Sycamores fall to Aces in extra innings


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Indiana State softball falls in extra innings to Evansville at Price Field, 7-5 Tuesday.
Indiana State drops to 17-23 on the season and 10-11 in MVC play while Evansville improves to 20-19 and 8-12 in Valley action.
Indiana State jumped out to an early advantage in the bottom of the third when Bella Peterson hit a two-run homerun, her fifth on the year, and Lexie Siwek doubled over the left fielder’s head to give the Sycamores a three-run lead. The Purple Aces answered in the top half of the fourth on a pair of singles and a double to tie the game a three apiece.
Evansville claimed an advantage in the top of the sixth after a double, the Trees responded in the bottom half on an RBI double from Bella Peterson to tie the game at four.
In extra innings, UE took the lead off of a single to left center field. Lexie Siwek tied the game back up at five runs apiece with a bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth, but Evansville plated two in the top of the tenth on a two-run home run to claim the victory.

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