Despite being one win short of wrapping up a third-straight Tri-County Athletic League title, the Balers softball team’s late-season struggles again reared its head Thursday against Notre Dame.
Take a quick look at the Tri-County Athletic League standings for spring sports and one thing immediately becomes clear: The spring season really is the time for the Balers to shine.
Having lost five of its last seven outings, the Gavilan College softball team earned the pick-me-up it needed, sending off visiting Mission College 8-0 in six innings Tuesday in Gilroy.
For the first time this year, the San Benito baseball team lost a Tri-County Athletic League game Tuesday.
Strong traditions can do one of two things to a young squad, softball manager Scott Smith said. It can overwhelm the youth, as the team tries to grow. Or the young players can use the tradition of success as motivation for their own success.