Brief: Baseball beats Bakersfield 5-1

Pierce (12-4, 16-20) extended its conference lead with a victory over Bakersfield College (9-7, 14-22) Tuesday 5-1.

With nine strikeouts in seven innings pitched, Brahmas starter Tommy Wilson continued his strong season.

The Brahmas now sit three games ahead of Bakersfield and one up on Mission College.

Pierce hosts Valley College on Thursday. First pitch 2:30 p.m.