Sunday scoreboard: Saints take second at Tournament of Champions, earn GNAC Team of the Week
Saint Martin’s 9, Chaminade 2 – Box score
CSU-Dominguez Hills 8, Saint Martin’s 2 – Box score
Saint Martin’s moved into the finals of the Tournament of Champions in Turlock, California with a 9-2 win over Chaminade on Sunday afternoon. The Saints scored in all but the first inning and hit four home runs in the game, one each by Joselyn Eugenio, Dani Wall, Taviah Jenkins and Taylor Bakos. Wall finished the game 2-fo-3 and drove in three RBI and Lacey McGladrey scored three times. Bakos picked up her twelfth win of the season pitching four innings in relief of Sam Munger.
But the Saints winning streak came to an end in the championship game falling to CSU-Dominguez Hills 8-2. The Saints only managed three hits off of the Toros’ Stephanie Jimenez, who struck out seven and went the distance in the win. Munger had two of the Saints’ three hits including a solo home run fourth season. However, she did pick up the loss giving up six earned runs in six innings.
For their second place finish at the Tournament of Champions, the Saints earned GNAC Team of the Week. They are now 26-11 overall this season and will return to conference play this week where they are in second place at 8-4.