The West Virginia State softball team was rained out Saturday in the Atlantic 2 Regional of the NCAA Division II softball Championships in Shippensburg, Pa.
The No. 3 Yellow Jackets (41-13) will face No. 2 Shippensburg (31-12) today at 10:30 a.m.
HERD BASEBALL: Marshall scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Thundering Herd earned a 4-3 win Saturday over East Carolina at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley.
Eric Escobedo drove in a run for Marshall (19-30, 6-14 C-USA), while Ryan Hopkins (3-2) picked up the win in 21/3 innings of relief. Chase McDonald went 2 for 2 for the Pirates (27-23, 11-9 C-USA).
POWER SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER: The visiting West Virginia Power scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally past Lexington (Ky.) 4-3 Saturday and earn a split of their South Atlantic League doubleheader.
Josh Bell's provided the late-inning heroics with a two-run homer in the seventh, his sixth of the season.
In the first game, the Power managed just seven hits as the Legends recorded a 2-0 victory. Dilson Herrera and Francisco Diaz had two hits apiece for the Power.
The series continues today with a 1:05 p.m. start.