CALEXICO — Southwest High's softball team traveled here Friday and left with a win, knocking off the hosting Calexico High 6-2.
The Eagles played strong defense as they held Calexico scoreless through all but one inning.
Southwest pitcher Monica Lopez held Calexico to only four hits. The only Bulldog runs came in the bottom of the sixth inning when Olivia Burgos hit an RBI double. Burgos later scored thanks to an RBI single by Tanya Solano.
Southwest started the game with a run when P.J. Enders got an RBI single that scored Anna Alcazar.
Both teams had a mediocre second inning as the Eagles went three up and three down and the Bulldogs managed only four at-bats.
The Eagles took off in the third when they scored all the runs they would need to defeat Calexico.
Lauren Miramontes started the inning with a double and then scored when the next batter, Melissa Frausto, got a base hit that sent her home.