(Neb.) - Eagles at Black Hills State Thursday, host Metro State this weekend
The final week of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference softball regular season will be a busy one for Chadron State College. The Eagles are playing at Black Hills State Thursday and they’ll host Metro State in the season finale Saturday and Sunday.
The four game series starts Saturday at noon and concludes Sunday at 11 a.m.
The Eagles (15-29, 12-21 beat Black Hills State in a doubleheader in late March but the Yellow Jackets have won two of their last five games, including a 7-5 victory over Colorado Christian.
Black Hills State is currently 7-34 overall and 5-27 overall.
Metro State, which is in a battle to earn a spot in the RMAC playoffs, is 22-24 overall and 19-15 in the conference. The Roadrunners, who have never finished the regular season worse than second place in the league, are currently seventh in the RMAC.
Aubree Maul, the current RMAC Pitcher of the Week after allowing just four hits and one run during 13 innings of work against Adams State, paces the Roadrunners in the circle with a 15-7 record. She’s also hitting .270 and has 11 home runs.
Kelsey Tillery leads the Metro offense. She’s batting .348, slugging .770, has hit 20 home runs and driven in 53 runs.
Chadron State's Angela Jay, Katelyn McBeth, Stephanie Townsend and Brittany Chacon will be playing in their final game Sunday. The four, who joined the Eagles in 2011 after successful junior college careers, have combined to play in 328 career games.
NOTE: The games Thursday and Saturday will be broadcast on Stereo AM 610 KCSR and chadrad.com. The games Sunday will be broadcast on Western Nebraska's Real Rock 107.7 FM KBPY.
(Story courtesy of CSC Sports Information)
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