The Laney College baseball team, champions of the Bay Valley Conference, will play host to Chabot College in a best-two-of-three series Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, in the first round of the Northern California Regional.
Friday’s game will start at 2 p.m., with Peralta Colleges Chancellor Jowel C. Laguerre. Ph.D., throwing the first pitch. The Saturday game will begin at 11 a.m. There is the possibility of a third game that will be played later on Saturday afternoon.
Ticket prices will be $8 for students (with ID), children (under 12), staff and seniors. General admission will be $12.
The Eagles had a 26-10 record overall and were 20-4 in the BVC. They won the title outright with a 4-2 victory at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg on April 28. They have on nine of their last 10 games.
Laney last won the BVC in 2012; the Eagles’ last appearance in the Regional was in 2013.
Chabot (23-13) finished second in the Coast Pacific Conference with a 13-7 record. The Gladiators have won eight out of their last 10 games.
Laney is seeded seventh in the NorCal Regional; Chabot is No. 10.
Laney College Baseball had a magnificent 2012 Season. Coach Francisco Zapata and staff led these student athletes to a Bay Valley Conference Championship title this year and earned them a shot at the state title. The 2012 CCCBCA Regional Playoff Series matched the #6 Laney Eagles against the #11 Sierra Wolverines in a best of 3 game series. PTVSports was on the scene for the Playoff weekend and here is our report.
For more Information on the Playoffs, visit…WWW.CCCBCA.COM and for more information on LaneyBall visit http://www.laney.edu/wp/athletics/
The Laney College Eagles Baseball Club is off to an impressive start to the 2012 season. Head Coach Francisco Zapata sat down with Lex Gopnik on the field to talk about the reasons why the Eagles are flying high in Bay Valley Conference play. PTVSports will continue to bring you the ‘birds-eye’ view of student-athletes at the Peralta Colleges.