Baseball wins its first conference game

March 14, 2018

By Jerry Flores The Huskies won their first South Coast Conference-North game at home against Long Beach City College last Thursday with a final score of 5-4. In the bottom of the ninth inning, with a player on second base, East Los Angeles College won the game after sophomore outfielder Damian Lomeli smashed a hit to left field, allowing sophomore outfielder Elias Maldonado to reach home plate. Maldonado finished the…

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Baseball holds fall placement scrimmages

BY ALYNNA GUZMAN Husky baseball wrapped up their fall season against College of the Canyons on Thursday. The game lasted a grueling 14 innings. During the fall season no scores are displayed on the scoreboard, despite head coach  James Hines saying the point of the games are still to “create a competitive atmosphere.” Although these games don’t count the way they will in the spring, they still affect how  players…

November 30, 2017
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Baseballs strenuous season comes to end

By Dan Gudino  After a long disappointing season, baseball concluded the 2017 season with a loss at home 4-2, to Cerritos College last Thursday. All season long, Huskies sophomore designated hitter Kyle Francis, performed at high levels and in the season finale he launched a towering homer run to the deepest part of center field in the fourth inning, tying the game at one. The ball would have traveled further,…

May 3, 2017
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Baseball strays from playoff hopes

By Tiana Hunter Baseball faced a tough loss to Santa Ana College on Friday, 11-5. East Los Angeles College’s pitching was a major problem after the third inning and one of the reasons they lost. Pitching started out with freshman Adrian Cardenas, but they would go through six pitchers in this game. “The arm felt good coming off extra days rest, but I started missing my locations a little bit,…

April 19, 2017
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Baseball takes two of three against Rio Hondo

By Dan Gudino Two costly errors gave East Los Angeles College baseball a 4-2 loss at home, in the series finale against Rio Hondo College on Saturday. “We missed an opportunity for a sweep. I feel we got too comfortable with our two wins against them (Rio Hondo) and it showed with our fielding today. We need to get dialed in and focus on playing clean baseball against Chaffey (College,…

March 26, 2017
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Baseball confronts setbacks v. Riverside City College

By Gustavo Buenrostro Baseball failed to score a run for the second consecutive day against Riverside City College, at home losing 6-0, Feb. 11. The day before East Los Angeles College lost at RCC 9-0. ELAC was not able to reach first base for the majority of the game, having two hits and striking out 12 times. The day before ELAC managed four hits. RCC’s sophomore pitcher Blake Tuthill had…

February 15, 2017
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Baseball achieves first conference win

By George Alvarez The Husky baseball team earned its first South Coast Conference win defeating El Camino College Compton Center 10-3 on March 7. It took a team effort for the Huskies to earn this win. The team fought off pitches, had aggressive base running and used fundamental techniques to move over in order to score base runners. There were five players that had one or more Runs batted in….

March 12, 2015
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