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. 


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.


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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