South Ends Regular Season with Victory

South El Monte’s Nevaeh Castruita surrounded by her infield.

By MVS Staff

[South El Monte] South El Monte scored four runs in the second inning and held to a 4-3 victory over Sierra Vista in their regular season finale in a non league game Thursday.

The Lady Eagles (20-3) got their four runs on four straight singles with two outs in the second inning. Kaelyn Rodriguez scored the first run of the game on a Cecilia Jurado single. Leah Morales, Nevaeh Castruita and Chasity Martinez followed Jurado with singles as they all drove in a run.

Angelica Gonzalez and Natalie Garcia scored for the Dons in the fourth inning off errors making it 4-2.

Martinez started for the Lady Eagles going 4 2/3 innings allowing four hits and no earn runs. Castruita closed out the game with four straight outs.

Jaelynne Gomez made it 4-3 in the fifth inning scoring on a passed ball for Sierra Vista.

The Lady Eagles who were a three-peat as Mission Valley League champions now wait for their playoff seeding that will be released Sunday. The Dons, who took the Montview league title after going 10-0 in league and 18-4 overall, will also wait for their playoff matchup.

Chastity Martinez fires a pitch.


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