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Gunn grad finishes off a strong baseball season at Grinnell

Gunn High grad Graham Fisher recently finished up a solid baseball season with Grinnell College, an NCAA Division III program in the Midwest Conference in Iowa.


Gunn High grad Graham Fisher of Grinnell College. Photo courtesy of Grinnell Athletics.
The Pioneers took second over in the conference, first in the Southern Division. Fisher, a sophomore, was named All-Midwest Conference (Southern Division) after leading the entire league in wins with seven (7-2 overall). He was fifth in both ERA (2.72) and batting average against (.255) for all MWC pitchers with more than 30 innings pitched.

Fisher's last victory was also Grinnell's last win, coming in an elimination game against MWC tournament host Ripon College (Wis.). Fisher gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits over seven innings.

It was the first time in the 20 years that Grinnell baseball coach Tim Hollibaugh had beaten Ripon.

Fisher is hoping to catch on with the Palo Alto Oaks this summer, along with former Palo Alto High standout Ozzie Braff.

Basketball

The fifth- and sixth-grade girls teams from Paye's Place in San Carlos both finished undefeated in their respective divisions at the Reno Memorial Day tournament this past weekend. The event is considered the largest on the West Coast.

Both teams recently took second place in NJB Nationals. Marley Langi and Annabelle North played on both teams, significantly helping secure the titles.

The team members come from Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Carlos and Foster City.

The fifth-grade team, coached by John Paye, Phillip Trinidad and Donn North included: Georgia Paye, Rachel Benedick, Maeia Makoni, Marley Langi, Annabelle North, Caitlyn Dulsky, Tomoko Mahe, Porsche Trinidad, Jacqueline Kurland, and Danielle McNair.

The sixth-grade team, coached by North, featured:

Marley Langi, Annie Texido, Charlotte Levison, Annabelle North, Alexis Tenase, Dominique Robson and Denise Stine.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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