Kai Moran Singles Twice, Homers & Drives in 5 in the VC Bucs 11-10, Sunset League Victory Over First-Place OC Pirates

Jul 10 2022 07:19:39


The Ventura County Bucs pulled to within one game of the first-place OC Pirates after Saturday’s 11-10 victory.

The Sunset League slugfest featured a combined 21 runs, 20 hits, nine errors and seven pitchers.

VCB overcame a 7-0 deficit, scoring one run in the bottom of the fourth, three in the fifth, and seven more in the sixth inning.

Ian Nord was credited with the win, going three innings and allowing two runs on three hits.

Nord walked two and fanned a pair of OCP batters.

Vincent Bravo provided two scoreless innings of relief and allowed just one hit.

Nick Mascaro walked, doubled, tripled, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs.

Seth Bougher and Tylar Scott singled twice and scored one run apiece.

Justin Roulston walked twice and crossed the plate two times.

The Bucs got three runs on four hits against Matthew Gonzales, and seven off Bret Soulages on two hits and four walks.

Kai Moran had a monster game.

Moran singled twice, homered and drove in five runs.

Tommy Italia singled twice, scored and had two RBIs.

Jack Bickerton singled twice, scored and had one RBI.

Robert Pitts had two singles and scored once.

Trent Turquand tallied two doubles and an RBI.

Anthony Chavez drew three walks and scored once, and Colin Bell walked, had an RBI and scored twice.

Aaron Ruvalcava singled and scored a pair of runs.

Luke Crawshaw and Thomas Keller walked and scored one run each.

Box Score:
OCP: 1-6-0-1-0-0-2-0-0-(10)
VCB: 0-0-0-1-3-7-0-0-X-(11)

Win: Ian Nord
Loss: Matthew Gonzales

HR: Kai Moran (VCB)
3B: Nick Mascaro (OCP)
2B: Nick Mascaro (OCP), Tylar Scott (OCP); Trent Turquand (VCB) 2, Robert Pitts (VCB)

Records: OCP (10-4-1); VCB (10-6)