Rio Hondo College came up short in a pair of South Coast Conference interdivision games against Los Angeles Harbor College, falling to the Seahawks by a final score of 8-6 on Tuesday at home and suffering a 7-6 loss in Wilmington on Thursday.
It was another tough loss for Rio Hondo College on Saturday against the visiting Pasadena City College Lancers. The Roadrunners were shutout for the second straight game and suffered a 12-0 loss to close out a disappointing three-loss South Coast Conference series to PCC.
It was a rough day for the Rio Hondo College pitching staff on Tuesday. Visiting Pasadena City College put together a trio of four-run rallies as well as a three-run frame to hand the Roadrunners a 16-2 South Coast Conference loss in Whittier in the opening game of a three-game set.
Ricky Akles went 2 for 4 with a home run and 2 RBI but Rio Hondo College couldn’t hold a seventh-inning lead and lost by a final score of 7-4 to visiting Long Beach City College on Saturday in Whittier.
Christian Tinnin smacked his first home run of the season but Rio Hondo College couldn’t put together a late rally and lost the second game of a South Coast Conference series to visiting El Camino College by a final score of 5-3 on Thursday.
Jesus Maldonado’s RBI single with one out in the top of the ninth inning proved to be the game-winner as the Roadrunners held on for a 5-4 win over Compton College at the MLB Urban Youth Academy on Thursday in both teams’ South Coast Conference opener.
The 2019 season got off to a good start for the Rio Hondo College baseball team as the Roadrunners took both games of a two-game series against Antelope Valley College this weekend. On Friday, Rio Hondo rallied late for a 9-6 win at home and rolled to a 7-3 victory at AVC in Lancaster on Saturday.