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AHC Baseball Earns 6-4 Win Over Cuesta

AHC Baseball Earns 6-4 Win Over Cuesta

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - The Allan Hancock College baseball team (2-1) kept the momentum flowing en route to a 6-4 victory over Cuesta College at home on Thursday afternoon.

Cuesta jumped out to an early 2-1 lead at the end of the first frame, but an RBI single from Jeff Ray evened the score in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Bulldogs doubled the production in the next frame after a double by RJ Clayton plated one run and a single from Trenton Pallas scored another. The Cougars knotted the score again in the top of the seventh with a two-run inning, but Hancock was able to grind out the victory. A single from Travis Welker in the bottom of the seventh plated the go-ahead run, followed by an RBI from Clayton in the next frame to close out the scoring.

Lucas Earle earned the win on the mound in his season debut, while Matthew Gonzales collected his first save of the season after punching out three batters through two innings of work. 

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Hancock will return to action on Saturday, April 17th, with a home doubleheader versus Ventura. The first pitch is set for 12 PM at John Osborne Field in Santa Maria, Calif.