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Roseville nips Rocklin in another one-run game

Oakmont blasts Rio Linda in five innings
By: Staff reports
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Roseville High School knows all about one-run baseball games. The Tigers lost two of three to Woodcreek last week in their first Sierra Foothill League series this season, all decided by a run.

On Monday, Roseville visited Rocklin, which was coming off two blowout wins over Del Oro.

Dalton Blaser and Anthony Roberts combined to pitch a three-hitter to lead the Tigers over the Thunder 2-1 in yet another one-run game. Blaser had two of Roseville’s five hits, and the Tigers (8-4, 2-2 SFL) scored both runs in the top of the second inning.

Rocklin fell to 7-4 overall and 2-2 in league play.

The teams meet again today at 4 p.m. at Roseville and return to Rocklin on Friday for the final game.

Oakmont 15, Rio Linda 5 – The host Vikings (7-4, 2-3 Capital Valley Conference) scored six runs each in the second and fourth innings and finished the Knights with two runs in the sixth Monday.

Oakmont had 12 hits, including two each by Kyle Jones and Tommy Wieser. Jones and Jimmy Lunardelli each drove in two runs. Cooper Mathews had a double and four RBI for the Vikings. Wieser also had a double.

Softball
Valley Christian 8, Foresthill 1
– Midori Bounds scattered seven hits, struck out 12 and walked none as the Lady Lions rolled to a nonleague victory Friday at Crestview Park. Bounds and Carly Gish each went 2 for 3 and scored two runs. Emily Flood stole three bases and Sam Shoemake two for Valley Christian, which stole eight bases total.

Soccer
Roseville 1, Granite Bay 0
– Kayla Granucci scored the only goal as the Tigers (11-1-2, 2-1-1 SFL) nipped the Grizzlies (9-3, 3-2). Roseville meets host Woodcreek (9-2-3, 0-2-2) at 7 p.m. tonight. The teams tied 1-1 on March 25. The Tigers then will play host to league-leading Rocklin at 7 p.m. Friday at Hanson Stadium. The Thunder (12-2-1, 4-0-1) handed Roseville its only loss, 1-0 on March 30.

Granite Bay plays host to Nevada Union at 3:30 p.m. today and Woodcreek at 3:30 p.m. Friday.