The Long Beach Legends are one step closer to winning their first Sunset League Championship after defeating the Ventura County Pirates 10-3 in Game 1 of the Championship Series Saturday night at Cal State Fullerton.
Long Beach scored an unprecedented 10 runs in the first inning without an out even being recorded.
Aaron Takacs led the way finishing 3-3, with three RBI and two runs scored. Tyler Wilber bashed a couple of knocks with two RBI and scored once. Colton Hector added two hits, two RBI and one run scored.
Max Sterner (2 hits and 2 runs scored) and Gabriel Gonzalez (2 hits, 1 RBI, 1 run) starred for the Pirates.
Game 2 is set for 3 p.m. Sunday at Cal State Fullerton. Game 3 will immediately follow Game 2 if necessary.