SOFTBALL: Aztecs to face Yavapai in first postseason game

By CASEY MUSE JR.

The Aztecs earned the No. 4 seed in the Region I Division I tournament and will face No. 1 seed Yavapai College in the first round.

Last year the Aztecs made it to the Region I, Division II Championship game where they lost against Phoneix college, 11-3.

 

April 25: PCC 11, Paradise Valley 0/PCC 18, Paradise Valley 3

 

The Aztecs were dominant in their doubleheader against Paradise Valley on the road.

In the first game, the offense maintained a hot start as sophomore Courtney Brown nailed a two-run RBI triple to take a 4-0 lead in the second inning. Freshman MaryAlys Julian added two more runs on RBI single in the third inning.

Pima would put up four more runs in the fourth inning to seal it.

Freshman Mandy Lorenson was just as dominant from the mound as she threw her fifth no hitter on the season. She finished with no hits, eight strikeouts and three walks.

The second game was more of the same as the Aztecs busted out with three runs in the first inning. They would continue to pile on the runs on their way to 18 total for the game.

Sophomore Bailey Critchlow earned the win as she pitched three innings and finished with six hits, two strikeouts and one walk.

 

April 29: PCC 8, South Mountain CC 0/PCC 12 ,South Mountain CC 8

 

Pima closed out the regular season with a sweep against South Mountain at the west campus.

The first game started out slow but sophomore Alexa Delgado hit a grand slam in the third inning to break things open for the Aztecs.

Freshman Mandy Lorenson did her job as she earned her sixth no hitter on the season and finished the game with no hits, six strikeouts and one walk. She finished the regular season with a 14-6 record overall.

The second game was a battle and the Aztecs found themselves fighting until the end.

PCC scored seven runs in the second inning and looked like they would run away with another one.

South Mountain would chip away at the lead. The Aztecs found the necessary answers to seal the game.

Sophomore Bailey Critchlow earned the win as she finished with seven hits, one strikeout and one walk. She finished the regular season with an overall record of 17-8.

Photo courtesy of PCC Athletics
Sophomore Margarita Corona slides to her base. PCC will play against Yavapai College to get into the Region I Tournament.

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