Moorpark College scored first in a non-league game at Pierce Thursday with a home run in the top of the second inning by center fielder Dan Russell. But Pierce was not to be outdone when it came back in its half of the inning on left fielder Mike Romero's three-run homer which helped the Brahamas to a 7-2 victory.
Moorpark scored again in the third, but that was it for the Raiders. Pierce scored again in the fifth and had three more in the sixth to cap the win and improve its record to 2-3. Moorpark drops to 2-4.
The winning pitcher was Steve Reed (2-0), while the loser was Steve Wapnick (2-1).
Golden West 3, Valley 2
Golden West College center fielder Todd Nash homered in the seventh and Golden West scored twice more in the eighth on an error to beat Valley in a non-conference game.
Shortstop Ron Dale had singled home third baseman Tim Riley in the bottom of the first inning to give Valley an early lead against the visiting Rustlers.