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Knights Lose to Southwestern, 9-5


The Knights tied it in the bottom of the fifth, but Southwestern scored four run in the top of the seventh and defeated SDCC, 9-5. Crystal Hernandez went 2-for-4 with one RBI.

Southwestern drew first blood in the top of the first on a sacrifice fly by Nikki Berumen, but the Knights responded with a run of their own in the bottom of the first when Lisa Pena scored on an error.

The Jaguars regained a 2-1 lead in the second inning, but the Knights hit them back with three runs in the bottom of the second to take a 4-2 lead. Alex Ross hit a sacrifice fly to score Jonna Kallstrom, Pena scored, once again, on an error, and Crystal Hernandez singled-in Meghan Shaw.

Southwestern's Monica Armas hit a 2-run home run in the top of third to tie the game at 4-4. Then, after two scoreless innings, Armas struck again with a solo home run in the sixth to give the Jaguars a 6-5 lead. 

Shaw came through with an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth to bring the game to a third tie at 6-6, but Southwestern would answer with four runs in the seventh and went on to win, 9-5.

The loss dropped the Knights' overall record to 10-10-1 and PCAC record to 1-3.

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