Talamantes, Reyna, Velazquez & Quiroz HR In SP Softball Win

REDONDO BEACH - This past Saturday, the San Pedro High softball team was forced to sit out their last two Redondo Tournament games due to a rainout.

When the games were rescheduled to Tuesday, the bats of the Pirates warmed up, then caught fire in a hurry.

In the first game, the Pirates relied on hard contact to erase a 3-2 deficit in the bottom of the fifth inning to defeat Bishop Montgomery of Torrance, 10-3, and then they relied on power in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to win 11-2 over Harvard-Westlake of North Hollywood in the second game. Against Harvard-Westlake, the long ball was San Pedro's greatest weapon as four would go deep over the temporary portable fence for the defending CIF-Los Angeles City Section champions.

Sophomores Brianna Talamantes and Briana Velazquez, along with seniors Taiya Reyna and Anessa Quiroz all went yard against the Wolverines.

Both victories for San Pedro ended after six innings to either the tournament's time limit or the eight-run rule.

With the Pirates trailing 2-0 in the top of the fourth inning and a runner on first, Talamantes would crush a full count pitch deep to left field to tie the score. In the top of the fifth, Reyna belted a two-run homer to deep center field to put San Pedro (2-2 overall) ahead to stay.

San Pedro was far from done as they took it to the next level in the sixth inning.

Sophomore pinch hitter Jocelyn Hernandez hit a two-RBI double to push San Pedro's lead to 6-2, and two batters later, another bomb was launched, this time a three-run jack from sophomore P/SS Briana Velazquez. One out and one batter latter, senior catcher Anessa Quiroz hit a two-run homer to right-center field to finish off the scoring.

Velazquez pitched a five-hitter with four strikeouts, two walks and a hit batter in five innings for the win against Harvard-Westlake, while senior Quincy Greenwood scattered seven hits with five strikeouts and two walks for the complete game win against Bishop Montgomery. Freshman RF/P Kirstin Sanchez went 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI against Bishop Montgomery, while Talamantes hit a two-run double and Reyna hit a two-run triple against the Knights.

San Pedro resumes play with two games in the Lincoln Classic at San Fernando High on Saturday.

Views: 167

Comment

You need to be a member of San Pedro News Pilot to add comments!

Join San Pedro News Pilot

San Pedro News Pilot by email - sign up!

Delivered by FeedBurner

What is the SanPedroNewsPilot.com?

The SanPedroNewsPilot.com is the social network and information outlet for San Pedro.

Want to keep up with the news in San Pedro, become a member.


 

Membership has its privileges!

• Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.
• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Got video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of the new storefront or the school play? Upload them.

Latest Activity

Heather Caine posted events
8 hours ago
Heather Caine updated an event
Thumbnail

Holiday And Healing at The Garden Church

December 16, 2018 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Rudy Caseres, an award-winning mental advocate, presents a storyteller event to foster healing and strength.FREE.See More
9 hours ago
Heather Caine posted events
yesterday
Heather Caine might attend Heather Caine's event
Thumbnail

Crafted at Crafted

December 14, 2018 from 11am to 8pm
yesterday
Heather Caine might attend Heather Caine's event
yesterday
Hugh Hans von Kleist promoted DojO-'s blog post HUGH von KLEIST Duo - Jazz w/ Guest HIDEAKI TOKUNAGA @ The Whale and Ale Saturdays in Dec., 1:30 to 4PM
yesterday
Hugh Hans von Kleist commented on DojO-'s blog post HUGH von KLEIST Duo - Jazz w/ Guest HIDEAKI TOKUNAGA @ The Whale and Ale Saturdays in Dec., 1:30 to 4PM
"How do you get a referance"
yesterday
Hugh Hans von Kleist promoted DojO-'s blog post HUGH von KLEIST Duo - Jazz w/ Guest HIDEAKI TOKUNAGA @ The Whale and Ale Saturdays in Dec., 1:30 to 4PM
yesterday

© 2018   Created by San Pedro News Pilot.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service