Softball Team Knocks off Rio

The MSJC softball team got 2 RBIs from Jessica Males and a complete game from pitcher Samantha Martinez as they held off a late comeback from Rio Hondo to win 5-4 on Friday.

The Lady Eagles collected 9 hits total in the game with Males and Alex Baltas both getting two a piece. Martinez allowed just 6 hits over her seven innings of work while striking out 10.

The victory improved MSJC's record to 4-8 in Foothill Conference play and 4-25 overall. The Lady Eagles are back in action Wednesday when they host College of the Desert at 3 pm in Menifee.