Busbys, Hines lead Cameron to win over Texas Women’s

Cameron Athletics
Kenton Means, Sports Information Director

DENTON, Texas – The Aggie softball team opened up their three game series at Texas Woman’s on Thursday with a 10-2 win, recording six doubles in the five inning contest.

Cameron got off to a fast start, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning. Brenna Busby walked to lead off the inning and then four doubles in the inning by Khmari EdwardsCallie BusbyAbbey Warren, and Kylie French combined to bring home the four runs.

Texas Woman’s got one back in the bottom of the frame on a RBI double of their own, but CU responded with a sacrifice fly in the second by Breley Webb to take back their four run advantage.

In the bottom of the third, the Pioneers put their second run of the game on the scoreboard with a sac fly of their own, cutting the score to 5-2.

C. Busby added two more RBI to her day in the top of the fourth to put the Aggies up 7-2. Kaylyn Smith led off the inning with a hit-by-pitch and then B. Busby singled to put a pair on. Two batters later, Webb walked to load the bases for the CU backstop who drove a ball up the middle allowing Smith and her sister to cross home plate.

Cameron capped off their dominant performance with a three run fifth inning that was highlighted by a two RBI double by B. Busby and then an RBI single from Edwards. CU’s 10-2 lead was good enough to earn the run-rule victory after the bottom of the frame.

Bethany Hines earned her 11th victory of the year, giving up just one earned run on three hits and two walks. She also struck out six, bringing her season total to 75 punch-outs.

Edwards led the team with three hits, scoring a run and driving in another. C. Busby went 2-4 with a run scored and four RBI, while B. Busby was 2-3 with four runs scored and two RBI; French also went 2-3 in the game.

The Aggies are now 27-12 on the year and 14-8 in Lone Star Conference play. They will finish off the series at Texas Woman’s on Friday with a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m.