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Fresno City College roundup: Baseball, softball teams earn wins; women's soccer players move on while coach stays

JC baseball: Rams score early, often in win

Fresno City College pounded out 20 hits as the Rams rolled to an 18-2 Central Valley Conference baseall victory against Taft on Tuesday to run its winning streak to seven games.

RJ Hartmann and Scott Silva each had an RBI in the first inning to set the tone for the Rams (20-3, 15-1).

Rams right-hander Connor Brogdon (7-0) pitched six innings, allowing a run, six hits, walk with three strikeouts.

The Cougars dropped to 14-8, 7-6.

Colton Worthington had a two-run single to highlight a seven-run 10th inning as Reedley (8-14, 5-6) earned a 10-5 CVC victory over West Hills (6-17, 3-10).

JC softball: Fresno City wins CVC showdown

Aubrey Blankenburge singled, homered and knocked in two runs to lead Fresno City to a 6-3 victory against Reedley and into sole possession of first place in the Central Valley Conference softball race.

Sarah Santana earned the win for the Rams (11-15, 6-1), who move a half-game ahead of the Tigers (15-14, 6-2) in the standings.

Rams soccer players moving on; coach stays

Seven Fresno City College women's soccer players will be moving on, headlined by midfielder Maricruz Chapa.

Chapa, who prepped at Orange Cove High, will play for San Jose State. She finished with 13 goals and 13 assists for the Rams, who went 22-1-2 and 6-0 in the Central Valley Conference and reached the state final four.

Other Rams moving on: goalie Maria Magana, UC Irvine; goalie Gabie Flores, Texas A&M-Texarkana; forward Jannely Rangel, Minot State; midfielder Vanessa Penuna, San Francisco State; defender Kat Garcia, San Francico State; and defender Makayla Godden, San Francisco Academy of Art

Oliver Germond, who was named national coach of the year, recently turned down Cal Poly Pomona for the same position.

"I believe in what our program stands for and giving players opportunities, and doing what's best for my family," Germond said.

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