JV SWEEP BRADDOCK AGAIN
For the second times this season, Southwest swept a doubleheader from Braddock. Michael Padron pitched four innings of two-hit shutout ball in the first game as the Eagles defeated the Bulldogs, 8-0. Luis Fuentes had two of Southwest's seven hits. In the second game, Fuentes, Jordan Worley, Rogelio Medina, Osmany Hernandez, Ricky Macias and Fabian Dennes all had two hits as the Eagles won, 10-6. The JV complete their season with a record of 11-4-1.
EAGLES SPLIT WITH SUNSET
A 2-run double by Angel Ponce de Leon highlighted a 4-run fifth inning as Southwest defeated host Sunset, 4-2, in the second game of a doubleheader. Mario Garcia and Adrian Ordoñez each pitched two scoreless innings. John Ojeda, making his first appearance of the year, was credited with the win and Gabriel Sjostrom retired the Knights in order in the seventh to record the save. Sunset won the first game, 3-2, despite a 3-for-3 performance by Luis Fuentes.
EAGLES SPLIT WITH KILLIAN
Jordan Worley threw a complete game striking out nine and went 3-for-4 to lead Southwest past Killian, 7-2, in the first game of a doubleheader at Andre Dawson Field. Worley retired 11 in-a-row between the third and sixth innings. Rogelio Medina was 3-for-3 and Riley Alexander was 2-for-3 in the opener for the Eagles. Southwest had only five hits in the second game, dropping a 3-1 decision. The Cougars scored two unearned runs on two third inning errors. Michael Padron pitched a complete game, allowing only 4 hits, and retiring 12 of the last 13 batters he faced.
JV SPLITS WITH PALMETTO
Michael Piulats' squeeze bunt in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Riley Alexander from third to give Southwest a 7-6 victory over Palmetto in the first game of a doubleheader. Down 6-0, the Eagles rallied for six rus in the fifth inning highlighted by a 2-run single by Piulats. Michael Padron threw three shutout innings to pick up his third consecutive win. The Panthers won the second game, 10-3, despite two more hits by Piulats. The Eagles are now 7-2-1.
JV SWEEPS SOUTHRIDGE
Southwest swept a doubleheader from Southridge to run its record to 6-1-1 on the season. In the opener, Ricky Macias hit a bases loaded single in the bottom of the seventh to drive in Riley Alexander with the winning run as the Eagles won, 5-4. Earlier, Alexander's single had plated courtesy runner Yoel Sanchez to tie the score. Jordan Worley struck out 8 in 5 1/3 innings but did not get the decision. In the second game, the Eagles scored their first 11 batters in the first inning to make it a rout on their way to a 13-1 victory. Southwest had only four hits in the contest, but Spartan pitchers walked 11 and the shortstop made 4 errors. Michael Padron came out of the bullpen to pick up the win in both ends of the doubleheader.
JV SPLITS WITH FERGUSON
Southwest lost its first game of the season in the opener of a doubleheader as Ferguson defeated the Eagles, 4-2. Fabian Dennes had two doubles, a walk and an RBI in a losing cause. In the second game, Southwest (4-1-1) beat the Falcons, 8-3. Dennes had two more hits, and Jordan Worley, Yoel Sanchez and Rogelio Medina also had two hits each. Gabriel Iglesias threw three shutout innings for the win.
JV REMAIN UNBEATEN
Osmany Hernandez' 2-run homerun highlighted a 7-run second inning as the Southwest JV cruised past host Braddock, 10-2, in the first game of a doubleheader. In the same inning, Angel Ponce de Leon had a 2-run double and Erick Mondelo had an RBI triple. In the second game, the Eagles (3-0-1) scored in every inning to complete the sweep by a score of 11-4. Jordan Worley, who picked up the win in the first game, had a 2-run triple in the nightcap. Hernandez, Mondelo and Rogelio Medina each had 2 hits in the second game. Michael Padron was the winning pitcher.
JV WIN & TIE IN OPENER
Southwest came up two outs short of a doubleheader sweep in its season opener against Reagan Doral. In the first game, Jordan Worley shutout the Bison for four innings, allowing just two hits, in a 6-1 Eagles win. Angel Ponce de Leon's 2-run, first-inning single was all the offense Southwest needed. Trailing 4-3 in the nightcap, Ricky Macias hit a two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning to give the Eagles a 5-4 lead. In the bottom of the inning, the Bison tied it on a throwing error resulting in a final score of 5-5 when the two-hour time limit kicked in.
Front row (L to R) Gabriel Iglesias, Angel Ponce de Leon, Osmany Hernandez, Dairon Veliz, Yoel Sanchez, Rogelio Medina, Luis Fuentes, Riley Alexander.
Back row (L to R) Ricky Macias, Gabriel Escobar, John Ojeda, Oscar Medina, Michael Padron, Erick Mondelo, Gabriel Sjostrom, Fabian Dennes, Ezra Zavala, Jordon Worley.