2017 Baseball News

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    March 24, 2017
    Baseball team's comeback attempt falls short against Riverside Irvine Valley scores three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the score and send the game into extras, but the Lasers lose to Riverside, 7-6, in 13 innings in an Orange Empire Conference game on Friday at IVC.
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    March 23, 2017
    Baseball team sees series tied after 5-2 loss at Riverside Sophomore pitcher Tyler Venturelli goes the distance and Irvine Valley takes a 2-0 lead early, but Riverside scores five unanswered runs to take the victory. The two teams conclude the three-game set on Friday at IVC at 2 p.m.
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    March 21, 2017
    Baseball team fights off Riverside, 5-4, in series opener Irvine Valley holds on for a tough, one-run win over Riverside in the Orange Empire Conference series opener between the two schools on Tuesday at IVC. Tyler Odekirk has two hits and drives in three runs for the 12th-ranked Lasers.
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    March 18, 2017
    Baseball team drops series finale to Golden West at home Irvine Valley held the lead for the second straight game going into the seventh inning, but ends up falling, 7-4, to Golden West in an Orange Empire Conference game on Saturday at IVC. The Lasers, 14-9 overall, play Riverside Tuesday.
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    March 16, 2017
    Baseball team lets late lead slip away at Golden West Irvine Valley loses its second straight game to Golden West, 9-3, on Thursday on the road. IVC led, 3-2, in the seventh inning, but errors down the stretch cost the Lasers. IVC hosts Golden West on Saturday at noon in the series finale.
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    March 14, 2017
    Baseball team has its chances, but falls to Golden West at home Irvine Valley out-hits the Rustlers, but is edged, 2-1, in an Orange Empire Conference game on Tuesday at IVC. Austin Reynolds pitches well enough, but takes his first loss of the season. The Lasers are at Golden West Thursday.
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    March 11, 2017
    Stevens deals and baseball team takes series over Fullerton Irvine Valley beats Fullerton, 6-2, behind 8.1 strong innings from sophomore right-hander John Stevens. IVC, No. 12 in So. Cal., Valley wins two of three games against Fullerton and improves its record to 14-6 on the year.
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    March 10, 2017
    Baseball team takes on Fullerton in deciding game Saturday Irvine Valley falls to Fullerton, 12-4, on the road in an Orange Empire Conference game Thursday to even the three-game series between the two schools at a game a piece. The deciding game will be on Saturday at noon at IVC.
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    March 08, 2017
    Baseball team ranked No. 12 in So. Cal. again in latest poll Irvine Valley, which has a record of 13-5 overall and started Orange Empire Conference play with a 4-1 victory over Fullerton on Tuesday at home, is ranked No. 12 in the latest CCCBCA poll. The Lasers were 12th in the last poll.
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    March 07, 2017
    Reynolds, Stevens provide winning 1-2 punch for baseball team Austin Reynolds pitches seven solid innings and John Stevens closed the door with two scoreless frames to help lead 12th ranked Irvine Valley to a 4-1 win over No. 8 Fullerton in the Orange Empire Conference opening game Tuesday.
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    March 01, 2017
    Baseball team improves record to 12-5 with comeback victory Irvine Valley scores its 11th win in its last 13 games with a 3-2 triumph at Mt. San Antonio on Tuesday night. The Lasers, ranked 12th in So. Cal., now get ready for the start of Orange Empire Conference play next Tuesday at Fullerton.
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    February 24, 2017
    Baseball team battles for tough win over Allan Hancock Irvine Valley gets clutch performances from pitchers Tyler Venturelli and John Stevens and designated hitter Alec Ceniceros in a 3-2 victory over Allan Hancock on Friday at home. Venturelli improves to 4-0 with the win.
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    February 23, 2017
    Baseball team ranked 12th in So. Cal. in first coaches poll The Lasers, winners of four straight and nine of their last 10 games, are ranked 12th in the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association South Top 20 Poll. With its win Wednesday, IVC has a record of 10-4 overall.
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    February 23, 2017
    Baseball team gives up late lead and falls at Grossmont Irvine Valley loses to Grossmont, 10-7, on the road on Thursday. IVC led, 6-4, heading into the bottom of the seventh, but the Griffins scored three runs in both the eighth and ninth innings to win. Tyler Odekirk had four hits for IVC.
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    February 22, 2017
    Baseball team rallies, wins on Wagner's double in the ninth Irvine Valley struggles defensively early, but keeps fighting and pulls out a 5-4 win over College of the Desert Wednesday at home. IVC scores four runs in the final two innings, highlighted by Tyler Wagner's game-winning hit.
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    February 20, 2017
    Baseball team wins third in a row, eighth in its last nine games Irvine Valley gets another impressive performance on the mound from John Stevens, three more hits from Tyler Odekirk and a big-three run double from Ryan Gaynor in a 7-4 win over San Diego Mesa on Monday afternoon.
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    February 16, 2017
    Baseball team caps busy week with 7-2 win at San Diego Mesa Irvine Valley wins three of four games on the week and improves its record to 8-4 overall with Thursday's road victory. Tyler Venturelli pitches eight strong innings and Tyler Odekirk, Alec Ceniceros and Zack Stack each have two hits.
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    February 15, 2017
    Baseball team scores two late and nips West LA on the road Trailing, 7-6, going into the eighth inning, Irvine Valley gets a solo home run from Alec Ceniceros to tie the game and then manufactures a run in the top of the ninth behind the efforts of Ryan Rafferty to win, 8-7, at West LA on Thursday.
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    February 14, 2017
    Baseball team comes up short at home against Grossmont In a back and forth game, Grossmont scores the winning run in the top of the 11th inning to beat the Lasers, 7-6, at Irvine Valley on Tuesday. Tyler Odekirk finishes with three more hits for Irvine Valley. IVC is at West LA Wednesday.
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    February 13, 2017
    Baseball team gets it done against Mt. San Antonio Irvine Valley wins its fifth straight game, beating Mt. SAC, 7-3, on Monday at home. John Stevens pitches seven strong innings, Ryan Gaynor has three hits and Tyler Odekirk drives in four runs. The Lasers host Grossmont Tuesday.
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    February 10, 2017
    Reynolds dominant as baseball team wins fourth in a row Sophomore pitcher Austin Reynolds goes the distance on the mound in leading Irvine Valley to a 2-1 win over Compton at home on Friday. IVC pushes two runs across in the eighth inning, highlighted by a RBI hit by Ryan Gaynor.
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    February 09, 2017
    Baseball team blanks West LA behind Venturelli's strong effort Irvine Valley defeats West LA, 8-0, in a nonconference game Thursday afternoon to improve its record to 4-3 on the year. Tyler Venturelli pitches seven shutout innings for his second win and the Lasers end up with 15 hits on offense.
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    February 04, 2017
    Markus shines, baseball team finishes strong at Buttles tourney Irvine Valley wins its last two games in the David Buttles Tournament at College of the Desert. The Lasers wrap the tourney with a 10-3 win on Saturday over San Bernardino Valley behind a strong effort on the mound by Matt Markus.
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    February 03, 2017
    Reynolds shuts down Palomar in solid win for baseball team Irvine Valley beats Palomar, which was ranked No. 5 in Southern California in the preseason poll, 5-1, on Friday afternoon in its second game of the Buttles Tournament at Desert. Austin Reynolds throws 5 2/3 strong innings for IVC.
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    February 02, 2017
    Baseball team lets one get away in tournament loss to Desert Irvine Valley takes a 6-0 lead into the fifth inning, but ends up losing, 7-6, to College of the Desert in the first game of the Buttles Tournament at Desert on Thursday. IVC will play Palomar at 2 p.m. in the tourney on Friday.
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    January 31, 2017
    Baseball team shuts out Long Beach City for first win of 2017 Irvine Valley gets a strong start on the mound from Tyler Venturelli and Tyler Odekirk provides three hits and two RBI in a 5-0 win at Long Beach City on Tuesday. IVC plays in a tournament at College of the Desert starting Thursday.
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    January 28, 2017
    Baseball team's rally falls short against Vikings in home opener Irvine Valley battles back from an 11-2 deficit and gets within two runs late, but loses, 11-9, to Long Beach City in its first home game of the season on Saturday afternoon. Cole Joy and Ryan Gaynor each have two hits for the Lasers.
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    January 27, 2017
    Baseball team loses 2017 opener at Long Beach in tough fashion Irvine Valley takes a 6-3 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning, but sees Long Beach City score four runs to walk off with a 7-6 victory. Tyler Odekirk, Robbie Espinosa, Tyler Wagner and Nick Jacobsen each have two hits for IVC.
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    January 26, 2017
    Baseball team starts 2017 season on Friday at Long Beach Irvine Valley plays its first game of the campaign at 2 p.m. at Long Beach City on Friday. The Lasers then host Long Beach on Saturday at noon before wrapping up the three-game series next Tuesday back at Long Beach.
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    July 24, 2016
    2016 non-traditional fall baseball schedule set Irvine Valley starts its fall season on Tuesday, Oct. 8 against a scout team from Australia at 2 p.m. at Irvine Valley. The Lasers have 10 games in all as they prepare for the spring.

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