Mesa sweeps San Bernardino, takes PCAC lead

Mesa sweeps San Bernardino, takes PCAC lead

After an important series win against Mt. San Jacinto College to close out March, the San Diego Mesa College baseball team continue to add to their conference victories by sweeping San Bernardino Valley College. 

The month of March was a pivotal time for the squad having played all 13 games against conference opponents. Of those 13 games, they only dropped 3 games coming against Imperial Valley College, Southwestern College, and Mt. San Jacinto College. 

The current PCAC standings lists Mesa College at the top with a 15-3 record. They are followed by Southwestern College at 13-5 and Palomar College at 10-5. 

On Tuesday, the Olympians held off a late 3-run surge by the Wolverines to preserve the 6-5 win. Riley Aggson picks up his second win and Braeden Bentley picks up his third save of the year. 

The two teams clashed once again on Thursday, and behind a stellar 4 for 5 hitting from Isidro Velez, the Olympians came out victorious 9-5. Cyrus A. Fullen and Jorge Martinez both contributed with two RBI's.  Kobby Lopez picked up another win and is currently on top of the PCAC in wins and earned run average (0.81). 

The teams met for a third time on Sunday and once again, Mesa came out on top with a 12-5 win, completing the sweep. 

Joel Escalante and Jacob Engel added two RBI's. Dylan Weese pitched 5 innings, facing 22 batters, and striking out 6.   

The team will be back on the road on Tuesday, April 9. They will travel to take on Los Angeles Mission College. First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.