Last Thursday, the Lassen College Baseball team traveled to Redding to take on the Shasta Knights in a Golden Valley Conference doubleheader. Connor Irvine started game one on the mound for the Cougars. He pitched a complete game gem in the 6-1 Lassen win.
Irvine struck out seven, gave up our hits and surrendered one earned run. In seven different innings he retired the side in order. It was his second dominating outing in a row. The offense started slow but got it going in the sixth inning. From that inning on, Lassen collected six runs on six hits. Spencer Edmondson led the offense with two doubles and three RBI’s. Nate Morgan and Clay Parry also contributed to the offensive attack.
Giovanni Ramos started game two on the bump for the Cougars. He pitched 4.2 strong innings, giving up three hits, striking out four while giving up two earned runs. Dylan Chalmers replaced Gio and finished the game, leading the way to a 5-4 Cougar win. Chalmers gave up two runs while striking out three Shasta hitters.
The offense was led by Chase Cripps with two doubles and two RBI’s. Randy Stultz also had two hits, including a leadoff triple in the eighth inning. Stultz, later in that inning would score the winning run on a pass ball. Bill Miller contributed with a key RBI in the fourth inning.
“We are finally putting all aspects of our game together in the same game and hopefully will carry this over to our doubleheader against Redwoods on Saturday,” said Head Coach Frank Avilla.