CYPRESS -- The #4 Arroyo Seco Sentinels defeated the #5 California Cage Rats 6-5 in 10 innings in the first round of the Sunset League Playoffs Monday at Cypress College.
The Cage Rats held a 5-3 lead in the seventh, but the Sentinels answered with two in the frame and ultimately walked off in the 10th inning.
Jacob Trabbie (Pasadena City) went 3-for-5 with one run scored. Caiden Matheny (Riverside City) had two hits and two RBI. Jack Strickland (Western Oregon) finished 2-for-2 on the day.
For the Cage Rats, Andy Vega (Cerritos College) had three hits and scored three runs. Jason Bush (New Mexico State) belted two RBI. Tido Robles had two knocks and one RBI.
The Sentinels advance to the next round tomorrow to face either the #1 OC Pirates or #2 Ventura County Buccaneers depending on what happens later today in Game 2 of the Sunset League Playoffs.