Chargers Advance to State Championship Semi-Final

Chargers Advance to State Championship Semi-Final


By Wes McCurtis

FRESNO, CA – The Cypress College baseball team (31-14) bounced back after Friday's 6-5 loss to Santa Rosa by eliminating Delta with an 11-7 victory this morning. The Chargers will take on OEC rival Golden West in the State Championship Semi-Final tonight at 5:15pm. 

Andrew Quezada (10-3) allowed 11 hits and 5 earned runs in his third complete game of the season. Willie Aguilar stepped up for the Chargers with 3 hits, 1 run, and 2 RBI while Paul Gomez added 2 hits and 3 RBI.

Cypress trailed Delta 6-3 at the bottom of the sixth inning, but came up with 4 huge runs with 2 outs on the board to regain control of the game. Brandon Gonzalez (1-for-5, 2 RBI) drilled a 2 RBI single down the first base line follwed by an Aguilar 2 RBI double to center field to give Cypress the momentum and the lead. 

The Chargers posted 4 more runs in the seventh inning to extend the lead and advance to tonight's semi-final. 

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