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BASEBALL: Shadow Ridge hangs on to down Liberty

Eric Jordan struck out Jonny Gilleres with the potential tying run at second base in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday to help Shadow Ridge’s baseball team hold on for a 3-2 win over visiting Liberty.

The Mustangs scored single runs in the second, third and fourth innings to build a 3-1 lead before the Patriots cut the gap to 3-2 in the sixth.

Koby Millner was 2-for-3 with a double and a run for Shadow Ridge.

Omar Ortiz was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI, and Preston Pavlica went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI for the Patriots.

Green Valley 3, Bear Creek (Colo.) 2 — At Green Valley, Jarrett Perns’ bunt single with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning plated A.J. Amelburu with the winning run as the Gators rallied by the Bears.

Green Valley trailed 2-1 entering the bottom of the seventh, but got the first two batters on base via a hit batsman and a walk. Amelburu bunted into a fielder’s choice that resulted in a force out at third, but a wild throw allowed Eric Samson to score from first on the play and moved Amelburu to third.

Following an intentional walk to Jarod Penniman, Perns laid down the winning bunt.

Drake Maningo was 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI for Green Valley.

Cimarron-Memorial 5, Centennial 3 — At Cimarron, Larry Quaney went 2-for-3 with an RBI to help the Spartans nip the Bulldogs.

Trevor Lippard was 2-for-3 with a triple and a run for Cimarron, which built a 5-0 lead after three innings and held on.

Tanner Wright was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, and Hayden Grant went 2-for-3 with two runs for Centennial.

Desert Oasis 5, Bonanza 1 — At Bonanza, A.J. Landis tossed a seven-hitter with 11 strikeouts as the Diamondbacks topped the Bengals.

Bryson Stott had a triple, a double and an RBI for Desert Oasis.

Micah Higa was 2-for-3 with a triple for Bonanza.

Basic 7, Rancho 2 — At Rancho, Ryne Nelson allowed one run and struck out eight in six innings to lead the Wolves by the Rams.

Nelson went 3-for-4 with an RBI, and Cory Wills supplied two hits, two runs and an RBI for Basic, which got two hits, an RBI and a run from Roger Riley.

Zach Barnhart and Kavion Kealoha each had two hits for Rancho.

Pahrump Valley 10, Sierra Vista 0 — At Pahrump, Josh Mortensen tossed a six-inning two-hitter with six strikeouts and two walks as the Trojans routed the Mountain Lions.

Dylan Ault was 4-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, and Shelton Cajudoy went 2-for-3 with a run for Pahrump, which scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to end the game.

Coronado 7, Eldorado 0 — At Eldorado, Zach Dunham threw five shutout innings to lead the Cougars over the Sundevils.

Dunham allowed three hits and struck out seven.

Dakota Humphries went 2-for-3 with a double, and Dante Glover hit a two-run homer in the third inning for Coronado.

Mojave 12, Clark 7 — At Clark, Elijah Glaze hit two doubles, and Scotty Wilson drove in three runs as the Rattlers outslugged the Chargers.

Winning pitcher Liam Harris was 1-for-2 with a double, two runs and two RBIs for Mojave.

Clark’s Macun Sotelo was 3-for-5 with three RBIs, and teammate Zachary Graham went 3-for-3 with a double, a triple and two RBIs for the Chargers.

Legacy 22, Valley 1 — At Valley, Nick DeLuca went 3-for-3 with two doubles, three runs and three RBIs, and Austin Michals was 2-for-3 with a double, four runs and four RBIs as the Longhorns routed the Vikings in five innings.

Daniel Zaragoza went 3-for-5 with two triples, two runs and an RBI, and Jordan Brown was 2-for-2 with two doubles, two runs and two RBIs for Legacy.

Michals and Dakota Hanshew combined on a one-hitter.

Bishop Gorman 11, Ralston Valley (Colo.) 1 — At Tucson, Ariz., Jack Little threw a three-hitter with five strikeouts to lead the Gaels to the five-inning win in the Chris Moon Invitational.

Matt Hudgins homered for the Gaels, and Brandon Wulff had a double and four RBIs. Cadyn Grenier, Antonio Rainone and Grant Robbins each added two hits, including a double, for Gorman.

Cheyenne 7, Western 0 — At Western, the Desert Shields won by forfeit.

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