Marshall High School baseball coach Gerald Rankin has said it for many years.
All he wants for his players is the respect of the rest of the Academic Athletic Association, but the Phoenix had to earn it.
With a 3-2 win over Galileo on Tuesday at Moscone Recreation Center, Marshall became the first team from the B Division to defeat an A Division squad since the AAA employed a tiered-division format in 2008. Read More
After opening the game’s scoring with an RBI double from senior Marcus Blacksher, Marshall High School appeared to have the momentum to become the first B Division team to defeat an A Division foe in the Academic Athletic Association playoffs.
But it was a familiar hurdle that haunted the Phoenix after taking the lead, as Marshall committed five errors that resulted in eight unearned runs in a 9-2 loss to Lincoln High School on Tuesday at West Sunset Playground. Read More