The Warriors grabbed the lead late to claim a 7-6 victory over University High on Saturday. The game was tied in the sixth when Junior Sean McCance singled on a 1-1 count, driving in a run.
The Trojans fought back from a six-run deficit in the third to tie the game in the fifth inning.
Woodbridge fired up the offense from the start. Senior Dylan Kim drove in a run in the first and Senior Jaden Hoang-Tieu drove in the second with a sacrifice fly.
The Warriors added another in the second then tallied three more in the third. Hoang-Tieu, Senior Connor Tallakson, and Junior Nathan Perry all drove in runs in the frame.
Senior Lucky Ramanathan (1-1, 1sv) notched his first win of the season. He pitched three innings allowing one unearned run on zero hits while striking out two.
Junior Dylan Blakey (0-0) started the game for Woodbridge. He surrendered four runs on one hit over three and a third innings, striking out five.
The Warriors pounded 11 hits in the game. Sophomore Brandon Abernathy (.778) continued his torrid pace with two more hits and his third multi-hit game of the season. He added three stolen bases as well. Kim (.385) also had two hits.
Woodbridge moves into second place with Beckman both boasting a 3-1 record. Each trails Laguna Woods by a game after they beat Irvine today 7-5. Irvine and Uni share third with a 2-1 record. Portola (1-3) is alone in fourth after beating Northwood (0-4) today 4-2.
The Warriors are off until Wednesday when they head to Portola High. The first pitch is scheduled for 3:30.