(Compton, CA) With the longest winning streak in the state this season, the Mt. SAC Softball Team shutout Compton 9-0 in a South Coast Conference crossover game at the MLB Youth Academy Stadium.
Highlighting the 16th consecutive win for the Mounties was a one-hit shutout by Briana Wheeler along with a season-high 10 strikeouts.
Wheeler (9-0) struck out seven of the first 10 Compton batters and gave up only a fourth-inning single.
Wheeler ran her strikeout total to 60 for the season, which tied for ninth in the state.
The Mounties scored in four of the five innings in the eight-run rule victory.
Gutierrez highlighted the scoring in the fourth inning with a two-run single, scoring second baseman Nikki Soto (2 R, RBI) and Ramirez.
Mt. SAC scored four times in the fifth inning for the 9-0 lead and Wheeler struck out two of the three Compton batters in the bottom half of the inning for the win.
Mt. SAC's double-header on Saturday at College of the Canyons was rained out and the Mounties will host Cerritos on Tuesday.
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