The Ventura College softball team's 2019 season came to an end on Thursday with a 5-1 loss at Southwestern College in Chula Vista in the play-in round of the CCCAA Southern California Regional Playoffs. Kali Brown had a pair of hits for the Pirates (22-17) and Kayla Garcia had a hit and an RBI. Serrina Cabral, Marisa Felix and Adriana Clemons also recorded hits in the season finale for VC.
Ventura, seeded No. 18 in the playoff bracket, took the early 1-0 lead in the top of th first inning in Garcia's RBI. They could not hold the advantage, however, giving up four runs to No. 15 Southwestern in the bottom of the second. The Jaguars followed with another score in the fourth inning to set the 5-1 final margin.
The Pirates end the season with a 22-17 record. They were 13-3 in Western State Conference North Division play, good for a second place finish.