Grisell pitches for West Virginia Tech
March 31, 2017
Here is a breakdown on Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:
DALTON GRISELL — West Virginia Tech, 2014 Douglas graduate: Grisell pitched 2.1 innings in relief to finish for the Golden Bears in a 6-4 defeat last Friday in game one of a River States Conference double header at the University of Rio Grande (Ohio). The left-hander allowed one run on two hits with one strikeout and one walk. Grisell is 0-1 for the season with a 1.98 ERA in 11 appearances.
KALEB FOSTER — University of Nevada, 2015 Douglas graduate: Foster hit 1-for-2 Sunday during the Wolf Pack's 9-8 Mountain West win against Air Force at Peccole Park in Reno. Foster doubled off the center field fence to lead off the second inning. The Wolf Pack won two of three games in the series to 7-17 overall and 4-8 in conference. Nevada opened a four-game series Thursday at Hawaii and is scheduled to face the Reno Aces in an exhibition game on April 4 at Greater Nevada Field.
SHAENA ROBINSON — Marshalltown Community College (Marshalltown, Ia.), 2016 Douglas graduate: Robinson was honored on Tuesday as Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the second time this month. The freshman center fielder helped the Tigers go 4-0 last week when she hit .500 with a pair of home runs to go along with seven RBI. As of Tuesday, Robinson led the country with a .593 batting average and a 1.296 slugging percentage. She also leads the conference in home runs, RBI, and extra base hits. On Monday, Robinson collected two hits, including a two-run homer to center field, to help Marshalltown win 9-8 in game two of its season home-opening double header against Ellsworth.
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ALLISON MEYER — George Fox University (Newberg, Ore.), 2016 Douglas graduate: Meyer hit 2-for-4 with three RBI, including a two-run homer in the third inning, Tuesday in the Bruins' 7-6 Northwest Conference loss against Whitworth University in McMinnville, Ore. Meyer also doubled home one run to tie the score in the fifth inning. For the season, Meyer is hitting .357 with four home runs and 13 RBI through 20 games.
KALI SARGENT — University of Nevada, 2015 Douglas graduate: Sargent pitched 2.0 innings of relief, allowed four runs (three earned) on three hits for the Wolf Pack in a 17-5 Mountain West loss against Utah State at Hixson Park in Reno. Nevada opens a three-game series today at Fresno State. The opening game is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.
KELLY SONNEMANN — Humboldt State University, 2014 Douglas graduate: Sonnemann and the Lumberjacks begin play today in the City of Turlock's 26-team Tournament of Champions with a 9 a.m. game against Hawaii Pacific at the Pedretti Sports Complex in Turlock, Calif. Humboldt State (21-4 overall) is ranked No. 4 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II poll.
TRACK AND FIELD
ASPEN ABBOTT — Southern Oregon University (Ashland, Ore.), 2013 Douglas graduate: Abbott won the women's 800 meters with a time of 2:17.47 last Saturday at the American River Invitational in Sacramento.
MARSHALL MCKOWN — Yuba College, 2015 Douglas graduate: McKown took fifth-place — less than five feet out of the lead — in the discus with a throw of 155-feet, 4-inches at the American River Invitational. McKown also placed seventh in the shot put (46-6-1/4) and seventh in the hammer throw (154-11).
KOKO TERADA — Hope International University (Fullerton, Calif.), 2015 Douglas graduate: Terada helped the Royals capture their first team victory in program history Sunday and Monday at the Mariner Spring Invite, hosted by Marymount California University at The Links of Victoria Golf Course in Carson, Calif. Terada shot rounds of 88-92 to finish with a 36-hole total of 180, good for sixth-place on the individual leaderboard of the three-team tournament. Hope International bested Marymount by 13 shots to win the team title. The Royals will play at the CalPac/Golden State Athletic Conference Championships on April 17-19 at Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo, Calif.
EMMA SPERRY — Missouri Valley College (Marshall, Mo.), 2016 Douglas graduate: Sperry shot a 36-hole total of 171 that was good for second-place overall on March 20-21 at the Mustang Invite held at the Country Club of Arkansas in Maumelle, Ark. Sperry shot rounds of 87-84 on the 5,946-yard par-72 course in a tournament hosted by Central Baptist College.
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