Blair Goldsack’s run-scoring single in the bottom of the seventh gave Sierra Vista’s baseball team a 6-5 win over visiting Green Valley on Monday, improving the Mountain Lions to 6-0 in the Lion Kickoff.
Sierra Vista trailed 5-3 entering the seventh, and Dusty Stevens started the rally with a one-out walk.
Alex Estrella then doubled, and Jake Hager was intentionally walked to load the bases.
Conner Klein’s two-run single tied the game 5-5, and Goldsack’s hit gave Sierra Vista the win.
Scott Tomassetti had a double and a home run for the Mountain Lions, and Hager also belted a homer.
Evan Van Hoosier hit a home run for the Gators, who fell to 5-1 in the tournament.
Rancho 10, Faith Lutheran 0 — At Rancho, Zak Qualls went 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs as the Rams cruised to a five-inning win in the Lion Kickoff.
Scott Koenen was 3-for-3 with a double, a homer and two RBIs for the Rams, who had 13 hits.
Paul Matha tossed a three-hitter to get the win.
Rancho 10, Coronado 0 — At Rancho, Eric Holdren threw a one-hitter with six strikeouts as the Rams downed the Cougars in six innings.
Holdren gave up a single to the first batter of the game.
Michael Cruz went 2-for-2 with a double and two runs and Koenen was 1-for-3 with a double for Rancho, which scored five runs in the first inning.
Western 8, Desert Pines 7 — At Desert Pines, the Warriors scored six runs in the top of the sixth for a come-from-behind win over the Jaguars.
Javier Ruiz was 2-for-2 with a double, a triple and three RBIs, and Ryan Garbowski was 2-for-5 with two RBIs for Western.
Desert Pines’ Camilo Murillo was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
Liberty 11, Bonanza 6 — At Liberty, Danny Topps, Michael Vargas and Marcos Rivera hit consecutive home runs in a seven-run fifth inning to help the Patriots top the Bengals.
Vargas and Rivera each finished 2-for-4 with an RBI for Liberty.
Cimarron-Memorial 8, Basic 5 — At Basic, Kevin Dorantes was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs to lead the Spartans past the Wolves.
Nathan Hale and A.J. Hernandez each had two hits, two runs and an RBI, and Travis Hendry homered and drove in three runs for Cimarron.
Andrew Chaves went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs for Basic.
Cheyenne 28, Canyon Springs 6 — At Canyon Springs, Jesus Gonzalez and Joey Cunha each drove in six runs as the Desert Shields rolled to the five-inning win.
Gonzalez was 3-for-6 with a double, and Cunha went 2-for-4 and doubled twice.
Rusty Marquetty was 2-for-3 for Canyon Springs.