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Jade Johnson allowed no runs in 3.1 innings of relief.
Jade Johnson allowed no runs in 3.1 innings of relief.

CMS Softball Drops Single Game to Division II Azusa Pacific

CLAREMONT, Calif. - After losing games to rainouts last weekend, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps softball team added a game with Division II Azusa Pacific on Friday and came up on the short end of a 6-0 defeat.

With the loss, CMS slips to 5-2, but was able to tune up again after being idle for two weeks, before Division III Beuna Vista comes to Athena Field on Sunday for a doubleheader. Azusa Pacific improves to 8-5 with the win. 

Jade Johnson had a solid pitching performance in defeat, allowing no runs on four hits in 3.1 innings of work. Destiny Garcia was 1-for-2 with a walk, while Rachel Sapirstein and Ari Livi added hits for the Athenas as well. 

Mia Alvarez had an RBI double in a two-run first, and Izzy Rivera contributed a three-run double in a four-run third for the Cougars. Foru Azusa Pacific pitchers combined on the shutout. 

CMS will get back to Division III play on Sunday against Buena Vista, beginning at 11 a.m.