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Long Beach Softball Splits Twin Bill against San Diego Mesa

Long Beach Softball Splits Twin Bill against San Diego Mesa

The Long Beach City College softball team hit the road on Saturday to face off against the San Diego Mesa College Olympians for a non-conference doubleheader. After dropping the first game by the final score of 5-3, the Vikings rallied to bang out 19 hits and send home 14 runners en route to a 14-0 victory in five innings.

In the win, freshman first baseman Julia Juarez (Long Beach, CA) led the way by going a perfect 4-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored. Freshman pitcher Alissa Cienfuegos (Carson, CA) was an RBI machine by recording three RBI on a 1-for-4 mark.

Freshman center fielder Cynthia Ruiz (Long Beach, CA) made a huge impact as well by going 3-for-3 at the plate, while sophomore third baseman Denise Flores (Carson, CA) and sophomore second baseman Daisy Velasquez (Bellflower, CA) barreled two hits and scored a combined three runs.

Cienfuegos earned the win in the circle after tossing a pair of effective innings and fanning a batter. Sophomore reliever Sierra Torres (Stockton, CA) chucked three innings and struck out a trio of batters while not allowing a hit.

The Vikings (11-10, 1-0 SCC) will hit the road on Tuesday, March 14th to face off against the El Camino College Warriors in a conference battle. First pitch is set for 3 p.m.