Sports

Lincoln wins first baseball championship with flawless defense

Eric Sondheimer
Contact ReporterVarsity Times Insider
Sophomore Isaac Cota throws a three-hit shutout over San Fernando Chavez in City Section Division II champions

Sophomore Isaac Cota threw a three-hit shutout to lead Los Angeles Lincoln to its first baseball championship, a 3-0 victory over San Fernando Chavez in the City Section Division II championship game on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.

"It was heaven on Earth," Cota said. "It was the best feeling ever."

Cota struck out two and walked none. Lincoln (15-6), located three miles from Dodger Stadium, scored three unearned runs in the first inning and relied on flawless defense.

Shortstop Christian Frias had five assists. Left fielder Hugo Avendano had three catches.

Copyright © 2016, Los Angeles Times
63°