The opening game of the season ended with a tough loss for the Coast Union softball team Tuesday, March 3 at Templeton. The Lady Broncos were shaded, 8-7, as the Lady Eagles scored the deciding run in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Junior pitcher Ellie Magnuson had two strikeouts and chipped in at the plate with a double for Coast; senior Remy Corbett also doubled. Freshman Ani Corbet and junior Maddie May each scored twice.
Coast Union has several more preseason games before opening Coast Valley League play March 24 at Valley Christian Academy. The team went undefeated in league play last season.
The next home game for the Lady Broncos is today, Thursday March 5, against Nipomo at 4 p.m.
2015 home schedule
- March 5 — Nipomo, 4 p.m.
- March 12 — Morro Bay, 4 p.m.
- March 21 — Orcutt Academy, two games, 11 a.m.
- March 27 — Maricopa
- March 30 — Coastal Christian
- April 17 — Cuyama Valley
- April 24 — Valley Christian
- May 8 — Shandon
All games scheduled for 3:30 p.m., except as noted.