BENAVIDES — The Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Badgers wasted little time establishing themselves as one of the teams to beat in District 32-2A Tuesday.

The Badgers beat the Benavides Eagles 13-0 thanks in part to home runs by C.J. Flores, Dominick Garcia and Brian Gutierrez.

Pitcher A.J. Arellano was stellar on the mound striking out 13 in the shutout victory.

Banquete 5, San Diego 1

BANQUETE — The San Diego Vaqueros lost an early lead and went on to drop a 5-1 decision to Banquete Tuesday night.

The Bulldogs scored three runs in the second inning. Banquete scored on a single by Josh Moreno and two errors by the Vaqueros.

Mateo Saenz was tagged with the loss for San Diego. It was Saenz who gave the Vaqueros a first-inning lead with a solo home run. On the mound, Saenz allowed four hits and four runs over three innings.

Saenz and Derrick Gonzalez each had multiple hits for the Vaqueros.