Prep Roundup: THS baseball team shuts down Franklin
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Tracy senior pitcher Jonah Wesely struck out 11 batters over five innings in the Bulldogs’ 1-0 win against Franklin on Tuesday, April 9, at Monte Vista Middle School.

Wesely allowed two hits, and senior reliever Oscar Moreno gave up no hits and two walks and struck out four batters over two innings.

Tracy’s bats provided just enough support.

Tracy (7-10, 3-2 San Joaquin Athletic Association) scored its sole run against Franklin 3-13, 0-6) in the fifth inning, when senior David Miranda hit a two-out single and came home when sophomore Robbie Ramirez reached on an error.

Tracy’s sophomores beat Franklin 10-6, with Bulldogs starting pitcher Tyler Schlotter going six innings for the win. He allowed four hits and struck out six.

Brookside Christian 10, Millennium 2

Brookside Christian (14-4, 4-0 Central California Athletic Alliance) powered past the Falcons, (9-9, 2-2) took a 10-0 lead with a four-run rally in the top of the seventh on Tuesday, April 9, at the Tracy Learning Center.

Millennium senior Mark Dewitt and junior Spencer Blackwell got two hits each. Senior Gavin Compton pitched five innings and gave up five runs for the loss. Manjot Atwal pitched two innings of relief.

The Falcons were coming off of a 2-2 weekend at the Ripon Christian tournament, including a 13-3 loss on Friday, April 5, to the Ripon Christian Knights and an 8-1 win over Woodland Christian on April 4.

Sierra 9, Kimball 7

The Sierra Timberwolves rallied for a four-run sixth inning to overcome Kimball’s lead and claim a Valley Oak League win Tuesday, April 9, at Kimball High.

Senior Logan Finley pitched the first five innings for the Jaguars (10-5, 2-3 VOL). He allowed five runs and five hits and struck out seven batters.

McNair 8, West 2

West started its Tri-City Athletic League season with a loss at home to the McNair Eagles on Tuesday, April 9.

Senior Jacob Thomassen pitched 21/3 innings for West (3-13, 0-1 TCAL), including the start of McNair’s (9-6, 1-0 TCAL) six-run rally in the third inning.


Falcons open CCAA with wins

Millennium High’s softball team traveled to Stockton on Wednesday, April 10, and scored an 18-1 win over Central California Athletic Alliance rival Brookside Christian.

Senior Breana Reyes pitched three innings for the Falcons (9-3, 2-0 CCAA) and struck out five batters.

Freshman Jayda Jenkins tripled and singled twice, and freshman Elisa Deras and sophomore Evette Deras had two hits each.

It was almost a repeat of the Falcons’ 17-1 home win Tuesday, April 9, against Brookside.

Kimball 6, Weston Ranch 1

The Jaguars outhit the Cougars on Wednesday, April 10, in Stockton.

The eight base hits for Kimball included a single and an RBI double for junior Danielle Lallos and two RBI singles for senior Ariana Hawkins. The Jaguars also exploited four Weston Ranch errors.

Lodi 1, Tracy 0

The Flames prevailed in a battle for first place in the San Joaquin Athletic Association standings with a 1-0 win over Tracy on Tuesday, April 9, at the Tracy Sports Complex.

The pitchers’ duel turned on an unearned run, with one error by Tracy (13-4, 5-1 SJAA) allowing Lodi (10-9, 6-1) to score in the fourth inning.

Tracy junior Tayler Misfeldt struck out nine Lodi batters over seven innings and gave up one hit. Lodi pitcher Aja Secheslongloff gave up two hits and struck out 12 batters.


Local athletes place high

Gymnasts from Tracy and Kimball were the top scorers in Santa Clara Valley Athletic League competition against Gunn and Palo Alto high schools on Monday, April 8, in Mountain View.

Tracy freshman Alicia Woo placed first all-around with a score of 38.400.

Her score included first-place marks on the balance beam (9.800) and floor exercise (9.850) and second-place scores on the vault (9.050) and uneven bars (9.700).

Kimball junior Lauren Giles was second all-around (38.050) with first-place marks on the vault (9.150) and uneven bars (9.850), and she was second on the balance beam (9.700). Third-place all-around was Tracy junior Elizabeth Higa (37.250), who had a second-place score on floor exercise (9.500).

Tracy sophomore Rachel Pombo was fourth in the all-around competition (35.100).

Coaches did not record team scores.

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