Pitching, defense lead Liberty past vistiing Madera

Pitching, defense lead Liberty past vistiing Madera »Play Video
The Liberty Patriots used strong pitching and timely defense to grab a 4-1 win over Madera in the first round of the high school baseball playoffs.

Jordan Howard pitched a complete game and outfielder Austin Davis made a diving catch to get the Patriots out of a bases loaded jam.

The Patriots are joined by North, an 11-0 winner over Tulare Union, and Tehachapi a 10-8 winner over Ridgeview into round two of the playoffs.