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Woodcreek, Granite Bay now tied for second in SFL baseball

Timberwolves top Grizzlies in opener of key three-game set
By: Staff Reports
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Woodcreek High School rode a stellar start by Cy Hynes to a 3-1 victory at Granite Bay on Tuesday that moved the Timberwolves into a tie for second place with the Grizzlies in the Sierra Foothill League.

Hynes and Josh Cooper combined on a four-hitter. They also combined for just one strikeout, but Woodcreek (14-4 overall, 5-2 SFL) played solid defense.

Dylan Spezia had two hits and scored a run for the Timberwolves, and Tyler Milani had two hits.

Starter Gabe Meza allowed three runs, six hits and one walk in six innings for Granite Bay (11-7, 5-2). He struck out five.

Rocklin 10, Roseville 6 — Max Modeste and Daniel Nakamoto combined for four hits for the Tigers (7-11, 1-6). The Thunder (13-5, 7-0) pulled away with six runs in the bottom of the third.

Del Oro 2, Nevada Union 1 (8) — Senior starter Aaron Richmond was solid with 12 strikeouts in six innings against the host Miners (8-11, 1-6), and ace Keith Heyer came on in the seventh to save the victory for Golden Eagles (6-12, 2-5).

Del Campo 11, Oakmont 6 — The Vikings (11-8, 5-4 Capital Valley Conference) fell behind 10-0 before scoring five runs in the bottom of the fourth, but they could do little more against the Cougars (16-5, 9-0). A.J. Masters went 3 for 4 for Oakmont, and Kevin Cox and Jake Rodrigues each had two hits.

 

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Valley Christian 9, Faith Christian 8 — The visiting Lady Lions recorded the final out with the bases loaded and scored their second one-run victory over Faith Christian this season.

“It was kinda scary for us,” Valley Christian coach Shawnda Bowen said.

Winning pitcher Katie Urban went 2 for 4 with a double, and Hannah Heckman went 2 for 2 with her first triple of the season, two RBI and two walks. Erin Patterson also had two hits.