Ranchers @ Fresno Tournament
The varsity team went 4-0 over the weekend and the JV Gold team had a 1-1-1 record. Thanks to all the families for their support of the trip.
Varsity Game 1- On opening night of the Fresno Tournament the Ranchers offense had 12 hits and produced 10 runs in route to a 10-7 victory over St. Mary's. Blake Baumgartner had a home run, double, and 4 RBIs. Sam Gray had 3 hits. Will Chambers had a solo home run. Christos Stefanos had a single and a double. Garren Bui had 2 hits. Adding hits were Doug Gragg and Austin Hernandez. On the mound, Kyle Chrzas got the start and went 3 innings allowing just 1 earned run. Sam Gray tossed 2 shutout innings to earn the win. Justin Saleyhar closed out the game throwing the 7th inning. The Oakley Sunglasses player of the game was Blake Baumgartner.
Varsity Game 2- On Saturday morning the Ranchers made a 3 run first inning hold in a 4-1 win over Pleasant Grove. Starting pitcher Christy Frierson went 4 innings striking out 4 and allowing no earned runs. Christos Stefanos threw 2 1/3 soilid innings in relief. Nico Valdez earned the save getting the Ranchers out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the 7th to earn the save. On offense, Doug Gragg had 2 hits. Blake Baumgartner had a 2 RBI double. Sam Gray had a triple. Kyle Chrzas added a single. The Oakley Sunglasses player of the game was Christy Frierson.
Varsity Game 3- On Saturday night at Clovis East Stadium Austin Hernandez had a walk-off single to score Cade Spurlin to give the Ranchers a 2-1 victory. Spurlin had a RBI single earlier in the game. Blake Baumgartner and Nico Valdez each had hits. On the mound, Simon Pilato got the win throwing 3 shutout innings in relief. Timmy Josten had an impressive start going 4 innings allowing no earned runs while striking out 4. The Oakley Sunglasses player of the game was Simon Pilato.
Varsity Game 4- The Varsity team beat Franklin 5-4 in comeback fashion on the last day of the tournament. The Ranchers were down 1-4 going into the bottom of the 6th when Justin Woolley singled to start the offense. Austin Hernandez and Spencer Gordon each followed with a single. Alex Lee walked in a run and Cade spurlin hit a bases clearing triple to put the Ranchers up bye 1 run. Jason Drees closed the door throwing a scoreless 6th and 7th inning to earn the win. Spurlin finished with 2 hits. Nico Valdez and Kyle Chrzas each had a hit and Jason Drees had a sacrifice fly earlier in the game. On the mound, Devin Judge pitched well as the starter and Dom Eberle kept the Ranchers close throwing 2 innings in relief. The Oakley Sunglasses payer of the game was Spurlin.