Despite a fearless effort from sophomore second baseman Justine Zavala and freshman outfielder Yecenia Cardenas, the Lancers softball team was unable to keep their playoff hopes alive after losing 5-2 to El Camino College-Compton Center Tuesday afternoon at Robinson Park.
The Lancers softball team was unable to upset first place El Camino College Thursday afternoon, losing 9-3 at Robinson Park. With the defeat, the Lancers have dropped to 17-16 overall and 5-11 in the South Coast Conference. The Warriors improved to 26-7 and 14-1 in the SCC.
The Lancers’ softball team won their second consecutive game on Tuesday with an impressive 5-3 defensive display over visiting rivals East Los Angeles College at Robinson Park.
While most PCC students and faculty members are enjoying spring break and sleeping in, head coach Monica Tantlinger and the Lancers’ softball team has hit the practice fields forcefully at Jackie Robinson Park in preparation for the second half in conference play. At 11-9 (2-7 in conference) the Lancers have seen their share of improvements this season and are already three games away from exceeded last season’s win total, with 15 games remaining on the season.
After a shaky start, the Lancers softball team came back to beat the El Camino College Compton Center Tartars in Tuesday’s game.
The Lancers came back from a 5-game losing streak, winning a mercy-rule victory over Pierce College on Friday at Pasadena’s Robinson Park.
The Lancers rattled off five wins over the span of two days on their way to a first place finish in the Glendale Tournament this past weekend.
Despite home field advantage, the Lancers’ softball team (12-23, 4-14) lost their fourth consecutive game Thursday, 16-4, against visiting Long Beach City College (19-16, 9-9).