Huskies baseball bumped from first place

FLYING BALL— East Los Angeles College baseball team’s pitcher Tony Monroy pitching during a 3-2 loss to Long Beach City College on April 12 at Husky Park. CN/LILIANA MARQUEZ
FLYING BALL— East Los Angeles College baseball team’s pitcher Tony Monroy throws a pitch during a 3-2 loss to Long Beach City College on April 12 at Husky Park. CN/LILIANA MARQUEZ

 

By Megan G. Razzetti and Tadzio Garcia

The East Los Angeles College baseball team is in new territory, second place in the South Conference Coast Conference after a 3-2 home loss to Long Beach City College yesterday.

ELAC led or was tied for first place the SCC since play began March 4.

Long Beach City College handed No. 4-ranked ELAC two consecutive losses including yesterday’s stunner at Husky Baseball Field.

The upset losses knocked the Huskies, 20-11 overall and 12-6 in the SCC, into a three-way second play tie with upstart Long Beach (15-11, 12-6) and El Camino College (20-11, 12-6).

The Huskies play in the Spring Classic Baseball Tournament April 15-16 at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria before ending the regular season with a three-game series against Los Angeles Harbor College (14-16, 6-12) April 22-25.

TO FIRST—Jonathan Larson, first baseman of the East Los Angeles College baseball team, batting during the third game of the three-game series against Long Beach City College on April 12 at Husky Park. The Huskies ended losing the game 3-2. CN/LILIANA MARQUEZ
TO FIRST—Jonathan Larson, first baseman of the East Los Angeles College baseball team, batting during the third game of the three-game series against Long Beach City College on April 12 at Husky Park. The Huskies ended losing the game 3-2. CN/LILIANA MARQUEZ

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