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Trio Of Mustangs Help Craft All-Star Victory
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Oakdale’s Josh Garcia pitched two complete innings for the Blue Team in a 3-1 All-Star win on June 8. DENNIS D. CRUZ/THE LEADER

Three Oakdale High School seniors were members of the Blue Team in the 30th annual Rotary Club of Modesto Sunrise Stanislaus County High School All-Star Baseball Game at Stanislaus State in Turlock. Representing Oakdale in the Saturday, June 8 contest were shortstop Alex Daoud, first baseman Jacob Solorio and pitcher Josh Garcia. The nine inning game saw the Blue team victorious 3-1 over the Gold Team.

Daoud and Solorio each started the game. Daoud went 0-for-2 at the plate, while Solorio also went 0-for-2 but flied out to deep center field his first time up and reached on an error. Garcia entered the game as a relief pitcher. He pitched two innings, giving up one run on three hits and striking out two.

Making up the Blue Team were players from Pitman, Beyer, Central Catholic, Davis, Ceres, Hughson, Modesto and Riverbank in addition to Oakdale.