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Jett's blast lifts Gold past Blue
Saturday, October 24, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2009) - Katy Jett (Talbott, Tenn.) made her final Blue/Gold Fall Classic a memorable one on Saturday afternoon.
The senior outfielder blasted a two-out pitch over the fence in left-center, which snapped a third inning tie and lifted her Gold squad over Blue, 4-1, in the fifth annual Blue/Gold series at the ETSU Softball Complex.
Jett enjoyed an outstanding afternoon - going 2-for-3 with an intentional walk and a couple game-changing plays in center field. Along with Jett, fellow senior teammate Cheniece Cason (
Cason didn't waste any time putting her Gold team ahead, 1-0, as she led off the game with a triple down the right field line and came around to score when sophomore Amy Campbell (
After being sent down in order to start the game, the Blue team quickly capitalized and evened the game at 1-all, when senior Trisha Massenzo (
Unfortunately, that was all the offense the Blue team was able to muster, and Jett came through with the clutch two-out homer the very next inning - putting Gold up 2-1.
The Gold squad added two insurance runs in the top of the fourth to grab a 4-1 lead. Vicki McCoy (
Junior right-hander Jessica Duncan (
The Gold squad was managed by Jared Fries and Cat Zyskowski; while Blue was led by Kevin Brown, Jessie Hackworth, and Stephanie Gaynord.
Saturday marked the final day of fall ball for the Lady Bucs. ETSU returns to the diamond in the spring when they open up the 2010 regular season against
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