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.