ATLANTA, GA – Two home runs highlighted the second contest of the Georgia State Regional on Tuesday. It was Kennesaw State, however, who utilized the final solo shot to best the Hilltoppers of Western Kentucky, 2-1.
Alley Cutting stole the show in Atlanta, pitching seven full innings, giving up only two hits and one earned run while totaling five strikeouts. Courtney Sutter dialed up the fatal blow in the sixth inning with her solo home run.
Kathryn Downing had a equally as proficient performance for the Hilltoppers as Cutting, giving up only one earned run across her six innings of work.
Kennesaw State now earns the right to play Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET against the winner of Georgia State and UT Martin. With their first loss of the tournament, Western Kentucky waits until 7 p.m. ET for the winner between Alabama State and a team yet to be determined.