California High School Softball - Milpitas GunnMarch 15, 2012: Palo Alto, CA 94306
In Thursday's league outing, the host Gunn Titans softball team scored a close 7-3 win over the Milpitas Trojans.
Coming up next, the Titans battle the Mountain View Spartans (Mountain View, CA) in a El Camino outing, on Tuesday, March 20. Gunn will attempt to upgrade on its 1-3 season record.
The Trojans (4-4) will now prepare for their match against Mountain View (Mountain View, CA). The Spartans enter the El Camino match with a 3-4 record.
The Titans won their first league match 7-3 in a home game against
Milpitas on Thursday. Gunn scored first in the third inning when Mallika Potter reached
first on an error, and advanced to home on a double by Carly Fisher. The Titans added to their lead
in the fourth, started off by Claire Collins who hit a triple and was batted in by
Laura Tao. Two more runs were scored in the fourth by Tao and Dana Voll. Casey Maltz belted a home run over the
fence in the fifth for a total of 5 runs for Gunn. The Trojans finally got on the board in the sixth with a base hit byR. Norman, who reached home on a double by J. Castro. Milpitas came back with two runs in the seventh, two runners on base with only one out, but a strong Gunn defense ended the inning with a double play. Tao caught a fly ball in left
field, then Laura Kidder and Collins caught the second base runner in
a pickle. Junior pitcher Claire Klausner had 7 strikeouts in her first
appearance this season coming ju