Cougars Defeat Chandler-Gilbert CC in Non-Conference Contest
The South Mountain Community College baseball team (3-2) defeated Chandler-Gilbert CC in a non-conference contest at CGCC on Tuesday, Feb. 1. The Cougars broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth, and the bullpen did not allow a hit over the final six innings.
Sophomore Drew Woody then tossed a quiet fifth inning to pick up his first win of the season. Sophomore Alec Stanfield tossed two innings with two strikeouts, sophomore Esteban Hernandez threw a quick eighth, and freshman Matthew Martinez recorded his first save with two strikeouts.
At the plate, freshman Jayden Smith recorded his third multi-hit game of the year with a 2-for-3 performance. He scored two runs and walked once. Redshirt freshman Easton Erwin had a base hit and scored a run, while freshman Carter Richey and sophomore Taylor Tractenberg had an RBI. Freshman Brian Leon roped his first double of the season, and freshman Josaiah Estrella successfully executed a sacrifice bunt.