The tough stretch of the 2017 season for Porterville College continued on Friday night as the Pirates suffered a 3-0 loss at home to visiting Merced College. PC lost the Central Valley Conference match by scores of 25-22, 25-19, and 25-9.
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Sophomore Brooklynne Beavers slammed home 14 kills to lead the Porterville College Pirates to a 3-1 win over San Jose City College in their opening match at the Monterey Peninsula College Classic on Friday.
Freshman setter Emerald Harris combined for 27 assists, 11 digs and 4 aces over two matches to help lead Porterville College and new head coach Pete Rasmussen to its first win of the season on Saturday.
Sophomore Brooke Reilly totaled a match-high 7 kills but an inexperienced Porterville Pirates team couldn't keep up with the balanced attack of the San Diego Mesa College Olympians and suffered a 3-0 loss on their road in both teams' 2017 season-opener on Friday.
The 2016-17 athletic season recently came to a close for the Porterville College Pirates and last week, the Athletic Department honored 18 student-athletes as well as a pair of special Pirate supporters at the annual Academic and Athletic Achievement Awards ceremony.
The 2017 season came to a close for the Porterville College softball team on Thursday as the Pirates dropped a Central Valley Conference doubleheader on the road to West Hills College Coalinga. Porterville ends the year with an 11-23 overall record and went 7-13 in the CVC to finish in seventh place in the final standings.
Sophomore Jordon Grader tossed eight shutout innings before allowing a pair of runs in the ninth, but held on for a complete-game victory as Porterville College beat the visiting Cerro Coso College Coyotes by a final score of 6-2 on Wednesday to open a three-game Central Valley Conference series.
Freshman shortstop Jose Narvaiz had a day at the plate to remember. The lead off batter paced the Porterville College offense going 4 for 6 while scoring four runs scored and driving in three to help lead the Pirates to an 11-2 win over the Antelope Valley College Marauders in Lancaster on Monday.
The Porterville College softball team ran its season-best winning streak to five games thanks to its narrow 3-2 win at Merced College on Thursday. Unfortunately, the streak came to an end later on after the Blue Devils handed the Pirates an 11-0 loss.
Porterville College sophomore pitcher Matt Weis turned in a quality start, allowing three runs and four hits in a complete-game effort, but the Pirates' offense left 14 runners on base in a narrow 3-2 loss at College of the Sequoias on Thursday.
The Porterville College bats couldn't get much going over a three-game Central Valley Conference series and were swept by the Reedley College Tigers. The set wrapped up on Saturday with a 9-0 loss at Reedley as the Pirates were held hitless.
Porterville College suffered a pair of Central Valley Conference losses on Thursday, falling by scores of 7-2 and 3-2 at College of the Sequoias. Freshman Taylor Maddox had a pair of hits and a RBI to lead the Pirates at the plate.
Porterville College first baseman Dane Wasden (pictured) went 3 for 4 with a double but his good day at the plate was overshadowed by poor defensive play by the Pirates in a 9-1 loss at Taft College on Tuesday.
Porterville College not only produces quality individuals on the field, but also in the classroom. Two fine examples are the Pirate student-athletes Brandon Lozano and Jose Prieto who were recently named to the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association (CCCBCA) Academic All-State team.
The Porterville College baseball team will be glad to not have face Merced College again this season. On Saturday, the Pirates wrapped up their three-game Central Valley Conference series with a 16-0 loss in Porterville to the Blue Devils. Marcos Alvarez went 3 for 4 with a double and RBI in Saturday's defeat.
It was a tough way to open the 2017 Central Valley Conference schedule for Porterville College. The Pirates managed just one hit and lost 6-0 to visiting Merced College in both teams' conference opener on Tuesday.
Coming off their first win of the season on Tuesday, the Porterville College Pirates couldn't keep the momentum going and suffered a pair of losses to Taft College in a Central Valley Conference doubleheader at home on Thursday. Taylor Maddox went 4 for 8 with 3 RBI over both games to lead PC.