Hamilton Blanks Liberty 5-0
Junior lefty Brock Selvidge tossed 5 scoreless innings, allowing 4 hits with 4 Ks as Hamilton topped Liberty 5-0.
It wasn’t a pretty game, with Hamilton kicking it around for 4 errors and Liberty committing 3.
The Huskies got on the board in the 2nd, when Shane Anderson and freshman Roch Cholowski smoked back to back triples to make it 1-0.
Hamilton stretched the lead in the 3rd when Isaiah Adams walked, stole second and scored on Will Maxey’s single. Maxey would advance to second and then score on a misplayed throw to third to make it 3-0. Two batters later Cholowski came through again with an RBI knock and it was 4-0.
Senior side-armer Ryan Figueroa came on in the 6th in relief of Selvidge and cruised through the next 2 frames, allowing no hits punching out 4 of the 6 hitters he faced.
Hamilton Pitching: Brock Selvidge: FB 89-91, SL 77, Ch 80
Ryan Figueroa (side arm) FM 82-83, Sl 70
Liberty Pitching: Tyler Bribiescas: FB 82-83, Ch 75-77, CB 74
Chandler 6 Desert Ridge 1
Trevor Vega worked 6 shutout innings on the hill, allowing only 1 hit with 6 Ks as Chandler dropped Desert Ridge 6-1.
Lead off hitter Javier Guttierez doubled 3 times with an RBI and 3 runs scored.
Hunter Bagshaw had a pair of hits for Ridge.
Corona del Sol 14 Mountain View 4 (5 Inn)
Corona del Sol jumped out to an early lead and mercy ruled Mesa Mountain View 14-4.
Cade Verdusco was 3-3 with a pair of doubles, 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored for the Aztecs.
David Utagawa was 2-3 wita triple, 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored.
Basha 13 Desert Vista 2 (5 Inn)
Ryland Zaborowski cranked a pair of homers with a double and 4 RBIs to lead Basha to a 13 -2 win over Desert Vista.
Logan Boyd allowed 4 hits in 5 innings of work to earn the W.
Dobson 3 Shadow Ridge 2
Brandon Blackburn tossed 6 2/3 innings, allowing 3 hits and 2 unearned runs as Dobson defeated Shadow Ridge 3-2.
Blackburn also led the Mustang offense, going 2-3 with a double.
Sunnyslope 10 Campo Verde 9
Sunnyslope outlasted Campo Verde 10-9 on a walk-off single by Jacob Folkman in the bottom of the 7th.
Campo trailed 9-4 going into the 7th and scored 5 in the top half to tie it up – the crucial at-bat was a two out double by Austin England who drove in the tying run against Slope’s Trey Falk. Viking sophomore Christian Perez came in to get the final out in the 7th and eventually earned the win.
In the bottom of the 7th for the Vikings, Perez lead off with a walk and Gavin Acosta sacrificed, and on the play a throwing error moved Perez to 3rd and Acosta to 2nd. That’s when Folkman lined a 1-0 pitch into right field off of Campo’s Caleb Reiman for the game winner.
Aiden Russel, Jacob Hardin, and England all had 2 hits for the Coyotes in the losing effort. Isaiah Lopez was the starting pitcher for Campo, throwing 3.1 innings and gave up 4 earned runs.
Slope senior Drew Bond pitched 6 innings and gave up 1 earned run over his 6 innings of work, striking out 5 and ended up with a no-decision.
At the plate for the Vikings, Bond had 3 hits and 2 RBI, catcher Dylan Shillington was 1 for 2 with 2 RBI, Perez had 2 doubles with 1 RBI, and Folkman had 2 hits, including the game winner.
Highland 12 Westview 2 (5 Inn)
Cole Reece scattered 8 hits over 4 innings of work and allowed one earned run as Highland topped Westview 12-2.
The Hawks took advantage of 11 Westview walks and 4 errors.
Jacob Gonzalez drove in runs for Highland.
O’Connor 4 Mountain Pointe 3
Cannon Smith allowed only 3 hits in 5 strong innings on the hill to lead O’Connor to a 4-3 win over Mountain Pointe.
Colton Kucera worked a scoreless 7th toget the save.
Horizon 9 Cactus Shadows 4
Horizon pounded out 12 hits and took a 12 -7 victory over Cactus Shadows.
Austin Corbett led the way with a 3-4 day with 2 runs scored.
Bobby Koch, Dominic Chacon, and Sam Buchkowski all had 2 hits for the Huskies.
Buchkowski tossed 6 innings, scattered 7 hits and fanned 3 to earn the W.
Millennium 4 Williams Field 0
Matthew Obst threw 6 shutout innings, allowing only 3 hits to lead Millennium to a 4-0 win over Williams Field.
Obst was also 2-3 at the plate.
Joey Rosales added 2 hits for the Tigers.
Apollo held off a late rally by Casteel to take a 9-8 victory.
Luis Parra, Richie Gonzales and Oliver Perigrina all had 2 hit games for the Hawks.
Angelo Avila allowed only 2 hits in 4 innings and punched out 5 to get the W.