The Hornets hosted Santa Ana College on Tuesday afternoon and lost a tough one 8-3.
Both teams came into the game at opposite ends of the standings with Santa Ana sporting a 3-1 overall record after taking care of Golden West in last week's four game series, while Fullerton came in with a 1-3 overall record after their series with Orange Coast. Today's Hornet loss at the hands of Santa Ana now gives them an overall record of 1-4 with an Orange Empire Conference record of 1-3.
The Dons took a 3-1 lead in the top of the fifth on a three-run homer by the leadoff batter Micah Pietila-Wiggs that brought in Garet Crenshaw and Derek Sims.
Santa Ana added to their lead in the sixth dropping two more runs. Devon Villanueva knocked a single deep to left field scoring Griffin Selby and Luke Davis scored.
SAC went up 6-1 in the seventh when Selby hit one to shallow left that dropped in scoring Nick Lopez.
The Dons put the finishing touches on the game in the ninth on a two-run homer that sailed over the left field ivy by Villanueva that also brought Davis home.
Up Next: The Hornets (1-4 overall, 1-3 OEC) will host Santa Ana College again this coming Thursday, April 22nd. Game time is at 2:00 pm. Unfortunately, no spectators will be allowed, but you can watch the game live on the FullCollSports YouTube Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJQGJU8cg2c.