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Alexis Nguyen and Mariah Redding homer twice as GRCC softball splits twinbill against Glen Oaks

April 30, 2021, GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Community College softball team pounded seven home runs – including two each from Alexis Nguyen and Mariah Redding – to split a doubleheader with Glen Oaks Community College on Friday.

The Raiders had a six-run lead in the first game after two innings, only to see the Vikings respond with six of their own in the bottom of the second.

Glen Oaks piled on 14 runs in the final three innings to claim a 20-10 win in the opener.

The second game found the Raiders down 3-0. But the team rallied to score seven runs in the top of the fourth inning and again in the top of the fifth inning to win 14-6.

Nguyen slugged a home run in each game, and has six on the season. Redding hit two in the second game to tally five runs batted in. She has for home runs on the season.

Alexa Abrahamson and Taylor Cross each homered and each has three on the season. Krin Beach hit one on the first game, her first four-bagger at the college level.

Abrahamson pitch complete games in both ends of the doubleheader.

The Raiders improved their record to 6-24 and close out the regular season on Saturday with a doubleheader against Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor.

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