Clovis News: Sports

Highlights from May 11

BASEBALL

Eric Karch improved to 10-0 with a nine-strikeout performance and helped his own cause with two hits and two RBIs to lead Clovis West over Clovis 9-2, securing the third consecutive Tri-River Athletic Conference title for the Golden Eagles, who are ranked seventh in the nation.

Kenny Travis struck out 10 and had two hits to lead Edison to an 8-3 County/Metro Athletic Conference win over Reedley.

Lucas DiCicco had a home run among his three hits to lead Memorial to a North Yosemite League title-clinching 8-5 victory over Madera South.

Kevin Magill pitched a three-hitter, struck out 12 and drove in the game-tying run with a third-inning double as Fowler won 2-1 at Fresno Christian to tie the Eagles atop the West Sequoia League standings with a 6-1 record. Logan Porter singled, stole second and scored, and Marc Cardenas delivered what would be the game-winning, RBI single in the third for D-V's third-ranked Redcats. Fresno Christian, which had beaten Fowler 4-2 in the first round as part of a 10-game winning streak, is ranked No. 2 in the division.

SOFTBALL

Natalie Rendon pitched a three-hitter with seven strikeouts, and Bailey O'Dell homered and drove in four runs as top-ranked Buchanan improved to 30-2 and clinched outright the TRAC title with a 9-1 win over Clovis East.

Liz Isaak had 16 strikeouts in Immanuel's 4-2 Central Sequoia League victory over Coalinga.

Tori Rich and Demaree Rodriguez each contributed three hits as Washington downed Sierra 9-5 in the North Sequoia League.

Kayla Barber pitched a two-hitter to outduel Jordan Yates as Liberty-Madera Ranchos clinched the outright North Sequoia League title with a 4-0 win over Kerman.

Sydnee Cisneros pitched a no-hitter, striking out 15, and had four hits and five RBIs at the plate as Laton beat Orange Cove 14-3.

Brigid Powers was the winning pitcher and went 2 for 5 to help Bullard clinch at least a tie for the CMAC title with a 12-5 victory over Clovis North.

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