Prep Baseball & Softball

Prep highlights for April 10

Friday’s highlights

BASEBALL

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Chandler Bengston

scored from third base on a double steal for the only run Buchanan would need, and

DJ Martinez

pitched five shutout innings to improve to 7-0 as The Bee's Central Section No. 1-ranked and Tri-River Athletic Conference co-leading Bears beat Central 6-0. ...

Ian Ross

went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs to help No. 6 Clovis West beat No. 4 Clovis North 9-4 and knock the Broncos from a share of the conference lead. …

Alec Akin’s

second-inning sacrifice fly provided the only run needed as

Zac Whittaker

pitched a two-hitter with 12 strikeouts in No. 5 Clovis topped Clovis East 1-0.



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Isaiah Haddad

singled, doubled and drove in two runs to power County/Metro Athletic Conference-leading and No. 9-ranked Edison over Memorial 8-5. … No. 10 Madera, meanwhile, pulled into a tie with No. 8 Bullard for second-place as

Alec Gamboa

struck out 10 over six innings and

Anthony Marmolejo

knocked in three runs during the Coyotes’ 9-3 win over the Knights.



• 

Erik Scott

,

Jacob Topete

and

A.J. Martinez

all knocked in runs during North Yosemite League-leading Fresno’s 8-4 win over Hoover. …

Rafael Lemus

pitched a one-hitter with four strikeouts, and helped his cause by driving in a run during Sunnyside’s 7-0 win over McLane.



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Wyatt Sanders

didn’t allow a hit until the sixth inning and settled for a one-hitter with seven strikeouts as Liberty-Madera Ranchos beat Yosemite 8-0 in the North Sequoia League.



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Bailey Brogan

beat out an infield single and scored the tying run on

John Doorman’s

single in the top of the ninth inning, and Doorman later scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error to lift Fresno Christian over Fowler 9-8 in the West Sequoia League.



SOFTBALL

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Gianna Mancha

fired her 13th shutout of the season, a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts that powered No. 1 Central over No. 8 Clovis West 3-0 in the TRAC.



• Freshman

Kristen Arias

blasted a solo home run that gave Edison the eventual winning margin, and fellow freshman

Mackenzie Soper

worked out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the seventh as CMAC co-leading Edison beat Sanger 7-6. … Bullard also holds a share of the CMAC lead following a 10-0, five-inning win over Madera South that saw

Claudia Puente

pitch a two-hitter with eight strikeouts.



• 

Denise Resendez

singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning to lead North Yosemite League co-leading Fresno over Sunnyside 6-4. … Reedley is the other co-leader, beating McLane 14-4 behind a home run and four RBIs from

Dom Humphrey

.



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Kristen Heffley

doubled twice and drove in four runs to power No. 5 Hanford West over No. 13 El Diamante in the West Yosemite League.



• Freshman

Hailey Garcia

pitched a one-hitter with nine strikeouts, and

Ariel Avalos

blasted a home run as No. 14 Selma improved to 18-0 with a 12-1 five-inning victory over Exeter in the Central Sequoia League.



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