Chico Nuts defeat Petaluma to win Area One title

Jul 27, 2015 1:38 AM by Ross Field

The Chico Nuts American Legion baseball team knocked off Petaluma 11-5 to win the Area 1 tournament championship Sunday at Clark Field in Woodland.

Chico broke the game open in second inning, sending six runners across the plate to take a 6-1 lead.

Ryan Steindorf added a two-run homer in the sixth inning.

With the win, Chico (36-9-1) punches their ticket to the state tournament for the third time in five years.

The Nuts will kick off play against Long Beach at 3 p.m. on Thursday in Yountville.


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