Comets capture opener at nationals
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Chloe Hanson and Renee Murphy combined for a four-hitter as the Southern Oregon Comets topped the Maryland Chill, 7-4, in the opening round of pool play at the 16-U A ASA National Tournament.
Hanson allowed two unearned runs, throwing four innings of one-hit ball and fanning four.
In relief, Murphy allowed three hits and an earned run — all in the seventh inning — to go with three strikeouts.
Rachel Ray led the Comets, going 3-for-4 with two runs scored.
Both Sarah Haga and Haley Fox had two hits and two RBIs for the Comets, who play today against James Smith out of California.
Maryland Chill 000 200 2 — 4 4 1
S.O. Oregon Comets 300 040 x — 7 11 2