Mesquite turned on the power game, took advantage of a couple Gilbert miscues and rode that combination to an 8-4 win over the host Tigers and the championship of the Scottsdale Quarterback Club Baseball Invitational.
It took a couple innings to happen, but Hamilton opened its baseball season Friday afternoon in fine fashion.
With just about every facet of the game reporting in, the Huskies erased a 1-0 deficit in the top of the fourth inning and went on to pound Desert Vista, 10-1, in the opener for both teams at the Desert Vista invitational.
Earlier in October Cibola football coach Lucky Arvizo claimed a 20-14 win over then-ranked and then-unbeaten Basha by his Raiders was the biggest triumph in school history.
This wa not a coach getting excited over the moment. A Yuma school winning several games in a season or a couple more than it loses is news.