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 inKourtnee 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
doubled in winning pitcherGianna Mancha
(12 strikeouts) in the sixth. Clovis scored onLyndsay Hathaway’s
RBI single in the fifth andCameryn Reichle’s
run-scoring single in the sixth.
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 fromVal Fontes
in a 13-0 win over Madera South.
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.
knocked inCynthia Montalvo
from third with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as Kerman topped Chowchilla 4-3 in the NSL.
• Senior center fielderZach 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 andQuentin 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 asDavid Jaros
delivered a two-run double in a five-run 12th andFernandez Ramirez
pitched four scoreless innings of relief to get the win. …Clayton Alexander’s
two-out triple scoredDakota 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.
drove in two runs, Edison scored five in the sixth andCasey 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.
6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles, whileNick Jaramishian
cruised to an 8-0 win overGarrison Quinn
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.
had 15 kills andTrey Lake
added 39 assists as Clovis swept Central 25-10, 25-23, 25-20 to move to 3-0 in the TRAC.