Pintos defeat Eagles

California shortstop Dylan Albertson tags a Southern Boone runner at third base during the sixth inning of the Pintos' opening game at the Class 3 District 9 Baseball Tournament Monday night at Osage. California won 5-3.

California shortstop Dylan Albertson tags a Southern Boone runner at third base during the sixth inning of the Pintos' opening game at the Class 3 District 9 Baseball Tournament Monday night at Osage. California won 5-3. Photo by April Arnett.

The California Pintos faced Southern Boone County Monday in the first round of the Class 3 District 9 Baseball Tournament at Osage to finish a game that was started Saturday, but stopped mid-game due to rain. The contest was completed Monday, where the Pintos ultimately defeated the Eagles 5-3.

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California's Addison Jobe gets set to release a pitch during the Pintos' district game against Southern Boone County Monday night.

Southern Boone led 1-0 after one inning and 3-0 after two. California added two runs in the third to trail 3-2. After a scoreless fourth inning, the Pintos added three runs in the fifth inning to lead 5-3. Two remaining scoreless innings left the win with California.

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California's Tyler Silvey connects with a pitch during the fifth inning of the Pintos' district game Monday night at Osage. Silvey's hit resulted in an RBI that moved California's lead to 5-3.

Addison Jobe recorded the win for the Pintos and allowed three unearned runs on 10 hits, had no walks and had seven strikeouts.

For more of this story check out the May 16 issue of the California Democrat.

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