Corona del Sol, Hamilton Head to Boras Championship
Corona del Sol advanced to the title game of the Boras Classic after taking a 3-2 walk off win over Mesquite.
Bryan Webb’s potential double play grounder was misplayed with one out in the bottom of the 7th, allowing Austin Carpenter to score from second and give the Aztecs the win.
Corona plated solo runs in the 5th, 6th and 7th innings to account for their runs.
The Wildcats took a 2-1 lead in the top of the 6th when TJ Clarkson cranked a 2 run homer off the right filed foul pole.
Jack Schobinger tossed a complete game for the Aztecs, allowing 4 hits with 4 Ks.
Recent transfer Malik Freeny was solid for Mesquite, working 5 innings and surrendering 4 hits and 2 runs.
Hamilton 6 Mountain Pointe 4
Hamilton took a 6-4 win over Mountain Pointe to advance to Saturday night’s Boras Classic title game against Corona del Sol.
JD McLaughlin was 1-2 with a double and 2 RBIs and also tossed 2 2/3 innings in relief, fanning 5 and earning the save.
Brock Selvidge earned the win, working 4 innings and allowing a pair of unearned runs.
Will Maxey was 2-3 with an RBI and a run scored.
Nick Wallerstedt was 3-3 for the Pride with a homer, 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored.
Horizon 3 Mountain Ridge 2
Kody Huff was 2-3 with a solo homer and 2 runs scored, and tossed 3 innngs in relief for the save as Horizon edged Mountain Ridge 3-2.
Christian Jacob scattered 6 hits over 4 innings and surrendered a solo run to pick up the W.
Collin Demas provided the highlight of the season for Horizon, returning to the team after a battle with cancer and smoking an RBI double in his first at bat.
Nogales 10 Chaparral 0 (6 Inn)
Nogales hammered out 15 hits and took a 10-0 mercy rule win over Chaparral.
Ricky Maytorena was 3-4 with 2 runs scored.
Jesus “Chuy” Lopez went 3-4 with a double and 3 RBIs.
Alec Acevedo threw 6 shutout innings, scattering 10 hits with 5 Ks and no walks.
Cactus Shadows 4 Kellis 0
Matt Bohnert threw 6 1/3 innings of shutout ball with 12 Ks as the Falcons blanked Kellis 4-0. Bohnert allowed only one hit on the day.
Matt Hall homered for the Falcons.
Seth Martin was 2-3 with a double and 2 RBIs.
Canyon del Oro 1 Catalina Foothills 0
Dante Schindler threw a complete game 4 hit shutout with 12 Ks to lead CDO to a 1-0 win over Catalina Foothills.
Simon Lytle knocked in the game’s lone run with a 4th inning RBI double.
Joseph Lanser allowed a solo run and fanned 8 in 6 innings for Foothills.
Skyline 4 Tolleson 0
Brandon Melendez and Eric Olson combined on a one hit shutout as Skyline traveled to Tolleson and took a 4-0 win.
Melendez worked 4 scoreless innings and did not allow a hit.
Olson tossed 3 scoreless and also went 2-4 with a double and 2 RBIs.
Neither Skyline pitcher recorded a strikeout.
Ramon Velasco threw 5 innings for T-Town, allowing one run and 5 hits.