Vs. Santa Clara, April 18
Cal 10, Santa Clara 2
Arioto, 4/18 Hitting: AB-3;R-2;H-2;RBI-2;BB-0;SO-1;PO-0;A-0;LOB-0
“Valerie Arioto led Cal to victory on both sides of the ball – striking out a season-high 13 batters and driving in two runs off two hits.”
Vs. Oregon, April 20, 21, and 22
Game 1, 4/20: Cal 8, Oregon 1
Game 2, 4/21: Cal 0, Oregon 1
Game 3, 4/22: Cal 10, Oregon 0
Arioto, 4/20-22: Hitting: AB-6;R-2;H-2;RBI-1;BB-5;SO-2;PO-14;A-4;LOB-2
“On an Arioto wild pitch, Howard went to third and barely beat the tag on the throw from home. With two outs and 1-0 count, Cuico singled to right, driving in Howard from third.
“The Ducks outhit the Bears 5-4 with Jamia Reid, Valerie Arioto, Danielle Henderson and Elia Reid all producing one hit apiece.
“Arioto (18-2) took the loss after allowing the sole earned run on five hits and one walk. Moore (22-7) gave up four hits and one walk but fanned eight.”
“With her 20th homer of the season, Valerie Arioto breaks her own single-season record for home runs.
“… After walking Arioto, Kostreba and Cheyenne Cordes, Kovinga entered the circle, but it was to little avail for Danielle Henderson doubled to right center, plating Arioto and Kostreba.
“…Arioto homered to left, Jace Williams singled to right, bringing up Kostreba, who homered to center.”
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