Belen De La Cruz Drives In Five As Perris Panthers Varsity Wins Over Arroyo Valley
Belen De La Cruz would not be denied at the plate when runners were on base on Saturday, driving in five on three hits to lead Perris Panthers Varsity past Arroyo Valley 19-6 on Saturday. De La Cruz drove in runs on a single in the first, a single in the third, and a single in the fourth.
Perris Panthers Varsity collected 18 hits and Arroyo Valley had nine in the high-scoring affair.
In the first inning, Perris Panthers Varsity got their offense started when Izabelle Kane drew a walk, scoring one run.
Perris Panthers Varsity scored nine runs in the third inning. Destiny Curiel, Savannah Esquibel, Kane, De La Cruz, Curiel, and Melissa Loaiza powered the big inning with RBIs.
Lisette Rodriguez earned the win for Perris Panthers Varsity. She lasted five innings, allowing nine hits and six runs while striking out seven and walking zero.
#10 was in the pitcher’s circle for Arroyo Valley. She surrendered 19 runs on 19 hits over five innings, striking out one.
Perris Panthers Varsity tallied 18 hits. Briana Marin, Esquibel, De La Cruz, Curiel, Kane, and Arely Plascencia each collected multiple hits for Perris Panthers Varsity. De La Cruz, Esquibel, and Marin each collected three hits to lead Perris Panthers Varsity.
Arroyo Valley collected nine hits on the day. #25, #11, and #5 each had multiple hits for Arroyo Valley.