'Blazers beat Hanford West

'Blazers beat Hanford West


'Blazers beat Hanford West


The Golden West baseball team bounced back from a pair of losses last week to defeat Hanford West 10-3 in a West Yosemite League game on Tuesday in Visalia.

Pitcher Troy Stainbrook tossed a complete-game, giving up just two hits and striking out 13.

“They played real well as a team,” Golden West coach Rick Lantrip said.

“Last week, they had jitters, they were nervous and amped up. Today, they were calm, played fundamental defense and they put the ball in play and put the pressure on. They played good baseball today.”

Golden West (10-3, 1-2) was led offensively by Blain Cox, who went 3-for-4 with one RBI. Stainbrook, Gio Estrada, Kacey Seeger and Matt Hash each added a hit and and RBI.

The Trailblazers host Tulare Western in a nonleague game Thursday.

El Diamante 3, Hanford 2: David Ibarra pitched 6 1-3 innings of two-hit baseball to lead the Miners to a WYL win over the Bullpups.

Ibarra gave up two runs on two hits and struck out four before giving way to Chris Bencoma, recorded the final two outs to record the save.

Austin Ayers led the El Diamante (8-6, 2-0) offense, going 1-for-3 with one RBI.

Redwood 13, Lemoore 1: The Rangers cruised to a West Yosemite League win over the Tigers.

Rickie Garcia went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, Corey Davis went 2-for-3 with three runs scored, Eric Charles went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs, and Jace Chamberlin went 1-for-3 with three RBIs.

Jacob Labogin pitched five innings to pick up the win. He gave up two hits and struck out four.

Redwood (7-8, 2-1) will play at El Diamante at 4:15 p.m. Thursday.

Woodlake 6, Mission Oak 3: Zack Fesperman went 3-for-4 with one RBI and the Tigers beat the Hawks in a nonleague game.

Ricky Rodriguez went 2-for-4 and Spencer Jones went 1-for-3 with three RBIs for the Tigers (6-4). Josh Bergdoll picked up the win.

Justin Albright went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs to lead the Hawks (3-9).

Farmersville 6, Kings Christian 3: The Aztecs won a matchup of last year’s co-East Sierra League champions in Lemoore, and did so in eight innings.

Kings Christian erased a 3-0 Farmersville lead with three runs in the fourth, and it stayed 3-3 for the next three innings. Farmersville (7-3, 3-0) struck for three runs in the first extra frame to earn the win.

Junior pitcher Sam Metcalf tossed a complete game for Farmersville with 15 strikeouts. Edwin Quiroz went 2-for-2, including a solo home run in the fourth inning.

Dinuba 8, Immanuel 7: The Emperors handed the Eagles their first Central Sequoia League loss of the season.

Seth Valdez picked up the win, and Noah Kizirian picked up the save for Dinuba (8-3, 3-1).

David Mata led the offense, going 2-for-3 with four RBIs, Valedez, Ben Kodur and Zack Roberts each added two hits, and Hunter Garrison added a triple.

Dinuba plays at Exeter at 7 p.m. Friday.

Kingsburg 3, Exeter 0: The Vikings kept the Monarchs winless in Central Sequoia League play with a win in Kingsburg. Exeter dropped to 6-5 overall and 0-4 in league.

Prep Softball

Redwood 7, Lemoore 4: Keeley Hernandez and Savanah White both hit home runs to keep the Rangers undefeated in WYL action with a win against Lemoore.

Hernandez also doubled and finished the game 2-for-2 with two runs batted in and two runs scored.

White, who earned the win as starting pitcher, finished 1-for-1 and also drove in two runs and scored twice. Rebekah Cervantes doubled, scored and drove in a run.

Crimson Kaiser earned the save.

Up next the Rangers host El Diamante at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

JC Softball

COS 11. Merced 7: Isabel Reyes recorded four hits and the Giants defeated the Blue Devils in a Central Valley Conference game.

Mikala Feijo went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored, and Karalyn De La Rosa, Courtney Sartin and Mayleen Mazon each added two hits for COS.

De La Rosa pitched 6 1-3 innings to pick up the victory.

She gave up five runs on and struck out four.

Boys Golf

Exeter 238, Liberty-Madera Ranchos 257: Kevin Stebbins shot 41 to lead the Monarchs to a nonleague win at the Madera Municipal Golf Course, which is a par 36.

Drake Jones added a 42 for the Monarchs (3-1).

JC Women’s Tennis

Modesto 5, COS 4: The Giants closed out the Big 8 Conference season with a loss.

COS (6-11, 4-6) received wins in singles from Amy Clifton and Cecilia Felix.


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