(Long Beach, CA) Mt. SAC (12-8, 3-6) ended its three-game skid by breaking Long Beach City College's nine-game win streak, 11-2, in a South Coast Conference game in Long Beach on Saturday, March 7. This was the first SCC loss for the conference-leading Vikings (17-4, 8-1).
The Mounties had big innings in fifth and sixth, which accounted for seven of the team's 11 runs.
Starting pitcher Diego Barrera (4-2) picked up the win for the Mounties, throwing seven innings, allowing two runs, while striking out 11.
Mt. SAC will start a three-game series on the road against Compton College (3-17, 0-7) on Tuesday, March 10, at 2:30 p.m., weather permitting. The Mounties will host the second game on Thursday, March 12, at 2:30 p.m. before returning to Compton to close out the series on Saturday, March 14, at 12 p.m.
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