Bakersfield, CA – The Renegade softball team hosted the LA Valley Monarchs and came away with a 18-1 win with Freshman Kady Smith driving in four on a lone homerun.
No runs were scored in the first inning, leaving the Monarchs thinking they could have a fighing chance against BC. Fortunately, it did not take long for the Renegades to start scoring. Bakersfield started the offense in the second inning with Marissa Campos doubling on a line drive for Rylee Price to score and then Campos adding a run herself from a single from Destiny Cuellar. Smith homered on a line drive to left field bringing in three teammates at the bottom of the third and the Renegades adding another two runs to take a 6-0 lead.
LA Valley would add one run at the top of the fourth from an error but the Gades secured the victory and ended the game by scoring another 10 runs at the bottom of the fourth. The big inning was driven by singles by Price, Alyssa Miller, Kristen Burgeis, Smith and Jayden Beam a triple by Shelby Buchanan, a sacrafice fly by Cuellar, a groundout by Julie Silva and a double by Price.
Tailia Nielson was the winning pitcher with two hits and zero runs over three inning, striking out four and walking zero. Smith ended the game throwing two innings.
As a team, BC collected 20 hits clearing the dugout for one at bat each.
They now move to 17-5 on the season and will travel to take on Antelope Valley College on Thursday March 24th and return home on the 29th of March to play Citrus at 2:30PM.