The Napa High baseball team defeated host American Canyon, 11-0, on Thursday in a game called after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.
The Indians (4-2) won their third straight as Andrew Raymond collected the complete-game win and helped his cause with a single and RBI.
“Andrew gave us a great effort today,” Napa head coach Todd Pridy said. “He mixed his pitches well and consistently worked ahead in the count. He has looked strong in his two starts on the mound this season.”
For the third game in a row, the Indians’ offense came alive early and often up and down the lineup. Jason Pridy (3 for 4, RBI, three runs, two stolen bases), Caden Cortese (2 for 4, three RBIs, run), Charles Gravett (2 for 3, double, RBI, run), Colton Maher (2 for 3, double, two runs) and Trent Maher (2 for 3, two RBIs, run) led Napa’s 12-hit barrage.
American Canyon’s offense was led by Jimmy Larson, Freddy Tenbrink, Nicholas Seah and Victor Vega, with one hit apiece.
Vintage 14, Wood 1
The Crushers won the first seven singles matches and swept the doubles in Wednesday’s Monticello Empire League win.
Winning at No. 1 through No. 6 singles, respectively, were Bella Campbell 12-21, 21-16, 21-18, Martha Arroyo 18-21, 21-10, 21-14, Maryanne Reyes 21-18, 21-15, Izza Belle Ygnalaga 21-13, 21-9, Anna Douglas 21-6, 21-3, Mary Lastrella 21-8, 21-6, and Zoie Cortez 15-21, 21-10, 21-15. Meri Baltazar fell 21-12, 21-13 at No. 7.
In doubles, it was Douglas and Ygnalaga 21-12, 21-16, Campbell and Reyes 21-14, 21-15, Arroyo and Baltazar 21-15, 21-16, Cortez and Lastrella 21-13, 21-11, Emma Hall and Ixchel Sanchez 21-10, 21-8, America Garcia and Fatima Pena 21-15, 21-5, and Vineela Donthi and Carla Magana 21-11, 21-11.
Varsity Boys Golf
Vintage shines at tourney, in MEL opener
The Crushers placed fourth in the Joe Gambetta Invitational on Wednesday at Lone Tree Golf Course in Antioch, shooting a 421. Leading the way were Jacob Aaron with a 77 and Riley Hatfield with a 79. Dylan McIntyre posted an 84, Will Hiserman an 85 and Zach Guck a 96.
In its MEL opener on Tuesday, Vintage defeated visiting Vacaville 219-239 at Napa Valley Country Club behind 40s from Hatfield and Aaron. Pierce Brown added a 44, McIntyre a 47 and Guck a 48. Leading the Bulldogs were Chase Hascup with a 36 and Sam Villa a 43.
American Canyon 256, Bethel 296
Brandon Giron and Bryan Megia were the co-medalists with 47s as the Wolves opened Solano County Athletic Conference action Tuesday at Blue Rock Springs Golf Course. Aaron Mitchell added a 52, Dylan Suguitan and Myles Norris 55s, and Lemuel Jumamoy a 62.
On Thursday, the Wolves fell to host Benicia at Mare Island Golf Course, 243-256. Giron had a 44, Suguitan a 48, Mitchell a 51, Norris a 55 and Justin Andrino a personal-best 58, and Jumamoy a 66.
Napa 211, Rodriguez 269
AJ Greenlaw recorded a 37 at Rancho Solano Golf Club on Thursday as the Indians improved to 2-0 in the MEL and 4-0 overall. Stephen Blume and Andrew Wheeler carded 40s, Parker de Ocampo a 46, and Zach Swim a 48.