Andrew Quezada pitched shutout ball for eight innings on Friday and Spencer Hereford finished up as No. 11 Cypress blanked No. 6 SBCC 9-0 in a Southern Cal Regional baseball playoff opener at Pershing Park.
Santa Barbara improved to 13-3 at home. The Vaqueros took a 3-0 lead in the first, a 4-2 advantage in the fifth on an RBI single by Reinhard Lautz, then fell behind 5-4 after the Raiders (17-19, 9-7) scored single runs in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth innings.
After erasing a four-run deficit to tie the game 6-6 in the seventh on Friday, SBCC gave up a pair of runs in the ninth and No. 2 Orange Coast pulled out an 8-6 nonconference baseball victory at Pershing Park.
Kyle Wade tossed five shutout innings on Thursday and Tyler Rosen drove in the only run with an RBI single in the fourth as SBCC upset No. 2 Orange Coast 1-0 in a nonconference baseball game at Pershing Park.
Peter McEvoy blooped a two-out single into short left field on Tuesday and John Gonzalez sprinted home from first base to lift No. 6 Riverside to a 5-4 walkoff win over SBCC in a nonconference baseball game at Samuel Evans Park.
Tyler Rosen slammed a three-run homer and Mitchell Sancier was 2-4 with two RBIs on Tuesday, guiding SBCC to an 8-6 baseball win at Cuesta that moved the Vaqueros into sole possession of first in the WSC North.
Jayden Metz, who pitched the last few years for Ventura High, made his first college start for SBCC on Tuesday against Ventura College. The 6-4 right-hander shut down the Pirates, holding them to one run three hits over six innings in a 7-4 WSC North baseball win at Pershing Park.
SBCC followed a familiar path to its sixth straight win on Tuesday when it fell behind in the first few innings, then rallied for a 5-4 win over Hancock in the WSC North baseball opener at Pershing Park.
Jake Holton singled through the left side to drive in Reinhard Lautz in the bottom of the ninth on Saturday at Pershing Park, lifting SBCC to a 6-5 walk-off baseball win over No. 2 Reedley and a sweep of their two-game series.