Hawks Open Gaucho Series with Split

Hailey Pitching
Hailey Pitching

The Santiago Canyon College Softball team opened up with 4 game series against Saddleback College today on the road with a double header. The Hawks dropped game one 8-1 before rebounding with a 9-3 win to end the day. 

The Santiago Canyon offense was held to just 4 hits in the game including a solo homerun from Hailey Guillen. Scarlett Adams took the loss in game one allowing 8 Gaucho hits and 8 runs, 4 of which were earned. 

In the second game of the day, the Hawks offense exploded for 14 hits. Hailey Guillen ripped her second home run of the day, a 2-run shot to left field. Sabrina Rivera was 3-for-5 with 2 RBI, and Liliana Navarro was 3-for-4 with with an RBI and 2 runs scored. The Hawks had 5 doubles in the game from Sabrina Rivera, Lili Navarro, Samantha Villanueva, Nicole Crabb, and Jade Costa. Hailey Guillen also recorded the win in the circle for SCC, throwing a complete game and holding the Gauchos scoreless until the 7th frame. 

The series will continue on Friday at Santiago Canyon College. The first game is scheduled for 12pm, with the second game immediately following.​