REDDING, Calif. – Shasta College's baseball team lost four games last week including a three-game series to Canada College.
The Knights fell to Yuba College at home 7-0 on Tuesday before being swept over the weekend, losing 5-1, 5-4 and 13-4. Jaden Gorge was 5 for 12 on the week to lead the Knights' offense.
Shasta has lost six straight games and is 2-10 overall. The Knights host Butte College Friday at 2 p.m. to open Golden Valley Conference play.
Canada 5, Shasta 1
The Knights cut a 2-0 deficit in half in the fifth on when Luke Stanton grounded into a double play but the Colts scored three in the bottom half of the frame to pull away. Shasta racked up three hits, two from Gorge and the other from Cody Emmons. Falcon scored the lone run. Kolby Button suffered the loss on the hill, giving up four earned runs on 10 hits in five innings. Zac Billingsly struck out three and allowed one hit in three scoreless innings of relief.
Canada 5, Shasta 4
Shasta took a 3-0 lead after third inning on Gorge's RBI double, Trevor Schluter's RBI single and Ray's sac fly. But Canada scored four in the bottom of the third and added another in the fourth. Gorge was 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run, Cole Harper was 2 for 2 and Ray had two RBIs. Jordan Akins took the loss, striking out four and walking three while giving up three runs on six hits in five innings. Billy Plummer allowed one hit in three scoreless innings of relief.
Canada 13, Shasta 4
Canada blew the game open with a seven-run fifth inning. Shasta racked up 11 hits in the game, getting two each from Wood and Robert Peters. Gorge drove in two runs, Wade Schulter had a double and a run, Emmons scored a run and Jagger Graham was 1 for 1 with an RBI and a run. Falcon gave up nine runs on 15 hits in four innings to take the loss.