The California City High School softball team defeated Immanuel Christian 13-3 during the CIF-CS Les Schwab playoffs on Tuesday afternoon
ICS was heading into the first round of playoffs on a four-game winning streak.
Karolyn Galvez pitched 1 2/3 innings for the Crusaders, allowing seven hits and eight runs, striking out two and walking two. Rebecca Sherpa pitched 3 2/3 innings, allowing four hits and five runs, striking out six and walking two.
Coran Rogers pitched six innings for the Ravens, allowing three hits and three runs, striking out nine and walking five.
The Ravens scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning off a passed ball, followed by a double hit with two men on, scoring another two runs.
California City continued to put runs on the board in the bottom of the second after three back-to-back triples, followed by a double, scoring four runs.
The Ravens scored again in the bottom of the fourth off another wild pitch.
The Crusaders earned their only runs in the top of the fifth after Elizabeth Guzik walked. Maddi Willis then doubled, followed by a triple hit by Madison Shadden, scoring two. Sherpa singled on the next play scoring another run to put ICS down 9-3.
California City scored in the bottom of the fifth after Brianna Diaz hit a sacrifice ground ball, scoring Elizabeth Horton and Nadia Meza.
The Ravens scored their last runs of the game in the bottom of the sixth inning when Linda Ramirez singled with a man on, scoring Rogers. Ramirez scored off an error by the outfield the following play. Meza doubled to center field, scoring Adriana Peru to give California City the win.
Willis, Shadden and Guzik each led ICS in runs with one apiece, while Willis, Shadden and Sherpa led the team in hits with one apiece.
Peru led California City with three hits, while Imani Pugh Tyler and Rogers led the team with three runs apiece.
This loss marks the end of the Immanuel Christian softball team season.
The Crusaders end the season with a 10-7-1 overall record as well as a 6-0 record in the Hi-Lo League.
California City moved onto the second round of the CIF-CS playoffs, where they fell to Central Valley Christian 17-3 on Thursday afternoon.
The Ravens ended their season 12-12 overall, and 3-9 in the High Desert League.