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.
The Pacific Coast Athletic Conference has selected sophomores Raymond Jones and Cory Russell to the All-PCAC first team and four others, including Ricky Kliebenstein, Kyle Peeler, Christian Broussard, and Brien Grant were given honorable mention by the league.
The Knights finished the 2015 on a high note, winning five of their last six games, including Friday's 6-3 home victory over Mt. San Jacinto.
Sophomore starting pitcher Kyle Peeler threw a complete game shutout with three strikeouts in the Knights 6-0 home win over Southwestern on Tuesday afternoon. The Knights improved to 7-4 overall and 1-1 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
Freshman Christian Broussard hit a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 10th to catapult the Knights to a 3-2 win, their third in a row, over Irvine Valley on Saturday afternoon.
Freshman left fielder Scott Martinez hit a game-tying RBI triple in the bottom of the ninth and sophomore center fielder Ray Jones followed with an RBI single that gave the Knights a 4-3 home victory on Tuesday afternoon over West Los Angeles.
The Knights (8-22, 6-15 PCAC) had their best performance of the season on Friday as they recorded 27 hits en route to an 18-0 win over Imperial Valley (4-27, 3-18 PCAC). It was the third straight victory over the Arabs this week. The Knights also beat them, 3-1, on Tuesday, and 9-1 on Thursday.
The San Diego City College baseball team won its second consecutive game over Imperial Valley on Wednesday.by crushing the Arabs, 9-1. It was the largest margin of victory for the Knights who improved to 7-22 overall and 5-15 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference.
After falling behind by three runs, the Knights got back into the game with a 2-run home run from Joseph Lavin in the eighth inning, but Grossmont held on to win 6-4. The loss was the Knights' fourth straight and dropped their overall record to 5-14 and Pacific Coast Athletic Conference record to 3-7.