The Power offense exploded for twenty one hits as they defeated the Bluesox 16-2 at Palm Springs Stadium to move into the California Winter League championship game on Friday.
The Power offense saw Trevor Willis hit a two run homerun and end the day three for four with three RBI. Yasutsugu Nishimoto also had a big day, going four for six with a triple and three singles.
Trevor Whyte contributed to the win by going three for three with a double and two singles, two runs scored and two RBI.
Charles Nading started the game for the Power throwing three complete, giving up two runs, five hits and striking out five before leaving with an injury. Jeremy Gonzalez relieved Nading and threw four scoreless innings, giving up only three hits and striking out four to earn the win.
The Power will take on the Chill tomorrow at 1pm at Palm Springs Stadium for the California Winter League Championship.
Matt Rossingnol turned in a complete game victory for the Chill by giving up one run on six hits while striking out seven, and rightfielder Derek Pyles threw out the potential tying run at home to end the game as the Chill held on for a 2-1 victory over the Snowbirds at Palm Springs Stadium.
With the Chill down 1-0 in the eighth their offense threatened by loading the bases. Jake Taylor came through with a single that drove in two run to give the Chill a 2-1 lead heading into the ninth inning.
In the top of the ninth, Todd Alls and Chris Hartery singled to put runners at the corners with one out. Marquise Hall then proceeded to fly out to right and pinch-runner Marcus Dennistoun tagged up from third and tried to come home. Pyles threw a strike to home plate to gun down Dennistoun to complete the game-ending double-play.
The Chill victory puts them in the California Winter League championship game tomorrow against the Power at 1pm at Palm Springs Stadium.