Red Hot Jake Moberg Hits Two Home Runs in Wednesdays Victory
Jake Moberg was a one man wrecking crew for Vista Murrieta Wednesday afternoon as the junior unloaded against Chaparral. Moberg went 3 for five with a double and two home runs, leading the Broncos to a 11-4 victory over the Pumas.
The Broncos jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. They would score a run again in the second, four in the fourth and another in the fifth. The Pumas scored all 4 of their wuns in the seventh.
Steve Riddle knocked in 3 runs for the Broncos. Mason Campbell, Nick Mosiello and Moberg each had 2 RBIs. Joey Hodapp also had 2 hits and scored twice for Vista Murrieta.
Brandon Ross won his 6th victory of the season. The senior threw 5 innings and struck out 7 and held the Pumas scoreless. Junior Luis Gonzalez worked he final inning and gave up the 4 runs,
The two teams will play again Friday.
In other Southwestern league action ,the Murrieta Valley Nighthawks lost to the Temecula Valley Golden Bears on Wednesday afternoon, 9–6.
File Photos By Mike Clary