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Orange Lutheran rides four-run sixth to victory over St. John Bosco in the Trinity League

April 13, 2018-Photo by Tracey Roman/for the Press-Telegram

St. John Bosco’s Albert Rios is called out at second as the Braves take on Orange Lutheran Friday afternoon.
April 13, 2018-Photo by Tracey Roman/for the Press-Telegram St. John Bosco’s Albert Rios is called out at second as the Braves take on Orange Lutheran Friday afternoon.

BELLFLOWER — The opportunities were there for Orange Lutheran early in Friday afternoon’s showdown at St. John Bosco, but Braves left-hander Kyle Moats worked his way out of trouble a couple of times while giving up just a couple of hits in five shutout innings.

Bosco’s bullpen wasn’t nearly so sharp, and the Lancers feasted in the sixth inning, bringing home four runs en route to a 5-1 triumph that left them where they want to be one week into the Trinity League baseball season.

Christian Rodriguez allowed just one run in a complete-game performance and Orange Lutheran (12-5, 2-1 Trinity) claimed the rubber game in the first of five three-game series that will determine the champion in a six-team race that’s far too close to predict.

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