High school baseball roundup: St. Helena capitalizes on Healdsburg errors in 8-4 win

By HOWARD SENZELL

FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

St. Helena took advantage of walks and errors to defeat Healdsburg, 8-4, in a non-league game Friday night on the Greyhounds’ field.

The Saints wound up with only five hits but cashed in on seven walks and four miscues by the home team. Alex Archer was the winning pitcher.

Dominic Collins led the St. Helena offense with three hits and two RBIs while John Wheeler scored three times and had a pair of singles.

Jared Beth knocked in all four runs for the Greyhounds.

St. Helena’s record is 2-6 while Healdsburg drops to 2-3.

In other action Friday:

TAMALPAIS 4, ANALY 2

At Mill Valley, the undefeated Red Tailed Hawks took advantage of four Tigers errors.

Tam got off to a 4-0 lead after three innings and Analy scored single runs in the fourth and fifth.

“Tam is one of the best teams in NCS Division 3 again this year,” Analy coach Jeff Ogston said. “We came out flat and they jumped on us.”

Nolan Alvarez and Griffin Carter stroked doubles for Analy.

Analy is 3-2; the Red Tailed Hawks won their sixth game.

SAN MARIN 5, SONOMA VALLEY 3

At Sonoma, the visitors built a 5-0 early lead and then held on for the victory.

Sonoma outhit the Mustangs, 10-9, but stranded 13 runners.

Four Sonoma players had two-hit games: Kyle Dunevent, Shane O’Malley, August Seth and Carson Snyder.

San Marin began quickly as catcher Dawson Bacho blasted a two-run homer in the first off MacLean Meyn.

The Dragons are now 2-5 while San Marin’s record is 2-1.

ST. VINCENT 9, MARIN ACADEMY 2

At Petaluma, the undefeated Mustangs improved to 4-0 for their best start since 2011.

St. Vincent built a 5-1 lead after three innings and put the game away by scoring four times in the fourth.

Liam Galten pitched five innings to get the win. At the plate, he was 2 for 2 and scored twice.

Alex Dombrowski also had a two-hit afternoon.

CARDINAL NEWMAN-WASHINGTON POSTPONED

At Santa Rosa, the game was not played because of a bomb threat on campus.