BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. — Calexico High's baseball team went 5-0 in the Mojave Tournament here to open its season.
The Bulldogs opened the tournament with a 2-1 win over host Mojave. J.P. Gonzalez was the winning pitcher as he went all seven innings, allowing one earned run while striking out eight. Damien Lopez stroked a base hit and drove in both runs.
Calexico followed with a 14-3 win over Camp Verde, Ariz.. Hector Sanchez went the distance, fanning six in five innings.
The Bulldogs next edged Chinle, another Arizona team. George Luis was the winning pitcher as he struck out five in five innings. Calexico scored all its runs in the first inning.
Calexico then defeated an Arizona state championship team from last year, Coconinos, 3-1. Again the Bulldogs scored all of their runs in the first and then had to hold on to the lead. Lopez went the distance, allowing two hits and fanning six.