FALCONS CLAIM WIN # 20 STAY IN HUNT FOR LEAGUE TITLE
The Torrey Pines Lady Falcons defeated the Carlsbad Lancers for the 2nd time this year 8-7 yesterday in an Avocado Western league game at Carlsbad. In a wild back and forth contest Torrey Pines scored 4 runs in the 7th inning and hung on as Carlsbad answered with 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning. Torrey Pines used an error, a Cassie Kalber sacrifice bunt and a clutch RBI Single by Sydny Poh to tie the game at 5 in the final frame. Sophomore Makena Macias (3-4) then hit a long 2 run Home Run off the foul pole in LF to give Torrey a 7-5 lead. Torrey tacked on a big 8th run on a Single by Alex Reges (3-4) a sac bunt by Valentina Perrone and an infield error to lead 8-5. Carlsbad answered with 2 runs in the home 7th but came up short falling 8-7. Torrey Pines improved to 20-6 overall and 5-2 in league play with the win while Carlsbad fell to (13-9) (5-2) with the loss. Kiley Rose got the pitching win improving her record to (11-1).