Brian Joynt, Kellen Kulbacki and Robert Blauer homered Saturday as the Lake Elsinore Storm opened the California League South Division Championship Series with a 12-6 victory over the Lancaster JetHawks.
Mitch Canham collected three RBIs and Sam Carter doubled twice and drove in two runs for Lake Elsinore .
Robert Woodard (1-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief, allowing one hit and striking out one.
Mike Jones went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs for the JetHawks, who host Game 2 of the best-of-5 series on Sunday.
Reliever Kyle Fernandes (0-1) surrendered four runs on five hits in two innings and suffered the loss. Box score
In other California League action:
San Jose Giants 5, Stockton Ports 3
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