MVHS Lady Mariners Still Holding Their Heads High After First Loss of Year to Coronado Islanders Tuesday 12 - 7
Mar 22, 2017 12:40AM ● Published by Paul Spear
MVHS Lady Mariners Still Holding Their Heads High After First Loss of Year to Coronado Islanders Tuesday 12 - 7.
The Lady Mariners opened their season playing their first game on March 3rd at home against San Ysidro in the Monte Vista Gold & Silver Invitational Tournament. They soundly defeated San Ysidro 21-3.
Continuing on in the tournament, their next game they went up against Lincoln High School and continued to roll with another strong game winning 29-2.
High Tech High CV was next and they played well coming away with their third victory winning 22-12.
Escondido Charter was their next opponent in the tournament and they defeated Escondido Charter with another trouncing 14-0 to place them into the semi-champion round of the tournament.
With a record of 4 and 0, they played on Saturday against Calvary Christian Academy where the Mariners came away with a 14 - 2 victory and a seat for the championship game up against Monte Vista scheduled for today.
In the championship game the Mariners took a quick 2-0 lead, but lost that lead in the top of the 5th with a score of 3-2 Monte Vista. The Lady Mariners never gave up and quickly responded to that in the bottom of the 5th with 2 more runs, putting MVHS in the lead 4-3. In the top of 6th the Mariners held Monte Vista scoreless and came back with some powerful bats to score 9 runs in the bottom of the 6th ending the game with a 10 run mercy rule. Winning the Final Championship Game by a score of 13 to 3 and making the Mar Vista High School Lady Mariners the Monte Vista Gold & Silver Invitational Tournament Champs! They improved their record to 6 and 0 on the season!
All tournament players: Emily Leslie, Julianna Angeli and Jazmyne Gomez. All tournament MVP Abigail Rivera.
A big thanks to MVHS Coach Tracey Garcia for her help with this article!