Cougar's Brandon Van Stone throws seven shutout innings
Brandon Van Stone pitched seven scoreless innings and got timely hitting from his teammates as Taft College defeated College of the Siskiyous 3-0 Friday at Cougar Field.
The win avenged Thursday's 2-0 loss to Siskiyous and pushed TC's record to 3-2-2. COS is 2-3.
Travis Tessandori opened the home half of the first with a triple down the right field line and scored on an infield single by Luis Trinidad, who stole second and scored on a single to left by Clint Jorgensen.
It stayed that way until Roman Testani led off the eighth with a line drive single to left, moved up on Adrian Rodriguez's sacrifice bunt and scored on Shane Sudsbury's single to center.
Matt Gunderson pitched the eighth for TC and Michael Viaquera finished it off with a three-pitch ninth.
Taft will play Barstow Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Cougar Field.