Chad Wallach singled to right-center in the bottom of ninth inning Thursday night to drive in the winning run and lift the Orange County Pioneers to a 9-8 walk-off summer collegiate baseball win over the visiting San Luis Obispo Blues.
The Pioneers overcame four errors to win.
Wade Hinkle led the Blues offensively by going 3 for 4 with an RBI. Mission Prep grad Alex Detz was 2 for 2 with two runs scored.
Cal Poly signee Nick Grim started for the Blues, scattering four hits over five innings and giving up six earned runs. He had four strikeouts and five walks.
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Former Paso Robles volleyball player headed to NAIA school
Former Paso Robles High volleyball star Sadie DeQuattro has accepted an offer to play women’s volleyball at Lindenwood University, an NAIA program.
DeQuattro, who’s transferring from Allan Hancock College, will start at setter, according to a Hancock-issued news release. As a sophomore for the Bulldogs, DeQuattro was a first-team all-Western State Conference selection after ranking third in the league in assists.