The Long Beach City College softball team defeated Golden West College 8-0 in their home opener on Tuesday afternoon. This is the Vikings' fifth-consecutive win to bring them to a 5-0 start to the 2019 season.
In the second inning, freshman left fielder Maria Aguilar was batted in by Zendejas and then freshman catcher Jocelyn Cebedo hit a double to score in first baseman Ashley Pozo and Zendejas to bring the Vikings' lead to 6-0.
The teams were scoreless in the third inning and then the Vikings came back in the bottom of the fourth inning with a triple from Zendejas. Long Beach scored two more runs from Zendejas and freshman pinch runner Sabrina Perdomo to end the game with an 8-0 shut-out over the Rustlers.
Freshman pitcher Joette Vega (3-0) earned her third-straight win on the mound with only allowing three hits to the Rustlers, while striking out three.
The Vikings will return to action on Friday, Feb. 1 against LA Mission at 2 p.m. at the Viking Softball Field.