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improved to 7-0 firing a two-hitter with 12 strikeouts for his 23rd win in three years as No. 1 Buchanan won the TRAC title outright with a 5-0 win over No. 8 Clovis North. The Bears, also ranked No. 8 in the state by Cal-Hi Sports, are expected to land the Division I top seed Saturday over Southwest Yosemite League champion Centennial. … Elsewhere, in the league,
struck out eight in six innings, Dom Liberta earned his eighth save and sophomoresChet Allison
each drove in two runs as No. 3 Clovis defeated No. 4 Clovis West 5-2. AndColton Eastman
pitched a four-hitter and struck out eight — increasing his season total to 109 in 73 innings — as Central downed Clovis East 3-1 for its third straight win.
• SophomoreEddie Rios
earned the win,Casey Wagnon
the save andAndrew Carlin
had two hits and two RBIs as No. 5 Edison beat No. 9 Bullard to create a three-way tie in the CMAC with one game to go. No. 7 Madera, which defeated Madera South 10-0, Edison and Bullard are each 11-3. Friday, Bullard will play at Edison while Madera South goes to Madera in 3:30 p.m. games.
earned the win in relief as Woodlake broke a first-place tie with Sierra Pacific in the East Sequoia League with a 2-1 win in an eight-inning game that saw Golden Bears seniorJacob Evangelo
go the distance while striking out 20.
equally combined for six of No. 6 Bullard’s 12 hits, with Castillo knocking in three runs as the Knights defeated Sanger 7-2 to clinch a fourth straight CMAC title.
pitched a two-hitter, had two hits and drove in a run as Sunnyside won its seventh straight, 10-0 over Roosevelt, while setting up a Friday 6 p.m. showdown at Reedley for the NYL title. Both teams are 8-1 in NYL play.
contributed four hits and three RBIs as Selma beat Kingsburg 12-4 to clinch the Central Sequoia League title, its first league crown in 15 years.
• Fowler pulled a half-game ahead of Riverdale for first place in the West Sequoia asAlex Flores
went 2 for 3 with two RBIs during the Redcats’ 4-2 victory over the Cowboys. Fowler closes by hosting Caruthers on Thursday, while Riverdale has Minarets today and Fresno Christian on Thursday.
pulled out a 6-4, 4-6, (10-4) win overDavid Rodriguez
in the only match that was in any doubt, whileSean Lindenau
didn’t drop a game as top-seeded Clovis West swept No. 8 Liberty-Bakersfield 9-0 in the Central Section Division I D-I quarterfinals. The Golden Eagles will host No. 4 Stockdale, a 5-4 winner over No. 5 Buchanan, in the semifinals Thursday. On the other side of the bracket, Carson Esraelian was a winner in singles and doubles to lead No. 3 Clovis North over No. 6 Clovis East 9-0. The Broncos will face defending D-I champion and second-seeded Bullard in the semis after the Knights beat No. 7 Redwood 8-1.
each won in singles and combined to win in doubles to help No. 3 Roosevelt improve to 19-5 on the season with a 5-4 win over No. 6 Kerman in Division IV. The Rough Riders will face No. 2 Chowchilla in the semifinals. …The other semi has No. 5 Selma at No. 1 Yosemite, which received singles and doubles wins fromSteve Standerfer
in a 8-1 defeat of No. 8 Fowler.
had 27 kills, three blocks and three aces to lead Sanger to a 25-21, 22-25, 25-18, 25-19 victory over Bullard to clinch the outright CMAC title.
scored four goals, raising her total to a school single-season record 44, as Fresno Unified League co-leading Hoover beat McLane 13-3. A Patriots’ win Thursday against Fresno secures at least a tie for the title. Bullard, which edged Edison 14-13 in overtime, can also share the title with a win at McLane.