The Knights hosted Arizona Western on Tuesday for a 7-inning doubleheader that ended in a split. Arizona Western edged the Knights, 5-4, in the first game, but SDCC responded with a 4-0 shutout victory in the second game. It was the Knights' first of this young 2013 season.
The Knights fell behind, 5-1, before rallying to tie the game in the bottom of the 9th, but Saddleback had the last laugh as the Gauchos scored in the top of the 10th and hung on for the 6-5 win. Drew Danzeisen went 3-for-5 with one RBI while Ryan McClanahan went 1-for-4 with his lone hit bringing in the two runs that tied the game.
The Knights closed out the 2012 season with a 9-2 victory over Imperial Valley at Morley Field on Friday. City won the season series over the Arabs, 4-1.
The Knights fell behind 3-0 and got back within a run, but couldn't complete the comeback as they lost, 3-2, to Southwestern on Thursday afternoon at Morley Field.
The Knights responded to a 9-2 loss on Tuesday to Imperial Valley with an 11-1 victory over the Arabs on Thursday afternoon at Morley Field in the middle game of a three-game series.
Fabian Cosio drove in both runs for the Knights and the pitching staff kept the Palomar bats quiet on Friday afternoon as the Knights defeated Palomar, 2-1.
Slater Putland put the Knights ahead with a 2-RBI single in the seventh and then held on to the lead by closing out the game on the mound as the Knights defeated Palomar, 5-4, at Morley Field.
The momentum that the Knights built after winning two consecutive games against Grossmont last week has disappeared after losing two straight to Southwestern this week. The Knights lost, 7-0, on Wednesday and then were defeated, 10-2, on Thursday. The Knights fell behind 5-0 in Thursday's game at Morley Field and could not recover.
The Knights struck first with three runs in the third inning and never looked back as they defeated Grossmont for the second consecutive day, 6-1, on Friday.
The Knights fell to Grossmont, 7-2, at home on Tuesday in the first game of a three-game series with the Griffins this week. The Knights were down, 2-1, after four innings, but Grossmont pulled away with two runs in both the fifth and sixth innings. The loss dropped the Knights to 6-9 overall and 2-4 in the PCAC.