WHCC Falcons defeated Porterville College 10-8 in a back-and-forth affair on Thursday. WHCC Falcons was down 8-7 in the bottom of the sixth inning when Arianna Castro doubled off of Hannah Grimes, driving in three runs.
WHCC Falcons collected 11 hits and Porterville College had 15 in the high-scoring affair
Porterville College took an early lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for Porterville College.
In the top of the fifth inning, Porterville College tied things up at seven. Britnei Murray drove in one when she singled in the fifth inning.
WHCC Falcons scored seven runs in the fourth inning. WHCC Falcons's big inning was driven by a single by Sarah Ramirez, a single by Holly Stafford, a single by Brenna Cortez, a walk , a fielder's choice by Chase Martinez, a walk by Kiesha Ramos, and a groundout by Hannah Martell.
Martinez earned the win for WHCC Falcons. She threw four innings, surrendering two runs, five hits, striking out one, and walking one. Hannah Grimes took the loss for Porterville College. She went two and two-thirds innings, giving up four runs, three hits, and striking out one.
Martell started the game for WHCC Falcons. She pitched three innings, surrendering six runs, ten hits, and walking zero. Sophia Chamberlain started the game for Porterville College. She tossed three and a third innings, giving up six runs, eight hits, striking out two, and walking zero.
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