Malibu Sharks sophomore pitcher Andre Simoneau tossed 5 strong innings for his first win of the year and the offense came through in a 17-2 trouncing of Sierra Canyon High School.
Picking up right where the Sharks baseball left off on Saturday's opening night, the Sharks put up 11 runs in the first three innings Tuesday night to take an early 11-0 lead against Sierra Canyon under the lights at Birmingham High.
The Sharks would add six more runs to total 17 for the game and freshman Ezra Allen pitched the final 2 scoreless innings in his first high school outing.
Up 2-0 in the first inning, senior Alvaro Alvarado came to bat with bases loaded and delivered bases clearing double to the gap in right center that chased Sierra Canyon's starting pitcher from the game and the Sharks never looked back. Alvarado added another double to go 3 for 4 for the game.
Malibu junior Chase Lambert had two hits and three RBIs including a 370 foot double to left to score two runs.
Nearly all the Sharks contributed from the plate lead by sophomore Austin George who went 2 for 3, three RBIs and two runs, freshman Ezra Allen added two hits and two runs, Frank Thomas also went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and three runs, Bronson Bard scored four runs to go with his two hits, Nick Anthony had a pair of hits and while leadoff hitter Riley McMillin also had a multi-hit game.
Another Sharks highlight came from freshman Dylan Ross when he scorched a double to left field in his first at-bat in high school.
The Sharks are off to a 2-0 start this year and have outscored their opponents 29-7 in two games.
The Sharks home opener, and game three of the Southern California Invitational, will be on Friday at 3 p.m. against league foe Bishop Diego.
Come on out to support your Sharks. Hope to see you there to cheer on your community baseball program.