Third time was the charm for the Knights against Saddleback as City defeated the Gauchos, 5-2, on Friday at Morley Field. Frank Lopez pitched a complete game and helped his own cause by going 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run as the lead-off hitter.
The Knights edged West L.A., 5-4, on Tuesday to win their third consecutive game and improve to 3-3 on the season. Frank Lopez, who played three positions, went 3-for-4 with two runs and earned the win.
Freshman right fielder Cole Flint went 2-for-4 with two RBI and scored what turned out to be the winning run.
The San Diego City College baseball team earned its first victory of the new season with a 2-0 home shutout of Compton on Saturday. The Knights improved to 1-3 after dropping the first three games of the season to the Saddleback Gauchos, who are ranked No. 2 in Southern California, and the Long Beach Vikings, who are ranked No. 15 in Southern California.
San Diego City College baseball players Tyler Flores and Frank Lopez were selected to the All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference first team, while Scott Martinez, John Salda, Anthony Warneke, Ethan Payson, and Garrett Yocum all earned honorable mention by the conference.
The Knights' playoff hopes took a hit with an 8-2 home loss to Mt. San Jacinto on Thursday afternoon. The loss dropped the Knights to 10-9 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference, four games behind second place Palomar with five games remaining.
The San Diego City College baseball team came back twice to win its fourth consecutive game on Tuesday, 5-4, over PCAC-leading Grossmont in the first of a three-game series this week.
The Knights followed up an 18-11 win at Imperial Valley on Tuesday with a 12-6 home win over Imperial Valley on Thursday to improve to 10-9 overall and 5-4 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
Lorenzo Martinez came in as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the ninth and delivered with a walk-off single that gave the Knights a 5-4 home victory over Mesa on Thursday.
The win improved City's record to 8-8 overall and 3-4 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
The Knights nearly came back from a three-run deficit, but their ninth inning rally fell short by a run as they lost to Mt. San Jacinto, 5-4.
The Knights rallied back from a 3-run deficit to tie Mesa in the eighth inning, but the Olympians scored a run in the top of the ninth to win the opening game of conference play, 6-5.