Georgia softball outmuscled by Tennessee for second straight loss

The Georgia softball team fell 9-2 to No. 6 Tennessee on Saturday at Jack Turner Stadium.

Geri Ann Glasco (16-4) got the start for the Bulldogs (27-12, 6-5 Southeastern Conference), allowing four runs, two of which were earned, on four hits and seven walks in five innings of work. She also struck out two. Tess Sito, who hit a home run in the loss, came in as relief in the top of the sixth and threw the final two innings, allowing five earned runs on six hits and two walks, while striking out two batters. Ellen Renfroe (10-1) threw a complete game for the Lady Vols (33-6, 8-3), allowing two runs on two hits and five walks. She also struck out five batters.

Paige Wilson got the Bulldogs on the board with a solo home run off of the scoreboard in left field to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning, cutting Tennessee’s lead to 4-1.

After a scoreless fifth, Georgia made a call to the bullpen to bring in Sito to the circle. After giving up a leadoff single, Sito struck out the next batter before Gibson homered to center that made it a 6-1 game. Sito settled in to strike out Tarango, and get the final batter to ground out to short.

Georgia and Tennessee will conclude the series today at 1 p.m.

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