The North Pointe Falcons capped off a great week by defeating Fountain Hills 10-0. Reyna Gil went 3 for 4 and drove in a run in the 5th inning that clinched the teams 4th straight run rule victory. Reyna Caudillo collected her 5th complete game shut out this season and struck out 13 batters along the way. After the contest Coach Gil said, “We have a tough test this week coming up with 2 of the top teams in the state coming to play us. While it was a great morale boost to get 4 wins in 4 days, next week will test us and we have to be ready to put in the work to continue to see positive results.”
Today’s home game for North Pointe Prep extended the Lady Falcons win streak to three. The Falcons earned three run rules in the three last games. North Pointe was victorious 21-0 in today’s event vs ASU Prep. Offensively, Soph. Reyna Caudillo batted 5-for-5, with two Home runs; Soph. Sara Strey batted 5-for-5, with four stolen bases; Junior Cynthia Gil batted 4-for-5; Soph. Sophia Rabayda batted 3-for-4, as well as picked up the win for pitching; and Junior Josh Martin batted 3-for-4, with a homerun. “It’s awesome to know that we’re getting better as we get closer towards the postseason. With only five games remaining, each match is significant for positioning ourselves in the state tournament. Our Pitching from both Reyna and Sophia should keep us competitive going into the postseason,” said Coach Marcos.
The North Pointe Falcons won the second end of the double header, defeating Valley Christian 14-4. Junior Cynthia Gil led off the scoring with a “Dinger” in the bottom of the first. Pitcher Reyna Caudillo collected her second win on the day, this time pitching a complete game. “The effort and intensity were good from the start of both games and I was happy to see how well we responded to a very uncharacteristic week,” Coach Gil said after the game.
The Falcons got back to their winning ways, defeating Valley Christian by a score of 15-3. The offense was led by Sara Strey who went 3-3 with 3 Runs, an RBI and a stolen base. Reyna Caudillo recorded the win allowing no hits over 3 innings, striking out 8. Coach Gil said, “it was good to see us get back to doing the little things right and executing the game plan.”
The North Pointe Falcons lost a hard fought game against Casteel 7-4 last night. The defense struggled early but Mandy Castro, Alma Pineda and Sara Strey all recorded two outs in the field. Pitcher Reyna Caudillo added 9 strikeouts. The offense was led by Josh Martin who reached base in all 3 plate appearances. Mandy Castro, Reyna Caudillo and Cynthia Gil all had an RBI. After the contest, Coach Gil said, “This was not one of our cleanest games. We made some uncharacteristic mistakes. However, I was proud that they team kept fighting until the last out and we battled back as a team.”
The North Pointe Falcons suffered their first loss of the season, falling to Yuma Catholic 1-0. Alma Pineda recorded 5 defensive outs. Reyna Caudillo recorded 2 doubles and 10 strikeouts in the loss. “Today came down to execution and doing the little things well and we failed to do those things today. I expect us to refocus and get these issues fixed before our next game,” coach Gil said after the game.
The North Pointe Falcons continued their undefeated regular season by beating Fountain Hills 11-1 on Tuesday Night. Sophomore Reyna Caudillo struck out 11 batters while going 2 for 3 at the plate, driving in 3 runs and scoring 3 more. Sophomore Sara Strey continued her hot streak at the plate going 3 for 4 with 2 runs and two stolen bases. “Despite giving up our first run this season early in this game, I was very happy to see the team play with a short memory and quickly respond. This was a good way to start of section play,” coach Gil said after the game.