ANAHEIM — — A losing roadway trip to Alabama could have humbled JSerra’s baseball team. A recent run of success ought to have the Lions certain once again.
They defeated Servite 8-4 on Wednesday in a rain-interrupted Trinity Organization game at Servite.
Given that going 0-5 in an early-March visit to Alabama, JSerra has actually gone 5-1 – – a nonleague sway Orange Region’s No. 2-ranked Huntington Coastline, taking 2 of 3 Trinity League games last week versus St. John Bosco as well as this week’s back-to-back organization wins over Servite, including Tuesday’s 2-0 win.
JSerra, No. 6 in the Orange Area top 25, is 9-7 general and 4-1 in organization. No. 5 Servite, which went 3-0 versus Mater Dei recently, is 13-5 general and 3-2 in league.
No. 2 Orange Lutheran had a 4-0 league document going right into Wednesday’s evening video game against St. John Bosco.
The Lions damaged a 4-4 tie with an unearned run in the 6th inning. They put the video game away with a three-run 7th that started with a one-out double by Colby Canales and also a two-run single by pinch-hitter Luke Jewett.
JSerra’s UCLA-signed elderly shortstop, Michael Curialle, had a single, scored the video game’s very first run and also started 2 inning-ending, rally-snuffing dual plays.
Senior initial baseman Blake Klassen, an Arizona signee, had a single as well as an RBI. Canales had the seventh-inning double and his squeeze bunt in the initial inning sent home Curialle.
Nino Vultaggio walked two times and also scored twice and also Kevin James contributed a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning. Four Servite errors added to JSerra runs.
Trains delight in group victories and JSerra trainer Brett Kay saw his Lions obtain a group win Wednesday.
“It came from everybody,” Kay claimed. “They competed. We discussed not intending to strike fly rounds today and we hit one. We wished to tax (Servite) defensively.”
The video game was postponed by rain for 10 mins in the fifth inning.
The Friars and Lions play each other for the last time of the normal season Friday at 6 p.m. at JSerra.