Santa Paula Times

(Photo above left) The Cards gather before the start of Saturday’s game against Rio Mesa. (Above right) Chris Nava prepares to swing at the ball Saturday. (Bottom left) Aaron Gomez slides face first into second base in Saturday’s game against Rio Mesa. (Bottom right) Justin Barron gets ready to round third and heads for home. (Photos by Brian D. Wilson)

Rio Mesa Spartans overtake Cardinals 14-5 in Saturday game

April 07, 2010

The Cardinal varsity lost to the visiting Rio Mesa Spartans Saturday, 14-5.

All of the Santa Paula runs came in the fourth inning.  Cardinal pitcher Steven Kohr suffered the loss.  The Spartans scored in all but two of the seven-inning contest.

Aaron Gomez again led Santa Paula at the plate.  He went 1 for 2, with a home run and 2 walks.  Tony Penuelas was 2 for 3 with a double and 3 RBIs.

The Cardinals host Fillmore this afternoon at 3:30 pm.