Carlos Hernandez and R.J. Forbus combined on a five-inning no-hitter as the Rancho’s baseball team blanked visiting Sierra Vista 10-0 in the Diamondback Kickoff Tournament on Thursday.
Hernandez struck out eight and walked two over four innings to get the win. Forbus threw a scoreless fifth to complete the no-hitter.
Edarian Williams went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs and two RBIs to lead the offense.
Rancho 3, Palo Verde 2 — At Rancho, Layton Walls allowed one earned run over six innings to lead the Rams over the Panthers in the Diamondback Kickoff Tournament.
Walls allowed five hits, struck out five and walked one.
The Rams scored twice in the first thanks to a pair of bases-loaded walks. They added a run in fifth when Joey Walls led off with a triple and scored on Jimmy Gamboa’s sacrifice fly.
Gamboa had two RBIs and threw a scoreless seventh with two strikeouts to get the save.
Palo Verde 4, Centennial 0 — At Centennial, Jaret Godman and Jacob Godman combined on a two-hitter as the Panthers beat the Bulldogs in the Diamondback Kickoff Tournament.
Jaret Godman struck out six and allowed both hits in six innings. Jacob Godman struck out the side in the seventh.
Jacob Godman also had a two-run homer in the second inning, and Jaret Godman added a run-scoring double in the fifth.
Centennial 10, Sierra Vista 0 — At Centennial, Zack Simon fired a one-hitter as the Bulldogs beat the Mountain Lions in five innings in the Diamondback Kickoff Tournament.
Simon struck out eight, and Nik Dobar had two hits and three RBIs to lead the Centennial offense.
Austin Kryszczuk and Brian Wyche each added two hits for the Bulldogs.
Arbor View 4, Green Valley 1 — At Arbor View, Austin Pfeifer threw a four-hitter to lead the Aggies over the Gators in the Diamondback Kickoff Tournament.
Pfeifer allowed an unearned run and struck out seven.
Deangelo Smith went 2-for-3 with a run, and Niles Scafati scored twice for Arbor View.
Jake Empey went 2-for-3 with a double for Green Valley.
Arbor View 6, Bishop Manogue 6 — At Centennial, the Aggies and Miners played to a tie in a game called because of the tournament time limit.
Parker Collett had two runs and an RBI, and Scafati was 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI for Arbor View.
C.J. Hires went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for Manogue.
Faith Lutheran 12, Boulder City 2 — At Faith Lutheran, Josh Brown threw a two-hitter as the Crusaders beat the Eagles in six innings in the Diamondback Kickoff Tournament.
Brown struck out nine with two walks.
Jacob Ortega was 1-for-2 with a homer, two runs and four RBIs to lead the Faith Lutheran offense.
Carson Bonus was 2-for-2 with a double and two runs, and Michael Rice drove in three runs for the Crusaders.
Nolan Herr was 1-for-2 with two RBIs for Boulder City.
Bengal Varsity Tournament
Spring Valley 3, Silverado 2 — At Silverado, Donovan Souder singled in the top of the eighth and baserunner Braxton Bruschke took advantage of an error to score the go-ahead run from first, as the Grizzlies edged the Skyhawks.
Erik Dulittle earned the win in relief for Spring Valley, which got two hits from Ryan Steinhauer.
Sean Graves and Chris Cortez each supplied an RBI single for Silverado.
Bonanza 8, Legacy 7 — At Bonanza, Matthew Cox tripled home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, and the Bengals nipped the Longhorns.
Ryan Webster doubled twice, and teammate Kanon Henderson supplied two hits for Bonanza. Sebastian Rosales-Hernandez got the win in relief for the Bengals.
Noah Lomeli finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, and two RBIs to lead Legacy.
Shadow Ridge 6, Durango 3 — At Durango, Kiefer Morgan was 2-for-3 with two RBIs to lead the Mustangs past the Trailblazers.
Tyler Vizcarra allowed three runs on six hits in six innings to pick up the win.
Irvin Weems went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs to lead Durango, and Duke Pahukoa was 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI for the Trailblazers.
Clark 5, Chaparral 4 — At Chaparral, Dylan King’s RBI double in the top of the seventh gave the Chargers the win over the Cowboys.
King was 2-for-3 with two doubles, and Maverick Blodgett went 2-for-2 for Clark, which got two RBIs from Luke Miles.
Chaparral’s Cannon Greene was 3-for-4, and Talon Greene was 2-for-2 with an RBI for the Cowboys. James Cobian added two hits for Chaparral.
Clark 13, Eldorado 1 — At Eldorado, Koby Cornejo went 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs to lead the Chargers to the five-inning win over the Sundevils.
Miles went 2-for-2, and also threw two innings of hitless relief for Clark. Starter Sean Lee gave up one hit in three innings to get the win.
Tech 13, Lincoln County 4 — At Eldorado, Gabe Kermode allowed one earned run on four hits to help the Roadrunners earn a five-inning win over the Lynx.
Kermode struck out 10 and walked three. He also went 2-for-2 with a double, an RBI and a run.
Sean Jones was 2-for-2 with two runs, and Jose Leon doubled and drove in four runs for the Roadrunners.
Alta (Utah) 12, Valley 6 — At Mesquite, the Hawks scored six runs in the bottom of the fourth to top the Vikings in four innings.
Dawson Woods was 2-for-2 with a double, a triple, two runs and an RBI for Alta.
Valley’s Gary Bricker went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Gatlin Hardiman was 2-for-3 with a double, a run and an RBI for the Vikings.
Virgin Valley 2, San Juan (Utah) 2 — At Mesquite, the Broncos scored a run in the bottom of the sixth to force a tie in a game called after six innings.
Jayden Perkins was 3-for-4 with a double and a run, and teammate Easton Jensen went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI for Virgin Valley.
Bishop Gorman 6, Liberty 1 — At Liberty, Max Prescott was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs to lead the Gaels over the Patriots.
Dutch Landis allowed a run on three hits in five innings to get the win. He struck out seven with three walks.
Snow Canyon (Utah) 10, Cimarron-Memorial 2 — At St. George, Utah, Stephen Gubler was 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBIs and two runs as the Warriors topped the Spartans in the K.J. Harrison Classic.
Zach Nowatzke went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer, two runs and two RBIs for Snow Canyon.
Elie Kligman and Trevor Doyle each had two hits and a run for Cimarron.
Adelson School 7, Spring Mountain 6 — At Mountain Ridge Park, the Lions scored four runs in the top of the seventh and held off the Golden Eagles.
Harrison Clayton drove in four runs for Adelson.
Nicholas Bond was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs for Spring Mountain, which scored twice in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t complete the comeback.
Pahrump Valley 8, Kingman (Ariz.) 1 — At Mohave Valley, Arizona, Jalen Denton was 1-for-2 with a triple and three RBIs to lead the Trojans past the Bulldogs in the Route 66 Tournament.
Denton also combined with Ryder Maestas on a two-hitter.
Anthony Charles went 2-for-2 with two RBIs for Pahrump.
Holbrook (Ariz.) 6, Pahrump Valley 4 — At Mohave Valley, Arizona, the Roadrunners beat the Trojans in four innings in the Route 66 Tournament.
Cyle Havel and Garrett Lucas each had a double for Pahrump.
SLAM Academy 5, Del Sol 2 — At Del Sol, Anthony Kopecky threw six shutout innings with 11 strikeouts to lead the Bulls over the Dragons.
Jake Balsterholt went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for the Bulls, and Brandon Escobar went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Ozzy Zawislak earned the save for SLAM Academy.