Chandler Takes Conference Win Over Tucson
Chandler High broke up a close game with a 6 run 3rd inning and cruised to a 10-4 win over Tucson High.
Sophomore first baseman Luke Bass cranked a 2 run homer to highlight the 6 run 3rd frame.
On the day the Wolves hammered out 12 hits, with Bass, Javan Ah’Quin and Nate Rohlicek all collecting 2 hits.
Senior left hander Brandon O’Neil worked 6 innings on the hill, scattering 6 hits and punching out 7.
Alex Kelch went 2-3 with a homer and 3 RBIs for the Badgers.
Basha claimed the championship in the Between the Lines Tournament at Horizon High with a 5-3 win over Pinnacle on Thursday night.
The Bears pushed 3 runs across in the bottom of the 3rd to overcome a 2-1 Pinnacle lead.
Basha’s Jake Greenbank tossed 4 innings in relief to earn the W. He allowed only 1 hit and a solo run with 3 Ks.
Ty Sifferman was 2-4 for the Bears.
Pinnacle’s Max Kendall threw well in a losing effort, working 4 innings and allowing 2 earned runs on 4 hits with 5 Ks.
Desert Vista topped Williams Field 10-0 in 6 innings to win the Bob Everett Tourney at Highland High on Thursday night.
Tyler Magin threw 6 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits with 4 Ks to get the win.
Zac Paquette was 3-4 with 2 doubles and drove in 2 runs.
Kaeden Moore and Dylan Cuenca each had 2 hits.
Sunrise Mountain got another great outing from Troy Balko as the Mustangs blanked Red Mountain 8-0 in the Boras Classic.
Balko tossed 6 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits with 9 Ks.
Caleb Thomason worked a scoreless 7th.
Catcher Ethan Snodgrass went 2-2 with a homer, 2 walks and 2 RBIs.
For Red Mountain, Sam Clow was 2-3 with a double.
The ‘stangs match up with Coronado (NV) tonight at 6:00 at Arcadia in a semi-final game.
Corona del Sol hung a first inning 8 spot and cruised in with a 12-1 win over Catalina Foothills at the Boras Classic.
The Aztecs will advance to play Basic (NV) today at 3:00 PM at Corona in a semi-final match up.
Hunter Haas led the way offensively, going 2-3 with a double a homer and 4 steaks.
Cade Verdusco and Jack Schobinger each had 2 hits.
Matt Novis fanned 5 and allowed 6 hits in 4 innings on the hill. Austin Carpenter worked a scoreless 7th.