The Cabrillo men’s baseball team edged out visiting Ohlone College 6-3.
The Seahawks (14-16, 9-9) put the game away late with three runs in the eighth inning.
After Ohlone (14-16, 10-8) drew first blood in the second inning the Hawks responded in the third and knocked in two runs of their own.
Cabrillo added another run to stretch their lead in the fifth, but Ohlone hammered home another run in the sixth to make the score 3-2 going into the seventh.
Both teams were idle in the seventh and then Cabrillo scored three runs in the eight to extend the lead to four.
Ohlone scored one run in the final inning, but it was too little too late and the Hawks soared to the win.
Zach Settles was the winning pitcher. He went five and a third innings and allowed seven hits, and one earned run. He had five strikeouts.
Nick Macfarland finished 3-5 with a run and an RBI. Scott Mercer went 2-4 and also added a run and an RBI. Eric Vargas added a run and finished 3-4.
The Hawks are now back in the hunt in league after winning nine out of their last 10 games.
They face Monterey Peninsula College today at MPC. The two teams met earlier this season and Cabrillo came away with a 5-1 win at home.
•Watsonville 11, Seaside 2: The Watsonville High Wildcatz finished the sweep of the Seaside High Spartans on Friday afternoon with a dominating 11-2 win at Seaside.
They jumped out to an early two-run lead in the first and continued to pour on the runs throughout the game. They scored four in the fourth, two in the fifth and three in the sixth to dust the Spartans.
Canek Gomez and David Ortiz split duties in the pitching department. Gomez went three and a third inning and Ortiz mopped up the rest. Gomez and Ortiz each gave up two hits.
James Duran led the Catz with a triple that brought in three runs. Chris Rivera had a double. Gomez had a double and an RBI.
They are now 6-4 in the MBL pacific and 9-7 overall. They play North Monterey County on Monday the first game of a two-game series.
•Aptos 4, Soquel 3: The Aptos Mariners put an end to the Soquel Knight’s unbeaten run in extra innings by a score of 4-3 on Thursday afternoon.
After Soquel held the early lead through the first five innings Aptos finally answered in the sixth. Rite McCreesh hit a solo shot to tie the game at one.
After both teams blanked each other in the seventh the game went into extra innings.
It didn’t take long for the knights to take the lead, as they bombed two deep home runs in the eight inning to take the two run advantage.
Aptos was not going to be denied the win. With the bases loaded Marissa Curtis hit single to bring in Jen Segura, and Marissa Bugayong followed it up with the game-winning RBIs bringing in Amanda Ang and Nicole Getzshmann.
Michelle Firebaugh was the winning pitcher. She threw a complete game allowing two earned runs and eight hits.
The win over the Knights puts them at 4-2 in SCCAL play and just a game behind both Soquel and the Scotts Valley for first place in league.
The Mariners will play today in the Watsonville Tournament.
Track and Field
• Watsonville: The Watsonville track team hosted Seaside High on Thursday evening. The girl’s varsity team won in a close meet, 69-63.
Crystal Ramirez won the 1600-meters and the 3200-meters. Sonya Cervantes took first in the 100-meter hurdles and the long jump. Brianna Cueva won in both the shot out and discus. They are now 3-0 in MBL Pacific competition.
The Boy’s varsity team suffered their first loss of the season losing 79-47. They are now 2-1 in league.
• North Monterey County: North Monterey County faced off against Palma and Notre Dame on Thursday afternoon.
The girl’s varsity team beat Notre Dame 86-43. Linda Delgado and Tori Teraji lead the way for the condors. Delgado won the 400-meters, 200-meters and was one of the legs for the 4x100-meters relay team. Teraji also was a part of the relay team that took first, and she took first in the pole vault and 100-meter hurdles.
Jen Casas place first in both the shot put and discus. Janeth Vega also had two victories, one in the 300-hurdles and the other with the 4x100-meter relay team.
The boy’s track team was defeated 96-31. Fernando Corona took home two first place finished in the 1600-meters and the 3200-meters.
• Monte Vista Christian: The Monte Vista Christian Mustangs faced off against the Gilroy Mustangs on Friday afternoon in the pool. Here are the winners of Boys and girls.
200yd. Free Relay: Julianne Komar, Taylor Langdon, Jenny Tien, Mari Martin. 2:05.52 First Place
400yd. Free Relay: Cassie Tran, Taylor Langdon, Jenny Tien, Madeline Hansen. 5:05.84. First Place
200yd. I. M. Cassie Tran: 2:41 First Place
500yd. freestyle: Julianne Komar: 7:31.29 First Place
200yd. freestyle: Evan Richardsen: 2:14.86 First Place
100 fly: Lucas Porter: 1:05.36 First Place
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