High schools: Flames and Tigers open TCAL with big scores

Mar. 15—The Lodi High softball team needed en extra inning and a whole lot of runs, but the Flames won their opener in the Tri-City Athletic League on Thursday.

In the 15-14 victory over St. Mary's in eight innings, Lodi racked up 14 hits and five walks, along with two errors from the Rams. St. Mary's had 11 hits, while Lodi committed seven errors.

Hannah Escalante paced the Flames at the plate with a 3-for-4 day with two doubles and two RBIs, while Janie Schallberger went 2-for-5 with a triple and three RBIs, Allison Frank went 2-for-5 with three runs, Tealla Rivera went 2-for-2 with a double and three RBIs, Taylor Place had a double and three RBIs, Ashlun Jubrey had a triple and two RBIs, Ellie Schallberger had a single and three runs, Kiki Mazza had a double and two runs, and Abby Schweigerdt had a single and two runs.

Jubrey went 5 1/3 innings for the win with six strikeouts, and Schweigerdt finished things off with 2 2.3 innings of work, including a scoreless bottom of the eighth, with three strikeouts.

Angie Martinez went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs for St. Mary's, and Matea Muraoka went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs.

Lodi (8-4, 1-0 TCAL) will play at Lincoln on Tuesday.

Varsity: Tokay 10, West 8

The Tigers muscled their way past the Wolf Pack on Thursday to open TCAL play, with 10 hits, three walks and three West errors.

Brooklyn Jeremic-Schaede led the onslaught with a 3-for-4 day, with a triple, two RBIs and two runs, while Emma Misasi went 2-for-3 with her third home run of the season, two RBIs and two runs. Anabelle Sikich went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases, Hannah Nava had a double and two RBIs, Cloe Alves and Michelle Estrada each singled, and Makayla Lawson scored twice.

Jeremic-Schaede got the win in the circle,w ith six strikeouts in seven innings of work. Tokay (6-1, 1-0 TCAL) will host Tracy on Tuesday.

Tokay won the JV game, 19-4.


Varsity: El Dorado 10, Galt 3

The Warriors let Thursday's game get away with runs allowed in the second through the fourth innings.

Aidan Hall went 2-for-3 for Galt, Wyatt Wetzel went 2-for-2 with a double, and Dylan Gaudet, Anthony Arriaga, Michael Perucca and Tyler Watts each singled.

Galt (2-5, 1-2 in the SVC) will host West Campus on Monday.

Varsity: Bradshaw Christian 17, Liberty Ranch 2

The Hawks tallied three hits against the undefeated Pride — singles by Theodore Seidel, Shaye Setter and Nolan House.

Liberty Ranch (4-2, 1-1 SVC) next plays at Galt on Tuesday.

The JV game went 10-0 to Bradshaw Christian in a one-hitter, with a single by Kyle Quaresma breaking up the no-no attempt by Bradshaw's Chase Tidwell.