COVINA -- The Ventura County Pirates defeated the Inland Valley Buccaneers 7-5 on Friday at Charter Oak.
Jacob Ortega (Allan Hancock) had two RBI. Carmelo Hernandez (LA Pierce) went 4-for-4 with one RBI and one run scored. Jason Ajamian (CSUN) ripped two knocks, one RBI and scored twice.
Hayden Winters (Houston) led the way for Inland Valley with three hits.
Ventura County (5-2, 5-7) plays Conejo Oaks on the road on Saturday.
Inland Valley (2-2, 4-5-1) gets a mini break before facing the Ventura County Pirates again on Tuesday.