High School Sports

Prep highlights for April 1

Wednesday’s highlights


• Clovis West advanced to Thursday's North championship at the Boras Classic in Sacramento after beating Elk Grove 2-1 in 13 innings.

Joe Cleary

pitched 6⅓ no-hit innings for the win after

Jordon Yoshida

allowed one run in 6⅔.

Ian Ross

had the game-winning RBI for the Golden Eagles, who will face St. Francis-Mountain View at 7 p.m. at Dan McAuliffe Memorial Ballpark. The winner will play the South bracket champ May 2 at Cal State Fullerton.


Tyler Rumbaugh


Alex Farias

led a three-hit shutout on the mound and

Alex Lagrutta


Josh Grimsley

drove in two runs each as Exeter shut out Golden Valley 5-0 to repeat as small-schools champion at the 31st annual PRO-PT Tulare/Visalia Invitational. The Monarchs had a tougher fight in the semifinals, with

Alex Garcia

pitching a one-hitter with nine strikeouts to make

Joey Tobias

’ two-run single in the fourth stand up in a 2-1 win over Mission Oak. …

Blake Costa

struck out seven in a five-hitter and

Daniel Martinho


Drew Muller

each drove in a pair as Tulare Western routed Redwood 11-2 in an upper-division final rematch. The Rangers beat West Yosemite League rival Golden West 3-0 in one semifinal; Tulare Western (a 4-3 winner in the 2014 title game and also the 2013 champ) edged Ridgeview 3-2.


Sal Alaniz

struck out nine and didn’t allow a hit in six innings as Firebaugh defeated Immanuel 8-2 in the championship of the Selma Kiwanis Tournament. At one point, Alaniz retired 14 straight. Anthony Molina threw a scoreless seventh to complete the no-hitter. Firebaugh’s 

Jason Allen

was named Tournament MVP, having launched a three-run homer in an 8-7 win against Selma that locked up the finals berth. The Eagles induced an game-ending grounder with the bases loaded in the seventh to escape with the win. Firebaugh’s Brian Lopez went 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Selma’s Christian Pena went 2 for 3 with two RBIs.

Eli Gastelum

went 3 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs as Selma topped Sequoia 10-3.

• Bullard lost 4-1 to El Camino at the San Diego Lions Tournament. The Knights’

Greg Weaver


Brandon Hepp

each batted 2 for 3.