Keith Buckhault, Eastside – Buckhault went 7 for 15 in Cleveland State Community College’s three-game sweep over Roane College and scored the game-winning run in the 11th inning of the series opener, this weekend.
Buckhault went 2 for 5 with a run and an RBI in Cleveland State’s 6-2 victory Saturday after going 2 for 4 in a 5-1 victory Friday.
The freshman started the three-game series, going 3 for 6 with a run in the Cougars’ 3-2 11-inning victory. After reaching on an error by the shortstop to start the 11th, Buckhault moved to second on a sacrifice bunt, and scored on a double by Chase Edwards.
Markea Sheppard, Newton – Sheppard scored an unearned run in the first inning and another in the fourth on two walks in Claflin’s 13-4 victory over Paine College March 20.
Erin Steele, Eastside – Steele scored three runs for Georgia Southwestern last week, starting with the first run of Georgia Southwestern’s 9-3 loss to Anderson Thursday.
Hitting in the leadoff spot, Steele was 1 for 3 with a stolen base and a walk in the nightcap of a doubleheader.
She added Georgia Southwestern’s sole run in a 1-0 victory over USC Aiken Friday. In Sunday’s 15-6 victory over Lander, Steele scored during the opener of the doubleheader.
Amanda Henderson, Eastside – Henderson completed a three-game sweep over Northern Kentucky Sunday as Henderson picked up her third save of the year. The junior entered the game in the fifth inning and pitched three scoreless innings for the 3-0 home victory.
Henderson started the series, striking out six for her 10th complete game Saturday, allowing one hit to improve to 13-1 this season.
Taylor Smith, Eastside – Smith posted the lowest score of any individual in the final round of the Bobcat Invitational March 19, with a 2-under par-68 for Georgia College. The round, paired with a 78 and 71 for 7-over, put Smith in 20th place in the 17-team field. Eleventh-ranked Georgia College finished 11th place in the tournament.