MONTECITO, Calif. - Bryan Peck struck out the first batter of the game and he never lost focus as host Westmont College shutout Antelope Valley 6-0 in their first game of the NAIA Opening Round Tournament in the Santa Barbara Bracket.
The Warriors will face Indiana Southeast on Tuesday afternoon with first pitch scheduled for 2:30pm.
The freshman Peck pitched 8 scoreless innings, allowing just 4 hits while striking out 6.
Westmont scored two first inning runs on RBI singles by Thomas Rudinsky and Justin Rodriguez.
Robbie Haw blasted a 2-run home run in the fourth while star catcher Simon Reid added a 2-run shot in the eighth inning to cap the scoring.
Indiana Southeast defeated Olivet Nazarene of Illinois 22-4 on the strength of an Opening Round-record three home runs by Marco Romero.