After his final season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marco Martinez, who holds the title for the third-most hits in PCC baseball history, committed to play baseball at California State University, Fullerton.
When Edward Manzo slapped a grounder into the shortstops glove, silence overwhelmed PCC’s dugout; they knew their season was over. That fate was sealed when Glendale shortstop, Grant Mona, threw to first for the final out, winning the three game postseason series. The Lancers entered the playoffs as the 12 seed, and were faced with taking on the fifth seeded Glendale Community College in the first round. The only other time PCC faced Glendale, they were only able to score one run in a 5-1 …
As the game winded down during the ninth inning, Patrick Pena leaned in to pitch the ball, hurling it into the catcher’s mitt, snapping the Lancer’s 6-game losing streak with a 4-3 win against Compton.
As Tony Shue trotted into second base after his 3 RBI double gave PCC a 7-6 lead, he was the only Lancer who wasn’t outwardly celebrating or cheering, a reflection of his characteristic calm under pressure even after the eighth inning hit authored the game’s final score.
PCC’s baseball team battled late with a three-run 7th inning, and were able to beat Santa Barbara 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon, improving their overall record to 9-6. Starting pitcher Nathan Garkow got off to a rocky start in the 1st inning. After getting two quick outs, Garkow gave up solid contact to the opposing team and yielded three runs. “I knew coming into today that [Santa Barbara] is a good hitting team,” Garkow said. “I was leaving the ball up in the zone in the …
Lancers baseball bested Long Beach City College (LBCC) for the first time since 2014 in a thrilling 3-2 grudge match last Thursday afternoon at Brookside Park.
After losing four of their last five games, the Lancers ended their preseason with a home win over Victor Valley College on Tuesday.
Coming off of a three-game winning streak against El Camino College-Compton Center, the Lancers weren’t able to keep that same momentum flowing as they lost to Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) on Tuesday, 9-4, to drop the first game of the conference series.
PCC baseball snapped a four-game losing streak with a 10-5 win over LA Harbor, but lost yet another conference series 2-1.
The PCC baseball team came into Tuesday’s series opener against Mt. SAC on yet another losing streak. Losers of their last five in a row and nine of their last 10, the Lancers hadn’t scored a run in their last couple of games. Fortunately, that all changed on Tuesday, as PCC did just enough to win the ballgame 2-0.