Cuesta baseball earns its first win of the 2019 season

Posted at 9:09 PM, Jan 26, 2019

The Cuesta College baseball team defeated Riverside College, 10-0, to pick up its first win of the season on Saturday afternoon in San Luis Obispo.

The Cougars struck first in the bottom of the 3rd inning when Mason Grotto singled to right field to score Nate Meredith from third base.

Riverside had one of its best opportunities to tie the game in the 6th inning. With a runner on second, Mathew Happ ripped a shot to left field and Broc Mortensen made a diving grab on the warning track to rob him of an extra base hit.

Cuesta added to its lead in the bottom of the 6th as David Martinez scored Grotto on a bloop single to center field.

The Cougars plated eight more runs in their final two at-bats to secure the shutout victory.

Cuesta and Riverside will finish their weekend series on Sunday at noon.