Prep report: Gunn rallies to earn league baseball victory


Josh Radin drove in a pair of runs to highlight a five-run, fifth-inning, rally that propelled the Gunn baseball team past visiting Lynbrook, 5-3, in the SCVAL opener for both teams on Tuesday.

Charlie Racz and David Hou also drove in runs for the Titans (2-2-1 overall), who visit Lynbrook for a 3:30 p.m. game Thursday. Hou also pitched three innings in relief of Racz to pick up the victory.

David Clarke threw a scoreless seventh, striking out two, to nab the save.

Lynbrook outhit Gunn, 10-5, but the Titans took advantage of timely hitting and an error to complete the successful comeback.

Leland Palma contributed two hits and scored a run.

Palo Alto (3-2) opens league play with a home game against Wilcox (3-3) at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Vikings have won two straight.

Menlo-Atherton (1-3) hosts Riordan in a nonleague game Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. The Bears are coming off a big win over Del Mar while the Crusaders (0-2-1) have been held scoreless over their past 19 innings.


Castilleja scored 10 runs in the first inning and eased its way to a 16-0 victory over host KIPP Collegiate in a nonleague game Tuesday.

Jolie Kemp pitched three hitless innings, striking out four, and also collected three hits and scored three runs to lead a 16-hit offensive attack.

Sarah Pedley had two hits and pitched a scoreless inning for the Gators (3-0), who host Sequoia at 4 p.m. Friday. Jordan Yau added a pair of hits and Kim Lopez scored twice.

Girls lacrosse

Grace Tully and Emma Easton combined for seven goals and Menlo-Atherton topped host Sequoia, 16-0.

Samantha Jeffrey, Annie Payne and Hannah Shaw each scored twice for the Bears (1-1), who host Redwood-Larkspur in a nonleague match Thursday at 4 p.m.

Castilleja defeated Harker, 13-5, in another nonleague affair Tuesday. Taylor DeGroff (5 goals, 5 draw controls) and Anika Adzich (3 goals, 5 draw controls) led the scoring.

Jordan Jackson and Makee Anderson each added two goals and two assists for the Gators (2-0), who travel to play host Mercy-Burlingame on Wednesday at 4 p.m .

Palo Alto beat host Leland, 14-1, in SCVAL play. Charlotte Cheng scored four times for the Vikings.

Palo Alto scored eight consecutive goals to snap a 1-1 tie and take control of the contest.

Palo Alto also dominated the center circle with total of 12 draws out of 17.

Senior co-captain Kathryn Cox, a defensive starter, scored in her second straight game Co-captain Kaitlin Chiu collected a game-high seven draw controls and scored on an isolation play.

Senior co-captain Quinn Knoblock had a goal and assist following her five-assist effort the last time out.

Ellen Goncher had three goals on four shots and added an assist. Emma Staiger had two draw controls and a ground ball. Abigail Ramsey scored a goal and picked up two draw controls.

Mattie Orloff and Madeline Hare provided solid defense in front of goalies Zoe Dooley and Sarah Shader.

Palo Alto (2-1, 2-0) hosts Saratoga in a 7 p.m. SCVAL game Friday. The Falcons (1-2, 1-1) beat Leland, 8-3, recently.

Gunn (3-0, 2-0) remained unbeaten following its 16-0 victory over host Willow Glen.

The Titans host Mountain View (1-2, 1-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Boys volleyball

Jake Davison and Michael Mooring each recorded eight kills but Sacred Heart Prep lost at home to Carlmont, 25-19, 21-25, 25-21, 25-15, in a nonleague contest Tuesday.

Boys tennis

Beto Macedo earned a key singles match and Sacred Heart Prep swept the double s to earn a 4-3 victory over host The King's Academy on Tuesday.

Sacred Heart Prep improved to 3-1 (2-1) in West Bay Athletic League play.

In the SCVAL, Palo Alto (4-2, 1-2) topped host Lynbrook, 5-2, and will host Los Gatos at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

Gunn lost to SCVAL leader Monta Vista, 7-0.

— Palo Alto Online Sports


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Ice cream shop opens at Stanford Shopping Center
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 5,121 views

The Last Straw
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 2,351 views

Couples: Do you Really Agree or are you Afraid of not Agreeing?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 996 views

Trying to enjoy the routines again
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 498 views

Gun control: What can we do locally?
By Diana Diamond | 4 comments | 394 views


2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here