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Knights Edged 9-8 By Rio Hondo


One bad inning was the difference in the Knights' second game at the Sand Diego City College/Mt. San Jacinto College tournament. Rio Hondo scored seven runs in the bottom of the third as the Roadrunners got past the Knights, 9-8.

After being down, 2-1, the Knights scored three runs in the top of the third inning to take a 4-2 lead. Brianna Leigh-Pink had an RBI single and Amanda Diaz had a sacrifice fly during that inning. 

Rio Hondo came back with seven runs in the bottom of the third to regain the lead at 9-4. 

The Knights scored two runs in the fifth on RBI singles by Katie Dowdy and Kendra Smith. SDCC added another two in the sixth inning on a 2-RBI  double by Dowdy, but the Knights left the tying run on second base to end the game. 

This was Leigh-Pink's third game of the season where she went 3-for-3. She also had two RBI and three runs against Rio Hondo. 

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