By Miguel Dominguez
The East Los Angeles College baseball team lost to Long Beach College 5-4.
This is their third loss in a row and they have only won one game in the last 10 games they have played.
Francisco Dominguez started on the mound and pitched through seven innings for the Huskies.
Dominguez allowed eight hits, three walks, and allowed five earned runs.
Two of the five runs came off solo home runs.
Long Beach pitcher Reed Passmore gave up six hits, two walks, and allowed four earned runs through five innings.
There was a delay in the bottom of the 1st after hitter Ruben Hernandez hit a foul ball towards the lights above the Huskies dugout.
Luckily, the shattered glass ended up a few feet away from the Huskies dugout, no one was hurt.
The players, coaches, and umpires helped to clear out the shattered glass on the field.
The delay took about 40 minutes before the umpires decided to continue the game.
Long Beach left fielder Bryan Sanders put Long Beach on the board first after going deep to left field off the Husky pitcher. Long Beach led 1-0 in the second inning.
At the top of the fifth inning, Justin Santoyo walked, and Ryan Guerero doubled to left, putting runners on second and third with no outs in the inning.
Alex Seguine singled to right field and drove in Santoyo and moved Guerero to third.
Long Beach led 2-0 with no outs.
The next batter, Matthew Pinal grounded out to second, but drove in the runner from third.
Long Beach extended its lead 3-0 with a runner on second and one out.
In the same inning with two outs, Raul Garcia singled to center field and drove in the runner from second, making it 4-0.
In the bottom of the fifth, the Huskies had runners on first and second from back-to-back singles.
With one out, Antonio Gomez singled to left field and drove in the runner from third making it 4-1 Long Beach.
D. Viera scored the second run for the Huskies on a passed ball from catcher Tito Haycox.
Huskies still trailed 4-2.Bottom of the sixth with one out, Husky hitter Michael Easter singled to right field and the next batter Juan Guardado doubled to center putting runners on second and third.
Husky hitter Luis Rojas singled to left and drove in Easter to make it 4-3 Long Beach.
Long Beach pitcher Passmore was taken out of the game after hitting Daniel Vierra and putting runners on first and second with one out.
Mitchell Knight took over on the mound for Long Beach.
In the same inning, Jarred Robles flew out and drove in Guardado from third to tie the game 4-4.
The next inning, lead off hitter Guerero gave Long Beach the lead homering to left field making it 5-4 in the seventh inning.
Husky starting pitcher Dominguez was taken out in the eighth inning after giving up a single to the leadoff hitter Evan Vasquez.
Joseph Campos took over for the Huskies.
Campos kept the inning scoreless and pitched a 1,2,3 inning in the ninth.
Bottom of the ninth, Long beach first baseman Matthew Pinal took over to close the game.
Husky leadoff hitter D. Vierra struck out for the first out of the inning.
Next batter, J. Robles hit a hard grounder to shortstop which the ball hit off the shortstop leg and went to left field.
Robles advanced to second on the play.
Jason Vela pinch hit for Gomez and struck out for the second out.
The next batter, J. Villagran had a full count on the pitcher and got the walk to keep the inning alive and advanced the tying run to second.
Next batter, Isiah Lopez Del Haro singled to right and the third base coach had the runner stop at third with two outs that could have possibly tied the game.
The bases were loaded with two outs, and it came to Hernandez to