TURLOCK — Alex Molina is making it look easy.
The Buhach Colony senior pitched her second straight no-hitter to lead the Buhach Colony softball team to a 1-0 win over Turlock in eight innings in the Central California Conference opener for both teams on Tuesday afternoon.
The BC right-hander was coming off an 11-strikeout performance last week against Livingston.
Molina mowed through the Turlock lineup on Tuesday, striking out six hitters.Molina did walk a batter and hit another.
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Kayleena Flores provided all of the offense for the defending CCC champions.
Flores hit an inside-the-park home run with two outs in the top of the eighth inning for the only run of the game.
Flores finished 2 for 4 at the plate.
GOLDEN VALLEY 4, PITMAN 2
Golden Valley opened up CCC play with a victory.
Gabi Espinosa went the distance in the circle, giving up six hits and two runs to get the win.
Catcher Kayce Gonzalez collected three hits and scored a run for GV (1-0 CCC, 5-8 overall).
Tori Johnson and Espinosa added two hits apiece.
LE GRAND 12, DELHI 0
LE GRAND -- Dannon Graham fired a one-hit shutout for Le Grand.
Graham struck out 11 hitters on his way to the victory.
Edgar Garcia led Le Grand's 10-hit offensive attack with a pair of hits, including a triple and four RBIs.
Guillermo Alvarez and Alex Martinez also collected two hits apiece and drove in a pair of runs.
LOS BANOS 6,
BUHACH COLONY 3
ATWATER -- Bryce Purser, Alex Salazar and Blas Rodriguez all won their singles matches to help Los Banos pick up its first CCC win.
MERCED 6, ATWATER 3
Andrea Rigobello, Adam Rabago, Ahlad Reddy, Paul Escueta and Pao Xiong all won singles matches to propel Merced past Atwater.
LIVINGSTON 4, DELHI 3
LIVINGSTON -- David Carpio and Maria Aguilar each won their matches to lead Livingston.
MERCED 8, REEDLEY 0
Nathan Gonzalez pitched six scoreless innings, giving up just two hits and striking out four to lead the Blue Devils (8-2 Central Valley Conference, 11-7 overall).
Gonzalez is 4-0 this season.
Art Corona and Hunter Adrian each had two hits.
Ian Fregosi knocked in two runs.