No. 7 Oak Ridge climbed back to within a game of No. 3 Jesuit with two Delta River League baseball games to play by beating the Marauders 11-1 in five innings today in El Dorado Hills.
Alec Ales scattered five hits to earn the win while catcher Cody Morris had a double, single and four runs batted in and Jason Ross a double, triple and three RBI for the Trojans.
Oak Ridge (17-8, 10-3) will play No. 4 Pleasant Grove (19-5, 9-4) in a home and away series Monday and Tuesday. Jesuit (17-7, 11-2) will play Ponderosa (9-15, 5-8) on Monday and Tuesday.
- Bill Paterson