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GGC softball stops No. 9 Reinhardt's 25-game winning streak

WALESKA — The Georgia Gwinnett College softball team scored a 5-4 win Sunday at Reinhardt University to snap the ninth-ranked Eagles’ 25-game winning streak.

After falling in a close 7-3 opener, the Grizzlies outlasted the Eagles in Game 2 to give Reinhardt just its fourth defeat in 41 games this year.

Halley Ingram, Heaven Hinton and Alycia Fields each had two hits for GGC in the victory while Hinton drove in a pair of runs.

The Grizzlies broke a 3-3 tie with two scores in the sixth before Ashley Beyke preserved her 14th win of the season in the circle. Starter Tiffany Bailey scattered five hits over 4.1 innings.

In the opener, Felicia Shelton drove in two runs as GGC took a brief fifth inning lead, 3-2. The Eagles scored the game’s final five runs as starter Maddie Monroe ran her record to a perfect 21-0 on the season.

Heather Kilar went 2-for-3 with a run scored for GGC while Ingram and Marlee Morales each added a run.

GGC is set to open the new Grizzly Softball Complex on campus Wednesday in a doubleheader with USC Beaufort beginning at 2 p.m. in Lawrenceville.