By Raul Torres
The Delta College baseball program is accustomed to winning and this season is no different.
The Mustangs are going into the playoffs and their overall record is 34-6 (19-1 at home, 9-5 in conference play).
Delta is riding a seven-game winning streak with their confidence at an all-time high for this weekend's California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Baseball Regional Playoffs.
Mustangs ended the season in first place in the Big 8 Conference while finishing the last series of the season with a three-game sweep of Sierra College.
The pitching this year was a strong point as well as starting pitcher No. 11 Nick Avila finished with 13 game appearances and 71 innings pitched with a starting record of 8-1.
While freshman pitcher No. 9 Kevin Kyle finished with a record of 7-1 with 66 innings pitched.
Coach Reed Peters always has had his team ready during the season and his preparation is elevated during the playoffs.
Delta Baseball has made the Elite 8 the past five years. Delta Baseball have also made the Final Four, three out of the last five years and were state champions in 2011.
The Mustangs hope for a deep run in the playoffs again and have their eye on a state championship as well.
Delta starts CCCAA Baseball Regional Playoffs this weekend May 4 at home against Taft College.