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Softball Weekly Report – April 19
COLUMBIA, Ky. - The Mid-South Conference softball season concludes this week with all seven teams in action.
Starting on Wednesday afternoon, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) hits the road to face Cincinnati Christian (Ohio), while Pikeville (Ky.) travels to Asbury (Ky.).
On Thursday, Pikeville returns home for two games against Union (Ky.), while Campbellsville (Ky.) hosts Kentucky Christian. The action on Thursday concludes with Cumberland (Tenn.) traveling to Montreat (N.C.) for its final two games.
The last conference games of the season come on Friday afternoon with Cumberlands (Ky.) hosting Campbellsville. Lindsey Wilson wraps up its season on Friday afternoon against Bryan (Tenn.).
On Saturday, Georgetown (Ky.) hosts Kentucky Christian and Cumberlands hosts Hiwassee (Tenn.). On Tuesday, Shawnee State (Ohio) concludes its season series with Rio Grande (Ohio), while Pikeville travels to West Virginia Tech. The season comes to a close with Georgetown hosting Midway (Ky.) on Tuesday and Cumberlands travels to Ohio Christian on Wednesday.
Last week, Cumberlands dropped a non-conference doubleheader against Midway (Ky.), 5-4 in eight innings and 7-4. Cumberland split during the midweek against Martin Methodist (Tenn.) at home, before sweeping the RedHawks on the road to end its week.
In conference action, Shawnee State swept Pikeville, while Lindsey Wilson took three of its four games at Campbellsville to win the conference regular season title. Georgetown went 3-1 on the road against Pikeville, with the Bears winning the series finale. The final conference series of the week saw Shawnee State sweep a four-game series at Cumberland.
The non-conference slate finished last week with Cumberlands splitting a home doubleheader against Berea (Ky.), while Campbellsville swept Bryan, 9-1 in six innings and 10-2 in five innings. Shawnee State's winning streak came to an end after dropping two games at home to Rio Grande (Ohio).
Lindsey Wilson and Campbellsville swapped places in the most recent national ranking with the Blue Raiders moving up to No. 6 with 435 points and Tigers slipped to ninth with 377 points. Georgetown is still receiving votes after grabbing 50 total points, which is six spots outside of the top 25.
To view the entire NAIA Softball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, click here.