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By Framingham State athletics


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FRAMINGHAM – – The Framingham State University softball team swept a non-conference doubleheader this afternoon with UMass Boston defeating the Beacons 10-2 in six innings in the opener before taking game two 5-4 at Maple Street Field.     

Framingham State improves to 17-9 overall.

UMass Boston drops to 16-8  

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Game 1:  

  • In the opener, the Rams got on the board first with four runs in the bottom of the second inning.  Brooke Grassia plated a run with a single up the middle and Makayla Rooney followed with a two run triple.  Camille Desrochers capped the inning with an RBI single. 
  • The Rams batted around and added five more in the bottom of the third pushing the lead to 9-0.  Keely Scotia, Rooney and Carpenter delivered RBI base hits and Desrochers drove in a pair. 
  • The Beacons got on the board in the top of the fifth inning with a pair of runs on an RBI single from Sydney Sanden and a bases loaded walk by Tam Landry. 
  • The Rams pushed across a single run in the bottom of the sixth on an RBI fielder’s choice from Scotia with the bases loaded to reach the run rule victory. 
  • Olyvia Mendonca earned the victory in the circle for the Rams going four innings, allowing two earned runs on seven hits with five strikeouts and two walks. 
  • Adrianna Fusco took the loss for the Beacons going five and a third allowing nine earned runs on 11 hits with three strikeouts and eight walks. 
  • Rooney finished the game with two hits, two runs scored and three RBI. 

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Game 2: 

  • In game two, the Rams got on the board first with a pair of runs in the bottom of the first inning. Desrochers plated the first with a single up the middle and Rooney scored on a wild pitch. 
  • The Beacons cut the deficit in half in the top of the third on squeeze bunt from Sanden.  
  • The Beacons took their first lead of the day in the top of the fifth inning.  Lauryn Bethea delivered a two-run single for the 3-2 lead. 
  • The Rams knotted the score in the bottom of the inning on a bases load walk from Kelsey McGuill. 
  • The Rams took the lead for good in the bottom of the sixth on a two-run single from Makayla Rooney. 
  • The Beacons got one back in the top of the seventh on a Lauren Miner RBI single up the middle. The Beacons had runners on first and second with two outs with Jordan Toomey at the plate. Toomey hit a pop to second and game ended in controversial fashion as the runner was called for interference on the play. 
  • Ally Moran earned the victory in the circle for the Rams, going seven innings allowing four earned runs on 11 hits with seven strikeouts. 
  • Emily Doble took the loss for the Beacons, going five innings in relief allowing three earned runs on six hits with five strikeouts.  
  • Rooney and Desrochers finished game two with two RBI apiece. 

UP NEXT:  The Rams are back in action Saturday when they host MCLA for a pair of games beginning at 1 p.m. The Beacons travel to Plymouth State on Saturday at 1 p.m. 

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.