Placer baseball gets back at Center
The Placer High baseball team salvaged the final game of a three-game set against Center, posting a 7-4 win Monday in Antelope.
The Hillmen’s bats had pop Monday en route to a 14-hit performance. Eddie Vanderdoes led Placer with a 3-for-4 day with a home run and two RBIs.
AJ Sanchez and Todd Valliere both went 2-for-4 with a RBI, while Ryan Mason and Michael Reale were 1-for-4 with a RBI.
Mason picked up the win in four innings with six strikeouts. He gave up two earned runs on five hits. Kevin Giles came in to pick up the save after Kevin Harcus pitched two innings.
In junior varsity play, Placer pounded Center 10-1. Logan Markstein had a big day at the plate, finishing 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs. Jordan Wood and Chip Mitchell were both 2-for-3 and Will Allen was 2-for-4. Luke Knoble notched the win with five innings of two-hit ball, striking out six and giving up no earned runs. Wood and Dakota France closed out the win.
Colfax 5 Bear River 2 - Austin Young scattered nine hits, fanned six batters and walked just two as the Falcons defeated the Bruins to improve to 4-1 on Monday. Dave Campbell drove in three runs while Adam Tricomo and Michael Moore added the other RBI hits. Trevor McGhee had three hits for the Bruins.
Colfax JV 7 Bear River 3 - Bailey Bean pitched a complete game and Chas Reseinger and Michael Wilson had two hits each as the Falcons improved to 4-1 in PVL play.
Placer 6, Colfax 0 - Senior Jenna Knox tossed a three-hit shutout and freshman Kaelin Amrein sparked the offense as the Hillgals looked sharp in their return to the field Monday.
Amrein was 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored as Placer pounded out eight hits. Kassidy Kosmata had a double and two RBIs while Haley Tupen and Brooke Stufflebean knocked in one run each. The Hillgals (1-1 PVL, 9-2 overall) will host Lincoln on Wednesday.
Colfax 5, Lincoln 0 at Colfax — The Falcons overpowered the Zebras Monday to move into first place in the Pioneer Valley League.
Colfax had five different players score and five different players on the assists. It jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first half before it closed out the game with two more goals.
Alexis Wybrecht, Tory Anderson, Emilee Klug, Iona Lofrana and Katy Thomas all scored goals for the Falcons.
Colfax goalkeeper Michallynn Hoffman need to save just three shots to pick up the shutout win.
The Falcons are undefeated in the PVL with a 4-0-1 record.