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ARC’s pitching, defense falters in 13-5 loss at Sac City

ARC’s pitching, defense falters in 13-5 loss at Sac City

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 17, 2015

Undone by three errors and sluggish pitching, American River College’s baseball team lost to Sacramento City College 13-5 in the finale of a three game series as Sac City pulled away following a game-tying single by ARC left fielder Jimmy Lunardelli in the fifth inning. ARC starter Tommy Balmain nev...

Offense explodes for ARC in 12-1 baseball win Thursday

Offense explodes for ARC in 12-1 baseball win Thursday

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 13, 2015

Led by third baseman Colton Freeman’s 5-5 day at the plate and four runs scored, American River College’s baseball team accumulated 19 hits in its 12-1 victory over Sacramento City College Thursday. Six of ARC’s players, including Freeman, had multi-hit games and the team scored at least one...

ARC extends road winning streak to seven with come from behind win at Sac City

American River College shortstop Cameron Bennett catches the ball before knocking out Sac City's Tyler Houlihan during ARC's win over Sac City.

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 11, 2015

A triple and quick reflexes by right fielder Alex Gaskin and an eighth inning RBI single by designated hitter Dalton Devries helped American River College’s baseball team win its seventh straight road game Tuesday, defeating Sacramento City College 2-1 in the team’s first conference game of the season...

ARC clobbered by Cosumnes River College in 8-2 loss

ARC clobbered by Cosumnes River College in 8-2 loss

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 9, 2015

A three-run first and five-run seventh inning by Cosumnes River College led to a big win over American River College Thursday, as ARC lost its second straight home game after cutting CRC’s three-run lead to one on an Alex Gaskin fielder’s choice and Dalton Devries single in the sixth. CRC (10-4)...

Baseball Notebook: ARC looking for consistency as it begins conference play

Baseball Notebook: ARC looking for consistency as it begins conference play

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 9, 2015

American River College’s baseball team stands with an 8-7 record as it begins conference play this week, looking to combine the talents of starting pitcher Matt Gunter with a much-improved offense from last season. The team is seeking to improve from its current position of fourth in the Big Eight...

Photo Gallery: ARC wins over Modesto 2-1

Photo Gallery: ARC wins over Modesto 2-1

Bryce Fraser and Bryce Fraser

March 9, 2015

This is A photo gallery of the Baseball game against Modesto junior College. Photos by Bryce Fraser   ...

ARC wins fifth straight on the road at Modesto, 2-1

ARC wins fifth straight on the road at Modesto, 2-1

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 5, 2015

An RBI double by Colton Freeman and a sacrifice fly by Jimmy Lunardelli were the only runs needed by American River College’s baseball team in a 2-1 grind-out win at Modesto Junior College Tuesday, as starting pitcher Matt Gunter (4-1) threw eight shutout innings with three strikeouts and four hits...

ARC unable to score late, falls to Diablo Valley College 6-4

ARC unable to score late, falls to Diablo Valley College 6-4

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

March 3, 2015

Though it loaded the bases in the sixth and ninth innings, American River College’s baseball team was unable to bring in more than one run in each frame en route to a 6-4 home loss to Diablo Valley College despite starting pitcher Kirby Broadbent’s 7 ⅔ innings pitched. Trailing 4-2 in the sixth,...

ARC takes big lead early, holds on to defeat Solano

ARC takes big lead early, holds on to defeat Solano

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

February 26, 2015

American River College’s baseball team defeated Solano Community College Tuesday 9-7, battering Solano’s pitching staff with seven runs in the first third of the game before holding off a late rally that saw the tying runs come to the plate in the eighth and ninth innings for Solano. The game...

Notebook: Team at .500 mark through 10 games

Notebook: Team at .500 mark through 10 games

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

February 24, 2015

American River College’s baseball team stands with a record of 5-5 through 10 games, righting the ship after three bad losses in its first four games. Following a 7-4 home win against Solano Community College on Feb. 10, ARC’s team is now in the midst of playing six straight games on the road,...

Four-run rally in eighth propels ARC to second victory

Four-run rally in eighth propels ARC to second victory

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

February 13, 2015

American River College’s baseball team defeated Solano Community College 7-4 Tuesday, taking the lead in the bottom of the eighth on a Colton Freeman single before adding some insurance later in the inning when Steven Mercado cleared the bases despite getting caught in a run down to end the frame. For...

Notebook: Lopsided scores denote baseball team’s slow start

Notebook: Lopsided scores denote baseball team’s slow start

Matthew Peirson and Matthew Peirson

February 10, 2015

Slow start due in large part to early inning pitching woes American River College’s baseball team has started the season with a record of 1-3. It was dominant in its 9-1 victory over Shasta College on Feb. 4 but has fallen behind early, losing by a big margin in its three losses. A five-run second...

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