Roundup: Redwood softball sweeps Sanger

Roundup: Redwood softball sweeps Sanger


Roundup: Redwood softball sweeps Sanger


Rebekah Cervantes joined the Redwood softball team for her first game after basketball to power a sweep of Sanger on Wednesday in Visalia.

Cevantes batted 3-for-4 with a home run, four RBIs and four runs scored in a 15-5 win during the first game for Redwood (7-3). She followed that up by batting 3-for-5 with a triple and three runs during a 14-3 win in the second game.

Crimson Kaiser hit a grand slam in Game 1 and homered again with three RBIs as the winning pitcher in Game 2.

Savanah White also returned from basketball and was the winning pitcher in Game 1.

Ashley Cervantes batted 5-for-8 with a triple and five runs over the two games.

Tulare Western 19, Mt. Whitney 1: The Mustangs exploded for a hit parade during a blowout of the Pioneers.

The Mustangs brought home 14 runs over the final two innings of the game shortened to five frames by the mercy rule. They pounded out 20 hits.

Mason Jenkins batted 4-for-4 with two doubles, a home run and eight RBIs for Tulare Western (3-2). Seanna Portillo batted 4-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Khloe Ferreira batted 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and four runs. Lashayia Meadows batted 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run.

Joy Rico batted 2-for-3 for Mt. Whitney (2-7). Maddy Forester batted 1-for-1 and scored the only run for the Pioneers.

Mission Oak 7, Dinuba 0: Freshman pitcher Mariah Mazon fired a two-hit shutout of the Emperors in a nonleague game at Mission Oak High School.

Mazon struck out seven in keeping Dinuba off the scoreboard. She also helped her cause with a solo home run.

Ally Castillo-Nunez went 3-for-4 for Mission Oak (7-3). Aubrey VanSickel was 2-for-3 with a double.


Redwood 7, Porterville 6: Nate Keavy’s game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Rangers to a nonleague win over the Panthers on Tuesday at Recreation Park.

“There was a lot of buzz in the air,” Redwood coach Dan Hydash said about the first game of the season at Recreation Park. “The kids were really excited to play there. It had a playoff atmosphere because a lot of people were there.”

Corey Davis scored the game-winning run after he singled, advanced to second on a balk and reached third on an Eric Charles bunt-single.

Jacob Labogin pitched the fnal three innings in relief to pick up the victory.

Freshman Jace Chamberlin led Redwood’s offense, going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Rickie Garcia went 2-for-4 with an RBI, Davis went 2-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored and Keavy scored a pair of runs.

Redwood (3-7) will look to stay on the winning track when it hosts Tulare Union in a doubleheader at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Tulare Western 3, Hanford West 2: Kobe Portillo tossed six solid innings to lead the Mustangs past the Huskies in a nonleague game at Hanford West.

Portillo scattered six hits to go with two strikeouts for Tulare Western (7-4-1). Anthony Avila went 2-for-3 at the plate, including a double. Armando Gallegos pitched a 1-2-3 seventh inning to notch the save.

Dinuba 7, Mission Oak 1: Andrew Garcia struck out eight in a complete game win for the Emperors over the Hawks.

Elijah Holguin, Ben Kodur, Hunter Garrison and Isaiah Fennell each produced two hits for Dinuba (5-2). Garrison tripled. Zack Roberts drove in two runs.

Christian Azevedo batted 3-for-3 and scored the only run for Mission Oak (2-7). Justin Garza batted 2-for-2.

Woodlake 10, Granite Hills 6: The Tigers opened the East Sequoia League season with a win over the Grizzlies.

Ricky Rodriguez and Eddie Pena each hit home runs for the Tigers, and Zack Fesperman added a triple and three RBIs.

Spencer Jones picked up the win and Pena closed the game out for the save.

Woodlake (3-3, 1-0) play at Corcoran on Friday.

Sierra Pacific 12, Farmersville 0: Anthony Azevedo and Isaiah Hernandez produced the only two hits for the Aztecs in a shutout loss against the Golden Bears in Hanford.

Boys Tennis

Redwood 6, Golden West 3: The Rangers won four out of six singles matches en route to a West Yosemite League victory over the Trailblazers.

Evan Morritse, Dom Quintanilla, Mark Garcia and Jared Bigelow each won for the Rangers.

Golden West’s Matt Duyst and Brandon Romer won their singles matches.

El Diamante 5, Lemoore 4: The Miners defeated the Tigers in a West Yosemite League match.

Marshall Dinkins, Derek Galvan, David Brown and Paul Kim each won their singles matches for the Miners.

Tulare Union 5, Monache 4: The Redskins won all three doubles matches to salvage a victory in their East Yosemite League opener against the Marauders on Tuesday.

Joseph Rico and Sudeep Dhanoa won the No. 1 doubles match 8-5 for Tulare Union (3-1, 1-0). Trevor Anderson and Cesar Zevada won No. 2 doubles 8-0. Jose Santana and Daniel Santiago won No. 3 doubles 8-5.

Boys Swimming

Exeter 94, CVC 91: Brett Carson and Zach Peltzer each won two individual races to lead the Monarchs past the Cavaliers.

Carson won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 56.21 seconds, and he won the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:24.88.

Peltzer won the 50 freestyle with a time of 22.90, and the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.27.

CVC’s Jeremiah Tiemersma won the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:13.91, and the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:10.97

Girls Swimming

Exeter 135, CVC 54: The Monarchs cruised to a win over the Cavaliers.

Breanna Grimm led the way with wins in the 200 freestyle (2:17.50) and 500 freestyle (6:14.14). Abby Mendonca also had two wins for Exeter in the 100 breaststroke (1:18.90) and 50 freestyle (27.76).

Boys Track

Exeter 74, Golden West 62: Sam Aleman won a pair of individual events to lead the Monarchs past the Trailblazers.

Aleman won the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:51.0, and he won the 3,200 with a time of 10:53.8.

Exeter’s Chad Zeibak won the long jump with a jump of 21-8.25 and the triple jump 41-11.5.

Golden West’s Scott Hickam won the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.9, and the 300 hurdles with a time of 42.8.

Girls Track

Golden West 91, Exeter 45: Rebecca Harris, Samantha Rachal and Carley Hall each won two events to lead the Trailblazers past the Monarchs.

Harris won the 1,600 (6:06.8) and the 3,200 (13:05.5).

Rachal won the 300 hurdles (53.2) and the 100 hurdles (16.5).

Hall won the 200 with a time of 28.9 and the long jump (14-1.25).

Boys Golf

Woodlake 210, Tulare Western 238, Dinuba 272: Ryder Rochin finished as the low medalist with a 37 as the Tigers topped the Mustangs and Emperors on the Par 36 front 9 at Ridge Creek Golf Course.

Foster Hengst shot 40 for Woodlake. Tim Diaz shot 42 and Angel Cervantes shot 43.

Vince Jimenez led Tulare Western with 46. Steven Bulesan led Dinuba with 50.


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