Mustangs win home opener
Feb 6, 2019

Delta College baseball team romps past Taft 24-4

By The Record

Posted Feb 5, 2019 at 12:01 AM

Updated Feb 5, 2019 at 9:57 PM

The defending state champion Delta College baseball team scored five runs in both the first and second innings, and cruised to a 24-4 victory over visiting Taft in a

non-league game Tuesday at Nick Cecchetti Field.

The Mustangs (4-1) outhit the Cougars (1-5) 16-5. Vinny Bologna was 4-for-4 including a grand slam in the first inning, a triple, seven RBI and six runs scored.

Anthony Lucchetti went 2 for 2 with a double and RBI, and Jimmy McClenaghan was 2 for 5 with three RBI and a double.

Starting pitcher Clayton Westrope went five innings, allowing one earned run and striking out five. The Delta pitching staff recorded a total of 14 strikeouts.

Delta plays at 1 p.m. Thursday at Taft, then hosts L.A. Mission at 2 p.m. Saturday.