Corona Holds Off Mountain Pointe
The Pride trailed 7-2 entering the 6th, scoring a solo run on a Sebastian Salaiz RBI single.
In the top of the 7th 2 men reach with one out on a hit batsman and a misplayed fly ball in short right field.
After a balk call advanced the runners, Nick Wallerstedt lined a single to center, plating 2 runs to cut it to 7-5.
With Carson Tucker at the plate and Ethan Long on deck, Tucker lined a missile to center field but Matt Novis got an incredible jump and stabbed it off the turf then doubled off Wallerstedt at 1st for the final out.
Daniel Sotelo threw 5 frames, allowing only 2 hits and 3r runs to get the win.
Aaron Garcia earned a save with 2 innings of work.
Brian Kalmer homered for the Aztecs and Hunter Haas knocked in 2 runs.
For the Pride, Long started on the hill and tossed 3 hitless innings, walking 4 with 5 Ks and a solo run.
Andru Collins and Wallerstedt each ahd 2 RBIs.
O’Connor 4 Desert Mountain 1
Freshman Barrett Skaugrud tossed a completet game, scattering 6 hits and allowing a solo run as O’Connor topped Desert Mountain 4-1.
Not to be outdone, big brother Mason Skaugrud went 1-3 with a 1st inning 2 run bomb.
Horizon 3 Boulder Creek 2
Horizon managed to shrug off its negative culture and take a 3-2 win over Boulder Creek.
Luke Francis allowed 2 runs in 5 innings on the bump to take the W. He also went 2-3 at the dish.
Kody Huff tossed 2 scoreless frames for the Save.
Christian Jacob and Jackson Smyrk ignored the negativity and went back to back jacks in the top of the 2nd inning.
Jacob also knocked in the game winner in the 6th with an RBI single.
Sophomore Logan Deskin threw well for BC, working 4 innings and allowing only 2 runs.
Gilbert 7 Highland 6
Gilbert used a 4 run 6th inning to take a 7-6 win over Highland.
Ryan Meyer was 3-5 at thew plate with a double.
Bryce Ulm and Drew Hudson each had 2 hits.
Lefty Evan Reynolds tossed 3 2/3 innings of scoreless ball for the win.
Mesa 9 Westwood 5
A 4 run 6th inning proved to be the difference as Mesa High took a 9-5 win over Westwood.
Orlando Luna went 2-4 with a pair of doubles and 4 RBIs.
Angel Reynoso was 2-3 and knocked in 2.
Jacob Hanna threw 5 innings to earn the win.
Mountain View 8 Skyline 4
It was deuces wild at Hohokam STadium as Mountain View took an 8-4 win over Skyline.
All the scoring was done in six 2 run innings by both teams.
MVT catcher Brandon Todd was 3-3 with a double and 4 RBIs.
John Neeley threw 6 innings for the W, allowing only 2 hits and 4 unearned runs.
Perry 11 Chandler 2
Perry took an 11-2 win over Chandler High.
Logan Schwenke went 3-4 with a homer and 3 RBIs.
Adam Parra homered and drove in 4 for the Pumas.
Caden Christoferson allowed only 2 runs in 6 innings of work for the W.
Mountain Ridge 9 Pinnacle 3
Jared Kampf smoked a lead off homer and Mountain Ridge scored 5 runs in the top of the first to take a 9-3 win over Pinnacle.
Jacob Robson and Luke Blachut each had 3 hits for Ridge.
Mitchael Dyer went 4 innings and scattered 6 his for the win.
Hamilton 14 Brophy 8
Kyle Hasler went 5-5 with a double and 3 RBIs to lead a 15 hit attack as Hamilton took a 14-8 win over Brophy.
Britt Graham was 2-3 with a homer.
Sean Cooper was 2-3 and scored 2 runs for Brophy.
Tyler Dubuque battled for 5 innings on the hill to get the W.
Basha 14 Campo Verde 0 (5 Inn)
Basha put up crooked numbers in the first 4innings and rolled to a 14-0 mercy rule win over Campo Verde.
The Bears got big flies from Jake Jarvis and Brennan Davis.
Cam LaLiberte had 3 hits for Basha.
Desert Ridge 6 Desert Vista 5
Noah Michel tossed 4 1/3 scoreless innings in relief with 6 punchees as Desert Ridge edged Desert Vista 6-5.
Matt Shaw had a pair of doubles for Ridge.
Liberty 12 Centennial 4
Liberty took a 12-4 win over Centennial.
Trevor Felan went 3-3 with a double and 3 RBIs
Brady Welch was 3-4 with a double and 2 RBIs.
Cameron Bracke fanned 7 in 4 scoreless innings on the hill for the win.
Chaparral 11 Arcadia 5
Trevor Long was 4-5 with a homer, a double and 4 RBIs to lead Chaparral past Arcadia 11-5.
Trevor Long went 3-4 with 2 RBIs.
Clark Candiotti punched out 10 in 6 innings and allowed 3 hits.