CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Baseball team fell in game one of the Sixth Street Rivalry to Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) opponent CMS 2-1 on Friday afternoon at Arce Field.
Season Impact: With the loss, the Sagehens fall to 15-15 overall and 5-14 in SCIAC play.
The Sagehens were led by junior Jeremiah Quezada who went 2-4 with an RBI in the loss.
A low scoring contest in game one of the three-game series between the Stags and the Sagehens with just three runs combined in the ballgame. CMS got on the board first in the bottom of the third inning as a sacrifice fly got the first runner across to take a 1-0 lead.
CMS doubled their lead after a balk by the Sagehens advanced the runner on third to home to gift the Stags a 2-0 advantage in the bottom of the sixth.
The Sagehens had a chance in the ninth as the offense got going and cut the lead in half after an RBI from Quezada cut the lead to 2-1. The Sagehens had the tying run in scoring position and the go-ahead run on base but couldn't bring them in as a fielder's choice ended the game and secured game one for the Stags.
Up Next: The Stags will cross the street tomorrow for the doubleheader at 11:00 a.m. at Alumni Field.