Blake Allemand went 4 for 5 with four RBI and two stolen bases, Will Maddox was 3 for 5 with three runs scored, and the San Luis Obispo Blues summer collegiate baseball team cruised to an 8-4 home win Sunday over the California Collegiate League rival Santa Paula Halos at SLO Stadium.
San Luis Obispo starter Trevor Fitts was the winning pitcher. He threw six innings, allowing two runs on three hits with eight strikeouts. Blues reliever Tyler King struck out three in two innings, and closer Blake Whitter pitched a scoreless ninth.
Allemand opened the scoring with an RBI single in the bottom of the first inning before scoring on a double from Derek Miller.
An RBI single by Cal Poly’s Jimmy Allen later gave the Blues a 4-0 lead.
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Also Sunday, the Blues (32-13, 17-11) announced the team will send several players to the California Collegiate League All-Star Game, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Major League Baseball Academy in Compton. Fox Sports Net Prime Ticket will televise the game.
San Luis Obispo will send Maddox, Allen, Daniel Garner, Michael Pritchard, Kyle Johnson, Aaron Attaway, Cody Jones, Grayson Long, Drake Owenby, Jordan Smith and Travis Evans to the event, according to a roster posted on the CCL website.
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Former Paso Robles High standout Mac Stuart went 2 for 4, Peter Lecce and Davey Casciola tripled, and the Indians held on to beat the visiting Braves at Vineyard Athletic Park in Templeton.
The Indians (22-8) scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning on their way to the win.