SCC baseball splits with Douglas College on Sunday

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Jason Shaw
Photo by Wilson Tsoi

The SCC Baseball Team plays its best games on Sunday, at Meridian Park, the first game of the doubleheader. For the second week in a row, SCC played a great first game at Meridian Park, beating Douglas College of Vancouver, BC 6-1. SCC dropped the second game, 9-4, after wasting a 3-0 lead going into the 5th inning.

In the opening game, Jason Shaw pitched a great game just like last week when he beat the NWAACC's #1 Ranked Team in Bellevue College, 5-0. This week he held Douglas to 4 hits and only one earned run in 7 innings of work. The SCC offense scored 3 runs in the first and in the second to take a 6-1 lead and the Dolphins never looked back. Matt Sweeny had 2 hits and 2 RBIs to lead the SCC offense, while Jordan Padilla had 2 hits as well and Matt Cottingham scored 2 runs for SCC.

In Game 2, SCC again scored 3 runs in the bottom of the first inning and it held up to the top of fifth, when Douglas exploded for 6 runs. Douglas added single runs in the 6th, 7th and 9th innings to push their total to 9 runs for the game. SCC could only muster a single run in the 6th inning.

Willie Davies took the loss for SCC, but did have 6 strikeouts in 6 innings of work. Matt Sweeny again had 2 hits and 2 RBIs for Shoreline.

SCC goes to 3-26 for the season and 2-16 in the NWAACC Northern Region. Douglas is now 10-10 overall and 8-8 in the region.

Shoreline plays Olympic College next weekend in a four game Northern Region series. OC is 10-18 overall and 1-11 in the region. SCC plays at Olympic on Saturday and returns to Meridian Park on Sunday at 1:00 PM again for a doubleheader.


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