BOSTON – The Johnson & Wales University softball team continued its winning ways on Sunday. The Wildcats defeated Emmanuel 2-0 and 14-1 for their eighth win in a row.
Emmanuel: 8-11, 3-5 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 14-7, 11-1 GNAC
Johnson & Wales got at least two runs in all five of its at-bats in the second game. Starting pitcher Kristin Frost helped her own cause with a two-run double in the first to score Semanchik and Meghan Gavin. Frost notched her fifth win by giving up one run on five hits with six strikeouts.
JWU got eight of its runs via the long ball. Brenna DuPerry cranked a two-run shot in the second then Kayla McKinnon jacked a three-run home run an inning later. Rufo completed the scoring with a three-run bomb in the fifth.
Johnson & Wales is on the road for its next six games, starting Wednesday with a 3 p.m. doubleheader at Lasell.