Clovis News: Sports

Highlights from May 4

BASEBALL

Fresno's Anthony Ocegueda pitched a one-hitter with 16 strikeouts and no walks in the Warriors' 8-0 North Yosemite League win over Roosevelt on Tuesday. Ocegueda threw 74 strikes in 92 pitches. Erik Beltran broke up the no-hitter in the bottom of the fifth with a single to right center.

Eric Karch earned the win to improve to 9-0 and also drove in four runs as No. 1 Clovis West clinched at least a tie for the Tri-River Athletic Conference title with a 16-2 win at Madera. Jacob Alvarez, Connor Buss and John Koretoff each had three of the Golden Eagles' 20 hits.

Drew Merlo improved to 11-1 by pitching six innings with nine strikeouts as No. 3 Buchanan topped No. 8 Clovis East 5-1 in the Tri-River Athletic Conference.

Chowchilla's Kyle Kinsley pitched a two-hitter in the Redskins' 6-1 North Sequoia League win against Washington. Matt Ruckman had three steals. With three games left in league play, Chowchilla will host Kerman for the division lead Friday.

Four homers were hit in Dinuba's 8-7 Central Sequoia League win over Coalinga. Dinuba's Jacob Wiens had a three-run homer and a triple, while teammate Jordan Porras added a three-run shot of his own. Coalinga's Gage Jensen went 3 for 4 with a three-run homer and two doubles. Chisholm Whitt added a solo shot for the Horned Toads.

El Diamante beat Redwood 5-4 in an eight-inning West Yosemite League game Tuesday when Aaron Sing doubled into right center to score Zack Domingues. Sing finished with two doubles and a triple. Redwood's Ryan McClellan had a three-run homer.

SOFTBALL

Washington's Kassi Workentine carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and finished with a three-hitter, helping No. 3 Washington beat No. 2 Chowchilla 3-1 in a Division IV showdown. Washington sophomore catcher Demaree Rodriguez hit a two-out, two-run single in the first and threw out a would-be base stealer in the seventh.

Riverdale clinched the West Sequoia League championship with a 7-3 win over Caruthers. Taylor Errotabere was 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs.

Katie Schafer struck out nine in a no-hitter as Memorial beat Fresno 10-0 in a North Yosemite League game. Memorial's Madison Green went 3 for 4 with a double, homer and three RBIs.

No. 5 Hanford West (25-6, 10-0) clinched the West Yosemite League title with a 4-1 win over Hanford. Bria Kennedy went 3 for 3 with a run, two RBIs and a homer for the Huskies.

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