Boys Baseball Sport Shorts, 2015
For a preview to the Eagles baseball season and look at their scores so far, check out the score on Maxpreps, 2014-2015, for dates, times, and other winter sports.
Also check out the schedule for this year baseball season on Fresno Christian athletic website. The overall score for FC is currently 8-1. The first league game will be played on April 7.
An easy win for the Eagles, March 21
Saturday, March 21 the Fresno Christian baseball team travelled to beautiful Cambria California to play a double header against Coast Union High School. The Eagles entered the weekend on a six game winning streak and looked to keep the hot streak going.
The game started just the way the Eagles wanted it to, scoring one run early in the top of the first. However, Coast Union came back with a run of their own to tie it early. After that, neither team was really able to pull away. Every other inning or so, each team would get a few hits to help get their team going, but both defenses shut things down before either team really gained momentum. Heading into the seventh, the Eagles led 6-3.
In the top of the seventh, FC got some runners on base but were unable to capitalize and bring them in. In the bottom of the inning, the Coast Union offense came alive, loading the bases with nobody out, and threating to end the game on a walk off hit. Senior Dillon Owens came into the game to try and hold CU from taking the lead. Union was able to tie the game and it was sent into extra innings.
Well past noon, the game dragged on for quite a while. Neither team was able to drive in a run, although there were many opportunities on each side. Clutch defensive plays by the Eagles kept their dreams of winning alive, including a double play that ended with a play at the plate to save the game. Finally, after their starter went 11 innings, Union finally went to their bullpen. As a result, the Eagles offense exploded, scoring seven runs and putting the game away in the top of the 12th. The final score listed FC the winner, 13-6.
After about a 25-minute intermission, the second game was underway. With players, coaches, and fans alike all drained of energy following the first game’s excitement, the second game was a struggle. However, the Eagles were able to keep focus and jumped out to an early lead. FC never looked back, as they remained in the lead for the rest of the game and came away with the 12-1 victory.
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