By Marissa Kneisel/COC Sports Information
College of the Canyons hosted L.A. Valley College for a Western State Conference (WSC) game on Tuesday, winning by a 10-2 score in six innings to give the Lady Cougars a sixth straight win.
Sierra Boyajian started Canyons out with an RBI to put the Cougars up 1-0 in the first.
In the top of the fourth L.A. Valley's Leslie Arreola homered allowing Ashley Acosta to score and making it a 5-2 COC lead.
Apart from Arreola's home run, L.A. Valley only had two other hits. Canyons starting pitcher Kaitlyn Post (W 7-3), controlled the game facing 21 batters.
Canyons (18-10, 8-2) went on to score another run in the fourth brought in by Rivas' double to left field. Rivas finished the game 3-for-4 with a run and three RBIs.
Later in the inning Natsuki Kameyama came home to score on a passed ball. Boyajian then stepped up to the plate and doubled to left field to cap the scoring at 9-2. The sophomore from Hart High School finished the game 4-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.
Canyons tacked on a final run in the sixth inning with a bunt single that allowed Micayla Aguilar to score after an infield error by the Monarchs (17-10, 6-4).
COC will next face Pasadena City College for a home doubleheader on Friday April 5. Games are scheduled to start at 1 and 3 p.m.
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