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pitched a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts and
each had an RBI as the Central Section’s top-ranked Buchanan defeated No. 3 Clovis West 2-0 in the TRAC’s game of the year to date. Buchanan, which will visit Clovis West on Friday night, leads the Eagles and Clovis by two games with five remaining. … Elsewhere, in the league, No. 8 Clovis received a single fromChet Allison
, a walk andSkyler Therrien’s
two-run single in the top of the ninth inning to edge Central 3-1.Preston Mott
struck out six in eight innings for the Cougars;
struck out 14 in seven innings for the Grizzlies. …Matt Contreras
pitched five innings andBlake Boman
drove in two runs in No. 7 Clovis North’s 9-1 win over Clovis East.
all drove in two runs during Edison’s seven-run second inning, and The Bee’s Central Section fourth-ranked and CMAC-leading Tigers went on to beat Madera South 12-0. … Second-place and No. 9-ranked Bullard received a grand slam fromGreg Weaver
in the fifth inning of an 8-3 victory against Memorial.
delivered a two-run, go-ahead single with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to send NYL-leading Fresno over Reedley 6-3.Katir Prieto
pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts for the Warriors, who are 10-0 in the NYL.
fired a two-hitter with 14 strikeouts — including the final two batters to get out of a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the bottom of the seventh — andTyler Sousa
hit a solo homer in the top of the seventh to lift No. 13 Exeter over Immanuel 1-0 and into sole possession of first place in the Central Sequoia League.
pitched a no-hitter while striking out 10, and also hit a two-run double in Tranquillity’s 4-0 West Sierra League win over Avenal, which received six no-hit innings with 15 strikeouts in relief fromJamie Ramos
went 4 for 4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs as The Bee’s Central Section top-ranked Central rolled past Clovis East 13-2 to retain the lead in the TRAC.
• FreshmanStephanie Herring
hit her third homer of the year, a game-ending two-run shot in the bottom of the fifth inning as No. 15 Sanger retained a share of first place in the CMAC with a 12-1 win over Memorial. … Bullard also remained tied for first asJulia Ahart
hit back-to-back home runs to lead off a seven-run third inning in the Knights’ 12-6 win over Edison.
• Sunnyside’sMartha Torres
made an over-the-shoulder catch deep in left field in the top of the seventh, and a base-running error at third on the play prevented Reedley from scoring the tying run as the Wildcats escaped with a 6-5 win to forge a tie atop the NYL with the Pirates. Sunnyside pitcherJessica Wright
struck out 11, and teammateLupe Gonzalez
hit a two-run homer. Reedley’sYazzie Gonzalez
finished 2 for 4 with four RBIs.
hit a line drive between shortstop and third base to scoreNina Munoz
in the bottom of the ninth inning and lift Kerman to a 4-3 walkoff win over Sierra in the North Sequoia League.
homered in the first inning, singled in a run in the fourth then doubled and scored the winning run onMariah Patterson’s
single in the bottom of the seventh as Dinuba handed No. 13 Central Sequoia League-leading Selma its first loss of the season, 3-2. The Bears entered 20-0.
swept at No. 1 singles, whileNick Jaramishian
did the same at No. 1 singles as defending Central Section Division I champion Bullard capped a 10-0 run through the CMAC with a 9-0 win against Edison. The Knights will host the league’s individual tournament, the first qualifying step to the section championships, on Thursday and Friday.
• Clovis West received a singles win fromSean Lindenau
and a doubles triumph fromRobbie Ellis
during a 9-0 defeat of Clovis to clinch the outright TRAC title. The Golden Eagles entered the day tied with Clovis North for first place, but the Broncos lost their regular season final to Buchanan, 5-4, with the Bears’Ben Liang
6-3, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles for the decisive point.
smashed 22 kills for the third straight match as Roosevelt beat Fresno 23-25, 26-24, 15-25, 25-12, 15-7 to hand the Warriors their first NYL loss.
• The last ofJurnee Fernandez’s
seven goals, with 15:55 left in the second half, was the 1,000th scored in the seven-year history of the Hoover program and helped the Fresno Unified Lacrosse league-leading Patriots to a 12-9 win over Sunnyside. Hoover holds a one-game lead on Bullard with four to left and plays at the Knights’ home field at 5 p.m. Tuesday.