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Arcadia Blanks La Salle at Duarte Tournament

  • La Salle Freshman Vanessa Dwyer made two fine defensive plays at first base.
  • Freshman Paula Damas pitched a complete game for the Lancers


Arcadia got the only run it needed in the fourth inning and went on to beat La Salle 1-0 Saturday at the Duarte Tournament.

Freshman Paula Damas pitched a complete game for La Salle allowing just the one run. Vanessa Dwyer, another freshman had a base hit and a walk in the contest and also made two fine defensive plays running down short pop ups from first base. Dwyer advanced to third in the sixth inning after a walk but the Lancers were unable to get the run across.

“We need to take advantage of opportunities and we didn’t. We can’t give teams for and five outs per inning,” said La Salle Coach Rich Diaz. “We have some young players but they’re very good. We’ll be okay.”

Arcadia improved to 4-0 with the win while La Salle fell to 2-2. Next up for Arcadia is a date with Temple City on Tuesday. La Salle hosts St. Paul on Tuesday.

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