A game after shutting out Santa Barbara City College, the Pirates dropped at 12-1 decision to the Vaqueros on Thursday afternoon at SBCC's Pershing Park. The Pirates were limited to four singles in the game, scoring their one run in the top of the ninth inning.
Jackson Simonsgaard started on the mound for Ventura, lasting 2.0 innings. Alex Van Es and Billy Davidson each had short stints in relief before Tyler Esquivel tossed an inning of scoreless baseball. Greg Minier finished the game with four scoreless innings.
VC next takes the field at Oxnard College on Saturday March 14 at 1:00 pm.