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Prep baseball: Nevada Union wins in walk-off fashion against Calexico

Nevada Union’s baseball team has shown its grit at the Lions Tournament in San Diego, winning another game in come-from-behind fashion.

Trailing 1-0 to Calexico in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Miners rallied to win with a walk-off hit by senior Brock Grininger.

Grininger, who came into the tourney batting .361, capped a two-out, two-run rally when he ripped a base hit up the middle that plated Dalton Maxwell from second base.



Tim O’Sullivan scored the game tying run one batter earlier when James Schnitzius brought him home with a base knock, which also advanced Maxwell into scoring position.

Getting the win from the mound was Jordan Jiannino, who pitched a scoreless seventh inning in relief of Kross Corbett, who pitched the first six innings, allowing one unearned run and striking out four.




“Being down here has been good for us,” said Nevada Union head coach Ted White. “Every game we have had to come from behind and we won two of them.”

The Miners opened the tourney with a come-from-behind win over Mater Dei (Chula Vista), 5-4, Monday, and also rallied to tie Mission Bay in the seventh inning Tuesday, but fell in extra innings, 9-7.

Nevada Union is 2-1 at the Lions Tournament and finished second in its pool of teams.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at sports@theunion.com or by phone at 530-477-4232. Deadline for submission is 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. Sunday.


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