SANTA YNEZ, Calif. -

The offense took awhile to get going for Santa Ynez but the pitching and defense were solid throughout as the Pirates opened up the CIF Division 5 baseball playoffs with a 3-1 home win over Valley Christian of Cerritos.

Sophomore Zachary Torra went the distance for Santa Ynez which continues its record-breaking season as they improve to 25-1 on the season.

The Pirates scored a run in the fifth inning and scored two more on a double by junior Jacob Pritchard.