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Diablo Valley Hands Hawks Another Tough Loss

Diablo Valley Hands Hawks Another Tough Loss

Sacramento, CA

The Hawks started the day on fire putting up 15 hits and plating 11 runs in 5 innings to beat Diablo Valley 11-0 in game 1 of the double header. In game 2, The Hawks couldn't match Diablo Valley's 14 hits and 10 runs, plus The Hawks committed 2 untimely errors to take the loss 10-6. The Hawks are now 5-4 in conference play.

In game 1, the offense was provided by Miranda Rodriguez who went 4 for 4 and 1 RBI, Baylee Hirtel went 2 for 2, Veronica Smith was 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs, and Alexus Acosta who went 3 for 4. Kaylee Mustard added 2 RBIs with a 2-run home run is the 4th. Brittany Baroni got the win for The Hawks throwing a 2-hit shutout and striking out 3 batters.

Game 2 started out in The Hawks favor with The Hawks taking a 4-0 lead into the top of the 4th, but The Hawks pitching allowed Diablo Valley to get back in the game giving up 9 hit and 7 earned runs in the inning. The Hawks took the loss in game 2 10-6. Miranda Rodriguez and Taelor Ford were 2 for 4 with Rodriguez picking up 2 RBIs and Ford adding 3 RBIs.

Ashleigh Berg got the start for The Hawks in game 2 and went 3 inning giving up 5 hits, striking out 1, and allowing 4 earned runs. Brittany Baroni came in relief and pitched 2 2/3 innings giving up 8 hits and allowing 3 earned runs and got the loss for The Hawks. Chelsea Martinez finished the game throwing 1 1/3 innings allowing no hits, no runs, and striking out 1.

On the day, Baylee Hirtel hit .800, Miranda Rodriguez hit .750 with 3 RBIs, and Veronica Smith hit .750 with 3 RBIs.

The Hawks will continue conference play Tuesday when they travel to American River for a single game scheduled to start at 3:00 pm. Fans can follow along on GameChanger.

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