SAN DIEGO, CA (4/26/2022) IVC Baseball started it's final three game series of the year vs. San Diego City College. Game one was played on the road at San Diego City Tuesday April 26th. Through two full innings of play, IVC found themselves trailing the home team 4-1. However, the script flipped in a big way during the top of the third inning. IVC's offense exploded for nine runs on ten hits in the top of the inning giving Imperial a commanding 10-4 lead. The third inning was started off by a single from Ryan Bonilla, followed up by another single by Jonathan Aguirre, and a bunt single by Roberto Gonzalez to lead the bases. Carlos Camacho reached base on a costly error then Sebastian Fuchen drove in another run on his second hit of the day.
Nine runs in the third inning proved to be more than enough. San Diego City would tack on a single run in the 7th inning making the score 10-5, the games final score. IVC's Offense was stellar putting up 15 hits in the contest. Pitching was also strong enough for IVC as starting pitcher Isaac Martinez earned the win throwing five innings while only giving up two hits, four runs, and zero earned runs. Felix Mejia threw the game's final four innings, giving up only one run, zero earned runs, and striking out three.
The final time to catch IVC Baseball at home is on Thursday, 4/28 at 2:00 pm as they take on SD City for the second game of the series. IVC's final game is on Friday, 4/29 at SD City to conclude the three game series.