The Cougars had a strong first half in the opening game of the 2014 season, trailing just 1-0 at the half. However, Mesa CC pulled away for a 3-0 victory in the second half of the game on Saturday.
Cougar assistant baseball coach Chris Duffy is headed to Southern California to join the USC baseball coaching staff.
Two more members of the 2014 Region Championship baseball team have committed to 4-year institutions for the 2014-15 academic year. Sophomore pitcher Michael Bonifay will attend NCAA Division 2 North Greenville University in Tigerville, SC.
South Mountain CC pitcher Scot Hoffman signs a National Letter of Intent to play at High Point University in North Carolina. He becomes the 8th Cougar from the 2014 season to sign with an NCAA Division 1 university.
Sophomores Brandon Downs and Tyler Cook have signed Letters of Intent to play at NCAA Division 2 universities. Downs, a catcher from Mesa HS, will be attending Missouri Western University in St. Joseph, MO. In Downs’ two years as a Cougar, he posted a .
Sophomore baseball athlete, Garrett Gandolfo, signs a scholarship commitment to play for Southeast Missouri State University in the Fall of 2014. Southeast Missouri was the Ohio Valley Conference champion in 2014.