Around and around they go, the three top teams in the Desert Valley League boys’ golf race keep churning out amazing scores.
On Tuesday, it was La Quinta handing Palm Desert its first loss of the year, earning a 189-198 victory at the par-36 front nine at SilverRock.
The win creates a three-way tie atop the DVL with Xavier Prep, which beat La Quinta but lost to Palm Desert. All three teams have one loss.
For the Blackhawks, it was Grant Calender with a match-medalist round of 2-under-par 34. He was followed by Mark Williams with a 36, Daniel Krause with a 38, Michael Choma with a 39 and Isaac Calderon with a 42.
Palm Desert was paced by Charlie Reiter with a 1-under 35. He was followed by Casey Scott with a 38, Jake Vincent with a 40, Ben Lewis with a 42 and Adam Co with a 43.
La Quinta next plays Thursday at SilverRock vs. Rancho Mirage, and Palm Desert plays Wednesday at Great Oak.
Citrus Valley 219, Desert Christian Academy 257: The Conquerors came up short at Indian Springs Golf Club against Citrus Valley. Wyatt Snellenberger and Nash Johnson lead the way for the Conquerors.
Shadow Hills 287, Desert Mirage 326: The Knights topped the Rams thanks in part to a 49 from D. Sandoval.
La Quinta 4, Hesperia 1: Andrew Garcia threw a complete game with 10 strikeouts to earn the victory. Frank Silva was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Joel Osuna added a hit and an RBI. The Blackhawks play Grand Terrace at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Shadow Hills 11, Twentynine Palms 3: Sean Roby had three hits, a double, three RBIs and a stolen base to spark the Knights. Kyle Moe went 2-for-2 and earned the win. Kevin Morden had two hits, three RBIs and a run scored while Alex Bejjani had two hits, and Hunter Torres got the save.
Shadow Hills (6-4, 2-0) is off until Monday’s game against Xavier in the CV Rotary Tournament at 10 a.m.
Indio 2, Xavier Prep 1: The Rajahs topped the Saints in a tight DVL battle. The Rajahs were led by Ricardo Torres who was 2-for-3. Cipriano Rivera was 1-for-2 and scored both runs for the Rajahs. Fernando Cordova was 1-2 and Dominic Huerta was 1-3 on the night. Torres also picked up the win on the mound throwing a complete game, striking out seven, while only giving up two hits and no earned runs on the night. The Rajahs are now 6-3 overall and 1-0 in DVL.
Victor Contreras pitched a complete game in the loss, allowing just one earned run. Oscar Carrillo had a double.
The Saints will host the Rajahs on Friday afternoon at 3:15 p.m.
Coachella Valley 5, Palm Springs 2: Julian Inzunza pitched six innings, yielding two runs and Fabio Solorzano went 2-for-3 with a run and a steal to help the Arabs to their first DVL win. Four other Arabs had a hit and a run scored: Jesus Gonzalez, Nate Delgado, Israel Cervera and Jesus Lemus.
Palm Desert 10, Diamond Ranch 1: The Aztecs were led offensively by Beau Berryhill who went 3 for 3 with a home run. Josh Hernandez was 2 for 2 with three RBIs. Nate Lopez and Jon Mejia helped the offense with doubles and Carson Ventura mixed in a leadoff triple. Marcelo Terrazas pitched six innings of three-hit ball allowing one run and struck out 4.
Palm Springs 16, Cathedral City 2: The Indians were in total control against Cathedral City in this DVL win.
Earning sweeps for Palm Springs was Michael Cabaguncan (6-0, 6-0, 6-0), Miguel Lopez (7-6, 6-2, 6-1), the doubles team of Will Donovan and Cameron Koehler (6-2, 6-0, 6-0) and Riley Barnett and Gibby Campbell (7-5, 6-0, 6-0). Enrique Gutierrez won twice (6-4, 6-2), while Julio Bojorquez teamed with Garo Mazmanian to win one set 6-1 and Ben Goehring to win one set 6-2.
For the Lions, Mark Vogt picked up a win in singles, and Javert Hernandez and Miguel Flores earned the other point in doubles.
The Indians (9-2, 5-1) host Coachella Valley to open round two of league play on Thursday. Cathedral City (3-3 in DVL) plays at La Quinta on Thursday.
Aztecs drop a pair: The Aztecs fell to Jesuit High School of Oregon, losing the opener 2-0 and the nightcap 6-1. Alyssa Velasquez went 2-for-3 including a double and Emily Hagar and Sydney Sprinkle both had a hit. Bayley Gonzalez pitched well in the losing effort. Trinity Villa had two hits and pitched a strong game. Jamiana Gateb hit a triple and Velasquez and Gonzalez each got hits.
Palm Desert (4-5) plays at home on Friday vs. Palm Springs.
Jesuit High (Ore.) 15, Shadow Hills 4: The Conquerors battled the wind and the hard-hitting visitors but came up short on Monday. Kara Diaz went 3-for-3 with a double, two singles and an RBI. Alyssa Rios had two hits and an RBI. Ayanna Murphy also added an RBI, and Rebecca Sanchez pitched well in relief. The Knights wanted to thank the visiting Jesuit Crusaders coaches and families for allowing them to host their gracious team.
Shadow Hills 19, Twentynine Palms 9: The Knights battled back and forth with the Wildcats before breaking it open in the fourth inning. Amy Ibarra led the team with a whopping seven RBIs on three hits which included a grand slam. Marisol Gallegos added three RBIs on two hits. Kara Diaz and Kylie Johnson also contributed with two RBIs each. The Knights are now 2-0 in De Anza League play.
Palm Springs 12, Coachella Valley 0: Raquel Harris and Sylena Black both went 4-for-4 and Davia Hines added three singles in the Indians’ DVL victory. Makayla August blasted a home run. Harris pitched the shutout striking out 11 for the Indians (6-2, 1-0).
Indio 22, Xavier Prep 0: The Rajahs racked up another lopsided win with a complete game win by pitcher Areli Moreno including eight strikeouts. Marlisa Berrelleza was 3-for-4 with a home run and Megan Berrelleza had two hits. Sabrina Carmona had two hits and three walks. Edza Gomez-Perez had two hits.
Indio (8-3, 1-0) plays at Cathedral City on Friday.
Dayton High (Ore.) 4, Desert Christian Academy 0: Sophomore Jahzell Estrada scattered seven hits and struck out six without allowing an earned run. Ashley Klopfenstein and Maycee Jones got the only hits for the Conquerors.
Desert Christian Academy (6-2-1) plays a doubleheader at Shadow Hills on Thursday.
Coachella Valley sweeps Desert Mirage: The Coachella Valley boys topped the Rams 117-10 and the Arabs also won the girls’ matchup 113-19. Next up for the Arabs is a home date with Cathedral City at Thursday.
COD basketball player Cody Ryman, guard, just signed his letter-of-intent to play at Multnomah University in Portland Oregon. Cody had two strong years for the roadrunners. He is a solid defender and shoots the three at a decent percentage. Cody has a great knowledge of the game which allows him to make great decisions and compete at a high level.