High School Sports

Prep highlights for April 14

Tuesday’s highlights

SOFTBALL

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Karen Zamora

drew a full-count, bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh inning as The Bee’s Central Section top-ranked Central walked off with a 3-2 win over No. 2 Clovis in a showdown for first place in the TRAC. Zamora forced in

Kourtnee Dillard

, who opened the inning with a triple before the Cougars walked the next two batters intentionally. Zamora also hit an RBI double off the fence in the third inning and

Ciera Montalvo

doubled in winning pitcher

Gianna Mancha

(12 strikeouts) in the sixth. Clovis scored on

Lyndsay Hathaway’s

RBI single in the fifth and

Cameryn Reichle’s

run-scoring single in the sixth.



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Jyllian Ahart

pitched a three-hitter and helped her cause with three doubles and two RBIs as No. 4 Bullard beat Memorial 10-0 in five innings to remain tied atop the CMAC with Edison, which also received a five-inning three-hitter and two hits from

Val Fontes

in a 13-0 win over Madera South.



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Macy Diaz

hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning, part of Reedley’s 14-hit attack as the Pirates beat Fresno 9-5 in a matchup for sole possession of first place in the NYL.



• 

Tiffany Garza

knocked in

Cynthia Montalvo

from third with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Kerman topped Chowchilla 4-3 in the NSL.



BASEBALL

• Senior center fielder

Zach Ashford

went 4 for 4, homered, tripled and drove in five runs as The Bee’s top-ranked Buchanan remained atop the TRAC with a 19-1 throttling of Clovis East.

Conner Loeprich

earned the win and

Quentin Selma

went 2 for 2 and drove in three runs for the 20-3 Bears, who are also ranked No. 5 in the state by Cal-Hi Sports. … Elsewhere in the TRAC, No. 3 Clovis West remained a game behind Buchanan by winning 7-2 at Central as

David Jaros

delivered a two-run double in a five-run 12th and

Fernandez Ramirez

pitched four scoreless innings of relief to get the win. …

Clayton Alexander’s

two-out triple scored

Dakota Stilson

in the third and Preston Mott spaced eight hits and struck out seven as No. 8 Clovis edged No. 7 Clovis North 1-0.



• 

Alec Demaria

drove in two runs, Edison scored five in the sixth and

Casey Wagnon

struck out five in 12/3 innings of relief as the No. 4 Tigers held their CMAC lead with a 6-2 victory over Sanger.



BOYS TENNIS

• 

Viran Batth

beat

Daniel Gonzalez

6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles, while

Nick Jaramishian

and

Lincoln Hoppe

cruised to an 8-0 win over

Garrison Quinn

and

Cooper Douglas

at No. 1 doubles as defending Central Section Division I champion Bullard clinched at least least a share of the CMAC title by beating Memorial 9-0.



• Andrew Moore and Jordan Castro pulled out an 8-6 win over Miguel Gutierrez and Ethan Fever at No. 2 doubles for the decisive point as Fresno Christian beat Fowler 5-4 to clinch the West Sequoia League title, the school’s first in nine years.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

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Zevann Williams

had 15 kills and

Trey Lake

added 39 assists as Clovis swept Central 25-10, 25-23, 25-20 to move to 3-0 in the TRAC.



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