Ventura College Athletics

2015 Ventura College Softball Team News

  • Six Pirates Honored as All-WSC in Softball
    April 29, 2015
    Mariah Gamboa, who played first base for the Pirate softball team, led six Pirates on the All-Western State Conference Gold Division team, as selected by conference coaches last weekend. Gamboa was the only Pirate named to the first-team squad. She had a .580 batting average in conference play and a .378 batting average overall.
  • Softball Playoff Charge Falls Short
    April 21, 2015
    Needing a double-header split on the season's final day to make the playoffs, the Pirate softball team fell short Tuesday afternoon in San Luis Obispo against Cuesta College. The Cougars won game one 10-3 setting up the showdown in the nightcap. Unfortunately for VC, the Cougars prevailed 7-6 in extra innings to end the Pirates' season.
  • Pirate Softball Blanks Pierce, 10-0
    April 16, 2015
    The Ventura College softball team shut out Los Angeles Pierce 10-0 Thursday in Woodland Hills, setting up a dramatic final day of the season next Tuesday at Cuesta. The Pirates are a game ahead of the Cougars for the conference's final automatic playoff spot, giving VC the post-season nod with a split in San Luis Obispo i the regular season finale.
  • Pirate Softball Walks Off with 4-3 Win Over Oxnard
    April 13, 2015
    Trailing 3-2 entering the bottom of the seventh inning, the Pirate softball team scored twice to bring home a 4-3 win in their 2015 home finale Monday afternoon. Marina Coffin slapped a single to score Claira Lozano from third base for the decisive run. Carly Camarillo came on in relief on the mound with five scoreless innings while giving up one hit to pick up the win.
  • VC Defeats Moorpark 11-0 to Take Season Series
    April 09, 2015
    The Pirate softball team shut out visiting Moorpark College 11-0 in five innings Thursday to take the season series from the Raiders. Catcher Gabriella Ramos pounded out two triples with three RBI and also scored a run to lead VC at the plate while Alexis White allowed just four hits in five innings from the pitcher's circle.
  • Softball Takes One From Oxnard Before Rains
    April 07, 2015
    In a scheduled double-header, the Ventura College softball team took game one from visiting Oxnard, 15-5 Tuesday afternoon before game two was postponed due to rain. Mariah Gamboa was 4-4 in the game, with two doubles and a triple, batting in four runs and scoring three more in the victory that finished the final inning in a healthy rain storm.
  • Pirates Drop Pair to Conference-Leading Hancock
    March 31, 2015
    Completing eight games in six days, the Pirate softball team dropped both games of a twin bill with conference leading Allan Hancock College Tuesday at the VC Softball Complex. The Bulldogs, ranked No. 6 in Southern California, blanked the Pirates 9-0 in the opener before Ventura bounced back to take the nightcap to an extra frame before falling 2-1.
  • VC Splits Final Day of Spring Games
    March 29, 2015
    The Pirate softball team closed the VC Spring Games with a split of two games Sunday at the VC Softball Complex. The Pirates fell to Canyons 7-3 in the morning before defeating Porterville 6-3 in the weekend finale. Yamilex Ruiz had two doubles, scored twice and had two RBI for Ventura on the day.
  • Softball Drops First Two of VC Spring Games
    March 28, 2015
    On the first day of the VC Spring Games, the Pirates softball team dropped a pair of games Saturday at the VC Softball Complex. The Pirates fell to Long Beach 18-0 before pushing SoCal No. 2-ranked Cypress in a 9-4 extra inning loss to the Chargers. Brittany Perez led VC with three hits on the day with a pair of RBI.
  • Pirates Make It Four Straight With Win Over Cerritos
    March 27, 2015
    The Pirate softball team made it four straight wins Friday, and six of the last seven on the positive side with a 7-5 non-conference victory over visiting Cerritos College at the VC Softball Complex. Brittany Perez was 3-3 with a single, double and triple and Farris Burke was 3-4, including a triple, to lead Ventura (11-13, 5-2).
  • Pirate Softball Triumphs Over Cuesta, 7-4
    March 26, 2015
    The Ventura College softball team took over sole possession of second place in the Western State Conference Gold Division with a solid 7-4 win over Cuesta Thursday afternoon at the VC Softball Complex. The Pirates (10-13, 5-2) broke a second-place tie with the Cougars halfway through the conference schedule.
  • Pirates Sweep Away Brahmas in Twin Bill
    March 24, 2015
    The Ventura College softball team swept a double-header from Los Angeles Pierce College by identical 8-0 scores Tuesday afternoon at the VC Softball Complex. VC won the first game in six innings while finishing off the Brahmas in five innings in the nightcap. Alexis White gave up three hits in 11 shut-out innings in the pitcher's circle.
  • VC Softball Splits Pair at Moorpark
    March 17, 2015
    The Pirate softball team split a double-header Tuesday at Moorpark College. Ventura won the first game 13-3 in five innings before falling in the nightcap 2-1. Yamilex Ruiz led Ventura with four hits, including a double and a home run, with four RBI on the day. Meanwhile Alexis White was solid in the pitcher's circle scattering 12 hits and five runs over the two games.
  • VC Softball Uses Big Inning to Pull Away from Condors
    March 12, 2015
    The Pirate softball team scored six times in the top of the seventh inning to pull away from the Oxnard Condors Thursday, posting a 12-2 victory in Oxnard. Lindsey Deitz was 3-5 in the game with a double, three stolen bases and an RBI while Mariah Gamboa was 3-4 with two RBI.
  • Pirates Drop Conference Opener at Hancock
    March 05, 2015
    The Pirate softball team dropped a 10-2, five-inning decision at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria Thursday to open Western State Conference Gold Division play. Yamilex Ruiz, Mariah Gamboa and Claira Lozano all had hits for the Pirates.
  • Pirate Comeback Falls Short
    February 26, 2015
    The Pirate softball team fell behind big, but mounted a furious comeback, falling a run short in their 9-8 loss to Los Angeles Mission College Thursday afternoon at the VC Softball Complex. Ciara Lozano hit a three-run double, and Mariah Gamboa had a pair of hits with two RBI and a run scored to lead Ventura.
  • Softball Falls In Extra Innings On Walk-Off Homer
    February 25, 2015
    The Pirate softball team had a solid outing, but gave up one big hit Wednesday in their 2-1 extra-inning loss at San Bernardino Valley College. Alexis White pitched seven scoreless innings before giving up the game-winning home run in the bottom of the eighth. Gabriella Ramos had a pair of hits for VC and Claira Lozano had a sacrifice fly to score the Pirates' only run.
  • Pirate Softball Pounds Victor Valley, 19-1
    February 21, 2015
    The Pirate softball team pounded host Victor Valley College 19-1 Saturday afternoon in a five-inning decision in Victorville. Alexis White had seven dtrike outs while giving up just one hit and one run in the game. Brittany Perez led the 19-hit attack, hitting 4-4 with a home run and three RBI.
  • Pirates Drop Extra-Inning Game Against LA Valley
    February 19, 2015
    The Pirate softball team had a 1-0 lead, but ultimately fell to the visiting Los Angeles Valley College Monarchs Thursday in extra innings. LAVC plated a single run in the top of the eighth to produce the winning margin. Carly Camarillo and two hits and an RBI while Brittany Perez also had two hits, including a double. Yamilex Ruiz had a triple and scored a run in the game.
  • Softball Wins Three of Four at Tournament
    February 15, 2015
    The Ventura College softball team followed up Saturday's 1--1 performance on the first day of the Mt. San Jacinto College President's Day Weekend Tournament with a pair of big wins Sunday. VC defeated Chaffey 16-3 in five innings in the first game before defeating Rio Hondo 10-1 in the tournament finale.
  • Softball Splits First Day of MSJC Tournament
    February 14, 2015
    The Pirate softball team split the first day of games at the Mt. San Jacinto College President's Day Weekend Tournament in Menifee Saturday. VC defeated San Diego City College 6-5 in the first game of the day before falling to Napa Valley 11-1 in the nightcap. Gabriella Ramos had a solid day with three hits, including atriple, two RBI and a run scored i the two games.
  • Pirate Softball Falls at Santiago Canyon
    February 10, 2015
    The Ventura College softball team fell at Santiago canyon College in Orange on Tuesday by a final score of 17-2. Brittany Perez had a pair of hits for VC with an RBI and a run scored. Farris Burke also had two hits in the game.
  • Softball Closes Road Trip With Loss
    February 07, 2015
    The VC softball team dropped the second game of a two-game road trip, 8-2 at San Diego Mesa College Saturday afternoon. Farris Burke was 1-3 at the plate with an RBI, and also pitcched the game for Ventura
  • Early Innings Cost Pirate Softball Again in Loss
    February 06, 2015
    The VC softball team appears to be exhibiting a troubling trend. They once again gave up a big inning early, this time a four-run first inning, in their 6-3 loss at San Diego City College Friday. Brittany Perez led the Pirate offense with a 3-4 performance with a double.
  • Ventura Softball Drops Home Opener to Bakersfield
    February 03, 2015
    The Ventura College softball team played their 2015 home opener Tuesday afternoon, dropping an 8-2 decision to visiting Bakersfield at the VC Softball Complex. Yamilex Ruiz led VC (1-4) with a pair of hits, including a double and an RBI.
  • Pirates Split Two to Close Glendale Tournament
    January 31, 2015
    The Pirate softball team split a pair of games on Saturday to conclude the two-day Glendale Tournament. VC defeated San Diego Mesa 9-4 in the day's opener before falling to the host Vaqueros 3-1 in the nightcap.
  • VC Softball Drops Pair to Open 2015
    January 30, 2015
    The Ventura College softball team opened the 2015 campaign by dropping a pair of games at the Glendale Tournament. They were shutout 11-0 by Pasadena i the first game before falling by an 11-7 decision in the second.