(Pasadena, CA) After building up a four-run lead, the Mt. SAC Softball Team held off a seventh-inning Pasadena City College rally for a 6-5 South Coast Conference North win Thursday afternoon.
Mt. SAC's Briana Wheeler pitched her fourth complete-game in a row and won her seventh game without a loss.
With the Mounties leading 6-2 in the seventh inning, the Lancers rallied for three runs to pull within one. With a runner on third with two outs, Wheeler picked up her sixth strikeout of the game by getting the batter looking to end the game. The Mounties are now 13-1 overall and 2-0 in conference.
The big blows of the game for the Mounties were a pair of two-run homers by Granado in the first and fourth innings for a 6-2 lead.
It was the sixth game this season that the Mounties banged out double figures in hits.
The Mounties takes a brief break from conference play with a game at Santa Ana on Friday, March 2. They will return home on Tuesday with a conference game against Chaffey College. Game time is 5:00 pm.
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