Notre Dame, Desert Mountain Move On To 5A Pool Finals
Elmer Dessens threw a complete game , scattering 5 hits and allowing 2 unearned runs as Notre Dame eliminated Millennium 7-2 in the 5A state tournament.
With the victory the Saints gained some revenge from last weeks 11-0 loss to the Tigers.
The Saints led 3-2 entering the 4th inning and loaded the basses on an infield error off the bat of Maguire Peterson and a pair of walks to Griffen Chewning and Paul Marsillo.
Jarrett Pille followed with a sac fly to score Peterson and consecutive singles from Connor Markl and Michael Piazza plated Chewning and Marsillo and just like that it was 6-2.
Chewning doubled in Marsillo, who had singled, in the 5th frame to complete the scoring.
Piazza knocked in a pair of runs with a 2-4 day for NDP.
Peterson was 2-3 with an RBI and 2 runs scored.
Desert Mountain 2 Sunrise Mountain 0
Max Walker threw 4 shutout innings and got relief help from Paul Sachen and Anthony Caraballo as Desert Mountain blanked Sunrise Mountain to advance to the 5A Pool A final against Nogales.
Sachen tossed 2 hitless, scoreless innings and Caraballo worked a scoreless 7th for the save.
Caraballo was 1-3 with a double and an RBI and Sachen scored twice for the Wolves.
Bryce Kellerhals allowed only 3 hits in 5 1/3 innings on the hill for Sunrise.