Taft vs Oxnard
March 4, 2017
By Kaivon Kealoha
Taft hosted a double header on Saturday against Southern California contender, Oxnard College in game one. The Cougars fell by the score of 5-4. Oxnard struck early on Cougar defense; scoring 3 runs on 3 errors in the top of the first inning. However, TC responded in the same inning, scoring 3 runs of their own when Nick Kawano scored on a wild pitch, and Richard Ortiz hit a 2 run home run with Dominic Tating on first base.
Cougar starter Chase Nistor recovered well, tossing into the sixth inning, and allowing just 2 earned runs on 8 hits. He threw a total of 5.1 innings.
Seth Sorensen pitched 1.2 innings out of the bullpen and allowed no hits and no runs on 1 strikeout.