Sonora (23-8) is at the CIF-SS semifinals for the first time since 1995, when it won the name. May 13, the Raiders will play the winner of the Alhambra-Canyon Springs of Moreno Valley game, that has been postponed until Monday.
After giving up the strike on Filia, Garcia retired the next 13 batters, such as striking out six of seven during that run.
“We have to approach it the way we plan now,” Ramirez said of the semifinals round. “We must have exactly the exact identical intensity and come out strong from the start. We must work on coming out stronger in the very first inning. We have to be more happy. If we stick to the program, we shouldn’t have a problem.”
Garcia gave up two hits and a walk . Lodding took Garcia from this match due to the pitch count. Justin Estrada captured the final out.
LA HABRA – Sonora pitcher Hector Garcia gave up a hit to hitter Marc Filia to begin the game.
Joey Flores, garcia and Austin Haller every had games for Sonora, which will be for the semifinals at home against Canyon Springs or at Alhambra.
Postgame interview with Hector Garcia of Sonora. 13 strikeouts while using a 3-hit match, like a solo home run to direct Sonora into the @CIFSS Section 3 semifinals!
That was the support Garcia needed, but the Raiders were only getting started, as they ended the game with 18 hits.
“Hector was an eventual team player,” Sonora coach Richard Lodding said of Garcia. “He had his very best combo today with his pitching as well as also how he swung the bat. It was a great time to own it, an extremely wonderful time to have it.”
Sonora scored three runs in the first inning, including a two-run dual from Isaac Ramirez.
Garcia has been in total control over the mound and using the bat the game’s rest.
“It was a turnaround year,” Irvine coach Gabriel Cota stated. “Charge to all of the guys on the group. I brought in a different mindset with the belief that they may win, but it all goes to also the impression that they understood they could win, the job that they put in and the way they grind. I’m so proud of them.”
Garcia s lead in the fifth inning. He joined for a home run to make it 6-0.
“It took teamwork,” Garcia said. “It took all of us to find this particular W. That is what we’ve been doing all year, honestly. Now, I had a really good day. It had been working out for me today.”