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Otay Ranch Mustangs open Metro-Mesa League baseball play with a blast

Fri, May 02 2014 02:36 PM Posted By: Phillip Brents

The defending league co-champion Otay Ranch Mustangs opened Metro-Mesa League play Tuesday with a bang by defeating host Olympian 18-1. Mustangs Adrian and Alex Tovalin set a school record by becoming the first sibling tandem to hit home runs in the same game. Adrian Tovalin went four-for-five with five RBI while Alex Tovalin went two-for-three in the game.

Eddie Alvarez, who started on the mound and picked up the win, went three-for-four at the plate with a triple and four RBI while Frank Chavez went three-for-four with a pair of doubles and four RBI, Darryck Williams went three-for-four with three RBI and Anton Melendrez went three-for-three. “Our kids tore it up with their bats,” ORHS coach Bob McCurdy commented as the Mustangs improved to 17-5 overall.

Bonita Vista improved to 3-0 in Metro-Mesa League play by defeating visiting Mater Dei Catholic, 5-4, on Tuesday. The Barons (15-7 overall) erased a 4-3 deficit on a two-run scoring single by Chris O’Neill in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Crusaders (0-3 in league, 7-13 overall) had just two hits in the contest.

Metro-Mesa League
Thursday, May 1
Mater Dei Catholic 3, Bonita Vista 2
Otay Ranch 4, Olympian 0

League standings
Eastlake 2-0, 17-4
Otay Ranch 2-0, 18-5
Bonita Vista 2-1, 15-8
Mater Dei Catholic 1-2, 8-13
Olympian 0-4, 7-14


Metro-Pacific League
Thursday, May 1
No games scheduled

League standings
Chula Vista Spartans 0-0, 7-14
Sweetwater Red Devils 0-0, 7-14
Castle Park Trojans 0-0, 6-13
Hilltop Lancers 0-0, 6-15

Metro-South Bay League
Thursday, May 1
No games scheduled

League standings
Mar Vista Mariners 0-0, 13-9-0
Montgomery 0-0, 11-8-2
San Ysidro 0-0, 11-10
Southwest 0-0, 10-12


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