In a pitching duel, Woodcreek squeaked out a 2-1 win. Del Oro had one run on two hits and Woodcreek had the opposite getting two runs but only getting one hit.
RC took the mound for Woodcreek and did great. Del Oro tried to strike early after their lead off got out. RC issued a walk and Del Oro executed a sac bunt which was followed with a single scoring one. With runners at first and third Del Oro attempted an early steal with the runner at third trying to steal home. Woodcreek read it early and threw home to get the final out there.
In the bottom of the first, in a taste of what was to come, Woodcreek flied out and struck out twice on high fastballs as the pitcher for Del Oro was hitting his spots and keep the batters off balance. So after one, it was 1-0 Del Oro
Del Oro followed going easy in the top of the second. Striking out, grounding out, and striking out as RC found his groove and matched the pitcher for Del Oro in keeping batters off balance.
Woodcreek did get a base runner drawing a one out walk, but that was erased on a failed hit-and-run and a strike out.
In the top of the third, RC got two quick outs but the third batter got a triple. RC recovered and induced a pop out to third ending that scoring threat.
In the bottom of the third Woodcreek manufactured a run. DR drew a walk and stole second. MH starting his first game laid down a great sac bunt which induced a hurried throw and error by Del Oro allowing DR to score and tie the game 1-1. MH was caught stealing for the first out and JW grounded out. CS made the third out bunting with two outs.
In the top of the fourth RC issued a lead off walk but that was earased as he was thrown out trying to steal second. RC retired the next two batters.
Woodcreek got its only hit in the bottom of the fourth getting a lead off triple by JR. With the infield drawn in, AL looked for a pitch up in the zone and got one. He drove a sac fly to left center field deep enough to score JR to put Woodcreek up 2-1. Woodcreek tried to keep the threat going drawing a walk but it was erased by a 1-6-3 double play.
Del Oro mounted no real threat in the fifth. In the bottom part of the fifth, BT had reached base and worked his way to third, but a failed suicide squeeze play left BT stranded and he was thrown out in a run down.
In the sixth, Del Oro and Woodcreek traded base runners but never really threatened. In the top of the seventh, TG came in to close out the game. He retired the side for the save. Woodcreek had scored two runs on one hit while only allowing 1 run on two hits for Del Oro. Woodcreek had completed the sweep winning 2-1.