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SB: Mandy magnificent

TUCSON, AZ -

The Pima Community College softball team (38-19, 32-16 in ACCAC) closed out the regular season on Saturday at the West Campus field as the Aztecs earned a sweep over South Mountain Community College (23-35, 18-30).

Freshman Mandy Lorenson (Ironwood Ridge HS) threw her sixth no-hitter of the season while sophomore Alexa Delgado (Sahuarita HS) made the most of her opportunity at the plate with a towering grand slam as the Aztecs won the opener 8-0. 

All six of Lorenson’s (14-6) no-hitters have come in her last 13 starts. She had six strikeouts and a walk.

Sophomore Mari Ruiz (Cholla HS) also had a great day on offense as she went 4 for 5 with five RBIs and two runs scored. Sophomore Courtney Brown (Flowing Wells HS) was 3 for 8 with four RBIs and two runs scored.

Pima won the finale 12-8.

The Aztecs will be the No. 4 seed at the Region I, Division I Tournament next Friday and Saturday, May 5-6. All games will be played at Bill Vallely Field in Prescott. 

PCC will begin the double elimination tournament against No. 1 seed Yavapai College on Friday at 11:00 a.m.

Copyright 2017 Pima Athletics. All rights reserved.

David Kelly contributed to this story.

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