Pitching, hitting and speed. Cienega appears to have everything clicking at this stage of the season and much of that progress was on display Tuesday at Salpointe when the Bobcats beat the Lancers 7-4 in an important nonconference game…
CIEN: 0-2-1-0-3-1-0: 7
SALP: 1-0-0-0-0-1-2: 4
CIENEGA: Taylor Lambert (2-4, 2 RUN, RBI, SB); Abby Doughty (1-3, SAC, RUN); Kaitlyn Anderson (0-3, SAC, RUN, SB); Tori Brown (1-3, HR, 3 RBI, SAC, RUN); Shae Bushey (0-2, 2 BB, RBI, RUN); Blaise Biringer (2-4, 2B ), Jenessa Jarvis (1-3, RUN); Savannah McLaughlin (1-3, RBI); Aiyonna Puglia (0-2); Miranda Carley (1-1, 2B ). WP: Lia Dominguez (2-0) (4 INN, 2 HBP, 2 K, BB, 1 ER); Mariah Lopez (3 INN, HR, 3 BB, 3 ER).
SALPOINTE: Yannira Acuna (2-3, HBP, 2B, RUN, 2 SB); Malaea Baray-Rocha (2-4, RBI, SB); Giselle Munoz (0-1, SAC, HBP, BB, RUN); Diana Montano (1-4, RUN); Zofia Corral (2-3, RBI, BB); Isabelle Lopez (1-3, HR, SAC, 2 RBI); Aleena Alexander (1-3, BB); Dayanna Espinoza (0-2, SAC); Anjolee Aguilar-Beaucage (0-2, BB). LP: Alexander (4-4) (6 1/3 INN, HR, BB, 5 ER) Acuna (1 2/3 INN, BB).
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