The 2017-18 athletics season at Porterville College officially came to a close last week and on Monday, the Pirates honored their best and brightest at the 10th annual Academic and Athletic Achievement Awards banquet at the PC Student Center.
The postseason honors continue for Porterville College third baseman Chelsea Ramos and designated player Angel Geston. On Saturday, the freshman dynamic duo was named to the All-Northern California team by regional coaches.
The 2018 Porterville College baseball season ended in a disappointing way on Friday. The Pirates suffered an 8-1 loss at Merced College just one day after an 18-6 defeat to the Blue Devils in Porterville on Thursday to wrap up a three-game Central Valley Conference series.
Third baseman Chelsea Ramos (left) and designated player Angel Geston (right) were named first-team All-Central Valley Conference at the CVC postseason coaches meeting on Thursday. The freshmen duo highlight a list of six Pirates that earned all-conference honors.
Designated hitter Angel Geston went a combined 4-for-5 with 4 RBI and a pair of home runs to lead Porterville College at the plate in a regular-season ending doubleheader sweep of visiting West Hills College Coalinga on Tuesday.
Second baseman Jose Narvaiz and designated hitter Ryan Hewes both had three hits each to lead Porterville College in a narrow 4-3 Central Valley Conference series-opening loss at Merced College on Tuesday.
Freshman Angel Geston smacked a two-run home run for Porterville College but that would account for all the Pirates’ scoring in a 4-2 Central Valley Conference loss at College of the Sequoias on Thursday.
Porterville College designated hitter Jared Hewes and second baseman Matt Langston had two hits each to account for four of the Pirates’ five in the game in a 6-2 Central Valley Conference loss at Taft College on Thursday.
Alex Sarmienta went 3-for-5 with 3 RBI to lead a surging Porterville College offense as the Pirates rolled to their fourth straight win and a three-game sweep of West Hills College Coalinga on Saturday, taking the finale by a score of 7-1.
Porterville College posted season-highs with 19 runs and 22 hits as the Pirates won their third straight game on Thursday thanks to a 19-7 victory in Game 2 of a three-game Central Valley Conference series at West Hills College Coalinga.
Porterville College centerfielder Alex Sarmienta (pictured) drove in three runs while catcher Tim Martinez had three hits to help lead the Pirates to an 8-5 win at West Hills College Coalinga as the squads opened a three-game Central Valley Conference series on Tuesday.
Porterville College suffered consecutive losses to visiting Cerro Coso College on Friday and Saturday to close out a three-game sweep of the Central Valley Conference series. PC fell 16-1 to Cerro Coso on Friday and closed out the set with an 11-4 defeat on Saturday.
Porterville College’s slide continued on Saturday as the Pirates suffered a pair of losses in a doubleheader at San Jose City College. PC opened with a 5-1 loss and waas edged 2-0 to close out the day.
Porterville College center fielder Alex Sarmienta went 2 for 4 with a home run and a pair of RBI to help lead the Pirates to their first win of the season, a 6-3 Central Valley Conference victory at Fresno City College on Friday.
Freshman third baseman Chelsea Ramos went a perfect 3 for 3 at the plate and drove in two runs, but Porterville College couldn’t overcome a pair of four-run rallies while committing seven errors and suffered a 10-4 loss to visiting Fresno City College on Thursday.
Freshman designated player Angel Geston drove in four runs while freshman pitcher Ashley Eyraud tossed a shutout to lead Porterville College to another big win, this time an 8-0 mercy-rule win in its Central Valley Conference opener against visiting Cerro Coso College on Thursday.
The Porterville College softball team continues to roll, putting up big offensive numbers while its pitching stifles opponents. The Pirates outscored visiting DeAnza College by a combined 22-1 margin in a doubleheader sweep on Saturday.
The impressive start of the 2018 season for the Porterville College softball team as well as freshman third baseman Chelsea Ramos continued Monday as the Pirates moved to 6-0 with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Hartnell College.