The Inland Valley Bucs (11-7, 4-5) defeated the Arroyo Seco Sentinels in the 10th inning on Saturday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Field in game one of the doubleheader.
The Bucs trailed the whole game until the ninth inning.
The Sentinels scored twice in the first and once in the second to grab an early 3-0 lead.
Inland Valley answered with one in the fourth on an RBI sacrifice fly by Justin Gomez that was cranked to the warning track in right field as an amazing catch was made by right fielder Noeh Martinez robbing Gomez of an extra base hit.
Arroyo Seco responded with another run in the bottom of the fourth to make it 4-1.
The Bucs scored once in the seventh and eighth innings to cut the deficit to 4-3.
Michael Mora produced an RBI ground out and Gomez ripped an RBI single.
The Sentinels scored in the bottom of the eighth to extend the lead to 5-3.
With two outs in the top of the ninth, the Bucs loaded the bases after a bunt base hit by Jake Scott. Up came Kyle Jackson, who ripped the game-tying two-run single.
In the top of the 10th, the Bucs took the lead for the first time on a sacrifice fly by Matt Majher scoring Brad Lewis.
The Bucs held on as Logan Lannon earned the tough victory tossing the final two innings and striking out four.
The Bucs play again on Monday at 5 p.m. at Long Beach City College to take on the Signal Hill Oilers.
WP: L.Lannon (1), J.Veiga (1).
RBI: K.Jackson 2 (8), J.Gomez 2 (15), M.Majher (1).
SF: J.Gomez (2), M.Majher (1).
CS: J.Gomez (2), M.Mora (1).
Team LOB: 9.
A: L.Lannon (1), K.Jackson 4 (10), A.Alvarez 2 (3), B.Benson (1), G.Vargas (3).
DP: 1 (K. Jackson(2B) – A. Alvarez(SS) – A. McCann(1B)).
E: J.Gomez 2 (2).
PO: K.Jackson 2 (3), J.Gomez 16 (20), B.Lewis 2 (5), M.Mora (3), B.Benson (1), M.Majher 2 (2), A.McCann 4 (17), G.Vargas (1).
SBA: J.Gomez 3 (5).
TC: L.Lannon (1), K.Jackson 6 (14), J.Gomez 18 (22), A.Alvarez 2 (13), B.Lewis 2 (5), M.Mora (4), B.Benson 2 (2), M.Majher 2 (2), A.McCann 4 (17), G.Vargas 2 (6).