HS Baseball: Great Oak hangs on to beat Vista Murrieta 4-3 – The Wolfpack’s Mitch Hayes Slams the Door Shut in the Final Inning

Great Oak won its second victory over the Broncos this week as the Wolfpack hung on for a 4-3 win over Vista Murrieta. The Pack’s starting pitcher Brad Wegman cruised through the Bronco lineup for six innings and had blanked Vista Murrieta until the seventh.

The Broncos scored three runs off the Great Oak starter and Coach Eric Morton called on reliever Mitch Hayes to put the Broncos away. Hayes responded and got the next three outs and earned the save for the Wolfpack.

Hayes also went 2-for -3 with an RBI against the Broncos, Brett Dillon had two hits, scored and knocked in one. Cory Souza also had an RBI in the game for the Wolfpack.

Bronco pitcher Jack Moberg got the loss. Hunter Tidwell got two hits for Vista Murrieta while Jerry Knapp, Coltin Gerhart and Angel Ortiz had the three Bronco RBIs.

The Wolfpack is now 16-5 overall and 6-3 in league. The win keeps the Pack in a

three-way tie for first place in the Southwestern League with Murrieta Valley and Temecula Valley. Vista Murrieta is 14-6 and second place in the league with a 4-5 record.

Great Oak will be home on Tuesday to play Chaparral. The Broncos will travel across town to battle Murrieta Valley. Both games start at 3:30.

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