Palm Springs Indians have bats working in win

Palm Springs Indians have bats working in win

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Palm Springs Indians have bats working in win

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CHINO – Palm Springs High School scored eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past Arroyo Grande 9-3 in the Don Lugo Easter Classic baseball tournament Wednesday.

The Indians, who trailed 3-1 entering the inning, pounded out 15 hits.

Aaron Meyer led the way for Palm Springs by going 4 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs. Chad Aratin finished 3 for 3 with one run and two RBIs. Alex Avalos went 2 for 4 with two RBIs. Oscar Castillo finuished 2 for 3 with two RBIs and a double.

Justin Jordan came on in relief in the second inning and threw six innings of four-hit ball to earn the victory.

Palm Springs (7-7) plays Rowland Heights on Thursday.

GOLF

Desert Christian 208, Desert Chapel 302: John Nichols shot a 2-over 37 to lead Desert Christian Academy to the victory at Woodhaven Country Club.

Jack Solis, Stephen Landes and Dennis Daniels all shot 42s for Desert Christian. Nash Johnson added a 44.

The Conquerors (5-0) visit Cathedral City on Monday.

BOYS’ TENNIS

Palm Valley 18, Desert Hot Springs 0: Nick Kaufmann (6-1,6-0,6-0) and Soren Craig (6-1,6-0,6-0) both only lost one game in their three singles sets for the Firebirds.

Also in singles, Cody Coleman won 7-5,6-3,6-0.

In doubles, Sam McDonald/Adam McDonald won 6-2, Jacob Barton/Ben Cho won 6-3 and Sarah Frimtoff/Tamy Lin won 6-3. Six more doubles sets were defaulted.

Palm Valley plays Yucca Valley on Friday.

BOYS’ TRACK & FIELD

Shadow Hills 85, Big Bear 42: David Ochoa led the Knights by winning the 400 (53.7 seconds), the 800 (2:13) and anchoring the 1,600 relay team with Ryan Lawson, Adam Avina and Isaiah Ortega-Dage. Ortega-Dage also won the 100 (10.8) and 200 (22.3). Jalen Morgan won the discus (154 feet) and the shot put (52-3), while Hiram Rodriguez won the long jump (19-2) and triple jump (38).

Shadow Hills moves to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the De Anza League.

DHS record: Desert Hot Springs senior Christopher Brown recently broke the school record in the discus with a throw of 159-feet, 3 inches.

Brown, who reached the CIF finals last season, has set the school record on several occasions.

GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD

Big Bear 93, Shadow Hills 33: Alejandra Leyva won the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles to pace the Knights. Caryn Ramirez won the long jump and Angie Alvarado won the discus.

COD SOFTBALL

COD 9, Rio Hondo 0: The Roadrunners won their 12th game in a row, moving to 10-0 in conference and 27-5 overall.

Alyssa Fuimaono picked up the win allowing three hits, while striking out three batters. La Quinta’s Lauren Ortiz led the way offensively going 3 for 4 with a double. Indio’s Rylee Perez went 2 for 2 with two runs scored, and Linda Ontiveros was 2 for 3 with a run scored, a double and three RBIs. Sarrah Bolding was 2 for 3.

COD hosts Barstow on Friday.

COD GOLF

COD second at league meet: After winning the first six PCAC get-togethers, the Roadrunners finished second Wednesday at Canyon Crest Country Club. Palomar College won with a team total of 383, COD was next at 391.

Kazu Sakai led COD with a 74, followed by Chris Cotton (75), Christian Rajcic (78), Leonard Bazire (81) and Maximilien Philippe (83).

COD hosts the next meet Monday at Desert Island Country Club.

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