Baseball: Kimball JV holds West to one hit in 8-1 win
by Tracy Press staff
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Sophomores: Kimball 8, West 1

Kimball pitcher Matt Rodriguez went five innings Wednesday at Kimball High and gave up just one hit in five innings for the win. Reliever Oliver Messier allowed no hits and an unearned run to move the Jaguars to 3-0 for the season. Dylan Davis, Zach Orr and Sammy Duran each had two hits for Kimball. Duran batted in two, Orr doubled and drove in one, and Trevor Trew doubled and batted in two.

Delta Charter 10, Tioga 5

The Delta Charter Dragons and Tioga Timberwolves faced off Tuesday at Tracy Ball Park in a Mountain Valley League game. The Dragons opened with a four-run first inning sparked by Tyler Riselvato’s ground-rule double and Clark Moniz’ two-run triple to right field. The Dragons took an 8-0 lead in the third when Tyler Daugherty hit a shot past Tioga’s left fielder, which brought in two baserunners and Daugherty to make it a 3-run inning.

Tioga scored two in the fourth inning and three more in the fifth, but they were unable to catch up.

Daugherty pitched four innings and gave up two runs on three hits, and struck out six batters for the win. Moniz pitched the fifth inning, gave up two hits, a walk, and three runs, and also struck out three batters. Daugherty totaled three hits for the day, Riselvato, Moniz and Jonathan Palmer each had two hits, and Darren Silva and Andrew Silva also had hits.

Millennium 13, Liberty Ranch 1

The Falcons move to 3-0 for the season with Tuesday’s win in Galt. Austin Larson pitched all five innings for the Falcons and gave up three hits and a walk. Larson was also the Falcon’s leading batter with three hits and two RBI’s. Drew Carroll also had two hits and batted in two, and Kyle Murawskin batted in tow.

Millennium coach Drew Reyes said that the Hawks were able to put the ball in play, but the Falcons were solid on defense with just one error for the day.

Millennium won the junior varsity game 17-7, with pitcher Manjot Atwal going the distance, and Atway, Eddie Diaz and Daniel Gutierrez the Falcons’ leading hitters.

Tracy 6, East Union 3

The Bulldogs’ 3-run fourth inning was just enough to keep up with the Lancers Tuesday at East Union High. Reilly Oki pitched into the fourth inning, and had given up six hits and three runs, only one of them earned, to tie the game 3-3 in the fourth. Devon Denholm came in with one out in the fourth and got the win after he finished the game, allowing one hit and no runs.

Jake Shull singled and homered and drove in two runs, Dustin Dibble singled and doubled and batted in two, John Jaeger hit a solo home run, and Josh Rogers had two hits.

Sophomores: Tracy 10, East Union 4

The Bulldogs traveled to East Union on a windy Tuesday to claim a 10-4 win. Aaron Denholm had his first start on the mound this year, and allowed two runs and four hits and struck out three batters over four innings for the win. Reliever Brett Curtis gave up two runs and no hits, walked six and struck out four.

All of the players on the lineup got on base, and Josh Brakkee had four base hits and batted in four runs. Ryan Vares batted in three runs.

“It was very cold today, but getting that first win in the column makes it all worth it. In a game where it was very difficult to hit the ball hard anywhere, due to wind, I am proud of the team and their ability to get on base and score runs,” coach Ryan Hern said.

Freshmen: West 15, Kimball 4

The West and Kimball freshmen team faced off in their only game against each other this season on Tuesday at Kimball High. Battling windy conditions, West came away with a 15-4 win.

The Wolf Pack pounded out 13 hits, including six for extra bases, scoring three runs in the first inning and nine more in the third. Starting pitcher Jose Hernandez allowed two runs in three innings and struck out five batters for the win. Carter Nott tripled twice, singled and batted in five runs, Josh Avelar hit two doubles and a triple, Jose Hernandez had three hits, and Tucker Morris singled, tripled and batted in three.

Details for the Kimball team were not reported.

Tracy 7, Alameda 4

Alameda had a 4-0 lead midway through the fourth inning Saturday at Tracy High before the Bulldogs rallied for five run in the bottom of the fourth. Tracy scored two more in the sixth inning to secure the win and move to 2-2 for the season.

Started pitcher Dustin Dibble went five innings, gave up three hits and got the win. Reilly Oki pitched in the sixth and seventh innings and gave up one hit. Tanner Turner singled and doubled and batted in three runs for Tracy, and Anthony Nunez drove in two. John Jaeger also singled and doubled, and Cody Daniel, David Miranda and Jake Shull also had base hits.

Sophomores: Alameda 2, Tracy 1

Starting pitcher Josh Brakkee threw for six innings and allowed just two runs on four hits and he also struck out six batters Saturday. He still got the loss as Tracy’s mustered only three hits for the day, including two for Brakkee and an RBI single for C.J. Butcher in the fourth inning.

“I was very proud of our defense today,” Tracy coach Ryan Hern said. “They only had a few errors, and this early in the season I hope that this is a sign of future great outings. Our offense did struggle today, I hope we can start putting the ball into play and score some more runs for our pitchers.”

Freshmen: Tracy 9, Enochs 0

While teams were fairly even on offense, with six hits for Tracy and five for Enochs, the Eagles committed eight errors on Monday in Modesto, which helped Tracy take a 4-0 lead after the second inning, score four more in the fifth and another in the seventh. Starting pitcher Jacob Alvarado went for five innings and allowed four hits for the win, and Daniel Canada pitched two innings of relief. Alvarado also singled and doubled, Jacob George got two hits, and Robbie Ramirez and Brandon Russell also got hits.

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