California High School Baseball - Providence prevails Calvary Baptist
(May 1, 2012: La Verne, CA 91750) In Tuesday's non-league challenge, the Providence Pioneers (Burbank, CA) baseball squad triumphed over the host Calvary Baptist Cougars (La Verne, CA), by a final score of 9-0.
With the win, Providence upgrades its record to 8-2 on the season. The Pioneers host St. Monica Academy (Pasadena, CA) to battle the in a non-league challenge on Thursday, May 3. The come into the challenge with a record of 4-7. St. Monica Academy won 14-9 in their recent league challenge against Southwestern Academy (San Marino, CA)
With the defeat, Calvary Baptist falls to 8-5 on the season. The Cougars travel to Southwestern Academy (San Marino, CA) to battle the Sun in a International challenge on Wednesday, May 2. The Sun come into the challenge with a record of 4-8. Southwestern Academy lost 14-9 in their recent league challenge against St. Monica Academy (Pasadena, CA)
Behind a strong pitching performance by Aaron Ziegler, the Pioneers beat Calvary Baptist 9-0 in a re-match at Bonita High School in La Verne. The first meeting earlier in the season resulted in a close extra-inning victory for the Pioneers. However, the Pioneers put this one out of reach early with seven runs in the first inning. With the victory, the Pioneers improve to 8-2 and match the most wins by the baseball team in over 10 years.