Baseball in prime position for playoff berth

Baseball in prime position for playoff berth

The Sierra Canyon baseball team has put itself in prime position for a playoff berth in the Division 1 bracket after a solid week on two fronts.

The Trailblazers took two of three games from Chaminade, winning 6-1 and 8-0. The lone defeat came Friday in a 6-3 setback.

That, coupled with St. Francis losing all three games to Crespi has Sierra Canyon comfortably in fourth place.

Sierra Canyon is 7-9-2 in league play. St. Francis is 7-11 in league play.

In Tuesday’s 6-1 home win, freshman Brayden Charness went 4 1/3 innings, giving up no runs with four strikeouts.

Armando Solorio pitched the final 2 2/3 innings, yielding only one run with two strikeouts.

Omar Cisneros was 3-4 with two runs scored, Ethan Munoz had two hits, two RBI’s and three walks.

Grant Werdesheim had a two-run single.

In the 8-0 win on the road on Wednesday, sophomore Caden Sramek threw a complete game shutout. In fact, Sramek had a no-hitter that was broken up with two outs in the seventh.

Oregon-bound Kheden Hettiger had two hits, including a two-run home run.

Cisneros and Mykhal Johnson each had two hits.

Friday’s 6-3 setback was highlighted by hits from Werdesheim, Etan Montes, Cisneros and Jake Levin.