Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Delta Baseball: Franklin Hands Davis 1st Loss; Sheldon Upends EG

Wednesday beheld a couple surprise games in Delta League baseball:

*Franklin (8-7, 1-1 Delta League) knocked Davis from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 9-8 win. After the Blue Devils notched four runs in the top of the first, the Wildcats battled back with a run in their half of the opening inning and four in the second to take the lead. Davis had an 8-6 lead going into the sixth inning before Franklin took the lead for good with three in the home half of the inning.
Tanner Adams and Trevor Zschiele each had a double. Adams had a pair of RBI's along with Nate Thimjon and Nik Regino.
*Sheldon scored six times in the first inning Wednesday at Elk Grove and then held on for an 11-9 win. The Huskies rocked starter Christian Scott for six runs on six hits before an out could be recorded. Ryan Lemp led the Sheldon attack with three hits. Matt Manning had a double and two RBI's, as did Zackeria Jiles.
Dylan Carlson and Ryan Robards each homered for Elk Grove.
Sheldon pitcher Zachary Jedlowski pitched the final four-and-one-third innings to pick up the win.
*Elsewhere in the Delta, Grant defeated Monterey Trail, 13-3, and Jesuit got revenge for a loss on Monday by defeating Pleasant Grove Wednesday, 4-1.
*Bradshaw Christian remained unbeaten in the Sierra Delta League by defeating Vacaville Christian, 17-8. Zach Wackman had two hits, including a double. Morgan Clay stroked a pair of doubles and drove in three runs. 

Softball

Sarah Fukishima drilled her eighth home run of the season and drove in four runs as Sheldon romped over Monterey Trail, 16-0. Maci Fines had a triple and a double and five RBI's. Jordan Fines had a pair of hits and three RBI's as Sheldon raised its league record to 5-0.
*Elk Grove walked by Grant, 17-3, while Franklin dropped a 7-4 decision to St. Francis.
*In Metro League softball, Laguna Creek romped over Johnson, 23-0. Mazzi Davis had a single, double and triple and drove in six runs for the Cardinals.

Golf

In boys' golf Elk Grove looked strong as it defeated Monterey Trail. 192-288. Jacob Custodio was the low scorer with a 35.
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