Valley Christian wins two, will play for D-VII title

By: Kayla Nix/Roseville Press Tribune Correspondent
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Valley Christian Academy defeated Elliot Christian of Lodi twice Wednesday night at McAuliffe Memorial Ballparks to advance to the championship game in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII baseball playoffs.

The Lions (17-9) battled back from a 3-1 deficit to beat Elliot Christian (20-5) 4-3 in nine innings and tie the best-of-three series 1-1.

Valley Christian won the deciding third game 1-0 on pitcher Jeremiah Moore’s walk-off hit to center field, scoring Kris Kobzeff from second base.

Valley Christian will play Tracy-Millennium for the championship at noon Monday at Tony Zupo Field in Lodi. The Falcons are 17-8 this season.

Read Saturday’s Roseville Press Tribune for a complete story.