The Bulldog baseball team dominated its first home game on Tuesday, 11-0 over visiting Enochs. Tracy took a 4-0 lead in the first inning, scored another in the second, four in the fourth and two more in the sixth inning.
Sophomore pitcher Jonah Wesely threw for three innings and gave up Enochs’ only hit to claim the win. He faced 11 batters and struck out nine of them. John Jaeger pitched two innings and struck out three, and Josh Wesely pitched one inning. Dominic D’Souza was catcher.
Tracy had 11 hits for the day, including two doubles from Tyler Sanfilippo and doubles from Kyle Moses and Matt Loscavio. Andy Levand and Tanner Turner each had two base hits, and Sanfilippo and Turner each drove in two runs.
Sophomores: Enochs 11, Tracy 4
The Tracy High sophomore baseball team took an 11-4 loss on Monday at Monte Vista Middle School against the visiting Eagles from Enochs High. Enochs capitalized on four walks and a batter hit by a pitch to score six runs with only two base hits.
Tracy outhit Enochs with 12 base hits for the day, including Bruce Russell’s solo homer in the fourth inning and a three-run double in the fifth. Anthony Nunez, Victor Escoto and Matt Boswell each had two base hits. Nate Scanlon started on the mound for Tracy and took the loss. Tracy had 10 strikeouts among five pitchers and allowed only six hits, but walked nine batters and hit three with pitches.
Coach Ryan Hern said that in spite of the loss he is encouraged by the effort he saw from his players Tuesday.
“It is still early in the season, and with a little hard work all the rust that showed in the first game should be gone soon,” he said.
Varsity: Lodi 3, West 2
A pitchers’ duel came down to the seventh inning in Lodi Tuesday after the Flames scored one run in the third and West scored two in the fourth. The Wolf Pack had only logged two hits for the day, a double for Jacob Lopez and a single for Jordan Devencenzi, and the Flames just two.
“We threw real well except for the walks that hurt us in the last inning,” West coach Roger Gallardo said.
The Flames tied it up in the bottom of the seventh on a bases-loaded walk, and then scored the winning run on a balk.
Eric Gleese pitched the first three innings for West, struck out four and walked three and allowed the Flames one hit. Jacob Wilson got the loss after he pitched four innings, struck out six, allowed a hit, walked five and gave up two runs in the seventh inning.
Freshmen: Lodi 10, West 0
The Lodi Flames claimed a win in five innings at West High on Tuesday. West’s Brody Kooreman pitched for three solid innings to start the game for West. Garrett Speckman and Joe Roque finished out the game on the mound for West. Justin Watzke had two solid hits for West and played well defensively.
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