Marin Independent Journal

San Marin hurlers shut out TL


Three San Marin High pitchers held Terra Linda to just one hit in Tuesday's 10-0 victory in one of the few MCAL baseball games played Tuesday, despite stormy weather conditions.

Senior John Holtz had perfect timing Tuesday at the plate to help San Marin. The rain held off long enough for Holtz, who was 1-for-2 with two walks, two runs scored and two RBI. The Mustangs took advantage of nine walks and scattered seven hits, including a triple by senior Jake Whitlock.

Senior David Skaggs took over the mound from starter Anthony Scheppler in the second inning, and held the Trojans to just two hits over four innings for the win. Skaggs struck out eight batters and walked one.

• Marin Catholic's Emmet George signed a letter of intent to Middlebury College, the school announced on Twitter. The senior pitcher/infielder currently has a 1.66 ERA, second-best for the Wildcats.

Prep softball

Freshman pitcher Ava Lee drove in four runs as Tam stormed back to score seven runs in the final two innings of a 9-8 win against San Marin on Monday night.

The Red-tailed Hawks (12, 1-0 MCAL) trailed 8-2 going

into the top of the sixth then scored five runs to pull within 8-7.Tam's first three runs in the frame came courtesy of bases-loaded walks then Lee hit a tworun double to make it a onerun game.

Lee, who also went the distance on the mound, retired the side in the bottom of the sixth. Rose Dalager tied the game with a single in the seventh inning then scored the winning run on a single by Elisa Cobb.

Lee struck out 10 hitters, walked seven and allowed eight runs on four hits — but only one of the runs was earned.

Brittany Casper drove in a pair of runs for the Mustangs (0-3, 0-1).

Boys volleyball

Zach Wulff and Ellis Chamberlin had eight assists apiece as Archie Williams secured a 25-17, 2516, 25-17 win against San Rafael on Tuesday. Max Brasler had a team-high six digs for the Peregrine Falcons (3-4, 1-1). Caleb Simmons

and Elias Carlacizo had five aces each.

• Tam (6-1, 3-0) continued its early-season success with a 25-18, 25-15, 25-19 road victory against American Canyon. No further details were available at press time. American Canyon is one of four boys volleyball teams to join the MCAL this season, along with Branson, Cardinal Newman, and Analy.

Prep football

The Branson School will be looking for a new 8-man football coach after Max Pond accepted the head coaching position at Sonoma Valley on Tuesday. Pond helped the Bulls to three North Coast Section championsh­ips since 2018, including a perfect 10-0 season in 2021.

The Bulls went 10-2 last season and claimed their second consecutiv­e NCS title.

Sonoma Valley went 4-7 last season, including a 1513 victory against Terra Linda, and finished sixth in the Vine Valley League.

Men's golf

Dominican University of California finished tied for ninth in a shortened Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout as wind canceled the final round Tuesday at Corica Park Golf Course.

Cal State San Marcos earned the team championsh­ip with a team score of 10-under 566, with Simon

Fraser finishing second at 7 under par. The Penguins had a solid second round of 1-under 287 to move up three spots into a tie for ninth with Cal State San Bernardino and Stanislaus State at 7 over par.

Christian Schrodt led all Dominican golfers as he cruised through the back nine of his opening round with seven pars to go with an eagle and a birdie to finish the round at 2-under 70. His momentum carried into the second round with three more birdies, including two on the back nine to finish with a 71. His overall score of 3 under par tied him for ninth on the individual board with Jordan Bean of Simon Fraser.

The Penguins' Josh Morris overcame a slow start in the first round to finish with a 1-under 71 in the second round and move into a tie for 40th at 2 over for the tournament. Sam Nielsen's final score of 3 over par put him in a tie for 45th overall. Elliott Nielsen and Benjamin Gould rounded out the squad as they tied with each other for 67th.

Dominican's Derek Hamilton and Sean Buckles competed as individual­s at the tournament, with Hamilton tying Nielsen for 45th overall at 3 over par and Buckles finishing tied for 72nd at 9 over.

Dominican has a week to prepare for its next tournament at the Stanislaus Invitation­al beginning Monday, March 27th at Turlock Golf and Country Club.

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