For the first time in program history, Western Nevada College's baseball team has started 4-0.
The Wildcats, thanks to timely hitting by Conor Harber and Alex Fife, swept South Mountain Community College, 8-2 and 4-0, in nonconference doubleheader Saturday afternoon at John L. Harvey Field.
The four-game series was originally scheduled to be played in Las Vegas, but rain doused those plans, and the series was moved to Carson City. It's the earliest WNC has ever played a home game.
WNC coach D.J. Whittemore was pleased to get the sweep, but shrugged off the historical significance.
"We're a lot better …