El Dorado 15, North Monterey County 3 — The Cougars improved to 12-0-1 with Wednesday’s win over the Condors. El Dorado is 3-0 on its spring break trip along the coast and wrapped up with yesterday’s game against Christopher High at Gavilan College.
El Dorado 5, St. Francis 4 — Tim Hinrichs pitched a six-hitter Tuesday with one walk and four strikeouts and the Cougars held on to improve to 2-0 on their coastal trip, 11-0-1 overall. Offensively, Zack Culp had two hits and an RBI and Zack Brown, Matt Smith and Nicholas Bonniksen each drove in runs.
Oak Ridge 10, Oakmont 3 — The top-ranked Trojans scored four first-inning runs and controlled Tuesday’s game to reach tonight’s championship of the SureWest Tourament against Bella Vista at Raley Field. Jason Ross threw four quality innings for Oak Ridge and was followed by Tommy Hummer and Alex FaGalde. Offensively, Lance Berringer went 3-for-4, Cody Uharriet (double) and Alec de Watteville were each 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Mason Watkins doubled.
Ponderosa 7, Lincoln 2 — The Bruins broke the game open with a six-run fifth inning.
Union Mine 3, Valley Christian 8 — The D’backs pulled even at 3-3 in the bottom of the fifth inning Wednesday but Valley Christian answered with five runs in the top of the sixth. Sean Tow doubled for Union Mine which mustered just three hits. R.J. Blake started for the D’backs and pitched well after a three-run first inning.
Union Mine 1, Pioneer 17 — Tow and Dan Davis doubled for the D’backs.
Union Mine 5, Rosemont 6 — Blake went 2-for-2 and Davis doubled in the D’backs’ second one-run loss of the SureWest Tournament.
Track and Field
A small contingent of Golden Sierra athletes participated in the 7th annual Rio Linda Track and Field Invitational on Tuesday which included 21 large and small schools from throughout the Sacramento region. Seniors Connor Barla and Emily Reddish were the top placers for the Grizzlies, both finishing second in their varsity long jump events with leaps of 21-8.5 and 16-9.5, respectively.
Reddish also medaled in the 400M finishing first in her heat with an opening season time of 63.97, and fourth overall in the timed-final event.
Medals were awarded to the top five finishers in each event.
Varsity girls: SP: 8-Julia Patterson, 29-8.5; D: 7-Emma Foley, 84-3; 8-Patterson, 80-10; LJ: 12-Foley, 12-1.5. TJ: 8-Reddish, 30-4.
Varsity boys: 800M: 26-Dan Pederson, 2:26.7. 1600M: 29-Pederson, 5:29.97. 3200M: 16-Pederson, 12:39.42. TJ: 6-Barla, 40-10.5.
Knotty Pine Lanes, Pollock Pines
Mountain Women’s Bowling League — Week 17
Team Standings W L
1. Knotty Girls 18-6
2. Hillbilliettes 13-11
3. Pin Pals 13-11
4. Bowling Angels 12-12
5. B0wlin Baggs 10-14
6. We Do Wine 6-18
223 – Dani Yandow
222 – Jeanne Valentine
220 – Rosemary Young