Ventura College Athletics

2019 Ventura College Baseball Team News

  • Baseball Splits Double Header With Monterey Peninsula
    February 16, 2019
    The skies cleared and the sun came out Saturday. It was a great day for baseball as the Pirates hosted Monterey Peninsula for a twin bill at Pirate Park. The Lobos took game one 9-3 before VC came back to post an 8-1 victory in the nightcap. Junior Sandoval paced the Ventura (5-3) at the plate with four hits on the day, including a 2-run home run in the second game. Steele Ledford and Gabe Baldovino each recorded three hits on the day as VC retained the "Battle of the Beach" traveling trophy for the annual series.
  • Power Surge Leads Ventura Past Citrus, 22-5
    February 08, 2019
    The Ventura College baseball team continued their power surge in a big way Friday afternoon in Glendora, pounding out 20 hits, nine for extra bases, including a pair of home runs in the Pirates' 22-5 victory over Citrus College. TJ Foreman finished a double away from the cycle, recording four hits with four runs scored and three runs batted in while Steele Ledford, AJ Medrano, Zane Chittenden and Junior Sandoval all had three hits each. The 22 runs is the most for the Pirates in at least six seasons.
  • Baseball Takes Third Straight, Defeats Barstow 8-6
    February 02, 2019
    The Pirate baseball team outsmarted the weather Saturday, playing at relatively dry Barstow, defeating the Vikings 8-6 on the power of home runs by Jacob Harris and AJ Medrano. Sam Langler and Junior Sandoval each had two hits and scored two runs, while TJ Foreman and Vito Ferrante each recorded two runs batted in for the Pirates (3-2) in the victory.
  • Chittenden and Harris Homer in Pirate Victory
    February 01, 2019
    Zane Chittenden and Jacob Harris each homered Friday as the Pirates defeated Cerro Coso 7-2 in Ridgecrest. Jackson Hickert started on the mound, pitching six solid innings, yielding two runs while striking out four to record the win. Chittenden had three runs batted in and scored twice and Brian guy had two hits, including a triple, with two RBI and a run scored. Gabe Baldovino had a double and scored two runs for the Pirates (2-2).
  • Pirates Come Back to Defeat Victor Valley in Home Opener
    January 29, 2019
    The Pirate baseball team scored five runs in the final three innings to turn a 5-1 deficit into a 6-5 walk-off victory over visiting Victor Valley Tuesday in VC's 2019 home opener. AJ Medrano and Hunter Klingelhoffer homered in the seventh and eighth innings, respectively, and Zane Chittenden had a 1-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to walk off the Rams. Sal Delgado pitched a scoreless ninth inning to pick up the victory for the Pirates (1-2).
  • Baseball Drops Decision at Fullerton
    January 26, 2019
    The Ventura College baseball team couldn't gain any traction Saturday, dropping an 8-2 decision at Fullerton College. TJ Foreman has a pair of hits for the Pirates (0-2) wile Jacob Harris was 1-2 with a run scored and a run batted in. Brian Guy was 1-3 at the plate and scored the Pirates other run.
  • Four Run LAVC 8th Sends Pirates to Defeat on Opening Day
    January 25, 2019
    Things were looking good for the Pirates on opening day, until they weren't. Baseball is like that. VC led 4-3 heading into the bottom of the eighth inning Friday at LA Valley when a pair of defensive miscues and a clutch Monarch hit led to a four run inning and a 7-4 defeat for the Pirates. Jacob Harris was 2-4, including a double, with a pair of runs batted in while AJ Medrano also had two base knocks with a double while scoring two runs and batting in another. Jackson Hickert pitched a solid five innings, allowing three runs with six strikeouts.