Sunday’s area sports briefs

From staff reportsFebruary 10, 2013 

CCU softball

•  Georgia Tech 11, Coastal Carolina 3 | The Chanticleers’ early deficit was too much as Coastal Carolina fell to Georgia Tech in five inning Sunday in the final game of the Georgia Tech-Kennesaw State Invitational.

The Yellow Jackets hit a pair of two-run home runs off Coastal starter Ashley Bagwell and took advantage of two Chant miscues after Morgan Mastriania entered in relief to build a 7-1 lead after two innings.

The Chanticleers dropped to 2-3 on the season, while the Yellow Jackets remained unbeaten at 5-0. Bagwell (1-1) took the loss, giving up four runs on four hits. Mastriania worked three innings and allowed four earned runs on four hits.

CCU womens golf

•  Senior Brittany Henderson shot a 2-under 70 and is tied for eighth in the 99-competitor field through 18 holes of the annual UCF Challenge. As a team, Coastal Carolina carded a 14-over 302 to sit 16th in the 18-team field at the 6,374-yard, par-72 Redtail Golf Club.

Lena Schaeffner was the Chants’ second-best finisher of the day, posting a 3-over 75. Marissa Hinchman finished the day a stroke behind Schaeffner with a 4-over 75. Senior Jessica Alexander and sophomore Frida Castillo shot matching scores of 81 (+9) and stand in a tie for 91st place.

From staff reports

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