LONG BEACH -- The Orange County Legends (1-1) defeated the Solana Beach Redbirds (2-1) 5-2 Sunday afternoon at Long Beach City College.
The story of the game was the stellar pitching on both sides. The Legend's pitching staff combined for 17 strikeouts, while the Redbird's staff recorded 13 of their own.
Schuyler Hill (Vanguard) tossed four innings and struck out 10. Kobie Anton (Fresno Pacific) pitched three innings and earned the win for the Legends.
For the Redbirds Kelton Stowell twirled four innings and struck out eight.
Orange County was led on offense by Will Barth (West LA College) who had two base hits. Hunter Rosson (Weatherford College) knocked in one and scored once. Pierson Loska (CSU Dominguez Hills) scored twice.
Solana Beach's offense was led by Kyle Dobson (Irvine Valley College) and Ethan Hagen, both of whom produced one RBI.
Orange County travels to take on the Inland Valley Pirates at Amerige Park Monday at 7 p.m.
Solana Beach hosts the South Bay Sliders on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.