Huntington Beach, Calif. -The Rustler baseball team hosted Cerritos College Tuesday afternoon. It took three hours and fifteen minutes to complete the first eight innings of the game and was suspended due to the darkness. Cerritos College currently leads 11-8 in the top of the ninth inning.
The story of the game was difficulties on the mound. Golden West has used six different pitchers so far, who have walked six batters and gave up eleven runs on nine hits. Eight of Cerritos runs came in the top of the sixth inning on five hits, three walks, and two hit by pitches. Luckily for the Rustlers their offense has kept them in it by scoring eight runs off ten hits.
Golden West and Cerritos will complete this game Tuesday, February 11 at Cerritos College before their next matchup. The Rustlers next game is away at Reedley this Thursday, February 6 with a 5pm start time.
Written by Andrew Whitten