(Walnut, CA) In the first of a three-game South Coast Conference series, host Mt. San Antonio College (10-5, 2-2) defeated Long Beach City College (8-7, 3-1) by the score of 11-5 on Tuesday, March 1.
Trailing 5-1 through five, the Vikings rallied for three runs in the top of the sixth to close the gap to one, 5-4. The Mounties responded with four in the bottom half of the inning and two more in the seventh to seal the win.
Starting pitcher Michael Flores (5-1) picked up the win, throwing 5.2 innings while striking out three.
Game 2 of the series will take place in Long Beach on Thursday, March 3, at 2 p.m., and the final game will be on Saturday, March 5, at 12 p.m. in Walnut.
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For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.274.4630.