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Mt. SAC Softball Winning Streak Lengthens To 13 Games

Nicole Siess hits out her 4th Homerun of the season. Photo by DavesSportsImage
Nicole Siess hits out her 4th Homerun of the season. Photo by DavesSportsImage

(Walnut, CA) Five players banged out two hits apiece as the Mt. SAC Softball Team defeated Rio Hondo, 14-2, in South Coast Conference action Tuesday (Feb. 25).

With the win, the Mounties extended their season-long winning streak to 13 games overall and 7-0 in conference.

Mt. SAC, ranked No. 1 in the state, had 10 players with at least one RBI and 17 hits in the five-inning game.

The Mounties scored 13 runs in the first two innings and were led by center fielder Nicole Siess (2-2, 2 Runs, RBI) who produced a double and a home run and right fielder Alexis Lujan (2-2, 2 R) who produced 3 RBI's.

Highlighting the five-run first for the Mounties was Lujan with a two-run double to right field, which scored Charleen Macias (2-2, 2 R, 1 RBI) and Brooke De La O (1-3, R, RBI) for the 4-0 lead.

In the second inning, Mt. SAC scored eight runs, with Siess opening the inning with a solo home run (4) to lead, 6-0.

Two batters later, shortstop Quinn De Avila doubled to center. Seven of the next nine batters knocked in solo runs, to give the Mounties a 13-0 lead.

The Roadrunners broke the shutout the next inning and the Mounties added a solo run in the bottom half of the inning for the 14-2 final score.

Mt. SAC will travel to No. 4 ranked Cypress (9-0), on Thursday (Feb. 27), for a non-conference game.

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