La Costa Canyon Ends Bonita’s Season With 5-4 Victory in First Round of CIF State D-2 Playoffs

Jun 23 2021 06:01:29


The 2021 baseball season for Bonita was definitely a success.

The Bearcats finished second in the Palomares League to Ayala and made it to the semifinal round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs before falling to the eventual champions from Thousand Oaks.

Bonita has likely already put Tuesday’s season-ending loss in their rearview mirror.

The Bearcats traveled 94 miles to Carlsbad, and dropped a 5-4 decision on a walk-off base on balls, in the first round of the CIF State Division 2 playoffs.

Luke Mistone got the loss after going 6 1/3 innings and allowed five runs (three earned) on seven hits.

The Bonita ace didn’t walk anyone and struck out eight Mavericks’ batters.

Edrian Rangel came on in the bottom of the seventh and walked three.

Brennen Davis walked, singled twice and scored a pair of runs.

Jack Wolfman walked, doubled, scored and had an RBI.

Kaden Bass singled and scored and Braden Mazone had an RBI base hit.

Landon Elliott went the first 5 1/3 innings for La Costa Canyon and allowed four runs on four hits.

He walked three and struck out three, but wasn’t in on the decision.

Carson Quinn was credited with the win after 1 2/3 scoreless innings of relief.

JT Fenton had an RBI single for the Bearcats.

Devon Diaz went 2-for-4, with an RBI.

Garrett Patterson walked twice, singled and scored a pair of runs.

Gavin Vasquez singled and scored.

Bryan Bradshaw walked and scored.

Jacob Flores had an RBI and Edrian Rangel singled.

Box Score:
B: 0-0-2-0-1-1-0-(4)
L: 1-0-2-0-0-0-2-(5)

Win: Carson Quinn
Loss: Luke Mistone

2B: Jake Woltman (L)

Records: Bonita (17-7); La Costa Canyon (20-13)