Puma Softball (7-15) is on a hot streak. After starting the season 3-15, the Pumas have put up four straight wins. They were on a tear last week sweeping both GateWay and Scottsdale. The Pumas will look to continue the winning streak when they take on Glendale Community College at home on Thursday, March 14 at 1pm.
Here are some highlights from the winning streak.
March 9 (Game 2) | PV 8, Scottsdale 2
A seven-run fourth inning led PVCC to an 8-2 victory over Scottsdale in game two of the double header on Saturday.
Freshman Emily Cowan started things off in the fourth when she singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. Freshman Cynthia Gil singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one. Cowan then stole home on a first pitch ball to Sophomore Destinee Cabrera. Cabrera’s 1-0 triple scored Gil, and Sophomore Tayler Gallegos grounded out to drive in Cabrera.
Freshman Emily Reyes got the win for the Pumas. She surrendered two runs on nine hits over seven innings, striking out ten and walking one.
March 9 (Game 1) | PV 10, Scottsdale 1 (5)
PVCC won big over the Artichokes in game one of the double header.
Sophomore Maya Lentz got things started in the first inning when she singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. The Pumas then put on five runs in the third inning with Lentz, Tayler Gallegos, Kayla Henderson and Haley Young all driving in runs in the frame.
Sophomore Yessika Galaz toed the rubber for the Pumas. She went five innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out seven.
March 5 (Game 2) | PV 3, GateWay 0
Emily Reyes did not allow a single run against GateWay in game two of the double header, throwing a complete game shutout over the Geckos. Reyes went four innings, allowing zero runs on one hit, striking out eight and walking zero.
Maya Lentz got things started at the plate for the Pumas in the first when she singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run. The Pumas racked up six hits, with Lentz and Destinee Cabrera each collecting multiple hits.
March 5 (Game 1) | PV 7, GateWay 1
PVCC defeated GateWay 7-1 in game one of the double header by consistently putting runs on the scoreboard.
The Pumas racked up 16 hits in the game. Sophomore Diondra Bodman put the Pumas on the board in the first inning when she singled on an 0-2 count, scoring one run. Bodman, Kayla Henderson, Haley Young, Destinee Cabrera, and Maya Lentz all had multiple hits for the Pumas, with Young, Bodman, and Henderson each collecting three.
Yessika Galaz led things off in the circle for the Pumas. She allowed five hits and one run over seven innings, striking out eight.
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