West High’s baseball team got its first win of the season on Thursday, March 13, 5-4 at Mission San Jose High in Fremont.
Senior starting pitcher Mitch Cowles got the win for the Pack (1-3), going five innings and giving up three hits, one earned run and striking out four.
Junior Jack Kelley scored in the first inning on a passed ball, and sophomore Jacob Rebar and junior Carter Nott drove in runs in the third. Nott and senior Devin Bell each had two base hits for the day.
Tracy 4, Freedom 1
The Bulldogs struck early for a 4-0 lead after three innings on their way to a 4-1 win on Thursday, March 13, at Monte Vista Middle School. Tracy (5-0) needed only four base hits, including two from senior Braeden Oki, an RBI single from Jacob George and a sacrifice fly from senior Anthony Nunez.
Nunez also pitched five innings for the win, allowing four hits and an unearned run while striking out four.
Linden 9, West 8
The Wolf Pack baseball team traveled to Linden High on Tuesday, March 12, for a 9-8 loss. West juniors Ryan Wagner and Carter Nott had two hits each, including a home run and three RBIs for Nott.
The Pack took an 8-6 lead in the seventh, with sophomore Jacob Rebar blasting a solo home run to open the inning. Linden responded with three runs on the bottom of the seventh to win it.
Contact Bob Brownne at 830-4227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.