Softball | 05/07/2022
Ibarra helps Lady Matadors finish season with split
|Arizona Western College||8|
|Mesa Community College||14|
|Arizona Western College||17|
|Mesa Community College||6|
YUMA, Ariz. – Arizona Western College Lady Matadors finished the regular season with a doubleheader split with Mesa, losing game one 14-8 before taking game two 17-6.
Mesa opened the first game with back-to-back five-run innings, putting the Lady Matadors in a 10-2 hole through the first two innings.
Trailing 12-2 in the fourth the Lady Matadors scored four runs in the fourth inning highlighted by an Abigail Ibarra two-run homer and an Oros solo home run.
Mesa would pull away and take the opener 14-8.
Desiree Moran went 4-for-5 with two runs batted in while Ibarra went 1-for-5 with two runs batted.
The Lady Matadors scored in all but one inning in game two opening the scoring with a pair of runs in the first inning before adding two more in the third and three more runs in the fourth inning highlighted by an Ibarra two-run double.
Arizona Western pulled away in the sixth inning, scoring six runs thanks to a three-run homer by Moran and a two-run homer from Ibarra before Oros smacked a solo homer to cap the inning.
Ibarra went 4-for-5 with nine runs batted in while Moran knocked in three runs going 2-for-4.