REDDING, Calif. – Shasta College's softball team finished the regular season with a sweep of Butte College to capture a share of the Golden Valley Conference title with Feather River.
It's the Knights' second GVC title in the past three years, winning in 2017.
Shasta College split a doubleheader with Feather River, losing 5-4 and winning 9-3 on Monday and swept Butte 2-1 and 7-3.
Shasta improves to 17-3 in GVC and 23-11 overall and awaits the playoff seeding this weekend.
Feather River 5, Shasta 4
Shasta 9, Feather River 3
Reilly Rupert took the loss. She struck out five, walked three and gave up five runs on six hits. Shasta totaled five hits, two from Lindsey Beck, who also scored a run, and two Brooke Blades, who added two RBIs. Paige Hunt is 1 for 3 with an RBI.
Carli Lewis was the winning pitcher in the nightcap after striking out five, walking one and allowing three runs on eight hits in a complete game. Erica Parent was 3 for 5 with an RBI and a run, Beck was 3 for 4 with an RBI and a run, Lewis had a two-run double, Blades was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Lewis hit a double and two RBIs, Marissa Hopkins had an RBI double.
Shasta 2, Butte 1
Shasta 7, Butte 3
The Knights scored two runs in the top of the seventh to pull out the road victory. Reese Bertain had a sac fly to score Rupert and Blades reached on an error, allowing Destinee Baird to score the go-ahead run. Rupert struck out four, walked none and allowed one run on nine hits. Hopkins was 2 for 3 with a double, Parent was 1 for 3, Rupert was 1 for 4 with a run, Blades was 1 for 4 with an RBI and Chloe Luna was 1 for 2 with a double.
In the nightcap, Lewis got the win with five strikeouts, one walk and one run on eight hits to earn the victory. Parent was 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run, Lewis was 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run, Baird was 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI, Blades was 1 for 4 with three RBIs and a run and Beck, Hopkins and Rupert each had a hit and scored a run.
Team GVC, Overall
Shasta 17-3, 23-11
Feather River 17-3, 22-16
Redwoods 9-11, 13-21
Butte 9-11, 14-24
Siskiyous 8-12, 12-25
Lassen 0-20, 6-30