Vista JV baseball team places second at Surewest Invitational tourneyBy: Staff Report
The Vista del Lago JV baseball team reached the championship game of the 2013 Gina Montes Surewest Invitational Easter Tournament, but fell to Woodcreek in a close 4-3 game to place second.
To get to the championship, Vista del Lago had to run through a gauntlet of tough match-ups beating Rio Americano, 13-7, Del Campo, 15-2, Granite Bay, 6-1 and Oak Ridge, 7-5. In the championship game, Vista del Lago was led offensively by Vince Valentine, Landon Mitchell and Nick Dawson with two hits each. The pitching was led by Andrew Fitzgerald and Brad Funk.
With seven games in six days, including league play, all 20 players contributed either on the mound or at the plate to help get Vista del Lago to the championship game.
Vista del Lago is 13-3-1 on the season with 10 league games remaining.