"Anytime you are playing Edison, you are in for a fight," first-year Marina Coach Bob Marshall said. (Edison) head coach Steve Lambright and his assistant coaches do a phenomenal job of getting their team prepared to play. Edison had some of the best players in the county and it is an honor to beat these guys on our home field."
Huffman gave up six hits in improving to 1-1 — with two saves — in league. He gained his first league win after senior Travis Peugh came through with a walk-off hit up the gap in left-center field in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Senior Chris Martinez kept the inning alive when he delivered a two-out double, setting the stage for Peugh. Martinez scored the winning run, touching off a wild celebration among his teammates who rushed him after he crossed home plate.
Peugh went three for four and senior Nick Marshall and sophomore Tyler Mildenberg both drove in runs for the Vikings, who improved to 16-9-1 and evened the season league series (1-1) with the Chargers.
Edison won the first meeting between the teams, 3-0, at Edison on April 1.
For Edison, senior Dalton Douty threw 5 2/3 innings and gave up two runs. Senior Eric Snyder went three for three and seniors Christian Lopes and Jon Torres each had a run batted in.
The Vikings and Chargers complete their league series at 3 p.m. Thursday at Edison. Marshall said that senior Jake Tillinghast (2-3 in league, 5-3 overall) will get the start for Marina.
In other Sunset League baseball action Tuesday, Fountain Valley fell, 4-1, at Los Alamitos, and Newport Harbor scored four runs in the top of the 10th inning to knock off host Huntington Beach, 5-1.