(Lancaster, CA) And the hits keep on coming, as the Mt. SAC Softball team won its fifth consecutive game to start the season, with a 10-4 win over host Antelope Valley College on Friday (Feb. 4) in a non-conference game.
Trailing, 2-1, in the fifth inning, the Mounties (5-0) rallied for five runs to a 6-2 lead and never looked back. They added a run in the sixth and three in the seventh. As a team, Mt. SAC had 12 hits.
Leading the way for Mt. SAC was shortstop Ariana Coronado (2-4) with two hits, two RBIs, two stolen bases, and three runs scored.
Also, with two hits was catcher Annemarie Gutierrez (2-2, 2 Dbls., R) and centerfielder Ashley Diaz (2-4, R, 2 Dbls, SB).
Second baseman Mikenna Barcelona (1-2, R, HR) added three RBIs.
Sophomore pitcher Grace Pieson added to her team-leading strikeout total (31) with nine Ks. Pieson has 19 strikeouts in her last two games.
Highlighting the five-run, fourth inning with 11 batters at the plate, were two errors by Antelope Valley and five unearned runs.
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