Quakes Baseball Academy Defeats Orange County Legends, 8-5, in First Round of Sunset League Playoffs

Jul 27 2022 07:08:54

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Trailing by one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Quakes Baseball Academy scored four in the seventh and one in the eighth to defeat the Orange County Legends, 8-5, in Tuesday’s Sunset League playoff opener.

Kevin Fedoruk singled, doubled and drove in a run for the Quakes.

Jared Benash went 2-for-5, with a run and RBI.

Ben Rutkin singled, scored and had an RBI, and Niko Santamaria singled and scored.

Ethan Wolf had an RBI single and Joey Wright walked, singled and scored.

Rowan Schneider singled, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs.

Zach Grudynski walked twice, singled and scored.

Offensively for the Legends, Seth Nelson walked, singled, doubled and had one RBI.

John Lanterman tripled and scored, and Rowan Duprass doubled and scored.

Sergio Alfaro went 2-for-4 and scored.

Eric Burckle had an RBI single.

Joe Mauser singled and drove in a run.

Adam Yamashita singled, scored and drove in a run.

Matthew Olivares walked and scored.

Up next: The Quakes meet up with the second-seeded Field Rats on Wednesday afternoon at Cypress College.

The first pitch is set for 12:30.

Box Score:
OCL: 1-0-0-0-2-1-0-0-1-(5)
QBA: 0-0-0-2-0-1-4-1-X-(8)

3B: John Lanterman (OCL)
2B: Rowan Duprass (OCL), Seth Nelson (OCL); Kevin Fedoruk (QBA)