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Rams Slide to Victory in Last Home Game of Season

Photo by: Michael Lin
The rams showing good sportsmanship after their win against the Coalinga College Falcons on April 23, 2024.

The Fresno City College Baseball team won against the Coalinga College Falcons in a 7-5 game on April 23 in the last home game of the season. The Falcons had a late comeback in the eighth inning but it wasn’t enough for the Rams.

The weather was almost perfect for a game day. It was a hot and sunny day but a gentle breeze cooled the players and the fans in the stands.

The Falcons were first on the plate. They looked hungry for a win and started off strong with three runs in the first inning.

The Falcons were getting hyped for what they just accomplished, pressuring the Rams to match their intensity.

As soon as the Rams made it to plate they managed to fill the bases, forcing the Falcons to huddle and strategize against the Rams.

The huddle wasn’t enough and the Rams finished the first inning with 3 runs, tying up the game.

After the first inning, both teams showed glimmers of hope, but couldn’t seem to get on the board. Inning after inning, both teams had nothing to show for their efforts.

Although the innings 2-5 were without any scores, both crowds were cheering on their team to get them back in the game.

The Falcons were scoreless in the sixth inning, but then Rams’ Korey Likens went up to the plate and finally brought life back in the game after hitting a double.

The Rams are back in the game and cheer on Likens to continue the momentum they have going on as they step up.

Mark Baca walked to first, Likens walked to third causing the Falcons to huddle once more as Rams’ Elijah Moultries stepped up to the plate.

Rams added four more runs to the game that all started once Likens was able to open up the play and break the tie, ending the sixth inning.

The Falcons started the seventh inning strong, but it still wasn’t enough to put numbers on the board.

The Rams remain scoreless in the seventh inning, which threatens them as the eighth inning kicks off.

The Falcons load up the bases in the eighth inning, and put two runs on the

The Rams could score again for security, but didn’t in the eighth inning. Austin Watson closed out the game with a perfect ending.

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Fabio Saravia
Fabio Saravia, Sports Editor
Fabio Saravia is a 21-year-old journalism major at Fresno City College. Born in Fairfield, California, but raised in Vallejo, California. He now resides in Fresno, California and has been living there for about seven years and counting. He has hopes of one day becoming a lawyer in immigration. Look most students that attend Fresno City College, he comes from a family of immigrants. He knows the many hardships they face and hopes to one day be able to alleviate the pain. Fabio graduated from Central West High School as part of the class of 2019. When joining Fresno City College, he was able to join two clubs. The two clubs being PUENTE and the Law Pathways Club. He also was a part in creating the club IGNITE for a Fresno City College chapter, but the process was halted due to the pandemic. Fabio was able to work as a canvasser for nearly two years for the nonprofit organization called Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability. At LCJA he was able to learn one-on-one communications skills as well as phone banking. He also had the opportunity to attack the problem of COVID-19 head on. For his work he was able to set up COVID-19 vaccine clinics and participate in them. He was also one of the main people to register people to get their vaccine in Fresno, Madera, and Tulare County. Fabio always had in interest in writing. His dream goal is to one day be a writer or actor/director along his friends who share the same passion.

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