BC softball team struggles in doubleheaders

BC softball team struggles in doubleheaders

Priscilla Dauven

Brooke swinging the bat hoping for that home run.

Robert Mullen, Reporter

By Robert Mullen


The Bakersfield College softball team is coming up on the end of the season with just five games left before the playoffs.

Currently they sit at 3-12 in conference, and 4-29 in total season play. On April 2, BC played L.A. Valley and lost 9-1. On April 4, BC hosted a doubleheader against L.A. Mission, beating them 5-4 during the first game, but losing the second 12-7.

BC made eight hits during the first game, with Brooke Charles hitting a home run and two RBI’s.

BC played College of the Canyons April 9, losing 8-2. Morgan Peterson scored both runs off of homeruns, one in the third and one in the seventh inning. Canyons were held to within one run until the fourth inning wherein they scored four runs.

April 11 saw BC play a doubleheader at Glendale College.

BC lost the first game 11-1 but played a close game the second time around losing 5-4, scoring three times in the seventh inning. BC played another doubleheader two days later on April 13 at Mt. SAC. The first game was against Mt. SAC, which BC lost 12-4, while the second game against Santa Ana was another 12-4 loss.

BC will host Santa Monica for a doubleheader April 18, with another doubleheader against Fullerton on April 20, finishing regular season play against Citrus College on April 23.