CC Softball Goes 5-0 at Midland Classic
Posted - 2/21/2013
The Clarendon College softball team finished the Midland Classic undefeated this past weekend in Midland, TX.
The Lady Bulldogs began the tournament with a 14-5 victory over the University of Chihuahua. Samantha Haralson picked up the win, with Natalie Bissell and Karina Juarez both having home runs in the contest. Nohemi Jimenez had a game high 4 RBI’s.
In the next game versus Trinidad State, Karen Mao pitched the victory and homered along with Deraj McClinton. Deraj went 4-4 with 2 RBI’s. The Lady Bulldogs defeated Trinidad State 8-4.
For the third game of the day the Lady Bulldogs faced Dodge City. Samantha Haralson picked up the win with Karina Juarez and Karen Mao going 3-4. Jizelle Morando had a home run in the game as well. The bulldogs won the contest 9-5.
The Lady Bulldogs woke up bright and early on Saturday to face Trinidad State once again. Karen Mao pitched with win with Samantha Haralson picking up the save. Natalie Bissell and Nohemi Jimenez hit back to back home runs in the 5th to lead the lady bulldogs to a 7-5 victory.
In their last game of the tournament the Lady Bulldogs run-ruled Coastal Bend 9-0 in 5 innings. Samantha Haralson picked up the win, with Karina Juarez going 3-3. Jizelle Morando and Karina Juarez both homered in the game.
Overall the Lady Bulldogs hit 9 homeruns from 6 different players.
The Lady Bulldogs will face Vernon College at home on 2/20 and Independence CC at home on 2/24.
Clarendon College Softball competes in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference. Western Texas College, Midland College, Odessa College, Howard College, El Paso Community College, and Frank Phillips College make up the WJCAC Softball Conference.
Clarendon College plays two softball seasons, one in the fall and one in the spring. Practice for the fall begins the first day of class. The fall season usually consists of 20 to 30 games. The spring season will consist of 40-60 games. The Clarendon College Softball players are held to very high standards not only on the field but in the classroom. Student athletes have three hours of study hall a week to complete. Tutoring is also available to students through the school.