Softball roundup: Petaluma stays unbeaten in SCL; Pumas, Cougars pick up wins

By HOWARD SENZELL

FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

Rancho Cotate's Reilani Peleti, left, throws to first after tagging out Montgomery's Hailey Hermann at second base during Tuesday's game. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Rancho Cotate’s Reilani Peleti, left, throws to first after tagging out Montgomery’s Hailey Hermann at second base during Tuesday’s game. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Joelle Krist blasted her 10th home run of the season Tuesday as Petaluma remained unbeaten in the SCL with a 12-1 win over visiting Piner.

The junior, who has already committed to the University of Arizona, hit her homer over the center field fence to key a seven-run third inning.

Krist had three RBIs in the game which was which halted after 4 1/2 innings because of the 10-run rule.

“That gives her 41 RBIs on the season,” coach Kurt Jastrow said. “She’s a really great hitter.”

Petaluma pounded out 14 hits. Miranda Swanson was 3-for-3 and finishing with two hits apiece were Krist, Alexis Silinonte and Cassie Baddeley.

The Trojans are 9-0 in league and 15-6 overall. Piner’s record is 3-6 and 3-10.

MARIA CARRILLO 10, WINDSOR 0

At Maria Carrillo, the Pumas avenged an early-season loss in resounding fashion.

When the schools met April 14, Windsor came out on top, 2-0.

“The difference in the two games was timely hitting,” Carrillo coach Lonnie Harwell said. “The first time we played, we got runners on base but couldn’t score them.

“This time around, we kept getting timely hits.”

The Pumas, now batting .343 as a team , had collected 14 hits when the game was stopped in the fifth inning.

Enjoying two-hit games were: Brittney Veler, Robin Johnson, Hannah Chew, Randi McMahan and Beth Devault.

The Pumas extended their winning streak to five and are 8-2 and 14-5. Windsor dropped to 3-7 and 10-9.

SANTA ROSA 5, CARDINAL NEWMAN 1

At Cardinal Newman, the Panthers got the victory they needed to remain tied with Maria Carrillo atop the NBL standings.

The visitors did all their scoring with two outs. The Panthers came up two in the third and three in the fourth.

Megan Fassold led the Santa Rosa offense with a four-hit game. Makenzie Kearns finished 3-for-4 while Briana Doane had a 2-for-4 afternoon.

Denia Vera was the winning pitcher with sixth inning relief help from Johanna Peelen.

Santa Rosa was capturing its fourth straight and is 11-4. The Cardinals drop to 4-6 and 8-8.

RANCHO COTATE 10, MONTGOMERY 0

At Montgomery, the Cougars pounded out 15 hits to win the shortened six inning-game.

The victory keeps Rancho one game back of NBL co-leaders Maria Carrillo and Santa Rosa.

Taylor Del Santo led the hit parade with three singles.

Janaea Mason blasted a home run and also had a single.

Also having two-hit games for the Cougars were: Kristine Ricossa, Katie Rohrer and Jordan Ladner.

Jennifer Warner and Hailey Hermann had two hits apiece for Montgomery.

Rancho’s record is 7-3 and 15-3-1 while Montgomery is now 2-8 and 8-13.

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UKIAH 6, CASA GRANDE 3

At Casa Grande, Rylie Loflin and Alex Maki had key hits in the third inning when the Wildcats scored three and took the lead for good. The score was 2-2 after two innings.

Ukiah finished with eight hits, including two apiece by Loflin, Maki and Liz Brown.

For Casa, Sara Langdon was 3-for-4 while Sarah Mills wound up with a pair of singles and an RBI.

Ukiah improves to 5-5 and 7-11 while Casa’s record is now 3-7 and 4-11-1.

ANALY 12, EL MOLINO 2

At Sebastopol, Rosie McClelland belted her third home run of the season in the first inning.

The Tigers scored in all five innings before the game was stopped because of the 10-run rule.

In addition to McClelland’s homer, Analy got three hits from Mackenzie Evangelisti and two from Kayla Allen.

Taylor Christy was the winning pitcher.

Analy’s record is now 7-2 and 13-5.

SONOMA VALLEY 10, HEALDSBURG 0

At Healdsburg, pitcher Hannah Herrick had a no-hitter going when the game was halted after five innings.

Amber Rose was the hitting star for the Dragons. The senior had two triples and a double.

Sonoma is 8-2 and 12-8 while Healdsburg is 4-14 and 1-8.

 

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