The So Cal Shepherds held the top-seeded Ventura County Pirates scoreless as the game headed to the bottom of the fifth inning in Wednesday’s Best of the West League first-round playoff game.
The Pirates, however, got one in the fifth and three more in the sixth to defeat the Shepherds, 4-1, at Cal Poly Pomona.
Dylan Goodrich got the win, going two scoreless innings, and allowing just one hit.
Goodrich didn’t issue a walk and fanned three SCS batters.
Alex Laureano walked, singled twice and scored.
Rhett Stein walked and had an RBI.
Brandon Adams walked and collected a pair of singles.
Drew Salyers walked and singled.
Brenden Coffindaffer doubled and Shane Poe singled in Wednesday’s loss.
Andrew White got the loss, allowing four runs on seven hits.
White went 6 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out four VCB batters.
Quintt Landis went 2-for-4 and scored.
Daniel Laughery singled twice and had a game-high three RBIs.
Andrew Buglino had an RBI single and scored.
Ryan Camacho walked and doubled and Jovan Camacho doubled in the win.
Andrew Tovar singled twice and scored.
Angelo Aleman walked twice, and Eli Paton was hit-by-pitch and scored the Pirates first run.
Up next: The VC Pirates meet up today (Thursday) with the Inland Valley Pirates at 3.
The winner automatically advances to the championship, best-of-three game series that starts on Friday.
The loser of the VCP-IVP game will face the winner of the Thursday’s first game between the Arroyo Seco Sentinels and the So Cal Shepherds.
Win: Dylan Goodrich
Loss: Andrew White
2B: Brenden Coffindaffer (SCS); Jovan Camacho (VCP), Ryan Camacho (VCP)
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