Baseball to face Bossier Parish in opening round of Region XIV tournament

05.09.2013 | By Amanda L. Booren

Baseball to face Bossier Parish in opening round of Region XIV tournament

First game slated for Saturday night

Amanda L. Booren -- May 9, 2013

 

HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College baseball team is once again the number one seed from the South at the Region XIV baseball tournament, slated for May 11-15 at Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas.

San Jacinto College (33-19, 22-8) will face the No. 4 seed from the East, Bossier Parish Community College (26-28) at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, in the fourth game of the opening round of the tournament.

Led by freshmen Brandon Sonnenberg and Geonte Jackson, San Jacinto College is hitting .253 on the year with 349 total hits, including 54 doubles, 17 triples, and 10 home runs. Sonnenberg (Surrey, Canada / Fraser Heights HS) is hitting a team-best .315, while Jackson (Missouri City / Elkins HS / Louisiana State University) is hitting .303.

San Jacinto College is looking for its 23rd trip to the Junior College World Series in Grand Junction, Colo., which will be held May 25-June 1. San Jacinto College has won five national titles (1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990) and has appeared in 13 national championship games, including last season when it finished as the national runner up.

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About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

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