East County Sports

Hawks end season with long road trip

SDCC's Madison Taylor / SDCC Hawks

2021 SAN DIEGO CHRISTIAN HAWKS SOFTBALL

 

ECS staff report

ROCKLIN —- The longest road trip of the season ended a long season for the San Diego Christian College women’s softball team. But at least the Hawks salvaged one of the four games played over consecutive doubleheaders.

The young Hawks prevented William Jessup University from surpassing the .500 plateau with a 6-4 victory in Game 3 of the 4-game Golden State Athletic Conference series.

After allowing a 3-0 lead to disappear, San Diego Christian bounced back with three runs in its very next at-bat to regain control.

In the decisive sixth inning, after loading the bases, a ground ball to the right side pushed the Hawks to a 4-3 lead. Madison Taylor doubled in two more for a 6-3 advantage. The hit by Taylor,the catcher, capped her 3-for-4 outing with three RBI.

Meanwhile, Meanwhile, second baseman Alicia Corona also chipped in with three hits from the leadoff spot. She made a winner of pitcher Amaryssa Medina, who struck out seven Warriors batters in a complete-game effort.

For the season, San Diego Christian finished with a 10-25 overall record (3-20 in GSAC). William Jessup posted a 17-19 mark (10-9 GSAC).

For the Hawks, junior transfer Erika Silva (University City HS) won the club batting title with a .324 average, nipping Hannah Springs (.313) for the crown. Springs led the club in runs scored and tied for first in total hits and home runs.

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