College of the Canyons’ baseball team beat Chaffey College 12-9 in a wild game on Saturday when the home team scored eight runs in the 7th to gain the win and improve to 7-4.
Justin King got the win for the Cougars after coming in relief in the 5th inning with Canyons trailing 8-2. King struck out Chaffey’s Christian Valdez to end the inning.
Chaffey only scored one more run the rest of the game before King gave way to Jarrett Poh who earned the save
Canyons improved to 7-4 on the year and Chaffey fell to 3-9.
The Cougars will play another game at Chaffey on Tuesday, February 20.
In the photo above, College of the Canyons second baseman Ivan Lomeli loses the ball as he tries to tag Chaffey College’s Bodie Parker (#3) while Parker was attempting to steal second base. Parker was safe on the play during the fourth inning Saturday, February 17, 2018. Photo: Kevin Karzin.