State Stat Honor Roll

This week's look at top individual standouts from games played April 22-27 includes an all-state football quarterback who singled and hit a grand slam in the same inning and a softball slugger with two homers and eight RBI in one game. Hopefully, nobody ran up the score to achieve these totals, but we'll let you be the judge of that.


OF THE WEEK (April 22-27)


Brett Andrade (Foothill, Pleasanton) -- Ended California of San Ramon's 16-game win streak with a four-hit, 11-strikeout eight-inning 3-0 win. The 6-3 righthander has signed with Long Beach State and improved to 7-1 on the season.

Alfonso Auelua (Pacifica, Garden Grove) -- Auelua collected two hits, including his ninth home run of the season, leading Pacifica over Saddleback of Santa Ana, 17-4. Alfonso now has nine homers and 29 RBI on the season with four games remaining, which establishes school single-season records.

Jordan Christensen (Clovis) -- Remember Jordan? The all-state QB who passed for 3,299 yards last fall. He collected two hits in one inning last week, first a single and then a two-out grand slam homer that capped a nine-run inning, as Clovis defeated state-ranked Buchanan, 13-9.

Cesar Cabral (Santiago, Corona)- - Rapped out three hits, including two homers, one of which was a grand slam, and drove in eight runs as Santiago blasted Los Amigos 21-4 in Garden Grove League action.

Kyle Coolidge (Aptos) -- Tied a state record with four doubles while batting 4-for-4 and pitching an eight-hit complete game as Aptos upset Monte Vista Christian of Watsonville, 12-2.

JoJo Esquibel (Fowler) -- Esquibel went 5-for-5 with four RBI, leading the Redcats to a 20-3 win over Firebaugh.

Matt Fahey & Cameron Johnson (Head-Royce, Oakland) -- Fahey a four-home run barrage with two of his own while batting 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI as the small school powerhouse blasted College Prep 8-0. Johnson pitched a six-inning no-hitter and struck out 16 in a 10-0 win over College Prep. Fahey added his third homer of the week.

Darren Graffuis (Las Lomas, Walnut Creek) -- Hit for the cycle with a second home run thrown in as he batted 5-for-5 with three RBI and three runs scored against College Park of Pleasant Hill. That led to a 12-3 win.

Mike Grays (College Park, Pleasant Hill) -- Catcher sparked 9-4 win over Concord by batting 3-for-4 with a home run, double, and five RBI, scoring two runs and throwing out three runners attempting to steal.

Pharoah Haji (Ceres) -- Went 4-for-4 with a grand slam and four RBI to lead the Bulldogs to a 8-7 victory over Modesto.

Paul Hampton (Rio Hondo Prep, Arcadia) -- Smacked a pair of doubles plus a home run and knocked in five runs, but it wasn't enough as Kares lost to Chadwick of Palos Verdes Estates, 10-9.

Cody Look (South, Bakersfield) -- Look saw the ball well and ripped it to the tune of 4-for-5 with two homers and seven RBI in the Rebels' 17-6 victory over East.

Jay Lopez (Lakewood) -- Lopez was more like rope-ez as he lined ropes all over the yard in the Lancers' 19-1 win over Rio Mesa of Oxnard in the title game of the Redondo tourney. He finished 5-for-5 with a three-run homer and drove in six runs.

Mike Lopez (Willits) -- Blasted two home run while batting 3-for-3 with four runs as Willits downed Lower Lake.

Danny Martel (Ponderosa, Shingle Springs) -- Danny hadn't hit a home run all year, but cracked three of them in consecutive at-bats and finished 5-for-5 with five RBI as Ponderosa defeated El Dorado of Placerville 14-5.

Hector Molina (Marshall, Pasadena) -- Pitched a masterful complete-game one-hitter that included 14 strikeouts, leading the Eagles to a 3-0 Alpha League victory over Kilpatrick.

Charlie Munzig (Thacher, Ojai) -- Went 5-for-5 with three doubles and four runs driven in leading Thacher to a 13-4 non-league win over Dunn. When these two Condor League members play, it's a matchup between two of the best nicknames anywhere: Toads vs. Earwigs. Of course, whenever Ojai Valley, also of the Condor League, plays, it's also fun. Ojai Valley is the Spuds.

Danny Price (Ripon) -- The freshman pitched six innings, hit two home runs and drove in five runs to lead the Indians to a 15-4 win over Hughson.

Aaron Reza & Rafael Arroyo (Patterson) -- Reza went 5-for-5 with a pair of doubles and a triple with four RBI, while Arroyo went 4-for-4 with a double and triple with two RBI, leading the Tigers to a 15-5 win over Riverbank.

Matt Richter (Sacramento) -- Blasted two home runs and had five RBI while the Dragons "burned" Burbank of Sacramento, 16-1.

Ricky Romero (Roosevelt, Los Angeles) -- Remained undefeated as a pitcher at 9-0 with a complete-game four-hitter that included 16 strikeouts, leading the Rough Riders to a 2-1 Eastern League victory over Huntington Park.

Jack Ryster (Valencia, Placentia) -- Went 5-for-5 and hit for the cycle, driving in six runs and scoring five others, leading Valencia to a 20-5 Orange League victory over Brea Olinda.

Sean Scobee (Rio Linda) -- Batted 3-for-3 with a home run, double and five RBI leading the Knights to a 19-1 win over Natomas of Sacramento.

John Soberal (Fairfax, Los Angeles) -- Tossed a no-hitter and went 2-for-3 at the plate driving in two runs, as Fairfax defeated University 10-0 in Western League play.

Jon Steele (Fresno Christian) -- Struck out 16 batters in an eight inning complete-game victory and went 2-for-5 at the plate, leading the Eagles to a 6-2 win over Laton.

Jeff Stevens (Campolindo, Moraga) -- Wacked two home runs and a double and finished with six RBI as the Cougars downed Mt. Diablo of Concord, 16-5.

Dan Sweet (Calaveras, San Andreas) -- The junior right-hander tossed a no-hitter in the Redskins 9-0 win against Argonaut of Jackson.

Ricky Talanoa (El Segundo) -- Came through with a complete-game seven-hitter and delivered two home runs with four runs driven in, as El Segundo defeated West Torrance 6-3.

Tyler Tiedeman (Montgomery, Santa Rosa) -- Basketball leader is also a baseball leader. Tiedeman pitched a one-hit shutout with 10 Ks in a 1-0 victory over a tough Maria Carrillo of Santa Rosa team.

Matt Tracy (St. Vincent, Petaluma) -- In his second varsity start, Tracy, a sophomore, finished with a no-hitter to lead St. Vincent past Upper Lake, 16-1.

Terry Wade (Johnasen, Modesto) -- Fired a 10 inning complete game three-hitter and scored the game winning run, as the Vikings defeated Davis of Modesto, 2-1, in an important league contest.

Jacob Wild (Immanuel, Reedley) -- Terrific athlete who was all-state Div. V for basketball and stands out as a tight end in football went 4-for-4 with two home runs and six RBI in Immanuel's 17-0 win over Parlier. Wild hit one of his homers left-handed in the 2nd inning and one right-handed in the fifth.

Justin Zarley (Lancaster) -- Zarley was in the zone, going 3-for-3 with two homers and seven RBI as Lancaster defeated Palmdale 18-2 in Golden League play.


Monica Abbott (North Salinas, Salinas) -- Southpaw racked up her 12th shutout of the season with a 1-0 win over Salinas. Abbott also collected 13 strikeouts and ran her season total to 273.

Nicole Bethurum (Downey) -- Pitched a no-hitter that became her 11th shutout of the season leading Downey to a 20-0 blow-out victory over Dominguez of Compton.

Becky Bohn (Capistrano Valley Christian, San Juan Capistrano) -- Bohn went a perfect 3-for-3, including two home runs and eight RBI, leading Capo Valley Chrisian to a 13-1 win over Sage Hill.

Amanda Busi (Calaveras, San Andreas) -- Only a freshman, Busi fired a complete game no-hitter striking out seven, leading the Redskins to a 5-0 win over Summerville of Tuolomne City.

Kristen Carranza (Burlingame) -- Sophomore outfielder rang up three throwing outs at first base in a victory vs. Half Moon Bay, and later in the week cracked a grand slam homer vs. Aragon of San Mateo.

Patricia Cervantes (Canoga Park) -- Went 4-for-4, including a triple and double that accounted for five runs driven in, leading Canoga Park to an 18-1 whipping of North Hollywood.

Jaisa Creps (Valencia) -- Creps gave Canyon the "creeps" going a perfect 5-for-5 at the plate leading Valencia to a 11-1 Foothill League victory.

Kelly Cross (Palm Desert) -- Pitched four shutout innings and went 3-for-4 with two doubles and five RBI as her team beat Palm Springs, 7-0, and moved up two spots in this week's Div. III state rankings.

Megan Galloway (St. Vincent, Petaluma) -- Sophomore pitched fourth season no-hitter and batted 3-for-3 with a home run, triple and four RBI in 11-0 win over Tomales.

Jennifer Hodricks (Westchester, Los Angeles) -- Hodricks pitched a five inning no-hitter, striking out all 15 batters she faced, as Westchester destroyed Palisades 22-0.

Alicia Hollowell (Fairfield) -- After giving up her first league earned run in her four-year career while losing a 2-0 decision to Napa, Hollowell and the Falcoms came back and defeated Hogan of Vallejo 4-0 with 15 strikeouts and Vintage of Napa 5-0 with 14 strikeouts. Hollowell now has 102 career shutouts and 121 career wins.

Denise Jew (Swett, Crockett) -- Fired a 1-0 shutout over league rival Holy Names of Oakland and star pitcher Laura Ferreira. The win raised Swett's league mark to 8-0 and dropped Holy Names to 7-1.

Mandy Kilionski (Thousand Oaks) -- Pitched a 15 inning complete-game four-hitter that included 24 strikeouts, as Thousand Oaks defeated Newbury Park 1-0 in a thrilling Marmonte League contest.

Becca McIntire (Chatsworth) -- Collected four hits, including two home runs with seven RBI, to lead the Chancellors to a 12-0 pounding of Birmingham in a West Valley League contest.

Breanne Sabol (Kennedy, Granada Hills) -- Went 4-for-5, including two home runs and three RBI, leading Kennedy to a 6-0 win over Century.

Chrystal Wise (Westchester, Los Angeles) -- Wise pitched a five inning no-hitter and at the plate went 3-for-3 with a double, three-run homer and grand slam, leading Westchester to a one sided 25-0 win over Palisades.

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