JAMESTOWN, Mo. – It’s always tough for a pitcher in his first start of the season, but that didn’t stop Jamestown’s Christian DeVore, who pitched a no-hitter that propelled the Eagles over Otterville 12-0 in a five inning, run ruled game.
CALIFORNIA – A seven-run first inning ultimately proved to be too deep of a hole for the Pintos to climb out from, as they dropped their Tri-County Conference opener against Hallsville 13-3 in a run-ruled shorten game.
JAMESTOWN — Evan Knierim batted 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored to lead Jamestown over New Bloomfield 7-4. Alex Gerlach and Garrett Wolfe also had two runs scored, with Gerlach hitting 1-for-2 from the plate and Wolfe 2-for-4.
A weekly schedule of this week's prep sports.
OSAGE — California finished in third place with a score of 205, three strokes behind Warsaw and 11 strokes behind the winner, Eldon at Osage National Golf Club last Tuesday afternoon.
CALIFORNIA — The California Pintos fell to Mexico in a nine-hole dual last Monday afternoon...
RUSSELLVILLE — At the Russellville Invitational, California placed second and host Russellville finished fifth at Redfield Golf Club, a par 72 course, last Wednesday in a field of eight area high schools.
CALIFORNIA -- Dylan Kramel earned medalist honors, as the Pintos defeated Fatima 165-190 at California Country Club on Monday. Kade McAdams carded a 39, Liam Schatzer shot a 43, Damon Shaw a 46 and Kale McAdams' 48 rounds out the Pintos varsity.
The Pintos participated in two track meets last week, hosting the Tri-County Open Meet and traveling to Linn High School for the Linn Invitational. California’s meet drew six teams, while the Pintos faced off against 18 teams in the Linn meet, placing first, and the Lady Pintos finished fifth against 17 other teams.
TIPTON – Led by Jaden Barr and Hunter Heimericks, the diamond Pintos defeated Tipton 5-4 Monday evening. Barr and Heimericks each batted 3-for-4 from the plate; Barr scored three times and Heimericks had two RBI and two stolen bases.
CALIFORNIA — Jason Gatlin must do what all other baseball coaches hate to do, replace seven starters from the year prior. It won’t be easy but Gatlin is optimistic. The Pintos look to improve from a 10-9 season and a first round exit in districts.
In his first year as head coach of both the boys and girls’ track teams, Jonathan Lindquist is just trying not to mess anything up, but he thinks he has a strong team to work with this season.
CALIFORNIA — The 21-4 Pintos varsity basketball team had one more time to shine. Along with the junior varsity and the freshmen team, a total of 25 players were recognized Thursday night at California High School for their efforts and achievements during the 2014-15 basketball season. JV finished the season with a 12-4 record and the freshmen posted an 8-7 record.
WARRENSBURG — The California girls and boys teams participated last Tuesday in the University of Central Missouri Indoor Track Meet.
Doug Miller’s squad enters the 2015 season looking to build off last year, and while Miller says his team is young, inexperience isn’t an issue with his top players. The Pintos returned two seniors from last year’s team.