The last undefeated baseball team in Monterey County continues to get tested. And it continues to win.
Pacific Grove High improved to 18-0 overall on the season with a 1-0 win over host King City on Wednesday afternoon.
The lone run of the game came in the fifth inning. Cody Conyal reached on a walk, took second on a hit by Dan Burschinger and got to third on a double-play grounder. Anthony Coppla brought in Conyal with a blooper over second base.
Wes Carswell threw a complete game, striking out two to help the Breakers.
King City’s Kris Flores was the hard-luck loser, striking out three in a complete-game effort of his own.
Thomas Lynch and Trent Salcido each had two hits for King City, which had two runners on base a couple of different times in the game.
It is Pacific Grove’s first 1-0 win and sixth shutout this season. The Breakers (10-0 MTAL) have won 25 consecutive games dating back to last season.
Pacific Grove will try to continue its run today against Scotts Valley. King City (9-10, 5-5 MTAL) plays host to Soledad on Friday.
Carmel 6, Stevenson 1: At Carmel, the Padres led from the first inning on in defeating the Pirates.
Jacob Ross went the distance for the Padres, allowing just a run in the second inning. Scott Robleski went 1-for-3 with two RBIs. Kenny Nava scored twice.
Carmel plays host to Palo Alto on Saturday.
Watsonville 6, North Monterey County 1: At North Monterey County, the Wildcatz gained a measure of revenge on the Condors from earlier in the week.
David Ortiz pitched a complete game and got the win, striking out eight while allowing just three hits.
Ortiz also helped his cause by going 2-for-4 with a double; he scored a run.
Chris Rivera went 2-for-4 and scored twice, while James Duran went 1-for-3 with a triple and and RBI.
Carmel 11, Gonzales 1: At Gonzales, the Padres handled the Spartans in a five-inning affair.
Winning pitcher Brittany File struck out nine.
For Carmel, Amber Clark was 3-for-3, while File, Maddie Randazzo, Danielle Caoili and Alexandra Franklin were each 2-for-3.
Seaside 11, Alvarez 1: At Alvarez, the Spartans remained unbeaten in the MBL’s Pacific Division with a win over the Eagles.
Seaside led 5-0 after three innings before getting six runs in the seventh. The squad had 14 hits.
Katelyn Hernandez was the winning pitcher, striking out three while allowing five Alvarez hits, two to Kylee Magnuson.
For Seaside, Hernandez, Malia Usrey, and Whitney Rose each had three hits. Bianca Kim was 2-for-5. Pices Milovale hit a double.
Seaside (11-5, 6-0 MBL Pacific) plays at Watsonville on Friday.
North Monterey County 9, Watsonville 6: At North Monterey County, the Condors got three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 6-6 tie and defeat the Wildcatz.
Watsonville came up in the top of the sixth inning and put together four runs to tie the game at 6-6 before North Monterey County answered back.
Danielle Blaylock was the winning pitcher, striking out six.
Haley Balding, Cori Key and Blaylock each went 3-for-4. Key hit a home run. Demelza Perez also hit a home run.
The Condors had 19 hits.
Watsonville had 13 hits, the biggest an Aaliyah Ramirez home run.
The Condors return to action Friday against Pajaro Valley.
Marina 16, Trinity Christian 4: At Gilroy, the Mariners pounded Trinity Christian in a five-inning affair on Tuesday.
Erica Peters and Jessie Holback had three hits each. Holback scored three times and had six RBIs.
With the win, Marina improved to 6-0 in the Coastal Athletic League and 6-8 overall.
The Mariners travel to Los Arboles Middle School today to face York.
Alvarez 6, Christopher 1: At Alvarez, the Eagles nearly swept the Cougars in a Monterey Bay League match.
Isaac Martinez, Alex Flores and Jose Ramirez all picked up singles victories.
Singles: Victor Vong (C ) def. Jacob Sanchez (E) 6-4, 3-6, 10-8; Isaac Martinez (E) def. Jeff Kong (C ) 6-0. 6-1; Alex Flores (E) def. Ryan Cockcroft (C ) 3-6, 6-2, 10-5, and José Ramirez (E) def. Dominic Nguyen (C ) 7-5, 6-1.
Doubles: Brett Seggerman/Sebastian Sandoval (E) def. Geoffrey He/Destin Cockcroft (C ) 6-3, 6-2; Daniel Moquia/Gabriel Perez (E) def. John Cuhna/Chris Drewry (C ) 6-4, 7-6, and Jaycee Lagudas/Alejando Maldonado (E) def. Jerry Kuong/Austin Sepulveda (C ) 4-6, 6-1, 10-4.
North Monterey County 223, Alisal 242, Alvarez 245, Gilroy 270, Watsonville 271, North Salinas 283: At Blackhorse Golf Course in Seaside, the Condors prevailed in the final MBLPacific Division contest of the season.
Alvarez’s Christian Ibadlit took home medalist honors with a 3-over 39.
North Monterey County’s Jan Horvath and Tim Bearden each shot a 43, and teammate Adam Bigham carded a 46.
North Salinas’ Cesar Flores and Linus Graf each shot a 44.
Alisal’s Saul Gonzales and Orlando Muñoz also shot 44. Watsonville was led by Alexis Silva’s 45.