Bakersfield, CA – The Bakersfield College baseball team hosted non-conference opponent Cerritos College at Gerry Collis Field in their final regular season home game and got their seventh win in a row, 10-1 over the Falcons.
With two out in the top of the first, Cerritos put a run across to go up, 1-0. Ashanti Ross hit a single to get on base in the bottom of the first and was able to advance around the bases on an error, a stolen base and another error to score the Renegades first run. Hunter Adams then hit a fly ball to deep left field that brought home Kamron Willman and Hector Ruvalcaba, but was thrown out trying to make it to third.
In the bottom of the second Ross hit a hard single to left field that brought home both Matt Patton and Jacob Sanchez. Sanchez scored the game's next run on a bases loaded walk three innings later in the fifth.
The Renegades extended the lead in the bottom of the eighth on a Sanchez triple to deep centerfield that brought Patton and Adams home. Sanchez then scored on a grounder by Dickerson. Willman then brought Dickerson home on a single to left field that brought the total to 10-1.
Alejandro Murillo started the game on the mound for the Renegade and went six innings with four strikeouts, four hits and one run allowed. Frankie Villasenor came in to pitch the seventh and eighth and Chris Rodriguez finished the game in the ninth.
With the win, BC improves to 25-13 overall.
The Renegades will travel to play LA Mission on Tuesday (4/23) at 2:30pm. They have already clinched a tie of the WSC South conference championship and with a win Tuesday, will clinch the outright championship.