The Blazers traveled to Jesse Owens Field for a doubleheader late Sat. night, their opponent this past weekend the Saguaro Vipers. The Blazers started a little slow with a slim 2-0 lead going into the second inning.
Working hard at building a lead every inning the Blazers shook off the rust in the fifth scoring five runs to end the game with the run ahead rule 12-0.
On the mound Daniella Hinojos (4K/0W/0ER) two innings, Nikki Baldenegro (1K/0W/0ER) relieving for two innings, and Brianna Galarza (0K/0W/0ER) closing pitch a shutout together.
Offensively the team was lead by Emma Alvarado (2-4, triple), Daniella Hinojos (2-4, double), Tara Lorona (1-4, triple), and Julie Meza (1-4, double).
After a short break, the Blazers were back on the diamond hoping to keep pace with the first game. The Blazers started strong and finished strong, scoring four runs in each of the first three innings before being shut down 1-2-3 in the fourth inning for a 12-4 win.
On the mound Daniella Hinojos (6K/0W/0ER) for three innings and Brianna Galarza (1K/2W/2ER) relieving for 1 inning.
On the offensive end the Blazers were led by Daniella Hinojos (2-3, 2 doubles), Sydney Contreras (1-2), Nikki Baldenegro (1-3, double), Brianna Galarza (1-3), and Julie Meza (1-3).
Up next for the Blazers at 6:00/8:00 p.m. this coming Sat., Oro Valley at Riverfront Park.
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