Porterville High School baseball came away with a 1-0 win over Tulare Western in an East Yosemite League game at home Tuesday.
With two outs in the seventh. The Panthers’ Brandon Clingerman walked, stole second and scored on a throwing error for the win. It was the only error in the entire game.
Porterville’s Noah Munoz pitched seven innings with three hits and no runs allowed.
Ricky Carranza, Seth Correa and Matt Rangel were the only players with hits.
“Very well pitched and great defense by both teams,” PHS head coach Mike Hill said.
Granite Hills 1
Strathmore High School baseball defeated Granite Hills 5-1 at home in Tuesday’s East Sequoia League game.
The Spartans’ William Reece pitched four shut-out innings for the win, striking out four and giving up zero hits. Reece also was on base three times, scoring twice with two stolen bases.
Jacob Flores had a big day at the plate going 2-for-2 with a double and four RBIs. Josue “Jackie” Topete had two hits and two runs scored. Topete also played great defensively.
For Granite Hills, Abraham Gabinette had a hit and a strong outing on the mound. He gave up zero runs in three innings.
Mission Oak 7
Monache High School baseball beat Mission Oak 8-7 in Tuesday’s East Yosemite League game on the road.
The Marauders are at home Thursday when they host Delano in a 4:30 p.m. game.
San Joaquin Memorial 5
Monache High School softball defeated San Joaquin Memorial 9-5 at home in a non-league game for their first win of the season Tuesday.
Adriana Castro was the winning pitcher after going 4 1/3 innings with one strikeout and two hits to close the game. Castro relieved Ariana Rivas who got the start and went 2 2/3 innings.
Cieanna Correa led the team at the plate after going 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored.
“This team can hit, we really do hit the ball well,” MHS head coach Dave Koontz said. “Our defense was really good. We had no errors.”
San Joaquin left the bases loaded twice against the Marauders.