Two complete-game pitching performances and a booming home run highlighted a doubleheader sweep by Lamar State College Port Arthur on Wednesday afternoon as the Seahawks beat Baton Rouge Community College 5-2 and 5-2 at Martin Field.
The Seahawks were forced to play from behind again after trailing 2-0 in the middle of the fourth inning. Frederick opened the bottom half of the stanza on a single to right then eventually came home on a shot to center field by freshman Kassandra Vargas.
LSCPA broke the game open in the bottom of the fifth, scoring three runs to take a 4-2 advantage. Makasha Brown singled to lead off the inning and then came home when Delome tripled on a line drive to right. Madelyn Stone walked to put runners at the corners. Delome scored on a sacrifice fly by Frederick, then Smith doubled home Stone.
The Hawks added an insurance run in the sixth with Hunt hitting a leadoff single, followed by a single by Brown to put runners at first and third. Rivera walked to load the bases. Delome picked up the RBI on a sacrifice fly to center for the 5-2 lead.
Brown finished the game 3 for 4 while Vargas went 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Vargas got the complete-game victory on the mound, allowing just two earned runs while throwing five strikeouts with no walks over seven innings. Her record on the hill moved to 2-2 with the win.