Prep Roundup: Carson High baseball routs Wooster
Garritt Benavidez had plenty of support but the three runs the Carson baseball team scored in the first inning was all he needed in the Senators’ 10-2 win over Wooster on Saturday.
Kahle Good’s two-run triple sparked Carson’s three-run rally in the first. Carson broke open the game with four runs in the fifth to take a 7-0 lead. Jade Stotts and Kenny Aydelott each singled to spark the rally.
Benavidez allowed no runs on two hits while striking out four over four innings. Carson had 12 hits. Good went 3-for-5 and Casey Martensen and Benavidez each added two hits for CHS.
Carson hosts Manougue Tuesday night.
Dayton 3-9, Lowry 19-8
After being routed in the opener of a doubleheader 19-3 on Saturday, Dayton came back to beat Lowry 9-8 in the nightcap.
Dayton won the game in dramatic fashion, scoring one run in the bottom of the seventh for the win after scoring one run in the sixth to tie the score 8-8.
Justin Schmidt’s RBI double gave Dayton a 1-0 lead in the first. Jake Madson was the winning pitcher for Dayton, pitching 1 2/3 innings for the win while striking out three.
Dayton had nine hits as Kodi Tholl and Schmidt each had two hits for Dayton. Caleb Sumsion also stole two bases for the Dust Devils.
Schmidt’s two-run homer in the opener gave Dayton a lead in the first. But Lowry responded with six runs in the third, seven runs in the fourth and six runs in the fifth.
Milestone for Pradere
Abby Pradere reached a milestone to lead another strong effort by the Carson High boys and girls track teams over the weekend. At the Arcadia Invitational in the seeded race, Pradere broke the five-minute barrier in the mile, finishing second in 4 minutes, 58.07 seconds. The mile is actually a little longer than the 1,600.
Carson also had a number of outstanding efforts at the Glen Poole Invitational hosted by Oakmont High School in California. One of the leaders was Ethan Byasse, who finished fourth in a personal best 4:37.52 in the 1600. Right behind in sixth was Zach Sever, who finished in 4:41.29.
Hunter Rauh, Byasse and Sever all had outstanding finishes in the 800. Rauh was third in 2:03.35, Byasse was fourth in 2:04.12 and Sever was sixth in 2:05.90. Walker McKenzie placed second in the frosh-soph 800 in 2:10.26
Ben Granados took third in the 100 in 11.55. McQueen’s D.J. Beckum won the event in 11.37 and McQueen’s J.D. Kolb was fourth in 11.56.
Carson’s 4×100 relay of Luis Barajas, Gilbert Vasquez-Polanco, Sutter Reynolds and Misrael Becerra was fifth in 46.56. Carson’s 4×400 relay of Gryphon Matthies, Byasse, Rauh and Granados were third in 3:38.41.
Jakob Heller also won the triple jump at 39-7 1/2 and Kai Miller won the frosh-soph pole vault at 10-6 for Carson.
For Carson’s girls, Ashley Britt placed fourth in the 100 hurdles in 17.09 and second in the 300 hurdles in 48.84. Merce Tarrayo placed fifth in the shot put at 34-11 and had a personal best of 106-9 in taking sixth in the discus.
Erica Basa, Annika Wick, Taryn Encinas and Natalyn Wakeling placed second in the 4×100 in 50.91 and Encinas was fourth in the high jump at 4-10 for CHS.
The Senators host a league meet on Tuesday.
Lowry sweeps Dayton
Dayton dropped a doubleheader against Lowry over the weekend, losing 8-2 and 11-3.
In the 8-2 loss, Caleigh Onstott, Julie Rogacs, and Elizabeth Vincent all had two hits for the Dust Devils.
Dayton has five hits in the 11-3 loss as Rogacs and Amanda Woitas each had two hits.