Aztecs softball splits road doubleheader at Eastern Arizona College

Sophomore Amaya Turner-Vizcarra (Tucson HS) finished 4 for 7 with an RBI, a run and two doubles as the Aztecs softball team split an ACCAC doubleheader at Eastern Arizona College winning 3-2 and falling 6-0. The Aztecs are now 9-8 overall and in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum
Sophomore Amaya Turner-Vizcarra (Tucson HS) finished 4 for 7 with an RBI, a run and two doubles as the Aztecs softball team split an ACCAC doubleheader at Eastern Arizona College winning 3-2 and falling 6-0. The Aztecs are now 9-8 overall and in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum

The Pima Community College softball team (9-8, 9-8 in ACCAC) split an ACCAC doubleheader on the road at Eastern Arizona College (15-12, 13-5) on Saturday in Thatcher, AZ.
Sophomore Amaya Turner-Vizcarra (Tucson HS) finished the day 4 for 7 at the plate with an RBI, a run scored and two doubles. Freshman Anisah Triste had another strong outing on the mound in the first game.

  • Game 1: Pima CC Aztecs 3, Eastern Arizona College Gila Monsters 2: Triste struck out the side in the 7th inning to preserve the victory for the Aztecs. She picked up the win (6-4) as she pitched a complete-game giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits with 11 strikeouts and three walks.
    The Aztecs scored in the first two innings. Turner-Vizcarra hit a leadoff double and later scored on an error in the 1st inning.
    In the 2nd inning, Turner-Vizcarra hit an RBI single with two outs to score freshman Isabella Escobar. Freshman Mariah Bartlett was hit by a pitch and later scored on a passed ball to put the Aztecs up 3-0.
    The Gila Monsters scored one in the 2nd inning and one in the 6th.
    Turner-Vizcarra went 2 for 4 with an RBI, a run scored and a double. Sophomore Giselle Munoz (Salpointe Catholic HS) finished 2 for 3 while Escobar was 1 for 3 with a run scored.

PCC   1 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 1
EAC  0 1 0 0 0 1 0   2 5 2

  • Game 2: Eastern Arizona College Gila Monsters 6, Pima CC Aztecs 0: The Aztecs managed six hits for the game and left six runners on base.
    Turner-Vizcarra was 2 for 3 with a double while freshman Lesly Cazares (Desert View HS) finished 2 for 2 with a walk. Triste was 1 for 2 with a walk and Bartlett finished 1 for 3.
    Freshman Jazmin Ayala (Sunnyside HS) took the loss (3-3) as she pitched six innings giving up six runs (four earned) on eight hits with two strikeouts and one walk.

PCC   0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 2
EAC   0 3 0 2 1 0 x   6 8 0

The Aztecs will be back on the road on Tuesday when they play an ACCAC doubleheader at Glendale Community College. First pitch is at 1:00 p.m.