The Valencia baseball team beat Westlake, 11-2, in the wild-card round of the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs.
AJ Balta hit a grand slam in the fourth inning to give the Vikings a 9-2 lead. He was 2-for-3 with four RBIs.
Valencia plays Harvard-Westlake, the No. 3 seeded team in the Division 1 playoffs, on Thursday.