The VC Pirates men’s baseball team roster includes 20 athletes from Victoria and surrounding counties: Front from, from left: Joshua Blaschke (Yorktown), Bobby Tislow (Goliad), Ryan Longoria (St. Joseph), Taylor Harvey (Memorial), Jake Goyen (Memorial), Ryan De Los Santos (Bloomington), Augie Rodriguez (Runge). Back from, from left, Orlando Mendez (Bloomington), Jacob Salinas (Memorial), Thomas Valenzuela (St. Joseph), Billy Sippel (Goliad), Ethan Hough (Memorial H.S. ’10), Jalen Longoria (Gonzales), Marcus Miles (St. Joseph), Cody Clayton (Yorktown), Robbie Trenck (Victoria West), Mykael Salazar (Victoria East). Not pictured: Lloyd Alford (Calhoun), Phillip Barron III (Memorial), Jesse Braden (Yoakum). The first double header scrimmage scheduled for this Saturday against UTSA’s club team has been cancelled. This is the first year for Pirates baseball to participate in the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) in District VII. Regular season games will begin in spring 2012. The baseball team is coached by Matt Williams and Phillip Barron, Jr.