Hart High traveled to West Ranch Wednesday and took a two-run lead into the seventh inning before giving up three runs and fell to West Ranch 5-4.
West Ranch High School’s Evan Gallatly knocked in the winning run with bases loaded in the seventh.
West Ranch improved to 5-1 in league and 13-6 overall. Bryce Collins pitched 6 strong innings for the Indians, he gave up 2 runs on three hits while striking out 9. Trent Bird got the win for the Cats coming in in relief after started Alex Burge pithed 4 2/3 innings, while giving up 4 runs on 5 hits and striking out 3. The series continues Friday at Hart, the two teams have split the first two meetings this spring.
Kevin Karzin, president of the Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association, contributed photos from the game.