Freshman Pitcher Lacie Ham Tames the Golden Bears
Murrieta Mesa won Thursday’s Southwestern league game against Temecula Valley 6-3. Lacie Ham was the winning pitcher for the Rams. The freshman threw all seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits. She struck out five Golden Bears on the way to her fourth win of the season.
The Rams scored a run jn the first inning and another in the second to go up 2-0. Murrieta exploded for 4 more in the fifth to put the game away. Temecula would score a run in the fourth and 2 more in the seventh, but Ham settled down and walked away with the win.
Freshman Maisyn Cadena came around to score twice for Murrrieta. Flaxen stole two bases while junior Kelci Hill and Anderson swiped one each.
Shanynn Bustamante took the loss for Temecula Valley. She allowed nine hits and six runs over seven innings, striking out six.
Murrieta Mesa will face Southwesten league rival Vista Murrieta next Tuesday. The Golden Bears will go up against Great Oak.
Murrieta Mesa 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 6
Temecula Valley 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3