Oak Ridge 14, Sheldon 0 — In Monday’s Delta River League game at the Trojans’ field, Oak Ridge (3-4, 11-7) scored nine runs in the bottom of the third inning to increase its lead from 4-0 en route to an easy victory over Sheldon.
Top hitters for Oak Ridge were Zach Mahon, who was 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs, Lance Berringer 3-for-3 with a triple and an RBI, Alec de Watteville 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs and Cody Morris 3-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI. Bobby Gatta, FP Santangelo, Alex Fitchett, Jason Ross and Mason Watkins had one hit each for the Trojans, who finished with 16 in the game.
On the mound, Austin Root went the distance for the Trojans, giving up seven hits, struck out two and tossed only 74 pitches.
Oak Ridge is ranked No. 5 in the area for high school baseball teams. League rivals Jesuit is ranked No. 1 and Pleasant Grove No. 4. Davis and Elk Grove occupy the No. 2 and 3 spots respectively.
Oak Ridge 9, Sheldon 6 — The Trojans scored six in the second inning and another three in the fifth to win Tuesday’s Delta River League road game. Bobby Gatta went 3-for-4 with two RBIs; Alec de Watteville doubled and tripled to drive in three; and Jason Ross had two RBIs. Ross picked up the win after relieving Lance Berringer.
Oak Ridge 7, Roseville 6 — The Trojans’ five-run fifth inning erased a four-run deficit in Saturday’s victory over the Tigers. Alec de Watteville doubled and tripled, Zack Mahon tripled and drove in two runs, and Mason Watkins, Logan Marston and Cody Uharriet each doubled.
Oak Ridge 8, Sheldon 6 — Lance Berringer went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs to pace the Trojans’ 11-hit attack in Friday’s home win. Bobby Gatta, Zack Mahon and Jason Ross each added two hits apiece.
Oak Ridge 4, Jesuit 5
Singles (OR first): Nick Atkinson def. by Fretz, 604, 6-7, 6-10; Charlie Conarro def. by Harney, 0-6, 3-6; Simon Chan def. Hambly, 7-6, 7-5; Matt Fergerson def. by Moore, 5-7, 2-6; Matthew Lai def. Richardson, 6-3, 6-3; Scotty Lee def. Montalvo, 1-6, 6-2, 12-10.
Doubles (OR first): Max He-Mitchell Jensen def. by Doris-Fat, 6-4, 6-2; Austin Mitchell-Sangsoo Kim def. Bollinger-Cueto, 6-3, 6-4; Taylor Ellerman-Armon Aryani def. by McDonald-Harouni, 6-4, 7-6.
Delta River League Doubles Tournament
Super Doubles: Nic Atkinson-Simon Chan, OR, def. Davis-Kamkis, S; def. by Fretz-Beynars, J, 1-6, 2-6. Forrest Bacchi-Jake Wiesner, PHS, def. Bui-Thor, F, 9-3; def. by Moore, Verspieren, J, 1-6, 6-2, 8-10; Jacob Hunter-Adrian Ekelsman, PHS, def. by Zhou-Ta, F, 0-8.
No. 1 Doubles: Andrew Olson-Skler Levenson, PHS, results n/a. Matthew Lai-Scotty Lee, OR, def. by Ang-Chakrabarty, F, default.
No. 2 Doubles: Kyle Johnson-Spencer Preciado, PHS, def. Cheung, Nauduri, S, 8-4; def. by Mitchell Jensen-Max He, OR, 3-6, 1-6; Mitchell Jensen-Max He, OR, def. Johnson-Preciado, PHS, 6-3, 6-1; def. by Hambly-Gilles, J, 5-7, 2-6.
No. 3 Doubles: Taylor Ellerman-Sangsoo Kim, OR, def. Nodaras-Conely, PG, 8-1; def. Gupta-Johnson, F, 6-2, 6-4; def. by Beckwith-Neuburger, J, 4-6, 2-6.
Oak Ridge 2, Pleasant Grove 1
Mandi McBroom and Adrian Chimenti each scored a goal for Oak Ridge.
Oak Ridge 7, Las Lomas 16 — OR scores: Jordynn Wood, 3; Madison Hames, 2; Bridget Hansen; Morgan Bakarich.
On to college
The following Trojans have signed letters of intent to continue their sports careers in college: Alexa Becker, volleyball at Rider University, New Jersey; Kaitlyn Lendrum, girls basketball at Salve Regina University, Rhode Island; Jackie Bateman, girls basketball at Menlo College; Jenna Klein girls basketball at San Bernadino; Katie Hoisington girls basketball at University of La Verne; and Maxine Goyette, cross country and track at UC Santa Barbara.
Making us proud
2009 Oak Ridge graduate Kristina Williams, girls basketball, has been named Female Athlete of the Year at Lewis and Clark. This makes two years in a row. Williams helped the Pioneers to an overall record of 25-4 and into the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, leading the team in scoring with an average of 15.2 points per game.
Another former Lady Trojan has excelled away from home in being named her school’s Freshman Athlete of the Year. Cami Crawford will receive her award next weekend from New York University where she led the team in goals (9), game-winning goals (4) and helped the squad win a division championship (scored two goals) and set a school record for wins (14). Her goals and point totals (20) were the third-most by a freshman in school history. Crawford received Honorable Mention All-University Association, becoming the first freshman to earn the accolade since 2008.
Oak Ridge pitching alum Chris Muse-Fisher won his first college start for UC Berkeley, throwing five and a third innings in a 4-0 victory over Santa Clara. Muse-Fisher’s teammates include former Trojan Kyle Porter and ex Ponderosa Bruin Matt Evanoff.
It was a Shingle Springs connection at a recent St. Mary’s baseball game. Jordan Mills (Oak Ridge, Shingle Springs) threw five innings of three-hit relief to get the victory in a 2-1 Gaels’ win over UC Santa Barbara. Calling pitches was Riley Heinzer (Ponderosa, Shingle Springs).