Chris Porter homered and drove in three runs and Josh Cena and Richie Osborne each had two hits as No. 12 Nevada Union defeated No. 9 Rocklin 5-4 today in a Sierra Foothill League baseball game in Grass Valley.
Ryan McCarthy, Dustin Zeisler and Eric Shinn combined to limit the first place Thunder (16-9, 9-5) to six hits. The Miners (16-9, 7-7), battling for a playoff berth, had nine hits.
The two teams will conclude the regular season Wednesday 4 p.m. at Rocklin.
- Bill Paterson