Sunday Mar 16 2008
Del Oro bats come to life in SFL opener
By: Journal Sports Staff
The Del Oro High baseball team pounded out 19 hits, including home runs from Jake Bews and Brian Rowe in a 15-8 win at Woodcreek Friday to open Sierra Foothill League play. The Golden Eagles had lost three straight, but a seven-run fourth inning broke the game open for Del Oro. Bews finished 4-for-5 with a double to go with his homer. Rowe was 3-for-4 and also had a double. Jake Consulo finished 2-for-4 with four RBIs and also relieved starter Cole Saunders and got the save. The Golden Eagles (2-4overall) will play in the St. Paul Invitational against California High next Friday. Softball Mesa Verde 2, Colfax 1 at Citrus Heights ” The Falcons were edged by the Mavericks in their Pioneer Valley League opener, which was switched to Citrus Heights because of rain in the foothills. Kayla Campbell pitched well for the Falcons, but the Colfax defense committed six errors. Mesa Verde managed 12 hits for the game. Campbell had two hits to pace the Falcons (4-3 overall) at the plate while Cassandra Campbell, Michelle Cavalier and Courtney Harden had one hit each. Soccer Del Oro 0, Nevada Union 0 at Grass Valley ” The Golden Eagles came up empty despite 12 shots on goal while holding the Miners without a serious threat the entire game. Del Oro (1-0-2 Sierra Foothill League) had two goals called back due to penalties and settled for the tie. The Eagles will host Placer on Tuesday in a non-league showdown at Del Oro Stadium at 7 p.m. Tennis Forest Lake 7, Capital Christian 2 at Sacramento ” The Falcons posted their first win in Golden Empire Leauge play as mixed doubles pair Ashley Arrington and Jordan Farewell won in their varsity debuts. Arrington and Farewell had a 10-3 win to cap Forest Lake's victory. Ali Robinson was a 6-1, 6-0 winner at No. 1 girls singles. Alli Weir had a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 2. Colin Rafter posted a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 2 boys singles. Caitlin Hanson and Jen Menary teamed up for a 10-1 win at No. 1 doubles while Amanda Timmerman and Courtney Turner won 10-4 at No. 2 Kyle Drury and Joel Voss picked up a 10-2 win at No. 2 boys doubles.