Sacred Heart Prep staged a stunning comeback by scoring three runs in the top of the seventh as the Gators posted a 5-4 baseball victory over host Menlo School in the second round of pool play at the Tim Kuehnert Memorial Tournament on Monday.
Danny Cody's three-run triple with two outs provided the deciding runs for the Gators (2-0).
On a 2-2 pitch, Cody ripped a fastball into the right field gap, easily scoring all three runs. Menlo got a two-out walk in the bottom of the seventh, but could do nothing else as relief pitcher John Van Sweden recorded two pop outs and a groundout to gain the win.
Sacred Heart Prep opened its West Bay Athletic League season with a 195-258 victory over King's Academy at the par-36 Sharon Heights Country Club layout on Monday. Stanford-bound Bradley Knox led the Gators and all scorers with an even-par 36 that features two birdies. Taylor Oliver shot 38 with Bradley Keller and Shane Snow each contributing a 3-over 39 as the Gators improved to 2-0 overall.
In a SCVAL De Anza Division opener, Palo Alto's Matt Lewis shot a 3-over 38 to share medalist honors with Kelsey Kawaguchi of Los Altos as the Vikings posted a 204-212 victory over the Eagles at Los Altos Golf & Country Club.
Gunn improved to 2-0 with an 8-0 nonleague victory over visiting Lincoln on Monday. Iris Chin tossed a complete-game two-hitter and struck out six to pace the Titans. Gunn got the winning run in the third when Emma Wager blasted a triple to right field that scored Katie Garvey. Gunn blew the game open with a five-run sixth inning. Wager also added a double.
Sacred Heart Prep opened its season with a 5-2 victory over visiting Pinewood as the Gators swept the doubles. Carter Kremer won at No. 2 singles and Tim Lewis at No. 4 to set up the doubles sweep with the tandems of Matt Dillabough-David Desai, Beto Macedo-Max Comolli and Dane Schumacher-Sean Harrison all won in straight sets while losing only a combined six games.