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February 9, 2016

Softball Splits Tuesday's Doubleheader

Box Score vs. Orange Coast
Box Score vs. Santa Barbara City

TORRANCE, Calif. – Despite a dominant 10-1 win in five innings over Orange Coast (1-3) to start the day, the Warriors (6-2) were unable to sweep the day, falling to undefeated Santa Barbara City College (5-0), 4-1, in six innings on Tuesday. The game was called due to daylight.

Against the Pirates, freshman Maleigha Quintero (El Segundo) went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI, and drew a walk. She was the only player in the game to earn an extra-base hit. Quintero and freshman Brigid Antonelli (Redondo Union HS) both recorded multi-hit games against the Vaqueros.

Freshman Natalie Francis (West Torrance HS) was the pitcher of record in both games with her record now 4-1. Francis threw three innings in the first game, allowing only two hits and fanning one on 12 batters faced. Against the Vaqueros, Francis threw five full innings, giving up all four runs but with only two earned.

Softball heads back on the road, facing Citrus College on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 2:30 p.m.


February 5, 2016

Softball Sweeps Friday with wins over Grossmont and College of the Desert

Box Score vs. Grossmont
Box Score vs. College of the Desert

TORRANCE, Calif. – Freshman Kammy Fisher (Redondo Union HS) went nearly perfect at the plate, earning five hits on six attempts, to lead the Warriors (5-1) to victories over Grossmont College (4-1) and College of the Desert (0-4) on Friday. ECC defeated the Griffins, 6-4, and shut out the Roadrunners, 5-0.

Fisher went 3-for-3 with a RBI against the Griffins, while batting 2-for-3 against the Roadrunners with a double, two RBI and a run.

Freshmen Maleigha Quintero (El Segundo HS) and Taylor Richter (San Pedro HS) both posted two-hit games in the day's opener, counting two RBI and a run each.

Freshman pitcher Natalie Francis (West Torrance HS) earned her third win of the season in the circle, throwing the complete game against Grossmont. She faced 33 batters, striking out a pair, and gave up three earned runs.

Against College of the Desert, freshman Brooke Sarro (West Torrance HS) was the pitcher of record, earning her second victory of the season on four innings of work. She scattered a pair of hits and struck out one on 14 batters faced. Sarro also went 2-for-3 against COD with an RBI-double and a run.

Softball hosts Orange Coast and Santa Barbara City on Tuesday, Feb. 9 beginning at 10 a.m.


February 3, 2016

Quintero Leads Warriors to Late Five-Run Rally at Cypress

Box Score

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 

Box Score

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.

 Last Published 2/10/16