Baseball

Fountain Valley stays hot at the plate, pounds Canyon in Division 2 playoffs

Canyon pitcher JT Kwart tags out Fountain Valley's Shea Adame at home during the first round of the CIF-SS Division 2 baseball playoff game Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Canyon High.

(Photo by Michael Fernandez, Contributing Photographer)
Canyon pitcher JT Kwart tags out Fountain Valley's Shea Adame at home during the first round of the CIF-SS Division 2 baseball playoff game Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Canyon High. (Photo by Michael Fernandez, Contributing Photographer)

Fountain Valley took some offensive momentum into the baseball playoffs and kept it going Thursday in a 7-1 win over Canyon in a CIF Southern Section Division 2 first-round game at Canyon.

The Barons (19-11) will play the winner of the Lakewood-Crescenta Valley game in the second round Tuesday.

Fountain Valley, which finished third in the Sunset League, had 13 hits against Canyon (18-11-1), the North Hills League champion.

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