HOLTVILLE — The Holtville High softball team got past Central Union High 3-2 in Imperial Valley League action here Thursday to improve to 7-4 in league.
Jessica Young led the Holtville offense, recording three of the team's four hits in going 3-for-3. Claudia Lopez went 0-for-1 but had two sacrifice flies with two RBI. Marizela Valenzuela recorded the Vikings' other hit.
Lauren Huyler picked up the win, giving up four hits, striking out six and allowing no earned runs.
Marissa Guzman took the loss for the Spartans (4-6 IVL), giving up four hits, two earned runs and striking out one.
Sisters Clarissa and Claudia Maldonado recorded hits for Central as did Liz Lechuga and Vanessa Long.
The Spartans host Brawley at 4:15 p.m. Monday and Holtville plays at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday at Palo Verde.