Four still unbeaten in ACCAC softball play

Four still unbeaten in ACCAC softball play

  After the first two weeks of ACCAC softball action four teams remain unbeaten in league play, with one still not having a loss in any game.

  Phoenix (11-0, 6-0) snared two conference wins Saturday over Chandler-Gilbert, 8-0(5) and 8-1. In the opener, Sydnee Smith went 2-3 with four RBIs including a double and a home run. Brianna Hardy pitched a two-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts. In the second game Veronica Chavez collected three hits and Nicole Vella hit a two-run homer. Kalea Smith allowed just three hits and one unearned run.

  Central Arizona (10-5, 4-0) swept Paradise Valley 10-6, 10-5 (5). Five different players collected a pair of hits each for CAC in game one, while Thalia Higuera and Haily Galvez each had two for PVCC. In game two Nicole Ley went 3-4 with a homer and three RBIs for the Vaqueras, with Sarah Norton tossing a two-hit shutout. CAC has won seven straight.

  Glendale (9-1, 4-0) has also won seven in a row after taking down Scottsdale, 11-1 and 16-5, both in six innings. In the opener, Bibiana Acosta had a 4-4 game for GCC with four RBIs including a homer. Kendyl Terry went 3-4. For SCC, Nicole Osteen went 2-3. In the nightcap Josette Valdez had the big game at the plate for the Gauchos, going 3-3 and driving in four with a double and home run. Taylor Halterman had a pair of hits for the Artichokes and Osteen homered.

  Arizona Western (9-1, 4-0) has won nine consecutive games after a 3-1, 4-2 sweep of Yavapai. Nylze Salazar had a total of three hits and two RBIs for AZW. Including a homer in the opener.