Lady Bucs falls to Ga. Southern

from staff reports

   STATESBORO, Ga. -- Georgia Southern's Kim Griffin launched a three-run home run to give the Eagles the 3-1 victory over East Tennessee State in game one of the SoCon doubleheader.
   The second game of the day was called after the fourth inning due to thunderstorms in the area. Game two, which was in a scoreless tie after four innings, will be completed prior to today's scheduled game.
   East Tennessee State (25-30, 5-11 Southern Conference) opened the top of the second with Lindsay Lane reaching first on an Eagle error. She would advance to second on a Tiffany McVay sacrifice bunt. Sheryl Clark's single to the shortstop allowed Lane to score the first run of the game, giving ETSU the early 1-0 lead.
   Georgia Southern (26-25, 8-8 Southern Conference) took the lead in the bottom of the third inning
   For ETSU, Courtney Jenkins and McVay combined for four strikeouts, giving up seven hits.