2016 EL CAMINO COLLEGE SOFTBALL
February 3, 2016
Quintero Leads Warriors to Late Five-Run Rally at Cypress
CYPRESS, Calif. – Freshman Maleigha Quintero (El Segundo HS) hit a one-out triple to score two before scoring the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh to propel the Warriors (3-1) to a 6-5 victory at Cypress (0-1) on Wednesday.
On the day, Quintero went 3-for-4. Freshman Taylor Richter (San Pedro HS) counted the team's only other extra base hit with a double in her first at-bat in the opening inning.
ECC faced its final three outs trailing the Chargers 5-1. After a quick fly out, Cypress pitcher Taylor Pierce walked the next three batters, setting the table for Quintero's two-RBI triple to right field. Richter counted the first run of the rally, scoring on an error by Amanda Toledo, followed by freshmen Brigid Antonelli (Redondo Union HS) and Raelani Camez (Lakewood HS).
Another walk followed by a strikeout brought freshman Kammy Fisher (Redondo Union HS) to the plate, facing two outs with two runners in scoring position. Fisher counted her second hit of the day, knocking the game-winning two-RBI single to right field.
Freshman Natalie Francis (West Torrance HS) picked up the complete-game win in the circle to improve to 2-0 on the season.
Softball completes the week at home hosting Grossmont College and College of the Desert on Friday, Feb. 5. Competition begins at 10 a.m.
February 2, 2016
Softball Rebounds with 12-4 Win over Golden West
TORRANCE, Calif. – Freshman Raelani Camez (Lakewood HS) went 3-for-4 at the plate, including a walk-off solo homer, as the Warriors (2-1) defeated Golden West (0-3) 12-4 in five innings on Tuesday in the ECC home opener.
After allowing all four runs in the first inning, ECC shut out the rustlers, allowing only a pair of hits. Freshmen Brigid Antonelli (Redondo Union HS) and Kattya Calderon (Ripon HS) both earned multi-hit games with two each with Antonelli counting three runs.
In the circle, freshman Brooke Sarro (West Torrance HS) earned her first win of the season, throwing 3.1 innings and scattering three hits on 14 batters faced.
Softball returns to action on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at Cypress College at 2:30 p.m.