PREP ROUNDUP: East Nicolaus routs Live Oak baseball
Yuba City falls to Nevada Union
The East Nicolaus High baseball team cruised past Live Oak 14-4 in six innings on Friday to improve to 2-1 in the Sacramento Valley League.
T.J. Masse drove in four runs, Bryce Calta scored three times and Austin Jones hit a two-RBI double to help lead East Nicolaus (2-5) from the plate.
Stephon Wong went the distance for the Spartans from the mound, allowing seven hits and two walks. He struck out eight batters.
No information was reported by Live Oak (0-4).
Nevada Union 3, Yuba City 0
In Grass Valley — The Honkers outhit the Miners 6-5, but committed five errors, resulting in three unearned runs in the nonleague loss.
Junior Camryn Danna pitched well for the Honkers, going four innings with two strikeouts and four hits allowed. Chandler Eden and Bryon Bugarin each pitched a scoreless inning of relief.
Senior catcher Cooper Goldby went 2 for 4 for Yuba City at the plate.
Colusa 4, Pierce 1
In Arbuckle — Kyle Cervantes finished 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs to lead the RedHawks to a nonleague victory over the Bears.
Jose Santana allowed one run over 41⁄3 innings to record the win and Luke Correia threw 22⁄3 scoreless innings to record the save for Colusa (5-2).
Dalton Sachs was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Oscar Sanchez went 2 for 3 and Hayden Kalfsbeek finished 1 for 1 and was hit by two pitches for Pierce (3-3).
East Nicolaus 8, Live Oak 2
In Nicolaus — Amanda Taylor finished 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs at the plate and stuck out 11 while allowing four hits in the circle to power the Spartans to an SVL win over the Lions.
Taylor Ferguson went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI, and Sara Cater added an RBI triple in the win for East Nicolaus, which improved to 6-2 overall and 2-1 in the SVL with the victory.
No information was provided by Live Oak (1-4, 0-3).
Colusa 7, Hamilton 1
Colusa 10, Portola 0, 5 inn.
In Hamilton City — Sophia Garcia struck out 15 in the win over Hamilton and followed that up by striking out 13 while tossing a no-hitter against Portola to lift the RedHawks to a pair of wins on the opening day of the Hamilton Tournament.
Brittanee Garcia drove in three runs in the victory over Hamilton.
Emily Corriea was 2 for 3 with an RBI and scored three runs, and Yasmin Moreno went 1 for 2 with a run and an RBI in the mercy-rule victory over Portola.
West Valley 5, Sutter 2
Pleasant Valley 11, Sutter 0, 6 inn.
In Oroville — It was a tough day for the Huskies as they dropped both of their games on the opening day of the Las Plumas Tournament.
Taylor Pack went 2 for 3 with a triple, double and drove in both of Sutter's runs in the loss to West Valley. Kylie Hick and Andrea Little both finished the game 2 for 3.
Pack also had Sutter's lone hit in the loss to Pleasant Valley.
Marysville 15, Lindhurst 0, 5 inn.
In Marysville — Nick Sorenson struck out 10 and walked two while tossing a no-hitter and the Indians routed the Blazers in a GEL contest.
Kyle Marshall went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs, Colby Larsen hit a two-run double and David Duncan finished 2 for 4 with an RBI for Marysville (7-4, 4-0).
River Valley 7, Pleasant Valley 2
In Yuba City — Dace Asher allowed two hits in six innings, Tino Caracciola, Steve Robinson and Jordan Greminger each recorded two hits in a nonleague win for the Falcons.
Logan Zaragoza pitched the final inning and had a two-RBI double from the plate for River Valley (4-1), while Greminger had a triple and an RBI. Caracciola recorded a double and an RBI.
Lindhurst splits four games
In Olivehurst — The Blazers topped Willows 8-6, before falling to Placer (1-0) and Paradise (5-3). Lindhurst bounced back in the nightcap to top East Nicolaus 10-0 in six innings.
Breanna Swint recorded 19 strikeouts in 13 innings, while Emily Hicks recorded 12 strikeouts over two games. She also only allowed two hits against Placer, while Swint gave up just one to East Nicolaus.
Against Willows, Dusty Steele and Felicia Usbalt each went 2 for 3, while Swint drove in two runs.
Against the Spartans, Morganne Bragg went 2 for 4 with two RBIs and a triple, Mariah Mitchell finished 2 for 4 with an RBI and Swint went 3 for 4 with an RBI. Hicks had an RBI double for Lindhurst (6-2).
Marysville 0, Mesa Verde 0
In Citrus Heights — The Indians played with just nine players but held off Mesa Verde in a GEL opener.
McKenzie Alavazo, Natalia Gallegos, Ashley Nelson and Alana Hodges were each credited with stand out performances on the back line, along with goal keeper Alana Lowe for Marysville (0-3-2).