The Knights earned their second straight victory on Wednesday after defeating Imperial Valley, 4-3. Kendra Smith drove in the winning run with a single to left field in the bottom of the sixth inning.
The SDCC softball team snapped a 3-game losing streak by shutting out Imperial Valley, 9-0, on Friday at IVC. Brianna Leigh-Pink went 3-for-3 with a double and a triple.
One bad inning was the difference in the Knights' second game at the Sand Diego City College/Mt. San Jacinto College tournament. Rio Hondo scored seven runs in the bottom of the third as the Roadrunners got past the Knights, 9-8.
The Knights snapped a 3-game losing streak on Saturday by defeating Barstow, 14-2, in their first game of the San Diego City/Mt. San Jacinto tournament. Brianna Leigh-Pink went 3-for-3 with three RBI and Amanda Diaz went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI.
Three members of the 2013 SDCC Softball team have accepted scholarships to play at 4-year schools. Lisa Pena will play at Aurora University in Illinois, Jazmine Hamme will join San Diego Christian College, and Jonna Kallstrom will head to Eckerd College in Florida.
Six members of the SDCC softball team were honored by the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference for their play during the 2013 season. Lisa Pena, Meghan Shaw, and Lisa Ingels Linqvist were selected to the All-PCAC First Team, while Jazmine Hamme was named to the All-PCAC Second Team for the 2013 season. Alex Ross and Crystal Hernandez were given Honorable Mention.
On any other day, 12 runs off 16 hits probably would've gotten the Knights a victory, but not today as they fell to Grossmont, 16-12, in the third and final meeting with the Griffins. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak against Grossmont that dates back to last season.
It looked as though the Knights were going to suffer another run-rule defeat to Mesa when they fell behind, 4-0, after two innings, but the Knights rallied back to win, 6-5, and evened the season series with the Olympians at 1-1.
Lisa Pena became the first Knight in over two years to throw a no-hitter. On Saturday, she shut out El Camino-Compton, allowing just two walks while striking out four in the Knights' 12-0 road victory.
Lisa Pena (3-4) started her seventh game of the season and limited Imperial Valley to just one hit, with four strikeouts, in three innings of work as she led the Knights to a 10-0 run-rule victory over visiting Imperial Valley. Pena also helped her own cause on offense by going 2-for-3 with one RBI and three runs.