Baseball: Falcons claim non-league win in San Jose
by TP staff
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The Millennium High baseball team played solid defense and got eight hits on the way to a 4-0 non-league win at San Jose High (6-13, 6-7 West Valley League) on Wednesday.

Senior pitcher Manjot Atwal got the win for Millennium (15-1, 7-0 Central California Athletic Alliance), going all seven innings while giving up four hits for San Jose (6-13, 6-7 West Valley League) and striking out eight batters.

Millennium’s eight base hits included a triple and a single for sophomore Nate Cabral, a double and a single for Atwal, and two singles for junior Eddie Diaz.

Tracy 17, Chavez 6

The Bulldogs had two big innings, a six-run fourth inning and a five-run fifth, on the way to a 17-6 win at Chavez High on Wednesday in San Joaquin Athletic Association action. The Bulldogs (16-5, 8-2 SJAA) pounded out 18 base hits, including a home run for senior Braeden Oki, and three hits each for junior Jacob George and sophomore Brett Mansell, with Mansell driving in four runs.

Starting pitcher Mansell got the win. He pitched 3 1/3 innings and gave up five runs, none of them earned, and four hits for Chavez (4-12, 1-9 SJAA). Senior Aaron Denholm pitched 2 2/3 innings and gave up a run and three hits, and junior Dylan Sandoval finished the game, retiring the side in the seventh inning.

Tracy at Windmuth tournament

Tracy High’s pitching staff threw a one-hit 2-0 shutout on Tuesday against Gregori High in the Dick Windmuth Tournament, which will continue through Friday at Modesto High.

Senior starting pitcher Anthony Nunez got the win, going three innings with no hits, and senior Brett Curtis pitched three innings of relief and gave up the one hit. Junior Dylan Sandoval pitched one inning.

Senior Braeden Oki had three of Tracy’s 10 hits, junior Jacob George had two hits and junior Robbie Ramirez batted in a run.

It follows Tracy’s 2-1 win over Turlock on Monday. Sophomore Thomas Greely and junior Robbie Ramirez had two hits each, George and junior Jacob Alvarado both doubled, and George and Nunez batted in Tracy’s runs.

Starting pitcher Chaz Samaniego pitched four innings and allowed four hits and one run for the win, and freshman Chandlyr Metal pitched three innings of relief and gave up three hits.

Tracy opened the tournament with a 16-1 win over Modesto Christian on Monday. The Bulldogs collected 11 hits and got 10 walks. Oki had three hits and Denholm and Nunez had two hits each, while Mansell had one hit and three RBIs.

Starting pitcher Greely got the win, allowing three hits over four innings, and Metal retired the side in the fifth inning to finish the game.

Contact Bob Brownne at or 830-4227.

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