Silver city graduate blasts two homers to lift lady mustangs in game against embry riddle west la college emt

Silver city graduate blasts two homers to lift lady mustangs in game against embry riddle it was a big game two for junior carolyn castillo as she launched not one, but two homers, with the last one being a walk-off grand slam to help the western new mexico university softball team split with embry riddle (AZ) on saturday. The eagles won the first game in eight innings, 6-5, before WNMU check out this story on scsun-news.Com: https://www.Scsun-news.Com/story/sports/college/2018/03/19/silver-city-graduate-blasts-two-homers-lift-lady-mustangs-game-against-embry-riddle/438802002/

SILVER CITY — it was a big game two for junior carolyn castillo as she launched not one, but two homers, with the last one being a walk-off grand slam to help the western new mexico university softball team split with embry riddle (AZ) on saturday.Earned runs

the eagles won the first game in eight innings, 6-5, before WNMU came back for the run-rule six-inning 12-3 game two victory.

It was a game to remember for castillo during game two. She went 2-3 with both hits being long balls and she drove in seven runs. Castillo got it started right away in the first inning. After freshman grisdey paredes-alvarez and redshirt sophomore clarissa moreno drove in runs, castillo launched a 1-2 pitch over the left field fence for a 5-0 WNMU lead after one.

Another run crossed in the fourth when senior mariangela garcia doubled bring in senior aryana gutierrez who singled to open the inning to move out to a 6-0 lead after four.

Embry riddle (15-11) scratched across a pair of runs in the fifth and another in the sixth before WNMU put the game away in the home half of the sixth.Earned runs garcia drove in two more runs to get things going when she doubled to center, just missing a home run, to plate both juniors tycee coplan and ariana maldonado who singled earlier in the inning. Following a hit-by-pitch and walk to load the bases, up stepped castillo and she delivered driving a 1-2 pitch over the right-center field fence for a walk-off grand slam.

It is the second time this year the lady mustangs (2-25) pounded out 15 hits, with the last coming just last week against west texas A&M. It is the 11th time this season WNMU has posted double-digit hits in a game. While castillo had a huge game, garcia went 3-4 with three RBI and coplan, moreno and redshirt freshman alicia habitzreuther all posted two hits.

In the circle, sophomore lyana waddell went all six innings to collect the win (2-11) as she allowed just three earned runs.Earned runs carly carlsen started for embry riddle and ended up with the loss (4-7) as she allowed 11 earned runs. Lani kaleikini went the final third of an inning.

Embry riddle plated a run in the first, three more in the fourth and then another in the fifth to jump out to a 5-0 lead. WNMU began to get the offense going in the home half of the fifth. Freshman alexis gonzalez was hit-by-pitch to open the inning and then sophomore pinch-runner justyce millan-martinez moved to third on a double by castillo. After a fielder’s choice out, coplan laced a single up the middle to bring in the run leaving WNMU down 5-1 after five.

In the sixth, garcia opened the frame working a full-count walk. After two quick outs, the offense kept the line moving. Moreno singled and then gonzalez walked to load the bases.Embry riddle castillo then battled, working the count full before drawing a walk to bring in the run. Freshman dominque gonzales brought in the second run of the inning when she singled up the middle to trim the deficit to two at 5-3 heading to the seventh.

Down to their last at-bat, WNMU came up with the big plays to extend the game. After the first two outs were recorded, habitzreuther kept the game alive working out a full-count walk. Paredes-alvarez then delivered the clutch at-bat when she crushed a 2-1 pitch to left field for a home run to tie the game at five.

That moved the game to the eighth and the eagles took advantage of an error to plate what would turn out to be the winning run. With runners on first and second, payton hit a grounder to second that was turned to second base for the force out, but on the relay throw to first, the ball sailed near the dugout and allowed the run from third to score to move the eagles up 6-5.Castillo launched again, down to their last at-bat, WNMU made things interesting when castillo worked out a full-count walk to being the inning. However, three straight out followed to end the game.

Paredes-alvarez posted a pair of hits with two RBI. Castillo, coplan and gonzales all drove in runs as well. Daisy hatcher-taylor had two hits to lead the eagles, while zoe streadbeck had the big hit when she drilled a three-run homer.

In the circle, sophomore thalia O’neill went all eight innings and ended up with the loss (0-10) despite allowing just three earned runs. Kaleikini grabbed the win for the eagles (2-1) as she came on in relief to go the final 2.1 innings and allow two earned runs. Olivia ramos started and went the first 5.2 innings and gave up three earned runs.

Following a 10-game home stand, WNMU will now hit the road this coming friday and saturday when they will return to lone star conference play at tarleton state with a doubleheader starting on friday at 3 p.M.Castillo launched mountain time.