Amanda Dailey cranked three homers during the two games and Maddie Bray threw a no-hitter in the nightcap for the Lady Hawks, who improved to 17-1 overall and 6-0 in the Gulf South Conference.
In the opener, Dailey cranked a three-run, walk-off homer in the bottom of the eighth inning.
In the nightcap, Dailey homered twice more and Felicia Morris added a solo shot to support Bray’s no-hitter.
In other action Saturday:
SOFTBALL: Berry splits
Berry and Rhodes split a Southern Athletic Association doubleheader at Ford Field. The Lady Vikings took the opener, 2-1, but lost second game, 5-4, in eight innings.
Berry is now 8-5 and 1-1 in the SAA. Rhodes is 7-5 and 1-1.
In Game 1, the home team plated its runs in the first inning. After Jessica Washington singled and Sara Vigue reached on an error, former Rockmart star Lacey Herring singled up the middle to bring home both runners.
In Game 2, the Lady Vikes rallied with two unearned runs in the seventh to force extra innings.
Herring had another RBI single to bring around Vigue and Holly Todd to knot the game at 4-4.
But Rhodes answered with a run in the eighth to win it.
With Charlie Gillis producing walk-off hits in each game, the Shorter baseball team swept a GSC doubleheader from Union at the Ledbetter Complex on Saturday.
The Hawks won the first game, 2-0, and took a 5-4 win in nine innings in the second game.
In the opener Shorter was trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the fifth before Michael Miranda connected for a two-out homer to left center field.
It was the second homer of the season for Miranda.
Union got off to a hot start in the second game, scoring three runs in the first five innings off of starter Cameron Rich, before Shorter was able to rally for the 5-4 win in extra innings.
Miranda picked up five hits in the two games, with Dustin Evans, Cal Hardie, Jesse Gavigan, and Gillis each collecting three hits.
Pomona-Pitzer 22, Berry 7
Berry star Kristan Dziurzynski scored three goals and dished one assist, but the Berry women’s lacrosse team couldn’t keep pace with Pomona-Pitzer.
After its third straight defeat in California, Berry dropped to 2-4. The Sagehens improved to 5-3.
Elizabeth Flatt scored two goals for the Vikings. Blair Shupenko and Sara Witten found the net once for Berry.
Taylor Martin recorded a season-best 11 saves for the visitors.
Wheeling Jesuit 21, Shorter 4
Wheeling Jesuit used three goals apiece from Tyler Buchan and Tyler Wickett to roll to a victory over the Hawks in non-league men’s lacrosse action at Ben Brady Field.
The win improves Wheeling Jesuit to 5-2 on the year.
Shorter, which has played one of the toughest schedules in D-II thus far in 2013, dropped its second straight game and falls to 2-4 on the year.
Shorter trailed 3-1 after the first quarter, as Tyler Kristiansen scored with 2:36 left in the period to stop a three-goal scoring run by the Cardinals.
Wheeling Jesuit opened up a 5-2 lead at the 11:54 mark of the second quarter, and after Andrew King struck for Shorter with 5:56 left until halftime to trim the Hawks’ deficit to 6-2, Wheeling Jesuit scored the final three goals of the half to go into the break with a 9-2 lead.
The guests’ run continued in the second half, as Wheeling Jesuit outscored Shorter 4-0 in the third period and got a goal from Jared Baronowski to open the fourth quarter to extend its lead to 14-2.
Kyle Morris and Matt Kristiansen and scored for Shorter in the fourth but it wasn’t enough.