Campo Holds off Gilbert
Kyle Kloeppel threw 2 2/3 innings of hitless, scoreless relief with 7 Ks and added a solo home run as Campo Verde defeated Gilbert 14-11.
With gale force winds howling out to center field it was a poor day to be a pitcher.
Campo plated 3 runs in the first and 5 in the second to take an 8-0 lead, and led 11-2 after 3 frames. But Gilbert responded, scoring 9 unanswered runs to knot the score at 11 after 5 innings.
The two teams combined to pound out 27 hits, with Campo collecting `16 including homers by Kloeppel, Jeremy Levine and Jake Wolfe.
Kloeppel entered in the 5th with one out after Gilbert had tied the score and promptly punched out the next 2 batters to end the threat.
In the 6th Camden Vasquez would walk to lead off the inning and Cameron Pehrson followed with a double, scoring Vasquez for what would prove to be the winning run.
In the bottom of the 6th Kloeppel got into a one out bases loaded jam due to a hit batsmen, an infield error and a walk. But the junior right hander fanned the next 2 hitters to preserve the lead.
Pehrson, who started on the hill for Campo, went 3-4 with a double, triple, 3 runs scored and 3 RBIs. Hayden Whalen added a 3 hit day as well.
For Gilbert, Vicente Cordova was 3-4 with a double and Bryce Ulm smoked a 4th inning grand slam.
Apollo blanked Desert Edge 10-0 in 5 innings.
Guillermo Rivera tossed 5 scoreless innings for the W.
The Hawks took advantage of 10 walks on the day.
Jesus Moreno tripled and drove in 3 for Apollo.
Jordan Bach tossed a complete game and went 4-4 with a double,a homer and 3 RBIs as Shadow Ridge topped Goldwater 3-1.
Bach allowed only 2 hits on the day and punched out 11.
Cade Kennedy added a 2 hit day for the Stallions.
Senior left hander Ryan Cowdrey allowed only one hit in 6 innings of work with 8 Ks as Saguaro topped Scottsdale rival Chaparral 4-1 on Tuesday.
Kai Inouye, Nick Barendrick and Jack Slominski all had 2 hits for the Sabercats.
Will Fuenning doubled in the lone run for the Firebirds.
Desert Ridge hosted Perry and came away with a 10-5 victory.
Branden Cohn scattered 10 hits over 6 1/3 innings to earn the W on the mound.
Matt Bailey was 3-4 with 2 doubles and 3 runs scored.
Matt Shaw and JC Dyer each had 2 hits and Scott Prong drove in 3 for the Jags.
Wyatt Crenshaw had a pair of doubles for Perry.
Desert Vista scored 5 unanswered runs to overcome a 6-3 deficit and defeat Dobson 8-6.
The Thunder hammered out 13 hits, with Jack Malone going 3-3 with a pair of triples.
Leo Ramos earned the W in relief, with Josh Ripper tossing 2 scoreless innings for the save.
Mesa Mountain View used a 13 hit attack to take an 8-3 victory over Millenium.
Sean Rimmer was 3-4 with 2 doubles and 2 RBIs for the Toros.
McKay Barney and Erick Bahn each had 2 hits.
Buena plated 3 runs in the top of the 7th inning to take a 4-3 win over Tucson High.
Jarod Shilt drove in a pair of runs with a knock in the top of the 7th for the game winner.
Joseph Whalen and Steven Saunders each had 2 hits for the Colts.
Mountain Pointe 7 – Westwood 4
WP: Flores (1-0)
S: Murphy (1) The Pride picked up a their first road win of the year, defeating Westwood 7-4 on Tuesday afternoon.
Freshman Jr. Flores threw 4.2 Inn of relief in cold and windy conditions to earn his first Varsity win.
Flores (1-0) came on in relief of Starter JJ Whitley in the 1st Inning, inheriting a bases loaded jam, and getting a crucial double play ball to end the inning and limit the damage.
Flores threw the next 4 complete innings allowing just 1 ER on 4 Hits, while striking out 6 in the Win.
Junior Right Hander Connor Murphy came in at the back end of the bullpen firing one strike after another to put the Warriors on their heels and notch a 2 Inn Save, his first of the year.
Junior CF Nick Wallerstedt had his 2nd multi-hit game, including a 5th inning RBI double to tie the game at 4. Wallerstedt would also score the go-ahead run on a Joel Adamson RBI squeeze bunt which ultimately resulted in the game winning run.
Sophomore Carson Tucker had 3 hits, a walk, 2 Runs and a RBI.
Teammate Jacob McKeon was on base 3 times with a 2B, and 2 big Runs scored.
The Pride hope for better weather tomorrow as Desert Mountain comes to Mountain Pointe for a rematch of last year’s 12-11 back-and-forth offensive battle that saw 27 hits and 4 long balls!
Tony Sortino homered twice and knocked in 4 runs as Horizon handed Kellis a 9-5 defeat.
The Huskies pounded out 12 hits on the day.
Luke Francis, Bobby Koch, Nick Gore, and Rob Liddington all added 2 hit games for the Huskies.
Mesquite took a 7-2 win over Highland.
Grant Gorell was 4-4 with a double, 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs for the Wildcats.
Davis Heller and Chase Webster combined on the hill.
Notre Dame used a 4 run 6th inning to overtake Vista Grande for a 6-4 win.
Connor Markl allowed only 3 hits in 6 innings of work to earn the W.
Ben Nemivant had a pair of hits for the Saints.
Tag Bross was 1-3 with 2 RBIs.