BRADENTON, Fla- Sophomore, Kayla Schappacher hit a walk-off three run home run in the bottom of the 7th inning to propel the SCF Softball team over Polk State College. This win was the Manatees' 44th win of the season and solidified the Suncoast Conference Championship.
Game 1 was an 8-7 win with multiple hit performances by Dani Wayt (3 RBIs), Ashley Brooks (2 RBI HR), Kayla Bjorge (3 runs scored), and Gianni Artidiello (1 RBI). Brooks hit her first collegiate home run over the right field fence and Angie Dascoli added another RBI for the season.
Paige Mathews earned both wins for the Manatees striking out 16 total for the night including 7 straight to end game two. Schappacher's blast in the bottom of the 7th was her first career home run and added the 3 RBIs needed to earn the 4-1 win.
SCF Softball is (44-10) and finished conference in first place with a record of (13-3).
They hit the road next Saturday to face Miami Dade for their final regular season double header.