Photo by Jon Peacock / Viking - Sophomore pitcher Mary Gonzalez was one of two Vikings to be given All-South Coast Conference honors.  Gonzalez was 6-9 on the season with a 4.10 earned run average.
Photo by Jon Peacock / Viking – Sophomore pitcher Mary Gonzalez was one of two Vikings to be given All-South Coast Conference honors. Gonzalez was 6-9 on the season with a 4.10 earned run average.
Softball team earns pair of All- Conference spots.

By Jon Peacock / Staff Writer

A 6-1 win on Tuesday, April 21, over East Los Angeles marked the end of the 2015 softball season for the Vikings.

East Los Angeles struck first in the top of the first with one run.

Both teams held each other off until the fifth inning came around, when the Vikes scored six runs.

Freshman Vanessa Valdez had two RBIs and freshman first baseman Andrea Barb and freshman second baseman Erika Balboa had one RBI. Sophomore pitcher Mary Gonzales held the Huskies to only four hits and struck out seven in the seven innings.

The Vikings ended the season with a record of 14 wins, 25 losses and one tie.

Standout players for the Vikes include Gonzales, Barb, and freshman Vanessa Valdez. Gonzales ended her season with 93 strikeouts, two home runs and 19 RBIs. Barb totaled two home runs and 21 RBIs. Valdez ended the season with a .290 batting average and 24 RBIs.

Two of the Vikings were named All-South Coast Conference. Freshman Brianna Alvarez and Gonzales were chosen, the second consecutive season for Gonzales.