WESTMINSTER -- The Ventura County Buccaneers defeated the Orange County Legends 5-1 Wednesday at La Quinta.
Dane Nakatsuka (Vanguard) blasted a home run and two RBI. Joel Porter (PLNU) went 3-for-4 from the plate with one RBI and one run scored.
Josh Kim (LA Valley College) was sensational in five innings of work. Kim struck out 12 and allowed no earned runs in his outing.
Jayden Lopez (UC Riverside) finished 2-for-3 and scored the lone run of the game for the Legends.
The Bucs (12-9) host the California Cage Rats on Thursday.
The Legends (11-12) will face the Long Beach Legends in a non-league contest on Friday.