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Yosemite beats Sierra 6-4 in baseball for second NSL win

Through solid pitching by sophomore Austin Burgeno, Yosemite High School (9-9, 3-6 North Sequoia League) got its third NSL victory of the season April 19 with a 6-4 win over the Sierra High Chieftains (9-9, 3-6 NSL).

In their April 19 game, Yosemite rallied for six runs and were able to contain the rival Chieftains. A contest against Sierra on April 22 was postponed due to a heavy afternoon storm. The Badgers lost that makeup game 3-2 April 25.

On April 15, the Badgers fell to Liberty - Madera Ranchos (11-6, 4-4 NSL) 2-1.

JV team looks to rebound

The boys JV team fell 13-3 to Sierra April 19, and their Friday game was postponed due to weather.

Chris Ward was 1-for-2 with a run scored, while Ravi Neill was 1-for-2 with an RBI and Dylan DeLaCruz was 1-for-2 with a run scored.

The Badgers host Washington Union Tuesday, April 26 at 4 p.m., then travel to face them again on April 29.

Softball team seeks league win

Last week, Yosemite’s softball team lost two games, including a blowout at the hands of Chowchilla High School (18-5-1, 3-1 NSL).

On April 19, Yosemite (6-12, 0-4 North Sequoia League) tied Sierra High at home in the fourth inning, making the game 4-4. In the fifth inning, Sierra (3-5, 1-2 NSL) opened a lead by scoring three runs, then closed out the game with six more in the seventh inning for the 13-5 win.

Amaya Chenot led the Badgers going 3-for-4 with three singles. Lynette Combs hit a double, while Angelina McBride, Sarah Meeks, Katie Lemos, and Kylie Seals all hit singles.

Against Chowchilla April 21, Yosemite fell 11-0. The only hit of the game for the Badges was by Kylie Seals with a triple.

The Badgers faced Washington Union (6-12, 1-3 NSL) Tuesday, and will travel to Liberty - Madera Ranchos (16-4, 3-0 NSL) for a 4 p.m. game Friday. Scores were unavailable at press time.

Staff report

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