Shut-Out Performance Moves Giants Baseball to 11-1

Julian Carrasco, Reporter

COS played their first of a double header against Cosumnes River Saturday with a shutout performance from starting pitcher Benjamin Pedersen.

Outfielder Maverick Souza started things off with a 2 run RBI early in the beginning innings and continued in the bottom of the 4th with a 2 run single. Key hits from Payton Allen, Davis Beavers, and Donte Valdez which kept the score out of reach.

Play of the game was a solo homerun from designated hitter Cade Sakamoto in the 3rd inning, his first homer on the year.

With a great pitching outing for Benjamin Pedersen, Closing Pitcher Chace Watson was able to get the win with an easy 2 inning shutout.

Baseball continues this week with a 3 game series against Merced on the 18th, 20th, and 22nd.