After suffering their first shutout loss of the season on Saturday the American River College baseball team bounced right back and picked up their second shutout win of the season at Hartnell College on Saturday.
American River College was primed to snap their four game losing streak on Tuesday, taking a 9-3 lead into the 8th inning but Mission College had other plans and used their potent lineup to score two runs in the 8th and 5 in the 9th to win 10-9.
As the American River College baseball team tries to stay one step ahead of Mother Nature, Friday’s baseball game against Feather River College will be moved from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 a.m. to try and beat the storm that is scheduled to come in in the late afternoon.
For the 2nd time in their two home games this year American River College put a crooked number on the scoreboard in the bottom of the first inning. Unfortunately, today it would not be enough as the Beavers suffered their first loss of the season, 5-3 to Yuba College.
American River College completed the two game sweep of West Valley College by defeating the Vikings 1-0 in Saratoga on Saturday. It was the Beavers first shutout win since blanking Hartnell College 8-0 on February 10 last season.
For the first time in American River College’s history, the women’s volleyball team won the State Championship! It was an awesome display of offense and defense, mental toughness and fortitude, and especially teamwork. The student-athletes and their coaches worked hard and overcame some unforeseen obstacles during the playoffs to show just how tough they are.
The Beavers placed 4 runners on the All-NorCal team with Peter Vo 10th, Logan Dodge 11th, Josh Kling 13th and Ben Blankenburg 14th. Ben Kizziar finished 17th, Sebastian Leon was 25th and Jorge Pena was 33rd. Coach Anderson was named the 2018 NorCal Men’s Coach of the Year.