The Humboldt Eagles 19Us opened up a nine-run lead in the first inning and never looked back on their way to a comfortable 14-5 win over Portland Black at Bomber Field on Saturday night.
The win lifts the Eagles to 4-0 in pool play at their own tournament and earns them the top seed for Sunday’s semifinals.
They will take on No. 4 Redding at noon and if they win they will play either No. 2 Portland Black or No. 3 Sebastopol in the championship game at 5 p.m.
Jared Dixon provided the offensive highlight of the day with a big triple to help key the early offense and he finished with two RBIs and three runs.
Letter was 2-for-3 with as double and three RBIs, while Vincent Agliolo finished 1-for-1 with a double two walks and an RBI.
Nick Parker was 1-for-2 with three RBIs.
Sunday’s semifinals and championship game will be played at Bomber Field.