The top-seeded Orange County Pirates lived up to their billing on Wednesday.
The Pirates cruised to an 11-4 victory over the Arroyo Seco Royals in the Sunset League playoffs at Cypress College.
Seth Bougher went six innings to earn the win, allowing four runs (three earned) on nine hits.
Bougher didn’t give up a walk and struck out six Royals’ batters.
Blake Beckley singled twice and scored two runs.
Alex Marquez singled, scored and had an RBI.
Andres Garcia walked, singled twice, scored and drove in a run.
Jesus Maldonado had an RBI single.
Josh Hernandez, Jordan Zuniga, Brennan Beckley, Evan Nahra and Jackson Slipock singled once each for the Royals.
Diego Frey walked and had an RBI.
Ethan Warren got the loss, allowing six runs (four earned) on seven hits.
Warren went 3 2/3 innings, walked three and fanned five OCP batters.
Isaac Ramirez doubled twice, scored and drove in a game-high four runs.
Trevor Lukkes walked, doubled and scored two runs.
Alonso Reyes singled twice, doubled, scored three times and had two RBIs.
Casey Murray Jr. walked twice, singled, scored a pair of runs and drove in two.
David Baruch III walked, had two singles, scored and had one RBI.
Michael Mira singled and scored.
Win: Seth Bougher
Loss: Ethan Warren
2B: Issac Ramirez (OCP) 2, Trevor Lukkes (OCP), Alonso Reyes (OCP)