The Santa Barbara Foresters were shut down by a pair of pitchers from the San Francisco Seals and dropped a 9-3 baseball decision on Friday at Pershing Park.
Starter Sonny Brandwood, of Cal State Monterey Bay, allowed two hits and a run, while striking out seven in six innings. Reliever Michael Benz, of USF, gave up two runs on three hits and fanned five in three innings of work.
Ahead 5-1, the Seals broke the game open with four runs in the sixth. Dionathon Cornet, of Marin College, provided the big blow with three-run homer.
The Seals got a solo homer from Humberto Maldonado of the Dominican Republic in the second inning and Steven Rivera-Chijin, of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, hit a two-run double in the fifth.
The Seals collected all their runs on 11 hits in six innings against three Santa Barbara pitchers: Caleb Sloan, Jake Harrell and Charlie Adamson.
Christian Encarrnacion and Omar Veloz had RBI for the Foresters (13-3).
The teams play again on Saturday. Due to county and city health guidelines, fans are not allowed at games.