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(Jordaen Hicks)
February 5, 2015

Hawks Defeat Cerritos with 13 Hits

The Santiago Canyon College Softball Team improved to 6-1 after a 7-1 victory over visiting Cerritos College on Friday.  The Hawks pounded out 13 hits and scored in all but 1 inning.  Riley Nahrwold went the distance for SCC in the circle holding the Falcons to 1 run on 7 hits.

SCC struck first scoring 2 runs in the bottom of the first inning.  Jordaen Hicks led off the game with a single, stole second base and went on to score on an RBI single from Manoa Weijgertse.  Jessica Daniel scored the second run of the inning, on an RBI single from Ashley Clark-Johnson, after reaching on a walk, and advancing on a single from Kaitlyn Lanksbury. 

The third run came when Jordaen Hicks scored on an RBI single from Jessica Daniel.  Hicks reached on a single and then stole second base.  She later advanced to third on a first and third steal play.  SCC put up another run in the bottom of the third on 3 hits including an RBI single from Ashley Clark-Johnson that plated Alyssa Sojka who had reached on a single.  Sojka returned with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 5th inning to score Weijgertse who had singled earlier in the inning. 

The Falcons lone run came in the top of the 6th inning after a leadoff batter reached on a walk.  A groundout and a single advanced the runner to third allowing her to score on sacrifice fly ball to left field. 

The Hawks put up their final runs in the bottom half of the frame with a 2 RBI double off the bat of Emili Olague that scored pinch hitter, Shannon Thornton, who reached on a walk and Hicks who reached on a single. 

Up Next for the Hawks:  SCC will travel to Bakersfield College for a 1PM and 3PM doubleheader on Saturday!

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(Riley Nahrwold)
February 3, 2016

SCC Suffers First Loss

The Hawks took their first loss of the season in their game against Grossmont College.  The loss brings SCC to an overall record of 5-1.  Despite outhitting the Griffins, SCC could not hold on and ended up surrendering the winning run during the 8th inning while playing under the international tie breaker rules.

The Hawks jumped on the board quick in the first inning. Jordan Hicks lead off the game with a base hit to center field and then quickly stole second base. Jessica Daniel followed with a walk, putting runners on first and second. With 2 outs, Manoa Weijgertse drove Hicks in on a base hit to right field, giving the Hawks the first run of the game. 

The Griffins answered back quick putting up a run in both the bottom of the first and second innings after leadoff batters reached on walks.  In the top of the sixth inning Emili Olague hit a solo home run over the left field fence to tie the game. 

SCC failed to capitalize on their scoring opportunity with a runner on 2nd in the top of the

8th inning.  The Griffins however managed to score the winning run on a base hit to left field after advancing the runner to third on a sacrifice bunt.

Shannon Thornton started the game for SCC and allowed 2 runs on 1 hit over 1 inning of work.  Riley Nahrwold went on to record the loss after posting 6 strikeouts in 6 innings of work. 

Up Next for the Hawks:  The Hawks face Cerritos College at home on Friday February 5th at 2pm. 

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(Alyssa Sojka)
​February 1, 2016

Hawks Score 33 Runs at Glendale Tournament

          The Santiago Canyon College Softball Team picked up 4 more wins over the weekend to improve their record to 5-0 on the season.  The Hawks opened up play in Glendale with a 6-2 win over Ventura College, followed by a 7-2 victory over San Diego Mesa College on Friday.  SCC returned on Saturday with an 8-0, 5 inning mercy rule win against Sacramento City College and finished out the weekend with a 12-1, 5 inning mercy rule win over host school Glendale College. 

            The Hawks put up an impressive team batting average of .424 over the 4 games with freshman Alyssa Sojka leading the charge.  Sojka finished the weekend with a .667 average (6-for-9) with 5 runs scored, 4 RBI, and 3 stolen bases.  Sophomores Jessica Daniel, Brittney Howe, and Ashley Clark-Johnson each finished with a .500 batting average.  Daniel went 6-for-12 with 4 runs scored and 4 RBI, Howe was 4-for-8 and Clark-Johnson was 5-for-10 with 4 runs and 4 RBI.  Jordaen Hicks led SCC in RBI with a total of 6 while hitting .364 with 4 stolen bases and 5 runs scored. 

            In the circle, Lauren Hammond picked up 2 wins over the weekend with victories over Ventura College and Glendale College.  She held the teams to a combined 9 hits over 11 innings of work while allowing no earned runs.  Shannon Thornton threw 4 innings and picked up the win over San Diego Mesa College.  Riley Nahrwold threw one inning of relief against San Diego Mesa and then threw a complete game, 5 inning shutout against Sacramento City College where she held them to only 2 hits. 

Next Up for the Hawks:  SCC will travel to Grossmont College on Wednesday for a non conference game.  First pitch it scheduled for 3:00PM.

​January 27, 2016​
Hawks Open With Mercy Rule Win

Orange, CA - The Santiago Canyon College Softball Team opened the 2016 season with a 15-0, win over visiting San Diego City College.  The Hawks pounded out 16 hits in 5 innings of work.  Riley Nahrwold recorded the win throwing 4 complete innings while allowing only 3 hits on the day.  Lauren Hammond came in to close out the game holding the Knights to 1 hit. 

The Hawks were led offensively by Manoa Weijgertse who was 4-for-4 on the day with 5 RBI, 2 runs scored, and a home run.  Emili Olague went 2-for-2 with 2 walks, and a 3 run home run to dead centerfield.  Jessica Daniel was 3-for-4 with 3 runs scored and Alyssa Sojka was 2-for-3 with 3 RBI and a double. 

SCC will now hit the road for a 4 game series up in Glendale.  The Hawks will face Ventura College and San Diego Mesa College on Friday and then play Sacramento City College and Glendale College on Saturday.  All games will be played at the Glendale Sports Complex. 


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