The Inland Valley Bucs (9-7, 3-5) rebounded in the second game of the double header at Cal Poly Pomona to defeat the San Diego Force 5-4.
The Bucs got out to an early 3-0 lead in the first inning on four consecutive base hits.
Andrew Alvarez and Dylan Lowenstein each had RBI singles and Aaron McCann added an RBI sacrifice fly.
The Force cut into the deficit scoring once in the third and fourth to make it 3-2.
Inland Valley went back to work with two runs in the fifth on a two-run double by Brad Lewis.
San Diego scored once in the seventh and eighth to cut the margin to 5-4, but that was as close as they could get as Cody Maples slammed the door shut with a three-inning save.
Erik Trask earned the victory on the mound.
The Bucs take the field again on Thursday at 6 p.m. in a non-league contest.
2B: J.Hernandez (6), B.Lewis (5).
RBI: A.Alvarez (1), B.Lewis 2 (10), D.Lowenstein (5), A.McCann (3).
SF: A.McCann (1).