No. 20 Nevada Union (12-6) scored in the bottom of the eighth to defeat Escondido 6-5 in the 4A Division championship of the 61st Annual Lions Baseball Tournament today in San Diego.
Chris Porter homered and singled in the title game and also doubled twice in the Miners' 11-6 win over San Diego in today's morning semifinals.
Cathedral Catholic of San Diego rallied for single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings to defeat top-ranked Elk Grove 7-5 in the Classic Division semifinals today at the Lions Tournament.
Elk Grove (14-3) had opened the tournament with wins over Rancho Buena Vista of Vista, El Camino Real of Woodland Hills and Granite Hills of El Cajon.
- Bill Paterson