Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Deer Valley High School
Cactus High School
Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity scattered four hits on Tuesday, but weren’t able to push enough runs across, and lost 18-0 to Cactus at Cactus High School.
E Guerra recorded the win for Cactus . She pitched five shutout innings. Guerra struck out three, walked two and gave up four hits.
Cactus easily handled Deer Valley Skyhawks Varsity pitching as six hitters combined for 19 hits, 18 RBIs and 13 runs scored.
Rachel Burkland ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. She allowed 17 runs in 1 2/3 innings, walked none and struck out none.
Cactus didn’t relinquish the lead after scoring three runs in the first inning when it scored on an RBI single by P Yenkevich and a two-run triple by T Porras.
Cactus added 14 more runs in the bottom of the second. The inning got off to a hot start when A Torres singled, scoring B Gibbs. That was followed up by U Del Campo’s single, bringing home A Malave.