|February 3, 2016|
SCC Suffers First Loss
The Hawks took their first loss of the season in their game against Grossmont College. The loss brings SCC to an overall record of 5-1. Despite outhitting the Griffins, SCC could not hold on and ended up surrendering the winning run during the 8th inning while playing under the international tie breaker rules.
The Hawks jumped on the board quick in the first inning. Jordan Hicks lead off the game with a base hit to center field and then quickly stole second base. Jessica Daniel followed with a walk, putting runners on first and second. With 2 outs, Manoa Weijgertse drove Hicks in on a base hit to right field, giving the Hawks the first run of the game.
The Griffins answered back quick putting up a run in both the bottom of the first and second innings after leadoff batters reached on walks. In the top of the sixth inning Emili Olague hit a solo home run over the left field fence to tie the game.
SCC failed to capitalize on their scoring opportunity with a runner on 2nd in the top of the
8th inning. The Griffins however managed to score the winning run on a base hit to left field after advancing the runner to third on a sacrifice bunt.
Shannon Thornton started the game for SCC and allowed 2 runs on 1 hit over 1 inning of work. Riley Nahrwold went on to record the loss after posting 6 strikeouts in 6 innings of work.
Up Next for the Hawks: The Hawks face Cerritos College at home on Friday February 5th at 2pm.