Rams Win in Extras

by staff Apr 5, 2019

Gavilan, CA – The Gavilan College Softball team picked up a huge win as they knocked off the #8th ranked team in NorCal, Foothill College in extra innings.

THE BASICS

Final score: Gavilan 2   Foothill 1   

Location: Gavilan College: Gilroy, CA

Records: Gavilan 7-17 (4-6)   Foothill 25-8  (5-5)  

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Rams battled with Foothill for four scoreless innings before the Owls broke through the scoring draught in the top of the 5th inning putting up a one spot on the board. In the bottom of the 6th inning, the Rams were able to get the equalizing run when Lex Chavarria singled up the middle scoring Liezl Clark. The two pitchers continued to dominate as the two teams found themselves in extra innings. After a scoreless top of the 8th, it appeared the game would go into even more innings after the Rams saw two pitches that resulted in two outs. Then Baylee Padilla singled, which was followed by another two out single by  Chavarria. Then up stepped Beltran once again. With a 2-2 count, Beltran took the pitch back up the middle, as Padilla rounded third, the center fielder came up firing creating a play at the plate. With a hook slide getting around the glove of the catcher, Padilla was called safe and the Rams celebrated the win.

TOP RAMS

  • Brooke Siaz went the full 8 innings, giving up only 5 hits and one run while striking out 7.
  • Baylee Padilla went 2 for 3 with a walk and scored the winning run.
  • Noel Chavarria went 2 for 4.

UP NEXT

The Rams will be back in action on Tuesday against Monterey Peninsula at home, then they travel to Hartnell College on Thursday. Both games are scheduled for a 3 p.m. first pitch. Go Rams!