|February 5, 2015|
Hawks Defeat Cerritos with 13 Hits
The Santiago Canyon College Softball Team improved to 6-1 after a 7-1 victory over visiting Cerritos College on Friday. The Hawks pounded out 13 hits and scored in all but 1 inning. Riley Nahrwold went the distance for SCC in the circle holding the Falcons to 1 run on 7 hits.
SCC struck first scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the first inning. Jordaen Hicks led off the game with a single, stole second base and went on to score on an RBI single from Manoa Weijgertse. Jessica Daniel scored the second run of the inning, on an RBI single from Ashley Clark-Johnson, after reaching on a walk, and advancing on a single from Kaitlyn Lanksbury.
The third run came when Jordaen Hicks scored on an RBI single from Jessica Daniel. Hicks reached on a single and then stole second base. She later advanced to third on a first and third steal play. SCC put up another run in the bottom of the third on 3 hits including an RBI single from Ashley Clark-Johnson that plated Alyssa Sojka who had reached on a single. Sojka returned with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 5th inning to score Weijgertse who had singled earlier in the inning.
The Falcons lone run came in the top of the 6th inning after a leadoff batter reached on a walk. A groundout and a single advanced the runner to third allowing her to score on sacrifice fly ball to left field.
The Hawks put up their final runs in the bottom half of the frame with a 2 RBI double off the bat of Emili Olague that scored pinch hitter, Shannon Thornton, who reached on a walk and Hicks who reached on a single.
Up Next for the Hawks: SCC will travel to Bakersfield College for a 1PM and 3PM doubleheader on Saturday!