Softball: Great week for Sierra Canyon with two Mission League wins

Sierra Canyon wins two Mission League games, heads for Spring break

By Jacob H. Pollon


The Sierra Canyon softball team is starting to heat up and find its groove.

After some rain outs and a light schedule waiting for a few transfers to serve their sit-out period, the Trailblazers have won three of their last four games.

This past week, included two Mission League wins against Alemany and Chaminade.

In the 12-0 shut out victory against Alemany, Sophia Debs and Duke-bound Hailey Shuler combined for the goose egg with 13 strikeouts. Debs had eight punch outs and Shuler had five.

Both were stellar at the plate.

Debs was 3 for 4 with two doubles and three RBI’s. Shuler tripled and doubled.

Sophia Sarni, a sophomore standout, was 4 for 4 with two doubles and five RBI’s.

Natalia Areliz and Nina Peyton-Johnson each had two hits. Both doubled. Arleiz had two RBI’s.

Against Chaminade, Sierra Canyon won 8-3.

Shuler went the whole way with five strikeouts. She also homered and walked three times.

Sarni was 4 for 4, doubled and had an RBI. Debs was 2 for 4, homered and had two RBI’s. Peyton-Johnson had two hits, including a double.

Lianna Lara hit a home run and finished with three RBI’s.

Sierra Canyon takes some time off for Spring Break before getting back at it in early April with a tournament up North near San Francisco.