Pirates walk their way to 10-1 win at Cerro Coso

Pirates walk their way to 10-1 win at Cerro Coso

Ashley Rojo walked three times and had 3 RBI to help lead Porterville College to 10-1, five-inning Central Valley Conference win at Cerro Coso College in Ridgecrest on Thursday.

The Pirates were walked 14 times by Cero Coso (2-22, 1-10 CVC) pitcher Briannah Stafford, including a game-high four walks to slugger Kuea Angilau.

Rojo (0-for-1) drove in three runs despite not getting a hit in the contest. She drew a pair of bases-loaded walks while her fielder's choice ground out brought in another run.

Auzia Mosley also had 3 RBI. She laced a two-run single in the fourth inning and brought in a run with a ground out in the third.

Annisa Gomez had 2 RBI, going 2-for-3 while Sayra Sanchez also had a pair of hits. Porterville totaled just five hits in the contest.

Alexis Rodriguez improved to 9-4 overall with the win. She allowed the lone run and five hits in the complete-game effort. Rodriguez struck out five and walked one.

The improved Porterville to 15-11 overall and 5-5 in the CVC. The Pirates return to action on Friday (Mar. 29) when they travel to Victor Valley College in Victorville for a non-conference doubleheader. Game 1 is set for 12 p.m.