The Broncos Win Round 1 of the CIF SS Championship Playoffs and Advance to Face Corona
Vista Murrieta reached deep down and came out on top in Thursday’s opening round of the 2017 CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championship Playoffs. The Broncos came to the plate trailing by 1 in the final inning and scores 2 to win I in dramatic fashion.
The Broncos got on the board early with 2 runs in the first and another 2 in the scond inning. Hart came back with a run in each of the fist two innings and trailed 4-2 before scoring a run in the fifth and finally taking the lead with 2 runs in the sixth to set up the Broncos magical comeback.
Jake Moberg went 3for 4, scored 3 runs and drove in another for the Broncos. Brandon Lane doubled, singled and knocked in 2 runs. Drew Sims. Joey Hodapp and Nick Moisello also came around to score for Vista Murrieta.
Ross, Moberg and Andrew Moisello combined to pitch the Broncos to victory. It was Moberg that pitched the final 2 innings and ended up with the win. Moberg and Ross gave up 2 runs apiece and Moisello limited Hart to just a run over 3 innings.
The Broncos will face Corona next in round 2 of the CIF SS Championship Playoffs. The Panthers are 21-9 and were the Big VIII Champions.
Photos by Scott Padgett