HS Baseball: Temecula Valley Edges Great Oak 3-2

The Golden Bears are 8-0 and in First Place in the Southwestern League

Temecula Valley sailed to their eighth consecutive victory in the Southwestern league Tuesday afternoon. The Golden Bears improved to 19-2 overall this season.

Temecula Valley scored a run in each of the first three innings. The three runs was all the Golden Bears would need. The Wolfpack scored two runs in the second inning before the offense went silent.

Senior Peyton Maple drove in junior Alex Householder for the Wolfpack’s first run. He was driven in by junior Cameron Mabee.

Temecula Valley junior Devon Hawks went 2 for 3 at the plate and drove in a run while scoring another. Senior Noah Ruden also got 2 hits in 3 at bats.

Senior Max Rangle started and gave way to sophomore James Wambold earned the victory for Temecula. The Cal State Fullerton commit pitched three innings, striking out 4 and didn’t give up a run. Senior Carson Frazier pitched a scoreless inning for the Golden Bears and got the save.

Cameron Mabee was the losing pitcher for Great Oak. He threw all 6 innings, giving up the 3 runs on 7 hits.

In other Southwestern league action, Vista Murrieta crushed cross town rivals, Murrieta Mesa 11-4.

Chaparral will face Murrieta Valley today. The Wolfpack and Golden Bears wPhotos by Jennifer Rangelill battle each other again tomorrow.

Great Oak              0 2 0 0 0 0 0     2

Temecula Valley   1 1 1 0 0 0 –      3

Photos by Jennifer Rangel