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Softball Outplayed By Antelope Valley, 11-4

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The Pasadena City College softball team saw its season record drop to 7-15 after sufferering an 11-4, non-conference loss to Antelope Valley College Monday at Brookside Park. 

The Lancers were outhit, 15-10, in the slugfest that lasted two hours. AVC improved to 13-7  on the season. Pasadena has lost four straight games.

For PCC, sophomore first baseman Kimberly Garcia batted 2-for-3 with 2 runs scored, while second-year third baseman Amber Frame and letterman second baseman Lupita Contreras each were 2-for-4. Sophomore leftfielder Brianna Casillas came off the bench to hit a RBI triple in the sixth inning. 

PCC Head Coach Elaine Martinez yanked her frosh starting pitcher Jenna Martin before she could get out of the first inning. Martin allowed 2 runs. Freshman reliever Samantha Gontol pitched the last 6-1/3 innings, but didn't fare better, allowing 12 hits, 7 earned runs and walking 4 batters. Martin took the pitching loss.

AVC turned three double plays defensively against the Lancers. 

In a South Coast Conference game played Mar. 11 at Mt. San Antonio, the Lancers scored 4 runs in the top of the sixth inning to tie it 5-5, but the Mounties scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the frame on a 2-RBI double by catcher Heather Harrison to beat PCC, 7-5. Frame, who pitched the complete game, batted 2-for-3. 

On Mar. 9 at Brookside Park, Frame was outdueled by Long Beach City College hurler Renee Caballero in a 3-0 Lancers' loss. Frame twirled a 5-hitter, allowing just 2 earned runs and striking out 4. Caballero limited PCC to just 4 hits, including a fifth-inning triple by Garcia. 

Martinez issued the news that both Gontol and freshman shortstop Tiffany Rubin were named to the All-Golden West Tournament Team (Mar. 5-6). 

On Thursday, Mar. 18, the Lancers host El Camino College in a 3 p.m. conference game at Brookside Park.

[Photo--Amber Frame takes a swing during the Lancers' 11-4 loss to Antelope Valley Monday. Frame is batting .394 overall with a team-leading 13 RBI this season, image by Richard Quinton.]

Release Date: 03/16/10
Robert Lewis, Sports Information
Phone: 626-585-7018, Email: rmlewis@pasadena.edu

 
 
 
 

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