SANTA ANA, Calif. – After falling behind 2-0 in the first inning, the Santa Ana softball team stormed back to defeat the Saddleback Gauchos 6-4 for it's 10th win of the season and second in Orange Empire Conference play.
Saddleback fought to stay in control, answering with a go ahead run in the fourth but couldn't hold the Dons as they rallied for four runs in the bottom of the inning to go up 6-3.
The Gauchos kept the pressure on by answering with a run in the fifth, but Santa Ana's Nicole Yniguez continued her dominance to collect another win, improving her record to 7-1.
Santa Ana will get a real test on Thursday when they travel to Palomar to take on the Comets (10-2, 3-0) at 3:00 p.m. in a makeup non-conference game. On Friday, the Dons will return to OEC play with a road game against the Cypress Chargers (9-1, 3-0) at 2:00 p.m.