Wingers down Austin softball team

Published 7:16 pm Thursday, April 25, 2019

The Austin softball team was held to just three hits as it lost to Red Wing (6-3 overall) 8-2 in Todd Park Thursday.

Austin sophomore Leslie Rodriguez made her pitching debut for the Packers (4-5 overall) as she struck out seven.

Rodriguez has also filled in at shortstop and designated player for Austin this season.

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“Leslie did a great job. She had positive energy on the mound and she worked hard throughout the game,” Austin head coach Lisa Lage said. “She’s a great player and she plays anywhere we put her. It’s nice to have a player who’s willing to do anything and play anywhere for the team.”

Austin pitching: Leslie Rodriquez (L) 7 IP, 13 H, 2 BB, 8 R, 7 K, 2 HBP

Austin hitting: Hannah McMasters, 1-for-3; Rodriguez, 1-for-3; Erin Bickler, 1-for-3