The Jaguars took on Valley Oak League leader Oakdale on Tuesday in Oakdale, and took a 2-1 loss. The Mustangs (9-0-1, 4-0 VOL) scored two in the first inning, exploiting a couple Kimball errors and a passed ball, and driving in runs on a single and a double.
Kimball (8-4, 3-2 VOL) limited the damage with two plays at the plate, with shortstop Arianna Hawkins making a throw to catcher Taylor Honnoll, and left fielder Kate Bomar also made a play at the plate with a throw to Honnoll.
It remained a 2-0 game until the top of the seventh inning when Kimball’s Danielle Lallos singled and came home on Montanna Bradley’s double to left-center. Bradley, representing the tying run, got as far as third base but Kimball’s batters couldn’t bring her in.
Kimball starting pitcher Alexis Lopez got the loss after she pitched six innings and gave up two unearned runs on six hits. Kimball collected five hits, including two for Lallos and singles for Honnoll and Gabbi Cox.
Kimball’s sophomore team tied Oakdale 3-3 in seven innings.
Freshmen: Kimball 15, Atwater 4
The Jaguars wrapped up another win in five innings on Tuesday at home against Atwater, 15-4. Tahnee Trew pitched five innings, gave up three hits and no earned runs and struck out seven batters. She also had three base hits and three RBIs. Jalana Burton, Hailey Hummel, Sahra Tatum and Danika Peterson each singled and batted in two.
Freshmen Kimball 14, West 4
The Kimball freshmen beat West in five innings at West High on Monday, 14-4. Jaguars starting pitcher Tahnee Trew got the win after she gave up two hits, six walks, one earned run and struck out seven batters. She also had three hits and two RBIs. Hailey Hummel singled, doubled had three stolen bases, Kiana Schober had two hits and three RBIs, Brittney Lis and Arielle Early had two hits each, Jalana Burton singled and had three stolen bases, and Danika Peterson also had a hit and two stolen bases. The West team did not report its statistics.