Baseball: Sagehens Fall In Series Opener At Cal Lutheran, 7-1

Baseball: Sagehens Fall In Series Opener At Cal Lutheran, 7-1

THOUSAND OAKS, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Baseball team fell to Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) opponent Cal Lutheran 7-1 on Friday afternoon at Ullman Stadium.

Season impact: with the loss, the Sagehens fall to 13-4 overall and 4-3 in SCIAC play.

The Sagehens were led by junior Jeremy Jess who went 2-4 with an RBI in the loss. Junior Tyler Yoshihara suffered his first loss of the season as he fell to 4-1 overall.

The Kingsmen got on the board early in the bottom of the second inning after an RBI single gave them a 1-0 lead. The Sagehens responded in the top of the fifth after Jess drove in first-year Jack Damelio with a RBI double to tie the game at 1-1.

Cal Lutheran knocked Yoshihara out of the game in the fifth after they plated three runs to take a 4-1 lead. The Kingsmen added two more in the bottom of the sixth after two RBI singles and one more in the seventh to extend their lead to 7-1 after seven innings of play.

The Sagehens' bats stayed quiet late as they suffered an opening series loss to the Kingsmen on the road.

Up Next: The Sagehens will host Cal Lutheran for doubleheader on Saturday, March 23rd beginning at 11:00 a.m.