(Walnut, CA) In the first of a best-of-three series, No. 9 Santa Ana (25-15) handed No. 8 Mt. SAC (22-18) a 15-5 setback at Art Mazmanian Field on Friday in the first round of the California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Regional playoffs.
Down 15-1, the Mounties rallied with four runs in the bottom of the ninth but could not get closer.
Seven pitchers took the mound for the Mounties, but starter Noah Woodall (4-1) got the loss, surrendering five runs in two innings while striking out two.
Mt. SAC hosts Game 2 of the series on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. If necessary, a decisive Game 3 will get underway 30 minutes after first game.
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