Originally written for publishing on February 6, 2013.
The Hornets softball team picked up their first win of the season as they defeated Chaffey College, 12-1, at home, this past Tuesday. The game ended after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.
Shailee Boehmer picked up the win for Fullerton (1-4), to improve her record to 1-2. She pitched the full five innings, giving up one run on three hits and striking out five batters.
Morgan Hoare took the loss for Chaffey (2-1) as she got hit around hard for 12 runs on 14 hits, in 3.1 innings.
Nicole Chapman was the offensive star for Fullerton. She went 2-3 with a walk, two runs and three RBIs.
The Hornets only had to bat in four innings and scored at least one run in three of the four. The big inning offensively came in the bottom of the fourth, when the Hornets scored nine runs on nine hits.
At one point, 11 batters in a row reached base safely. Six different players had atleast one RBI in the inning.
The Hornets will now hit the road as they take on Santiago Canyon College to open up their Orange Empire Conference play this Wednesday. The first pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m.