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Pinon: National Pitcher of the Week

March 9th, 2012 » filed under: Softball News, Top Story

Roughrider pitcher Estela Pinon was named OC Sports NJCAA Softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of February 27 – March 4. The Tucson native pitched twelve innings last week, dominating the competition and getting two wins in both appearances. In a 6-5 victory over Chandler-Gilbert Community College, the sophomore righthander recorded 14 strikeouts and scattered three hits and one unearned run in six innings. Pinon then led YC to an 8-0 shutout of Division II No. 3 South Mountain Community College behind 10 strikeouts and six hitless innings.

Saturday, Pinon and the top-ranked Roughriders host No. 9 Pima Community College in a double-header at Bill Vallely Field in Prescott. The first pitch will be thrown at 12:00 PM.