WESTMINSTER -- The Orange County Legends defeated the California Cage Rats 6-5 Thursday at La Quinta.
The Legends walked it off in the 10th inning of a thrilling back-and-forth affair. Orange County fell behind 4-1 in the fourth inning. The Legends plated four in the sixth to grab the lead, only for the Cage Rats to answer immediately with one run in the seventh to knot the game at 5.
John Shukur (New Jersey Tech) led the way for the Legends with three hits, two RBI and one run scored. Matt Land (Vanguard) added two hits. Miles Jenkins (Golden West) scored three times.
The Cage Rats got a home run from Tido Robles (Azusa Pacific). Jared Jeffery (Bethesda) added two hits.
Orange County improves to 6-5 in the Sunset League, their fourth straight win. The Legends will face the Long Beach Legends on Friday.
California drops to 6-6, their third straight loss. The Cage Rats take on the OC Pirates on Friday.