Jeff Bench threw seven shutout innings with four strikeouts, and Charlie Sharrer went 2 for 5 with four RBI to lift the San Luis Obispo Rattlers to an 8-0 win over the High Desert Heat at SLO Stadium on Monday night in a summer collegiate baseball game.
The Rattlers (29-14) took a 2-0 lead in the third inning, and then scored three runs apiece in the fifth and sixth.
Dylan Candaele had two hits, stole two bases and scored three times for the Rattlers, who have won four straight. Marc Flores and Trevor Nathanson also finished with two hits apiece, with Flores scoring three times.
Griffin Paul came in to relieve in the eighth, giving up just one of High Desert’s three hits.
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