NAPA, Calif. — O’Koyea Dickson hit two home runs and Carl Brice was sharp as the Vallejo Admirals continued their winning ways, pounding the Napa Silverados on Thursday for an 11-1 victory at Miner Family Field.
Dickson’s home runs gave him four in five games for Vallejo. The San Francisco-native hit a solo shot in the first to give the Admirals a 1-0 lead. He hit a two-run blast in the fourth to extend the lead to 8-0.
Chris Fornaci also homered for Vallejo, which has now won 12 of its last 14 games. The Admirals pulled to two games back of San Rafael. Vallejo plays the Pacifics the next two games at San Rafael.
One night after Skylar Janisse threw Vallejo’s first complete game since 2014, Brice went 7 1/3 innings, allowing just one unearned run on six hits. The Pacific Association strikeout leader recorded just two strikeouts and walked four. Brice improved to 3-4 on the season.
Dickson also doubled and finished with three hits on the night. Vladimir Gomez and Nick Akins Sr. also had three hits apiece. Montrell Marshall stayed hot with two hits and Tillman Pugh went 2-for-4 with four RBI.
Billy Felo (4-4) took the loss for Napa, going four innings and allowing eight runs (all earned) on 11 hits with three strikeouts and three walks.
The Admirals continue the road trip with games Friday and Saturday at Albert Field in San Rafael. Friday’s 6:30 p.m. game will be on Ozcat Radio, 89.5 KZCT FM in Vallejo. The Admirals return to Wilson Park on Sunday for a 1:05 p.m. game against Sonoma. For more information, go to vallejoadmirals.com or call 707-641-1111.