February 17, 2012 > Ohlone Softball
By Biff Jones
Thursday, February 9:
Ohlone traveled to Modesto College for a non-conference encounter and came away with another mercy rule shortened affair winning 9-0 in 6 innings. Freshman Brittany Wright (California High School, San Ramon) pitched all 6 innings giving up 4 hits, 1 walk and striking out 8. Sophomore third baseman, Renelle Traylor (San Lorenzo High School) went 3 for 4 with two doubles.
Saturday, February 11:
Ohlone hosted San Joaquin Delta College of Stockton and Fresno City College.
Game 1 saw Ermitano start for Ohlone and take the loss as Delta won a 6-inning shortened game 9-0. Sophomore southpaw Katy Bihl (Newark Memorial High School) pitched the sixth, giving up 3 runs on 3 hits.
After Delta defeated Fresno in Game 2, it was Wright who got the start for Ohlone in Game 3 against Fresno.
Both teams went scoreless over the first 3 innings, then each scored 3 runs over the next 3 innings. After a scoreless seventh, Ohlone won the extra inning encounter 4-3 in the eighth on a two-out double by freshman, designated hitter, Jaime Costa (West High School, Tracy).
Ohlone is now 3-1 and next home games are Coast Conference North league games against Foothill College of Los Altos Hills, Tuesday, February 21 and Mission College of Santa Clara, Tuesday, February 28. Both games start at 3 p.m.