Gonzalez, Lopez-Cortez Named 3CFCA Players of the Week

Gonzalez, Lopez-Cortez Named 3CFCA Players of the Week

LOS ANGELES — Sofia Gonzalez and Brianna Lopez-Cortez have been named California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association Players of the Week.

Gonzalez led San Bernardino Valley to a pair of wins as part of a three-game win streak for the Wolverines. Gonzalez dished a pair of complete-game wins, ending the week with a five-inning shutout win over Victor Valley. The sophomore struck out eight batters allowing just three hits and one walk in the 13-0 victory. 

She opened the week with six strikeouts in an 8-3 win over Pasadena City while giving up just two earned runs. Her opponents had an average of just 0.163 against her. Gonzalez is a perfect 4-0 this season and ranks 21st in the state with 38 strikeouts. She has 128 career strikeouts at San Bernardino Valley.

Lopez-Cortez had an outstanding week at the plate, leading Feather River to a pair of wins over Reedley. During the stretch, the third baseman batted 7-8 (0.875 batting average), opening the series with three hits and a pair of runs in the 10-2 win. She was instrumental in the finale when she amassed four hits with three RBIs and two runs in the 9-5 win.

She's doing it all after battling back from ACL surgeries in each knee.

Other Notable Performances

Hannah Guilfoos, San Bernardino Valley — .714 batting average, 2 runs, 5 hits, 1 home run, 8 RBIs

Richere LeDuc, Cerritos — .750 batting average, 2 runs, 3 hits, 1 home run, 4 RBIs, 3 walks

Avery Mytnik, Monterrey Peninsula — 0.00 ERA, 1-0, 1 complete game, 1 shutout, 7 IP, hit, 0 runs, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts

Alura Neill, Cuesta — .455 batting average, 4 runs, 5 hits, 2 doubles, 4 RBIs, 2 stolen bases

Aaliyah Rivas, Palomar — .500 batting average, 5 runs, 5 hits, 2 home runs, 4 RBIs

Lina Sanchez, Fresno City — .538 batting average, 2 runs, 7 hits, 1 double, 1 triple, 2 RBIs, 1 walk, 1 stolen base

Ariana Williams, Orange Coast — .600 batting average, 3 hits, 2 RBIs, 1 walk, 2 stolen bases

Previous Players of the Week

Players of the Week

Malia Venegas, San Jose, March 7

Sadie Hampton, Redwoods, February 28

Kadyn Smith, Bakersfield, February 21

Patty Rodriguez, Citrus College, February 14

Brooklyn Gregory, Golden West, February 7

Eliza Deatherag, Sacramento City, January 31

Pitchers of the Week

Olivia Ramirez, Long Beach, March 7

Emma Silva, West Hills Coalinga, February 28

Avery Mytnik, Monterey Peninsula, February 21

Amaya Sutton, Sierra College, February 14

Kindall Pierson, Fresno City, February 7

Alexya Naranjo, Chaffey, January 31


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