The Orange County Legends were created in 2019 as a part of the Legends Baseball Club.
Building on their initial success, the OC Legends look to establish themselves as a perennial powerhouse in the Sunset Baseball League.
As part of the Legends Baseball Club, the OC Legends aim to serve college baseball players of the community with a first-class collegiate summer baseball experience.
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Trailing by one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Quakes Baseball Academy scored four in the seventh and one in the eighth to defeat the Orange County Legends, 8-5, in Tuesday’s Sunset League playoff opener.
Kevin Fedoruk singled, doubled and drove in a run for the Quakes.
Jared Benash went 2-for-5, with a run and RBI.
Ben Rutkin singled, scored and had an RBI, and Niko Santamaria singled and scored.
Ethan Wolf had an RBI single and Joey Wright walked, singled and scored.
Rowan Schneider singled, scored twice and drove in a pair of runs.
Zach Grudynski walked twice, singled and scored.
Offensively for the Legends, Seth Nelson walked, singled, doubled and had one RBI.
John Lanterman tripled and scored, and Rowan Duprass doubled and scored.
Sergio Alfaro went 2-for-4 and scored.
Eric Burckle had an RBI single.
Joe Mauser singled and drove in a run.
Adam Yamashita singled, scored and drove in a run.
Matthew Olivares walked and scored.
Up next: The Quakes meet up with the second-seeded Field Rats on Wednesday afternoon at Cypress College.
The first pitch is set for 12:30.
3B: John Lanterman (OCL)
2B: Rowan Duprass (OCL), Seth Nelson (OCL); Kevin Fedoruk (QBA)
Sunset League Playoff Schedule:
Quakes Baseball Academy vs OC Legends at 12:30
Arroyo Seco Royals vs Ventura County Bucs at 4:30
Winner of 1 vs Field Rats at 12:30
Winner of game 2 vs OC Pirates at 4:30
Loser of game 3 vs loser of game 4 at 9:30 am
Winner of game 3 vs winner of game 4 at 1pm
Loser of game 6 vs winner of game 5.
** The winner of game 6 and 7 will meet up this weekend in a best-of-three game series for the Sunset League championship.
Sunset League’s Playoff Seeds:
1- OC Pirates
2- Field Rats
4- Arroyo Seco Royals
5- VC Bucs
6- OC Legends
The OC Legends caught the East LA Dodgers Gray team in the Sunset League standings after Monday's 8-2 victory.
The Legends got three runs on three hits off Anthony Tec.
Tec went two innings, walked two and fanned a pair of OCL batters.
Claudio Corrales got roughed up for five runs on seven hits in his seven innings of work.
He walked three and struck out five.
Sergio Alfaro homered and drove in three runs.
Jakob Ghammachi singled, doubled, tripled, scored and had two RBIs.
Seth Nelson singled, doubled, drove in a run and scored.
Miles Jenkins walked twice, singled, scored twice and had one RBI.
Matthew Olivares had an RBI single and Cairo Barba singled and scored.
Tyler Van Leeuwen, Andrew Stanley and Thomas Howard went three innings apiece in Monday's win.
Van Leeuwen allowed one run on four hits, didn't issue a walk and struck out two East LA Dodgers Gray batters.
Stanley didn't surrender a run, allowing just one hit, walking one and fanning four.
Howard allowed one run on two hits and four walks.
Delvan Gomez walked, tripled and had an RBI.
Greg Pavon had an RBI double.
Tommy Goldbranson walked, singled and scored.
Chase Smith singled and scored.
Win: Tanner Van Leeuwen
Loss: Claudio Corrales
HR: Sergio Alfaro (OCL)
3B: Jakob Ghammachi (OCL); Delvan Gomez (ELADG)
2B: Jakob Ghammachi (OCL), Seth Nelson (OCL); Greg Pavon (ELADG)
Records: OCL (8-11); ELADG (8-11)
Team Est. 2019
Head Coach: Cody Marshall
GM: Jonathan Rodriguez
Home Field: La Quinta High School. Westminster, CA