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Sahuarita outlasts Mt. View on walk in 7th

Citizen Staff Writer



The Sahuarita baseball team pulled off a tough win at home against Mountain View on Tuesday afternoon.

With the game tied 8-8 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Sahuarita outfielder Leo Sierra drew a bases-loaded walk, bringing home Tony Hildebrand for the winning run. Hildebrand led off the seventh with a double.

Dax Hall helped the Sahuarita cause, hitting a grand slam in the sixth inning when Sahuarita trailed 7-4.

Sahuaro 9, Phoenix Paradise Valley 3: At Phoenix, Jake Cole was a part of the Cougars’ 8-run second inning as he hit a bases loaded, two-RBI double.

Sahuaro batters drew 12 walks from Paradise Valley pitchers.

Nogales 11, Catalina 9: At Catalina, the Trojans scored five runs in the seventh inning but came up short.

Catalina’s Frankie Daniel hit two home runs and had five RBIs.

Tanque Verde 5, Patagonia 1: At Tanque Verde, senior pitcher Josh King struck out 18 batters in a two-hit gem to help the Hawks improve to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the 1A South Region.

Mark Harris got it done at the plate with a pair of doubles and a triple, while teammate Ryan Rogers added two doubles.

Salpointe 12, Chandler Basha 6: At Salpointe, Jacob Hunter and Dan Slania each hit a home run to help the Lancers’ cause. Salpointe scored four runs each in the fifth and sixth innings.

Boys tennis

Catalina Foothills continued to display its dominance against Class 4A competition, defeating Sahuaro 8-1 on Tuesday.

Zack Haffor controlled his match with Shane Foster, beating him 6-2, 6-0 in the No. 1 singles match.

Andre Vieira won the only match for the Cougars after he defeated Mike Tringali. They split two sets, 6-3, 1-6; Vieira won the tiebreaker, 10-8.

High School Sports Editor Geoff Grammer contributed to this article.

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