The Pima Community College softball team (21-20, 17-17 in ACCAC) had to rally in the second game to secure a sweep on Tuesday at GateWay Community College (5-38, 4-32).
Sophomore Devynn Marshall (Shadow Ridge HS) had a great day at the plate going 4 for 7 with four RBIs and four runs scored. Freshman Amaya Turner-Vizcarra (Tucson HS) went 6 for 7 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Sophomore Alese Casper picked up two wins on the mound.
- Game 1: Pima CC Aztecs 9, GateWay CC Geckos 0 (5 innings): The Aztecs started things off with a five-run 1st inning and Casper finished with five shutout innings.
Sophomore Alizea Durazo-Corday (Pueblo HS) capped off the 1st inning with a three-run home run to make it 5-0. Marshall and sophomore Maria Vanezza Caldera (Tucson HS) hit back-to-back RBI singles earlier in the inning.
Marshall and Caldera went back-to-back again for their RBI hits in the 2nd inning. Sophomore Jessica Lozania (Sahuarita HS) hit an RBI single in the 3rd while freshman Hope Adams (Benson HS) had a sacrifice-fly RBI in the 4th.
Marshall finished 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Caldera was 2 for 2 with two RBIs and a run scored. Durazo-Corday went 1 for 1 with three RBIs and a run scored. Turner-Vizcarra was 2 for 3 with a run.
Casper (7-4) picked up the win as she went five innings giving up five hits on 56 pitches.
PCC 5 2 1 1 0 9 12 1
GWCC 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
- Game 2: Pima CC Aztecs 10, GateWay CC Geckos 7: The Aztecs trailed 7-5 but scored five runs in the 7th inning to complete the rally.
Turner-Vizcarra broke the 7-7 tie with a three-run shot on a full count with two outs in the top of the 7th inning. Lozania and Durazo-Corday scored the runs.
The Aztecs did their damage with two outs in the inning. Caldera hit an RBI single driving in Casper to cut the deficit to 7-6 and Durazo-Corday tied the game with an RBI double to score Marshall.
Marshall put the Aztecs on the board in the 1st inning with a two-run homer.
Turner-Vizcarra fell a triple short of hitting for the cycle as she was a perfect 4 for 4 at the plate with three RBIs and two runs scored. She hit a double in the 2nd inning and singles in the 3rd and the 6th inning.
Marshall went 2 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored. Casper was 1 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored while Durazo-Corday finished 1 for 4 with an RBI and a run.
Casper earned her second win of the day (8-4) as she pitched a complete-game giving up seven runs (seven earned) on 14 hits with five strikeouts on 107 pitches.
PCC 2 3 0 0 0 0 5 10 12 0
GWCC 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 7 14 1
The Aztecs will hit the road again on Saturday when they play at Scottsdale Community College in an ACCAC conference doubleheader. First pitch is at noon.