The Hornets blanked Santa Ana College on the road Wednesday 6-0 with the pitching staff holding the Dons to one hit on the day.
The win bumps Fullerton back into second place in the Orange Empire Conference standings with a record of 7-3, while the loss knocks Santa Ana to fourth place with a record of 5-4.
The game was locked 0-0 through the first three innings, until FC broke loose with 5 runs in the top of the fourth. Sarah Rengifo hit a single to center field scoring Kaylee Williamson. Jocelyn Alcala hit a hard shot that went through the right side bringing Khloe Lilavois and Rengifo home. Sabrina Anguiano did some more damage cranking a the ball through the left side scoring Alcala and Anabel Mendez.
Fullerton put up one more run in the fifth inning when Lilivios (4-4 at the plate) struck again hitting one to right field that brought Lulu Vasquez across home plate.
From there, the Hornet defense remained stingy holding the Dons to a scoreless 1-hit game.
Up Next: Fullerton (17-4 overall, 7-3 OEC) will be playing in the Ventura College Tournament this Saturday and Sunday (March 23-24).
*Photo by Jim McCormack