In the second round of the NCS playoffs, #7 seed Monte Vista beat #2 seed Heritage 10-0 in 5 innings on Friday.
Monte Vista’s Mackenzie Murphy kept Heritage off the scoreboard, pitching a shutout for all five innings she was in the circle. No opposing players to cross the plate on five hits while ringing up four.
An eight-run explosion in the third inning put the game away for good. Monte Vista on an RBI single by Danielle Morelan, a groundout by Erin Yoshino, an RBI single by Tressa Schroth, an RBI single by Natalie Parker, a walk by Mackenzie Murphy, an RBI single by Jordan Maddox, an RBI single by Alicia Yoshino, and a passed ball.
Maddox was solid at the plate for Monte Vista; going 3-4, driving in one and scored twice.
Monte Vista went up for good in the second, scoring two runs on an error and an RBI single by Schroth.
Monte Vista will now travel to face #3 James Logan in the Semis on Tuesday at 6:00.
Click here to read a great Mercury News article about the game.