Moon's Grand Slam Sends Tech to Victory

Tiphani Moon went 2-for-3 with a home run and four runs batted in for the Arkansas Tech Golden Suns in a 6-2 victory over Southwestern Oklahoma State in day-one action at the Spa City Softball Classic in Hot Springs on Saturday.

Moon (photographed) hit a grand slam in the bottom of the fifth that broke a 2-2 tie and provided Tech with its final margin of victory.

Morgan Rodgers (5-1) pitched a complete game for the Suns. She allowed two runs, neither of which were earned, on five hits. Rodgers had two strike outs.

The win over Southwestern Oklahoma State allowed Tech to finish day one of the Spa City Classic with a 1-1 mark.

Texas A&M-Kingsville beat the Suns 9-1 earlier on Saturday.

Tech (9-5) will conclude its portion of the Spa City Classic by taking on Missouri Western and Missouri-St. Louis on Sunday.