High School Sports

Prep highlights for April 17

Friday’s highlights

BASEBALL

• 

D.J. Martinez

pitched the first four innings and

Grant Gambrell

worked the final three for a combined no-hitter as The Bee’s Central Section top-ranked Buchanan downed Clovis East 5-0.

Chandler Bankston

hit a two-run home run for the TRAC-leading Bears. … Second-place and third-ranked Clovis West received a home run from

Chase Daly

and a four-hitter from

Austin Johnson

in a 7-2 victory over No. 14 Central.



• 

Nick Zamora

homered and knocked in two runs, pushing his season RBI total to 39, as No. 6 Madera beat Memorial 6-1 in the CMAC.



• 

Josh Acosta

pitched a two-hitter with eight strikeouts, and helped his cause by going 3 for 3 with two doubles and an RBI in NYL-leading Fresno’s 5-0 win over Sunnyside.



SOFTBALL

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Lindsay Castellanos’

two-run single highlighted a four-run fourth inning that unranked Clovis North rode to a 4-2 upset of top-ranked Central to turn the TRAC race into a four-team scramble.

Kaylee Rodriguez

was the winning pitcher as the Broncos handed the Grizzlies (29-5, 3-1) their first league loss. …No. 8 Clovis West pulled into a tie atop the TRAC behind

Kayla Lock

, who singled, doubled, tripled and knocked in two runs in a 10-9 win over Clovis West. … Elsewhere in the league,

Keely Bowlan’s

two-run home run in the third inning gave No. 3 Buchanan a four-run cushion, and reliever Katie January stranded the tying run on base in the seventh by getting

Mackenzie Emmett

on a ground out and

Cameryn Reichle

on a pop up to short as the Bears edged No. 2 Clovis 6-5. Both teams sit a game back of Central and Clovis West in the hunt for the TRAC title.



• 

Vanessa Hernandez

went 4 for 4, and

Camille Colen

pitched a five-hitter as Sanger beat three-time defending CMAC champion and No. 4-ranked Bullard 5-0 to create a tie atop the league standings between the Apaches, Knights and Edison, which lost 14-5 to Madera as

Alyssa Geiger

tripled, singled and knocked in four runs.



DIVING

• Clovis West’s

Colby Evangelinos

and Nevada Union’s

Mikaela Lujan

were the boys and girls winners, respectively, of the diving portion of the Clovis West Invitational. Evangelinos finished with 381.10 points. Clovis East’s

James Scheweer

was second with 350.25. Lujan scored 477.35 points to win the girls competition, but Clovis West divers followed by placing second through fifth, led by recent Texas Christian signee

Kelli Ann Funk

, who scored 420.15 points. The swimming portion of the event that has drawn roughly 1,450 competitors to the Clovis West Aquatics Complex starts at 8:30 a.m. today.



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