Kimball High freshman pitcher Samantha Sarmiento pitched 14 scoreless innings during two games on Wednesday, May 15, to help her team advance to a semifinal appearance in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs.
Sarmiento started with a 2-0 win over Central Catholic in the afternoon game Wednesday.
Kimball (22-6) beat the Modesto school at Arnaiz Fields in Stockton.
Sarmiento struck out five batters and gave up three hits.
The Jaguars then beat Cosumnes Oaks (16-12) on Wednesday evening, 1-0. Sarmiento struck out five and allowed four hits.
The lone run came in the fifth inning when senior Arianna Hawkins drove in Torres with a single.
Kimball’s five hits included two singles for sophomore Allison Corliss.
Kimball plays at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, against Valley Oak League champion Sierra in Arnaiz Stadium.
Valley Christian 5, Millennium 4
Valley Christian High of Roseville beat the Millennium Falcons on Wednesday, ending Millennium’s season in the first round of the SJS Division VII playoffs at McAuliffe Memorial Ballparks in Sacramento on Wednesday, May 15.
It’s the third year in a row Valley Christian (17-11) has eliminated Millennium (14-11) from the playoffs, the past two years in the division championship game.
Game details were not available at press time.
Delta Charter vs. Elliot Christian
The Delta Charter baseball team (5-6) finished its season with a loss to Elliot Christian (20-3) of Lodi in the first round of the SJS Division VII playoffs at McAuliffe Memorial Ballparks in Sacramento on Wednesday, May 15.
The score and details were not available at press time.
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