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Sigman’s homer lifts Tucson past Buena

Citizen Staff Writer
Sigman’s homer lifts Tucson past Buena



The Tucson High School baseball team won in dramatic fashion against visiting Sierra Vista Buena on Friday.

Facing a 3-0 count, senior Kenny Sigman hit a two-run, game-winning homer off Danny Ferris in the bottom of the seventh for a 7-5 victory.

Junior Cesar Batista led off the inning with a single and scored what proved to be the winning run.

Sigman, hitting in the No. 6 spot, finished 2 for 4 with three RBIs.

Alan Garcia, a senior, helped the Badgers’ cause by going 3 for 4 with two RBIs. Bryant Muñoz, Shane Cohen and Garcia each hit a triple for the Badgers.

Sahuaro 7, Apache Junction 1: Michael Rodriguez pitched a gem for the Cougars, giving up only a bunt single. He had four walks and struck out three batters.

Jake Cole went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.

Rio Rico 7, Desert View 3: Jesus Lizarraga went 2 for 3, hitting a double and a triple in the Jaguars’ loss.


Kaylee Prichet helped Sahuaro improved to 10-4 with a 2-0 win over Apache Junction on Friday.

Prichet finished with a three-hit shutout with no walks and two strikeouts.

Morgan McKeever and Rebecca Mullin each hit a double for Sahuaro.

Sabino 10, Goodyear Millennium 0: Junior Kaity Sitzman earned her fifth win of the season, pitching a two-hit shutout.

Freshman Shelby Mendoza provided plenty of offense hitting a grand slam in the sixth inning. Brandi Owens also homered for the Sabercats.

Boys tennis

Sahuaro was dominant against Desert View in a 9-0 win.

The closest match was the No. 6 singles competition as Sahuaro’s John Carroll defeated Lucas Rodriguez 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (11-9) and 10-5 in the tiebreaker.


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