Lady Cougars take on Shasta College
|Becky McConnell gets a runner out at first base. Photo by Maddie Musante|
April 8 — The Lassen Community College softball team faced the Shasta College Lady Knights in a doubleheader played at home Wednesday, April 3. Shasta managed to shut out the Lady Cougars in both games, winning the first with a final score of 10-0 and the second 9-0.
The game was originally scheduled to take place at Shasta College on Friday, April 5, but was changed due to the rainy weather forecast.
Fans and students filled the stands of the Lassen Community College softball field to watch the Lady Cougars take on Shasta and enjoy the sunny spring weather. Unfortunately for the Lady Cougars, the doubleheader resulted in two losses.
Ivette Garcia pitched five innings for the Lady Cougars in the first game. Garcia struck out six, walked two and allowed three hits and one earned run. Natasha McCullough came in for relief, pitching two innings with one walk and one earned run. Brittaney Bloom went one for one at bat. Valeria Talamantez stole a base.
In the second game, Erica Estrada and Bloom each went one for two at bat. Siera Barton stole a base. Garcia pitched four innings and got four strikeouts and one walk. She allowed eight hits and four earned runs. Talamantez pitched one inning and allowed three hits and three earned runs.
The Lady Cougars are scheduled to take on Feather River College in Quincy at 12 p.m. Saturday, April 13.