POWER Roll Rebels in Run-Fest

Box Score

PALM SPRINGS – The POWER (6-0) dominated Riverside (0-5) from start to finish on Friday night, beating the Rebels, 27-3.

The POWER banged out 28 hits and pushed across 27 runs, which represents a new club record for a single game. They are now outscoring opponents 82-24 through six games.

T.J. Bennett led the way for Palm Springs, reaching base safely all seven times he came to the plate. Bennett went 5-5 with two RBI and five runs scored, and was just a home run short of the cycle.

Seven POWER hitters knocked in multiple runs in the game, including Tyler Truitt’s four RBI after entering as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning.

Ryan DeJesus started on the mound for Palm Springs, going five innings and striking out four to improve to 2-0 on the season. Blake Estep pitched four quality innings in relief, retiring the final ten Rebels he faced.

The POWER and Rebels do battle again Saturday evening. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Palm Springs Stadium. Saturday is Kids Day, meaning all fans 12 and under get in for $2. Fans that can’t make it to the can tune at pspbb.com or on Team 1010 KXPS.