Former El Dorado County high school baseball and softball players shined at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, along with Sacramento City College, this past spring.
Five ex-Oak Ridge baseball players who were on the Hawks’ squad were freshman catcher Logan Martson, sophomore infielder Mason Watkins, freshman pitcher Zachary Mahon, sophomore catcher Cody Morris and freshman pitcher Tommy Hummer. They helped guide CRC to a 24-14 overall record, including a 12-9 mark in Big 8 Conference action.
Morris was one of CRC’s top hitters with a .342 batting average, and .462 on-base percentage. Martson finished the season with a .266 average and 6 RBIs. Mahon batted .304 with 5 RBIs. Watkins had a .182 average.
On the mound, Mahon went 1-1 with 3.38 ERA, and struck out eight. Hummer was 0-1 with a 7.42 ERA and fanned five batters.
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Playing on the Lady Hawks’ softball squad were former Union Mine infielder, sophomore Amy Pedretti, and ex-Ponderosa pitcher, freshman Shasta Stinson, as CRC went 8-8 in Big 8 Conference play, and 16-20 overall.
Pedretti played in all of CRC’s games, batting .330, and had an on-base percentage of .375. In addition, Pedretti smacked seven doubles, scored 26 times and drove in 14 runs. On defense, Pedretti had a .941 fielding percentage. Stinson batted .250, and on the mound, posted a 1-3 record, and struck out 21.
At Sacramento City College, two former Ponderosa baseball players were members of the Panthers’ diamond squad. Pitcher, sophomore Dom Campodonico, and catcher/infielder, also a sophomore, Jerrod Bravo, were part the SCC team that tied CRC in conference play with a 12-9 record, and 25-13 overall.
Bravo had a batting average of .338 with 10 doubles, 24 walks and 29 RBIs.
On the hill, Campodonico posted a 1-1 record with a 3.03 ERA in 29.2 innings worked.