Palm Springs, Calif. –  Aidan Taurek blasted a three-run home run on a three-hit night and the Palm Springs Power routed the South Bay Saints 14-2 Saturday night at Palm Springs Stadium.
The Power jumped on the Saints early with a five-hit, four-run second inning. Cody Kashimoto (St. Mary’s), Angel Cortez (CSU Northridge), Austin Haller (Western Kentucky) and Taurek (St. Mary’s) all tallied an RBI in the second.
Taurek hit his third home run of the season over the left field wall in the fourth to extend the Power lead. He finished with four RBIs and two runs while improving his .398 BA on the season.
The Power added another three runs in the fifth to mount a huge advantage. Andrew Rivas (UC Riverside) was a big part of the offense with a three hit night and three runs scored. Cortez also shined with four RBIs on two hits. Palm Springs totaled 16 hits and six players had multihit evenings.
Richie Amavizca (New Mexico Highlands) started on the mound for Palm Springs. Amavizca recorded his fourth win of the season as he went five robust innings. The Indio native allowed just two runs with five strikeouts.
Connor Batzer (CSU San Bernardino) came out of the pen in the sixth for the Power tossing two shutout innings without allowing a hit.
The Power improve to 24-0 on the season with 43 straight franchise victories dating to 2023.
Palm Springs returns to the diamond on Tuesday to resume the long running border rivalry with the Havasu Heat in the first of a two game series at Palm Springs Stadium. First pitch is slated for 7 PM as part of Agua Caliente Casinos Night. Bud Light and Budweiser drafts beers are also available for three dollars as part of Three Dollar Beer Tuesdays.
The Palm Springs Power are a summer collegiate baseball team playing all games at Palm Springs Stadium. The Power are a member of the California Premier Collegiate League and the league’s inaugural champions in 2023. Palm Springs has won nine league championships in 19 seasons of playing baseball in the desert dating to 2004.
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