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Everything was working for the Invaders on Thursday night in Soboba during their 15-0 defeat of the Highlanders, except for the field’s sprinklers schedule. SP Joowon Jeon was dominant, throwing a complete game 8 1/3 with 19 strikeouts, no hits, no runs, allowing only 3 baserunners via an error and 2 walks. The game was called due to on-field sprinklers, which were unable to be shut off.
Offensively, the Invaders were led by standout Nate Jakobs who contributed 3 hits, including a double and walk, a stolen base, and 3 runs scored.
Grind baseball traveled to West Hills High School to take on the Force. The game was a back and forth battle. The Grind got on the board first when #23 Zach Farris and #30 Jake Borst had back to back solo homeruns, giving the Grind a 2-0 lead in the first. The Grind would score three more in the third inning including one run thanks to another solo shot by Farris, making the score 5-0. The Force in the bottom of the third responded when #23 Sherrick hit a solo homerun, making the score 5-1. The Grind then went up 7-1 in the top of the forth inning. #28 Michael Davinni for the Force had an RBI double to make the score 7-2 in the bottom of the forth. The Force would have a big fifth inning tying the score at 7-7. The Grind would add three to their score making it 10-7 going into the bottom of the eighth. The Force would respond again tying it at 10-10. In the top of the ninth the Grind sealed the victory when Borst hit his second homerun of the game. The final score would be Grind 12, Force 10. The Grind beat the Force handing them their first loss in league play. The Force are now 12-1 in league play and the Grind move to 6-3.
The Force absolutely dominated the Roughriders routing them 20-0. The game ended after just 7 innings, being called early. There were multiple standouts for the Force. Eligha Lewis #36 and Taylor Meaux #14 hit back to back home runs in bottom of the 4th inning. Another standout was Michael Davinni who had 3 RBI’s. Jacob Hennessey had 6 shutout innings on the mound. Overall the Force put on quite a show offensively and took an easy win to stay undefeated.
Check the full league calendar for changes to our schedule this week.
Roughriders @ Force 4:30 PM Wednesday from West Hills HS
Prospect Powerhouse @ Jays TBD Friday from Soboba
Grind @ Roughriders 4 PM Friday from Lincoln HS
This week’s slate of Pacific Shore League games
Prospect Powerhouse @ Invaders 4:30 PM Oceanside HS
Grind @ Roughriders 4:00 PM Lincoln HS
Prospect Powerhouse @ Force 4:30 PM West Hills HS
Grind @ Force 4 PM West Hills
Invaders @ Highlanders 6 PM The Oaks at Soboba
Jays @ Roughriders 4 PM Lincoln HS
Looking forward to a great week of summer league action! More games to be added as facilities open.