The San Diego City College softball team came back from a 4-run deficit by scoring six unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to beat PCAC rival Mesa, 8-6, on Wednesday afternoon.
The Knights snapped a 3-game losing streak by earning a 9-2 home win over Imperial Valley on Wednesday afternoon. Starting pitcher Micela Ross allowed only four hits while striking out eight and went 2-for-4 with a double and a run.
In a game that was switched to a Knights' home game because of the wet field conditions at Grossmont, City struggled to keep up with the Griffins on Wednesday and dropped their second straight, 9-4.
The Knights won both games of Saturday's home doubleheader against San Bernardino Valley to improve to 4-4 on the season. City took the first game, 7-1, and got past SBVC, 9-5, in the second game.
The Knights split a doubleheader on Saturday at Allan Hancock College, losing the first game, 8-7, then coming back with a decisive 11-2 win in the second game.
The Knights played a doubleheader on Friday, losing to host Santa Barbara, 5-3, but then edging L.A. Harbor, 10-9, to earn their first victory of the 2016 season.
San Diego City College softball player Alex Galatis has been selected to the All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference first team.
Sophomores Katie Dowdy and Amanda Diaz were named to the 2015 California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association (3CFCA) Academic All-State Team and will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the CCCAA Softball championships in Bakersfield, Calif. during the weekend of May 15.
Freshman Malin Ellstrom hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Knights a 3-2 home victory over Imperial Valley.
To help honor Women's History Month, the SDCC softball team was invited to tour Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 14 on March 23 at Naval Air Station North Island.