BASEBALL:  HORNETS WIN IN SCOREFEST

Tate Brock knocks in a run.
Tate Brock knocks in a run.

Fullerton took on visiting Bakersfield College in a non-conference game on Thursday and beat the Renegades 15-8.

FC got it going early in the first inning scoring four runs. Three straight walks loaded the bases for the Hornets. The first run came when Chase Kerr was hit by a pitch forcing Monte Montenegro across home plate. A wild pitch allowed Ryan Aguirre to come home. Tate Brock and Angel Lopez both hit singles scoring Thomas Delgadillo and Kerr.

Bakersfield broke out in the top of the third scoring four runs to tie the game up, but the Hornets went off in the third dropping six runs to go up 10-4.

The Renegades tried to climb back in it in the sixth scoring 4 runs, but again FC's offense answered the call adding three runs in their next at bat and a security run in the eighth. 

Reliever Connor Tousignant (2-1) grabbed the win going 2.2 innings with 0 earned runs against, 2 walks, and 7 strikeouts. Starter Jordan Wisner went 2.1 innings with 3 earned runs, 2 walks, and 3 strikeouts. Michael Martinez went .02 giving up 3 earned runs. Gerardo Ramirez threw 1.1 innings with 3 hits against, no earned runs, and 2 K's. David Olson and Lourence Kao both went an inning. Olson gave up a hit with no runs as did Kao.

Up Next: The Hornets (7-7 overall) will host Pasadena City College this Saturday, February 24th at 12:00 pm.