Sat., Feb 11th, 2012 [box score
] El Cajon, Calif. --
Errors plagued the San Diego Christian College baseball team on Saturday, as the Cal State San Marcos Cougars swept the Hawks in a double header, winning game one 5-0 and game two 12-4.
SDC falls to 3-9 with the losses while CSUSM moves to 6-1.
Game one saw SDC’s Adair Robles roll through the Cougar lineup the first time through. CSUSM got on the board in the fourth, when Kyle Secciani Drilled a fastball over the left field wall for a homerun to put the Cougars up 1-0.
The Hawks threatened a few times, but stranded in each of the first seven innings with pushing a run across.
CSUSM scored a pair of runs in the 6th and a pair of runs in the 8th. SDC went down in order in the 8th and 9th innings and the Cougars captured game one, 5-0.
Robles (0-1) took the loss, throwing 7.1 innings, striking out eight and allowing seven hits. Robles allowed four runs, three of those were earned.
CSUSM jumped on SDC early in game two, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning. SDC responded with a triple from Tyler Bailey, followed by a single by Garrison McLagan to drive in Bailey. Nick Bando then singled, and Andy Salcido drilled a double to drive in McLagan. The Hawks were unable to push across any more runs, but cut the lead in half, 4-2, after one inning of play.
CSUSM pounded the ball in game two, scoring two runs in the third, one in the fourth, three in the fifth, and two in the seventh.
The Hawks scored a run in the sixth, when Sean Sweeney walked and later scored on Rich Aguirre’s single.
SDC tacked on another run in the seventh. Luis Rivas singled though the left side to lead off the inning for the Hawks. Rivas walked and stole second. Nick Bando walked and Rivas moved to third on a passed ball. Alex Mann drove in Rivas on a fielder’s choice but the Hawks could not scratch any more runs across.
In game two, McLagan went 3-4 with a run and RBI and Bando was 2-3.
Dylan Jones took the loss for the Hawks, throwing two innings and allowing six runs, with four earned runs. Jeremy Blare threw 2.2 innings, scattering 3 hits and giving up four runs, with only one earned. McLagan threw the final 2.1 innings, allowing 2 runs, none of which were earned.
SDC travels to La Sierra University on Friday, February 17th for a double header.