VALLEY GLEN -- The OC Pirates defeated the Ventura County Buccaneers 11-10 in a slugfest at LA Valley College.
Ethan Rivera (CSU San Marcos) had a huge day with a home run and five RBI. Tommy Acuna (Providence Christian) blasted a home run. Tyler Chaffee (Saddleback) added three hits and two RBI.
Dane Nakatsuka (Vanguard) led the way for the Bucs with four RBI. Jacob Lopez (Cal Poly Pomona) had three RBI.
The OC Pirates (11-3) play the Orange County Legends on Tuesday.
The Ventura County Bucs (6-8) have a date with the Legends on Sunday.