Late Score Costs Chargers Against Simi JV Pioneers
Chargers lost the lead late in a 2-1 defeat to Simi JV Pioneers on Thursday. The game was tied at one with Simi JV Pioneers batting in the bottom of the sixth when Roan Schmidt doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Simi JV Pioneers pitchers struck out eight, while Chargers sat down six.
Simi JV Pioneers knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the fifth inning. Quinton McGahn singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Diego Barajas led things off on the mound for Simi JV Pioneers. Barajas allowed seven hits and one run over seven innings, striking out eight.
Thomas Novak was on the pitcher’s mound for Chargers. The lefty lasted five and a third innings, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out six. Tiger Ibanez threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.
Ty Starling led Chargers with two hits in three at bats. Chargers was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Dom Longo made the most plays with seven.
Simi JV Pioneers collected five hits. Schmidt and McGahn all managed multiple hits for Simi JV Pioneers. Simi JV Pioneers didn’t commit a single error in the field. Walkers Hodges had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.
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