Riverside City College has had a challenging yet electrifying softball season this semester and two of the team’s most prominent players have stood out amongst the pack.
Tigers catcher Aeriel Carlson has had an impressive freshman season with a batting average of .322, while hitting a league-best seven home runs, and contributing to 25 runs batted in.
Sophomore pitcher and infielder Emily Wilcox, has created an equally impactful presence this season with a phenomenal batting average of .485, which is the Orange Empire’s Conference second best, while adding 16 runs batted in. Wilcox also presents a threat on the mound with 18 strikeouts to her resume.
The Riverside City College Softball team bounced back with a, 6-5, win at Allan Hancock, and tried to continue the win streak against Cypress on Feb. 24, where the Chargers defeated RCC, 5-1
The fire alarm went off around 11:53 a.m. within the Wheelock Gym after people near by began to smell smoke.
Former Riverside City College pitcher Chelsea Ponce remains a star on the mound in the local area with UC Riverside.