Douglas baseball shuts out Damonte Ranch

It was another solid pitching performance that allowed the Tigers to pick up their second win of the season Thursday over Damonte Ranch, 5-0.

Keegan Snooks went 5 2/3 innings of work while striking out eight and allowing just four hits before Kaden McIver finished off the game with three punchouts on three batters faced.

Douglas first got on the board in the fourth inning with a pair of runs on an RBI groundout and an error.

In the sixth, the Tigers tacked on three more with a bases loaded walk before a Jackson Ovard single scored two.

Douglas is now 2-2 on the year.

Tiger softball goes 3-2 in Arizona

Douglas High softball was able to avoid any inclement weather playing in balmy Arizona over the weekend.

The Tigers defeated La Mirada (6-5), Bonita (3-2) and Perry (7-1) while falling to Murrieta (10-0) and Salpointe Catholic (6-0).

Taia Tretton launched a belt-high pitch over the centerfield fence for a three-run homer in the 6-5 win over a Mirada.

Zora Simpson went 3-4 at the plate in the win.

Against Bonita, Simpson drove in a pair of runs, during a 2-for-4 day at the plate while Annie Hill slapped a triple for the Tigers.

Mackenzie Willis threw all seven innings in the win, striking out 13 while allowing just two hits.

In the 7-1 win over Perry, Lilyann Lee was the only Tiger to tally multiple hits, including a double.

Zora Simpson, Peyton Simpson and Haley Wilkinson all homered in the win. 

Carson, Douglas swimming compete in pentathlon

Alexandra Llamas-Cruz led Carson High swimming with a second-place finish in the girls pentathlon at the Carson Aquatic Center over the weekend.

Llamas-Cruz, a junior, was two seconds off the winning pace with a time of 4:50.12.

Douglas sophomore Gracie Goss was fourth in 4:57.74 fellow Tiger Kiera Duffy was ninth in 5:10.22.

Alexandra Nerska and Brynn Russell finished within half-a-second of each other to take fifth and sixth, respectively.

Carson freshman Gloria Dooley was 14th while Douglas freshman Caitlin Taylor took 15th.

The pentathlon features five events – 100-meter freestyle, 100-meter fly, 50-meter free, 100-meter backstroke and 100-meter breaststroke.

On the boys side, Calvin Stevenson was second overall as the Douglas senior finished in 4:13.28.

Carson’s Todd Gosselin took eighth in 4:31.51. while sophomore Ewan Kalley was 11th in 4:42.14.

Douglas’ Liam Jones opened his senior season with a 10th place finish in 4:41.84 while Matthew Sutton (4:47.20) and Timothy Gleason (4:49.40) were 12th and 14th, respectively.


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