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2014 SBCC Softball News

  • 10 Vaqueros get AA degrees at 2014 Graduation
    May 27, 2014
    Ten SBCC softball players received their Associate of Arts degrees degrees on Friday, May 23 in a ceremony at La Playa Stadium. Ninety-four athletes graduated and 650 students attended the 65th annual Commencement Ceremony.
  • Six Vaqueros make All-WSC Gold squad
    April 25, 2014
    SBCC pitcher Celeste Acosta and shortstop Alice Cen have been named to the first-team All-WSC Gold Division softball team.
  • Acosta, Cen spark Vaquero sweep on Sophomore Day
    April 22, 2014
    Celeste Acosta pitched a three-hitter and a four-hit shutout and Alice Cen went 4-4 with three RBIs in the nightcap as SBCC swept Moorpark in the last WSC Gold softball doubleheader of the year at Pershing Park.
  • Portese, Caras provide the power in 10-2 triumph
    April 17, 2014
    Briana Portese and Amanda Caras both went 3-for-3 on Thursday with two extra-base hits each, powering SBCC to a 10-2 softball win over Oxnard in five innings.
  • Vaqueros split twinbill at Ventura
    April 15, 2014
    Danielle de Castro went 2-3 with two RBIs on Tuesday, leading SBCC to a 7-3 softball win in the first game of a WSC Gold doubleheader at Ventura. Ventura’s Alex Thorp and the Vaqueros’ Celeste Acosta both pitched three-hitters in the nightcap but the Pirates emerged with a 2-1 victory.
  • Lucido’s leadoff HR sparks 5-2 win at first-place Cuesta
    April 10, 2014
    Victoria Lucido homered to lead off the game on Thursday and Celeste Acosta tossed a five-hitter, guiding SBCC to a 5-2 softball win over first-place Cuesta in San Luis Obispo.
  • Vierra’s homer helps Vaqueros split with Hancock
    April 08, 2014
    After missing five games with an injury, Christal Vierra returned to the SBCC softball lineup with a bang on Tuesday as the Vaqueros split a marathon WSC Gold doubleheader with first-place Hancock.
  • Stanek throws 1-hitter in 24-0 rout
    April 03, 2014
    Taylor Stanek tossed a 1-hitter on Thursday and Alexandra Abbott and Danielle de Castro drove in three runs apiece, sparking SBCC to a 24-0 softball victory over L.A. Pierce. The WSC Gold Division game was called after five innings by the 8-run rule.
  • Gill helps Vaqueros split in Bash at the Beach
    March 30, 2014
    Brianna Gill went 2-3 with four RBIs on Sunday, guiding SBCC to a 10-6 win over Golden West in the Bash at the Beach fast-pitch softball tournament at Pershing Park. The Vaqueros were shut down in the second game as Alashanee Medina struck out 18 to lead East L.A. to a 7-2 victory.
  • Vaqueros go 1-1 in their Bash at the Beach
    March 29, 2014
    SBCC did plenty of bashing in a 12-7 softball win over El Camino on Saturday in the Bash at the Beach but couldn't find their offense against Fullerton.
  • Vaqueros cruise past Moorpark 8-2
    March 27, 2014
    Alice Cen, Brianna Portese and Dakotah Wilcox had two hits apiece on Thursday and SBCC posted an 8-2 softball win at Moorpark.
  • Acosta throws 1-hitter; Vaqueros split at Oxnard
    March 25, 2014
    Celeste Acosta tossed a one-hitter in a 6-0 victory on Tuesday, then made a costly throwing error in a 6-4 loss as SBCC split a WSC Gold softball doubleheader at Oxnard.
  • Vaqueros drop two at Bakersfield Tourney
    March 23, 2014
    SBCC gave up 21 runs on Sunday and lost its final two games at the Bakersfield Tournament.
  • Vaqueros upset No. 6 Riverside 4-3
    March 23, 2014
    SBCC was held to six hits on Saturday but still managed to go 1-1 on the opening day of the Bakersfield Softball Tournament. The Vaqueros were blanked by No. 11 Cerritos 8-0 in five innings, then rallied to beat No. 6 Riverside 4-3.
  • Lucido gets four hits in 4-3 win over first-place Ventura
    March 20, 2014
    Victoria Lucido went 4-4 with a triple on Thursday as SBCC edged first-place Ventura 4-3 in a WSC Gold softball game at Pershing Park.
  • Long Beach routs Vaqueros 17-6
    March 15, 2014
    Things were looking good for the SBCC softball team after the Vaqueros scored five runs in the second to take a 5-0 lead over Long Beach on Saturday in a nonconference game at Pershing Park. But the Vikings (11-10) turned the tables with a 10-spot in the fourth and went on to beat Santa Barbara 17-6 in six innings.
  • Acosta’s 1-hitter sparks 2-0 win over No. 8 Hancock
    March 13, 2014
    Sophomore Celeste Acosta threw a one-hitter on Thursday and Christal Vierra delivered a two-run double in the sixth to lead SBCC to a 2-0 softball victory over Hancock at Hagerman Field in Santa Maria.
  • Vaqueros get two WSC wins by forfeit
    March 11, 2014
    SBCC racked up 14 runs on a trio of homers in the first two innings of Tuesday’s WSC Gold Division softball doubleheader at L.A. Pierce but it was all for naught as the Brahmas forfeited both games.
  • Vaqueros drop two at Golden West tourney
    March 08, 2014
    SBCC scored just two runs in 14 innings on Saturday and dropped a pair of softball games at the Golden West Invitational in Huntington Beach. Southwestern handed the Vaquero a 6-1 loss and Golden West posted a 3-1 victory in a game that started at 6:30 p.m.
  • Lucido homers; Vaqueros go 1-1 at Golden West tourney
    March 07, 2014
    Victoria Lucido went 2-3 with a homer and two RBIs on Friday, leading SBCC to an 8-2 softball win over Orange Coast at the Golden West Invitational in Huntington Beach. The Vaqueros dropped their second game to Chaffey 6-2.
  • Vaqueros swept by Cuesta in WSC twinbill
    March 04, 2014
    Nichole Johnson pitched a four-hitter in the WSC Gold opener on Tuesday and Jeananne Ruck tossed a two-hitter, leading Cuesta to a softball sweep over SBCC at Pershing Park. The scores were 6-2 and 9-1 in the nightcap, which was called after five innings by the run-rule.
  • Nordin’s walk-off single lifts Vaqueros, 3-2
    February 25, 2014
    Emma Tegth Nordin came off the bench to collect two RBIs on Tuesday, including a bases-loaded single with no outs in the bottom of the seventh that gave SBCC a 3-2 walk-off softball win over L.A. Valley.
  • Vaqueros go 1-1 on Valentine's Day
    February 14, 2014
    Valentine’s Day was a mixed blessing for the SBCC softball team as the Vaqueros topped Saddleback 7-4 behind a 2-run homer by Dakotah Wilcox, then lost to Canyons 6-2. The games were played at Canyons’ Whitten Field in Santa Clarita.
  • Vaqueros ride 9-run inning to 9-4 victory
    February 11, 2014
    Christal Vierra had two doubles, two RBI and scored twice – all in the same inning -- on Tuesday as SBCC rode a 9-run fourth inning to a 9-4 softball triumph over L.A. Mission at Pershing Park.
  • Acosta, Portese lead sweep of Pasadena
    February 08, 2014
    Celeste Acosta pitched both ends of a doubleheader on Saturday and Brianna Portese went 4-5 as SBCC swept Pasadena 5-4 and 5-2 in its home softball debut at Pershing Park.
  • Vaqueros drop season opener, 6-2
    January 28, 2014
    Santa Ana snapped a 1-1 tie with a run in the fifth on Tuesday, then added four more in the sixth to spoil SBCC’s season opener, 6-2.
  • Vaqueros score 6 in sixth to beat Cuesta 11-8
    April 09, 2013
    After trailing for most of the game on Tuesday, SBCC roared back to beat Cuesta 11-8 in a WSC Gold contest at Pershing Park. Shortstop Alice Cen went 3-4 with three runs and pitcher Alex Abbott was 1-2 with two RBIs and two walks for the Vaqueros (12-22, 7-6), who rallied from an 8-5 deficit with six runs in the bottom of the sixth.
  • Snyder, Congleton are best in Southern Cal
    May 02, 2011
    The accolades keep pouring in for the SBCC softball team, which just completed the best regular season in school history with a 31-5 record and its first WSC championship. Kailey Snyder was named Pitcher of the Year for Southern California and Paula Congleton was selected Coach of the Year. There are 44 schools that play softball in six Southern Cal conferences.