The Hornets made it two wins in consecutive days holding off San Bernardino Valley College 3-2 Friday at the David Buttles Tournament hosted by College of the Desert.
On Thursday, against College of the Desert, Fullerton's offense exploded as they went on to beat the Roadrunners 13-2.
The Wolverines and Hornets both had great pitching performances, but Fullerton came out on top.
SBVC took advantage of a wild pitch scoring the game's first run. They would score again in the fourth inning on a passed ball
In the top of the fourth inning, San Bernardino Wolverines tied things up at two when Joseph Rodriguez hit into a 5-3 groundout allowing Jacob Johnson, who had previously doubled, to score.
In the third inning, Fullerton scored 2 runs to tie the game up. CF Monte Montenegro hit a hard single that brought in Ivan Vega. Then, 2B Ryan Aguirre came up hitting another hard single scoring SS Ivan Ramos.
The Hornets made their move in the fifth when Montenegro ripped a doubled to left center scoring SS Ivan Ramos putting FC in place for the win.
Starter Ricky Rivera (1-0) earned his first win going 6 innings giving up only 1 earned run with 4 K's and no walks. Austin Mills, Lourence Kao, and Jordan Wisner all got an inning of work. Wisner knocked down his first save of the season.
The David Buttles Baseball Tournament, named posthumously for David Buttles, Roadrunners head coach from 1992 through 2007. Throughout his time at College of the Desert, Buttles collected a record of 291-307 (.486).
Up Next: The Hornets (4-2 overall) will have their season home opener this coming Tuesday, February 6th against Southwestern College. Game time is at 2:00 pm so come on out and support your Hornets!