MARYSVILLE, Calif. – Two 1-run games were the results of the San Diego Christian Baseball team's double-header against William Jessup on Saturday.
The Hawks fell in 10 innings to the Warriors in Game 1 5-4 but took Game 2, 2-1, to split on the day.
With the split, SDC is now 8-22 on the year and 7-17 in GSAC play. In their first year as a program, WJU is now 5-19 overall and 5-17 in conference play.
In Game 1, SDC trailed for the majority of the game. They found themselves in a 3-0 hole after four innings.
Geordy Smith (JR/Highlands Ranch, CO) drew a bases-loaded walk to score the Hawks first run in the top of the fifth.
SDC was held in check the rest of the way until the top of the ninth when they scored two runs to force extra innings. The Hawks were down to their last out before Joseph Tellez (SR/Bronx, NY) reached with a single through the left side. An error by the Warriors placed Tellez on second and a wild pitch put him on third. Brock Asher (SR/Aiea, Hawaii) then delivered with a single to bring home Tellez and Austin Yeoman (SO/Norwalk, CA) to force extras.
The Hawks continued their charge with a run in the top of the tenth as Tellez delivered and RBI single. But the Warriors scored two in the bottom of the inning to take the game.
Tellez led the team with three hits in the opening game. Asher led with his 2 RBIs.
Anthony Carrizosa (JR/Corona, CA) was the starter for SDC lasting six innings and allowing eight hits and three runs, He finished with five strikeouts and one walk.
SDC got on the board early in Game 2, with two runs in the top of the second. After an Asher double, Luke Bando (SR/Santee, CA) brought him home on a single to right field. Bando would later score on a Marios Mylonas (JR/Scottsdale, AZ) RBI groundout.
That's all the Hawks would score but it would be enough. Spencer Long (SR/Phoenix, AZ) went the distance throwing the complete seven innings allowing just the one earned run on eight hits. He struck out three to improve to 3-2 on the year.
The Hawks are back on Tuesday as they welcome Bethesda at Grossmont College with first pitch scheduled for 3 p.m.