LSU bats shine in softball's 8-0 run rule of Lady Demons

LSU bats shine in softball's 8-0 run rule of Lady Demons

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BATON ROUGE – The 15th-ranked LSU softball team saw the ball well Tuesday night, run-ruling Northwestern St., 8-0 in five innings in Tiger Park. With the win, the Tigers improve to 33-10 on the year while the Lady Demons fall to 24-16.

LSU got on the board early after an RBI-single over the shortstop's head by Amanda Doyle, scoring Taryn Antoine from second and giving the Tigers a 1-0 lead.

Senior Allie Walljasper was sensational in both the circle and at the plate. In the bottom of the fourth inning, she hit her second career grand slam over the left field wall to score Shemiah SanchezClaire Weinberger, and Amber Serrett, extending the Tigers' lead to 5-0.

Emily GriggsElyse Thornhill, and Doyle all drove in runs to eventually give the Tigers the 8-0, run-rule win in five innings.

Walljasper earned her 12th win of the season, pitching four and two-thirds innings and striking out three. Freshman Shelbi Sunseri came in relief to get the final out for the Tigers.