Corona Explodes Late to Drop O’Connor
Corona del Sol sent 12 men to the plate and hung a 7 spot in the bottom of the 6th inning to defeat O’Connor 7-2 on Saturday.
Bryan Webb tossed 4 inings of one hit ball for the Aztecs.
Quade Swearingen worked 3 scoreless frames to pick up the W in relief.
David Utagawa was 3-3 with a double for the Aztecs.
Hunter Haas was 2-4 with 2 RBIs.
For SDO, junior righty Cole Dickson threw 4 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits with 2 Ks.
CDS Pitching: Bryan Webb FB 83, Ch 72, Sl 75 Home to First: Zach Kress 4.12, Marcus Harrison 4.25
SDO Pitching: Cole Dickson FB 80-83, CB 66-67 Home to First: Colton Kucera 4.02, Preston Lucas 4.51 L, Aiden Sullivan 4.62
Mountain Ridge 13 Pinnacle 10
Mountain Ridge held off a late Pinnacle rally to top the Pioneers 13-10 in a marathon semi-final matchup of the Waynes Descombes tournament in Tolleson.
In a display of early season pitching struggles, 10 pitchers combined for 17 walks (9 for Ridge, 8 for Pinnacle) and 303 pitches in the 7 innng contest.
Lead off hitter Kyler Stancato was 3-3 for Ridge with a double and 4 runs scored.
Travis Warriner went 3-4 with a double, triple, 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored.
AJ Singer drove in 3 runs with a bases loaded triple.
For Pinnacle, Dillon Dougherty, Tyler Dorsch and Nick Fratantoni all had 2 hits.
Mountain Ridge Pitching: Zach Rogers: FB 86-88, Ch 79 Cayden Collins: FB 83-86, Ch 76 Matthew Martinez: FB 83, CB 66-68 Pinnacle Pitching: Zack Lane: FB 74-76, CB 62-63 Casey Parsons: FB 80-83, CB 69-70 Ben Carlo (LH): FB 71-72 Michael Riley: FB 82-85, Sl: 67-69 Eric Szanto: FB 76
Mountain Ridge 12 Liberty 1
Mountain Ridge claimed the title with a 12-1 victory over Liberty in the champiosnhip game of the Wayne Decombes tournament.
Liberty was missing most of its starting lineup after a bus accident on Friday night, with many JV players called up.
Keegan Stancato was 3-3 with adouble and 6 RBIs for the Mountain Lions.
Ryan Ellis went 3-3and scored 4 runs.
Kyler Stancato allowed one hit and a solo run in 4 2/3 innings to pick up the W. He punched out 7.
Basha 5 Mountain View 4
Basha plated a pair of runs i the top of the 7trh inning and held on to edge Mountain View 5-4 in the Desert Vista tourney.
Bitner Workman and Ryland Zaborosky each had 2 hits for the Bears.
Tanner Smith homered.
Luke Legumina worked 4 2/3 innings, allowing 5 hits with 6 Ks to pick up the W.
For Mountain View Sam Christainsen homered twice and was 3-4 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored.
Hamilton 10 Red Mountain 3
Hamilton scored 10 runs in the first 3 innings to take a 10-3 win over Red Mountain.
Freshman Roch Cholowsky was 2-3 with a pair of doubles for the Huskies.
Will Maxey, Tyler Wilson, Luke Thiel, and Prince Deboskie all had 2 hits games for Hamilton.
Senior RHP Kyle Ponzo tossed 3 scoreless innings with 4 Ks to get the W.
For RM, Ryan Campos was 3-4 with a double and Tanner Rice added a pair of hits.
Nogales 9 Chaparral 5
Nogales pounded out 14 hits as the Apaches topped Chaparral 9-5.
Sophomore SS Demetrio Crisantes went 3-5 with a homer, double and 3 RBIs.
Julian Grijalva, Matt Bacheleir and Raenon Padilla all had 2 hits for Nogales.
Saul Soto worked 4 innings on the hill and allowed 3 hits and 2 runs.
Nogales scored a run in the 6th and 3 in the 7th to get the W
Horizon 12 Chandler 5
Horizon scored runs in each of the first 5 innings as the Huskies dropped CHanlder 12-5.
Sam Buchkowski got the win with 5 innings on the bump, scattering 6 hits and allowing 4 runs.
Nick Gore went 3-4 with an RBI for Horizon.
Notre Dame 11 Cactus Shadows 6
Max Zdimal tossed 3 2/3 innings and punched out 6 as Notre Dame dropped Cactus SHadows 11-6.
Michael Piazza homered, doubled and knocked i 3 rus to lead a 10 hit NDP attack.
Mountain View 7 Mesquite 6
Mountain View pushed 4 runs across in the top of the 7th inning to top Mesquite 7-6.
Aiden Bevier tossed 5 1/3 innings, allowing 2 unearned runs and fanning 7.
Gage Bergeron was 2-3 at the plate with 3 RBIs.