The Patriots (24-13) exploded for six runs in the second and never looked back, taking down the Oakland City University Oaks 14-0 in a game shortened by the 10-run rule Tuesday. The Pat's scored in the first three innings and tacked on 6 runs in the sixth for the final margin.
Jake Waardenburg (Klamath Falls, OR) pitched his second straight complete game shutout in a row, going 7 innings. He scattered 4 hits, had 4 K's and walked none. Waardenburg moves to 4-0 this year.
At the plate, four Bat Pat's tallied 2 knocks each. Juan Moriel (San Diego, CA) went 2-5 with 2 runs, 2 RBI's and 3 stolen bases. CJ Englestad (Rohnert Park, CA) continued his hot streak, going 2-4 with a run, 3 RBI's and a double. Luis Zeledon (West Corina, CA) added a 2 double day with 2 runs and a RBI and Eric Standafer (Shelbyville, KY) went 2-4 with a double and RBI. Andrew Garcia (Las Vegas, NV) had a 1-2 day with 2 runs and 2 RBI's.
St. Catharine continues their road swing with a weekend trip to West Virginia Tech University.