Perry Takes Home Splinterfest Title
Trevor Desiderio and Brysen Tambone stroked back to back RBI doubles to break up a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the 6th inning to give Perry a 3-1 win over Westwood in the championship game of the Splinterfest Tournament at Desert Ridge High School.
Westwood senior lefthander Kikin Cardenas allowed only 2 hits and a solo unearned run in 5 innings on the hill in a no decision.
Perry starter Zach Dehondol threw 4 1/3 innings and allowed one run with 5 Ks.
Reliever Mason Whatcott earned the W with a scoreless 6th inning.
Kai Taylor earned the save with a clean 7th inning.
Perry had reached the championship by defeating Liberty 8-3 in the semi-finals.
Tyler Valdez tossed 3 frames for the W and JD Willis and Micha Montano combined for 3 innings of scoreless relief work.
In the other semi-final game, Westwood scored 12 runs in the first 3 innings to roll to a 12-0 win over O’Connor.