SAN DIEGO — The Imperial Valley College softball team kicked off play in the San Diego City Tournament here Monday by going 3-0 in its games.
IVC kicked off the day with a 10-1 win over Mount San Jacinto in five innings. Jenny Briseño pitched all five innings, gave up five hits, allowed no earned runs, struck out one and walked one.
Maria Hansen-Perez picked up the win in game two as the Arabs topped College of the Desert 7-4. Hansen-Perez pitched a complete game, gave up six hits, allowed four earned runs, struck out three and walked two. She hit a go-ahead three-run home run and finished a double shy of the cycle.
The Arabs wrapped up the day with an 8-4 victory over Laney College.
Jenny Briseño picked up the win, going four innings, allowing seven hits, striking out three and giving up two earned runs. Hansen-Perez notched the save in pitching two innings and striking out four.