 12-5 in NAC action. MMA drops to 3-19 on the year while the Badgers improve to 9-14.Johnson State got the scoring started in the third sending two runners across the plate to take a 2-0 lead. MMA answered back in the bottom of the fourth with three runs taking a 3-2 lead. The Badgers tied the game in the top of the sixth on a Lauren Wallace (Hyde Park, VT) home run then got two more in the top of the seventh to put away the Lady Mariners and win the opening game of the double-header. MMA stranded 10 runners in the game.
Megan Russell (Peru, ME), Mallery Stanley (Standish, ME), Nicole Poland (Damariscotta, ME), Dana Houghton (Lee, ME), and Ashley Hunt (Waldoboro, ME) all collected two hits for MMA. Stanley, Poland, and Kayla Higgins (Sullivan, ME) each had an RBI. Mallery Stanley took the loss for MMA giving up 12 hits and walking four in the loss.
In the second game, Johnson State jumped on MMA scoring runs in the first six innings of play, cruising to the 12-5 win. Allie Cunningham led the offensive attack going 3 for 5 with three RBI’s and a home run.