Yucaipa Ends Damien Season on Tuesday; Thunderbirds Defeat Spartans, 9-7, in 2nd Round of D-1 Playoffs

Jun 09 2021 06:58:04


Yucaipa got out to an early 5-0 lead and never trailed in Tuesday’s CIF-SS Division 1 second-round game.

The Thunderbirds gave up six runs in the final three innings, but held on for a 9-7 victory over visiting Damien.

Yucaipa got five runs (three earned) off of Dylan Alanis in two innings and four more (three earned) on four hits from Ryan Mullan.

Aiden Richert walked, singled and drove in three runs.

Owen Egan walked twice, singled and scored two runs.

Daniel Arambula walked, singled and scored three times.

Jacob Reimer doubled and scored a pair of runs.

Cade Herrera got the win, going 4 1/3 innings and allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits.

He walked one and struck out six Damien batters, including Matt Clark three times.

Robby Mansour singled twice, scored and had an RBI.

Joel Porter had an RBI base hit.

Kaden Moeller doubled and scored and Alec Beck singled and scored.

Sebastian Arguelles doubled, scored and had an RBI.

Ivan Aguirre singled and scored twice for the Baseline League champs.

Christian Grino walked, singled and scored.

Box Score:
D: 0-0-0-1-1-2-3-(7)
Y: 3-0-2-0-2-2-x-(9)

Win: Clayton Herrera
Loss: Dylan Alanis

2B: Sebastian Arguelles (D), Kaden Moeller (D), Jacob Reimer (D)

Records: Damien (20-7); Yucaipa (21-9)