By Bill Tamburrino
The Ramona Bulldog baseball team finished the Aztec-Foothiller tournament by beating Montgomery High School 4-2 on the road.
The team now gears up for the North County Tournament. The Bulldogs will enter play in North County with a 3-2 record.
Harrison McGhee got the start on the mound, going six innings and facing one batter in the seventh inning to pick up the win. McGhee struck out six and did not surrender an earned run. He limited the Aztecs to three hits, all singles.
Beau Sulser came in in relief in the seventh to pick up his second save of the season to preserve the victory.
Ramona got on the scoreboard in the top of the third inning. Gage Canning opened the frame by drawing a walk. He advanced to second on an error and took third on a wild pitch. Jackson Willeford drove in Canning with an RBI single, his second hit of the game.
Ramona extended its lead in the fourth inning. Kevin Hagan led off the inning with a double. Hunter McHargue made it back-to-back doubles as he drove in Hagan.
Montgomery scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the fourth to tie the game. Ramona answered in the top of the fifth by scoring the winning runs.
Jordan Farhat led off the rally with a walk. Willeford took one for the team and reached base when he was hit by a pitch. Sulser drew a walk to load the bases.
Hagan ripped his second hit of the day to drive in two runs and give the Dawgs the lead and the eventual win.
Brandon Fitzpatrick and Grason Lanz also stroked hits for the Bulldogs in the game.