Bears' Baseball Recap: Region I Finals at Mesa (Game 1) 5-11-17

ACCAC BASEBALL-Final

2017 REGION I DII FINALS (at Mesa, AZ)

BEST-OF-3 SERIES:  GAME 1

                                      1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9            R       H        E

(15) #2 Phoenix                0  3  1  2  3  0  4                  13      14       1

(10) #1 Mesa                    0  0  0  1  0  1  0                   2        6        2

BEARS LEAD SERIES, 1-0

Winning Pitcher:                            Justin Revels (8-4) (6 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K)

Losing Pitcher:                               Tyler Hilton (4-5) (4 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, HB)

Save:                                                    NONE

Top Hitters:

PHX:                    Nick Guaragna:  4-5, 3B, 2 R, 2 RBI; Tyler Phillips:  3-4, 3-run HR, 2 2B, 3 R, 4 RBI

MESA:                Kelby Richardson:  2-3, 2 RBI; Marcus Skundrich:  2-2

Records:

PHX:              40-20 Overall, 25-15 ACCAC       

MESA:                       43-17 Overall, 26-14 ACCAC

Coach’s Quote:

Kevin Kimball:  NONE

PHX’s Next Game:         at (10) #1 Mesa Friday 3PM (Mesa) (Region I Finals-Game 2 (best-of-3))

Game Notes:

-BEARS’ 40TH WIN TIES ’92 BEARS (40-14) FOR MOST WINS IN SINGLE SEASON IN 96-YEAR HISTORY OF BEARS’ BASEBALL PROGRAM  

-game called after 7 innings due to 10-run mercy rule

-LOB:  PHX 9, MESA 9

-PHX sent 9 men to plate in top of 7th inning (2 doubles, 3 singles, BB, HB)

-4 Bears with 2 hits or more (Anthony Williams:  2-4, solo HR, 2 R, 2 RBI; Joe Velarde:  2-4, 2-run HR, R, 2 RBI)

-Extra-base hits:  PHX 7 (3 HR, 1 triple, 3 doubles), MESA 0

-Pitchers used:  PHX 2 (Revels, Alfredo Villa), MESA 5 (Hilton, Holden Bernhardt, Nick Ohanian, Tyler Oscarson, John Cranston)

About Phoenix College

Phoenix College is one of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest community college districts in the nation. Phoenix College offers academic courses leading to associate degrees, university transfer, certificates and short-term job training to more than 11,000 students annually.