James H. Williams | Managing Editor
The Riverside City College softball team defeated Cypress College, 5-4, in the regular season finale.
Tigers’ Austin Schmidt brought in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 8th inning.
Tigers’ freshman pitcher MacKenzie Maxwell (13-4) pitched all eight innings while allowing four earned runs on 12 total hits by the Chargers. Maxwell also had six strikeouts.
The Tigers will await an announcement for a Southern California Regional playoff berth, which will be determined on April 26. Following the victory, the Tigers improve to 28-11 overall and 16-5 in the Orange Empire Conference.