Among those included in this week's salute to prolific individual outings in baseball/softball during games of April 28-May 3 are: one of the state's best sophomores in baseball, one of the state's best all-around athletes and a softball player who went 7-for-7 in one game.

(Games of April 28-May 3)


Cody Allen (Elk Grove): Blasted two home runs and had five RBI as the Thundering Herd trampled Valley of Sacramento 18-3 in a 4 1/2-inning game.

Darin Alpert (San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas): This D.A. was pressing charges against Army-Navy Academy in a 5-0 win. The charge: no one will be allowed to get a hit.

Ricky Bambino (Foothill, Palo Cedro): Ricky plays for one of the hottest teams in the Northern Section and last week he went 6x7 with two homers and eight RBI in two games. The Cougars won both easily, by 13-0 vs. Chico and 24-0 vs. Red Bluff.

Chris Bodishbaugh (Freedom, Oakley): Tossed a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts in blanking Ygnacio Valley of Concord 5-0. He was also 2x4 at the plate with a RBI. Bodishbaugh signed a football letter of intent in February to attend San Jose State.

Justin Cassel (Chatsworth): Fired his third shutout of the season with a one-hit, seven-strikeout performance in a 9-0 triumph over Granada Hills. The win raised Cassel's season record to a perfect 9-0.

Erik Fernstrom (Lincoln): Collected five hits with two RBI and two runs as the Zebras downed Oakmont of Roseville 6-3 in 13 innings.

Dominic Fontana (Liberty, Bakersfield): Poked a grand slam and finished 2x3 with five RBI in a 12-0 triumph over Ridgeview.

Ernie Garcia (Montclair): Tossed a perfect game with eight strikeouts and batted 2x3 with three RBI in leading his team over Diamond Ranch of Pomona 4-0.

Joel Gilmet (Beaumont): Whacked five hits including two doubles and a triple and drove in five runs in a 19-1 rout of new school Vista Del Lago of Moreno Valley.

Phil Hughes (Foothill, Tustin): Lowered his season ERA to 0.76 with a three-hitter and seven strikeouts in a 2-0 win over Woodbridge of Irvine. Foothill also won its 10th straight game and is right on the bubble to be a state top 20 team.

John Kane (Kennedy, Granada Hills): Hoisted a three-run homer and a two-run homer and had six RBI in a 10-1 victory over Sylmar.

John Leonard (Kennedy, La Palma): Powered his 11th home run of the season, a two-run shot that gave his team a 3-2 victory over Loara of Anaheim.

Nate Lowry (West, Tracy): Belted a home run in addition to a triple and also pitched a one-hitter as the Wolf Pack beat Lodi, 10-0, in a San Joaquin Athletic Association game.

Max Mann (Brentwood, Los Angeles): Was a man to the max, bashing two homers out of three hits that resulted in six RBI in a 20-10 six-inning victory over Grace Brethren of Simi Valley.

Chris Margaroms (St. Vincent, Petaluma): Batted 3x4 with a home run and six RBI and was the winning pitcher in a 15-3 win over Middletown.

Jesse McDonald (Hesperia Christian): Fired a three-hit shutout with 13 Ks in downing Victor Valley Christian of Victorville 6-0.

Matt Means (Mountain View): Senior first baseman/pitcher led the Spartans to a 13-0 rout of San Jose Lynbrook. Means pitched a two-hitter with 13 strikeouts and also had a pair of hits himself.

Manual Medina (Fremont, Los Angeles): Was a perfect 5x5 at the plate with five RBI as Fremont downed L.A. Jefferson 10-4.

Dan Montenez (Arlington, Riverside): Hurled his fourth season shutout in a 11-0 triumph over Moreno Valley.

Ryan Muller (Live Oak, Morgan Hill): In a key Tri-County League game that involved teams with 8-2 league records, Muller led the Acorns to a 5-1 win over Gilroy by pitching a three-hitter and collecting two hits himself. Muller upped his season pitching record to 9-1.

Sean O'Sullivan (Valhalla, El Cajon): Sean could be one of the top sophomores in the state because he pitches and hits equally well. The 6-1, 190-pounder went 3x5 last week with a pair of doubles and five RBI in a 15-2 win over Steele Canyon of Spring Valley.

Jordan Sisson (Chatsworth): Led Chatsworth over Granada Hills 7-5 with a pair of two-run homers.

Scott Smith (Temple City): Orbited three home runs and was 4x4 with eight RBI as the Rams ripped once-mighty San Marino 23-1.

Ian Stewart (La Quinta, Westminster): Continues to pace La Quinta at the plate, this time with a four-hit, two-homer, eight RBI performance in a 25-0 rout of Santiago of Garden Grove. Stewart now has 13 homers for the season.

Steve Vogt (Central Valley Christian, Visalia): Went 3x5 in a game against Strathmore and now has 151 career hits, good enough for 5th place in Central Section history. Vogt passed Tim Butts of Fowler, who had 150 hits between 1987-1990. Steve also has scored 137 runs in his career, which is now No. 3 on the all-time section list.

Jacob Wild (Immanuel, Reedley): This three-sport star joined former Immanuel player Jay Acevedo on the list of Central Section pitchers who've thrown a perfect game with a perfect game last week in a 12-0 win over Parlier. It's only the 13th perfect game in section history, and three of those were from the same guy (former Cincinnati Red Ron Robinson).

Chris Wilson (Damien, La Verne): Making like alum Mark McGwire, Wilson bashed two home runs and had four hits, resulting in six RBI that were the difference in a wild 13-12 edging of Diamond Bar.

Theo Ycoy (Locke, Los Angeles): Was the real Ycoy, blasting a grand slam and striking out seven in three innings of relief as Locke locked up L.A. Manual Arts 14-2 in six innings.


Yvette Acuna (Garfield, Los Angeles): Blasted a grand slam and a three-run triple for seven RBI in just the second inning while batting 4x4 with eight RBI in a 19-0 win over L.A. Jordan. Her seven RBI in an inning is one short of the state record.

Amber Angel (St. Monica, Santa Monica): Smacked two home runs out of four hits that resulted in seven RBI and four runs scored as her team blasted St. Mary's of Inglewood 34-0.

Maricela Camacho (Fremont, Los Angeles): Blasted two home runs and a triple and had seven RBI in a five-inning 23-0 rout of L.A. Manual Arts.

Kym Clark (Rancho Cotate, Rohnert Park): Batted 4x4 in a 11-0 win over Piner of Santa Rosa, a feat that gave her 10 hits in her last 11 at-bats.

Maria Coder (Argonaut, Jackson): No outfielders were necessary as Coder tossed a no-hitter and didn't even allow a ball to be hit out of the infield in a 3-0 triumph over Summerville. It was the third no-hitter of the season for Coder, who has led the Mustangs to a 21-3-1 record.

Shauna Corso (Woodbridge, Irvine): Slugged a grand slam and a two-run homer as her team blanked Aliso Niguel of Aliso Viejo 10-0.

Jennifer Davis (California, Whittier): Tossed her second perfect game of the season with 14 strikeouts in a 6-0 win over El Rancho of Pico Rivera and fired her third consecutive no-hitter with 18 strikeouts in a 8-0 downing of Whittier.

Ildelisa Galvez (South Gate): Galvanized Bell with two grand slams, a triple and nine RBI in leading South Gate past Bell 17-1.

Joelle Goodman (Livermore): Sophomore has led Livermore to a spot in the NorCal top 10 by pitching a no-hitter last week against Monte Vista of Danville and a two-hitter in a 1-0 win over Foothill of Pleasanton.

Darlene Gutierrez (Valley Christian, Cerritos): Got four hits including two doubles and a triple while knocking in five runs and scoring three in a 9-3 victory over Whittier Christian of La Habra.

Lizzie Hagen (Rosary, Fullerton): Hit for the cycle with four RBI and three runs as Rosary blanked Santa Margarita of Rancho Santa Margarita 10-0.

Beth Hart (Foothill, Bakersfield): In a 9-6 victory over East Bakersfield, Hart broke her opponents by going 4x4 with five RBI.

Tiffany Hemphill (Canyon Springs, Moreno Valley): Hurled her 10th shutout of the season in a 2-0 victory over Moreno Valley.

Alyce Jorgensen (Los Altos): Whipped her bat for three hits and twirled her arm for a no-hitter with nine strikeouts as Los Altos won a Santa Clara Valley League game, 8-0, over Monta Vista of Cupertino.

Tiffany Kaiser (Fresno Christian): Tied a school record with seven RBI in a 12-0 win over Tranquillity. Kaiser also had three doubles, which tied the Central Section mark.

Caitlin Lowe (Foothill, Tustin): Batted 4x4 with four RBI, four runs and three stolen bases as Foothill lowered Newbury Park 19-0.

Kelli MacKenzie (Cajon, San Bernardino): Hurled a eight-inning no-hitter with 17 strikeouts as Cajon got by San Bernardino 1-0. It was her second consecutive no-hitter and sixth of the season, and it was also her 18th season win against one loss.

Vanessa Marin (San Diego): Remember when former president George Bush commented about Marin hot tubbers? Well, you could say Vanessa was a Marin hot clubber in her team's game against Hoover. She finished with seven hits in seven at-bats and had three RBI as the Cavers won, 15-0.

Darcie McClelland (Rosary, Fullerton): Fired her 11th shutout of the season as the Royals defeated St. Joseph of Lakewood 3-0.

Becky McCullough (Campolindo, Moraga): Had a monster week on the mound and at the plate. She first shut out Dublin 4-0 with a two-hitter that resulted in 18 strikeouts and batted 2x3 with a run. Then she struck out 14 in a 9-1 win over Miramonte of Orinda while batting 3x4 with a home run, triple, three RBI and three runs scored.

Jessica McGivney (Verdugo Hills, Tujunga): Fired a five-inning perfect game with nine Ks and batted 2x3 with a home run and three RBI in a 10-0 win over Poly of Sun Valley and followed with a six-inning no-hitter with 15 Ks in another 10-0 victory, this one over Grant of Van Nuys.

Megan Miller (El Camino Real, Woodland Hills): Tossed a nine-inning no-hitter with no walks as her team undid Birmingham of Lake Balboa with eight runs in the ninth inning for a 8-0 triumph.

Taryne Mowatt (Santiago, Corona): Hurled her 16th season shutout in a 4-0 triumph over Centennial of Corona.

Kristal Phillips (Hoover, Glendale): Smacked a two-run homer while batting 3x4 with six RBI in a 8-1 victory over Pasadena.

Barbara Reguengo (North Hollywood): Smacked four hits and drove in six runs as her team won a wild 25-18 dustchurner over Grant of Van Nuys.

Carolyn Rupnik (Napa): Tossed a five-inning perfect game with 10 strikeouts that extended her string of consecutive scoreless innings to 54 as Napa downed Bethel of Vallejo 23-0.

Angelica Selden (Vanden, Travis AFB): Fired a eight-inning one-hitter with 17 strikeouts in a 1-0 victory over Foothill of Sacramento and followed with a no-hitter with another 17 strikeouts as Vanden downed Dixon 6-0.

Lindsay Sommer (Serra, Tierrasanta): Fresh off her 27 strikeout game from the week before, Sommer stayed hot with 17 strikeouts in a 10-0 triumph over Our Lady of Peace. It also was her thrd no-hitter of the season.

Ann Marie Topps (Costa Mesa): Walloped two home runs as Costa Mesa topped Ocean View of Huntington Beach 6-4.

Quinnie Vandenberg (Carmel): The sophomore hurled a one-hitter with 16 strikeouts in a 4-0 triumph over Stevenson of Pebble Beach.

Chrystal Wise (Westchester, Los Angeles): Tossed a five-inning no-hitter in a 20-0 blanking of L.A. Hamiltom and followed with a 14-strikeout no-hitter while getting two hits, an RBI, a run and four stolen bases in a 7-0 triumph over L.A. University.

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