Roundup: Lady Reds softball wins, Bears defeated

By The Union Democrat Sports Department April 04, 2012 06:57 pm

    The host Calaveras Redskins softball team  prevailed 4-2 over Linden on Tuesday in a battle of  Mother Lode Legue unbeatens.
    Tatiana Beilstein pitched the first four innings for the victory allowing six hits and two runs.
    Megan Walters pitched the final three innings for the save, allowing just one hit while striking out three.
    After Linden scored their two runs in the top of the first, the Lady Reds stormed back with two of their own on a single by Marissa Hukkanen, a walk from Nina Toia and a two-run double by  Preslie Kirk.
    In the third inning, Beilstein singled home Courtney Tarbat for the eventual winning run.
    The Redskins and Lions will have a rematch on Thursday at Linden at 4 p.m.

Summerville softball beaten at Argonaut

    The Summerville Bears suffered a 6-1 road loss to Argonaut on Tuesday.
    Courtney Robinson had both of Summerville’s hits, one a double. The Bears run was scored by Breann Robinson who reached base on a walk.
    “We just didn’t hit the ball very well,” said Bears assistant coach Ray Emerald. “We under-achieved. Errors (four total) were a problem for us today.”

Cat grad, Vol frosh Frost has first meet
    Sonora High 2011 graduate, and Tennessee Volunteer scholarship track and field freshman, Carson Frost competed in his first Southeastern Conference outdoor meet on March 23.
    Frost, who specializes in the weight and hammer throw, tossed the 16-pound hammer 147 feet, 11 inches and placed 24th out of 52 competitors.
    Frost’s Sonora High record is 155 feet which he threw at the 2011 California State Hammer Meet in May 2011, placing sixth in the state.
    Frost traveled to the meet with two men who are training for the summer Olympics. Garland Porter and Kevin Becker, both Tennessee grads, place third and fifth in the meet.
    In Frost’s first collegiate meet, held at University of Kentucky in January, he finished eighth in the weight throw. He tossed the 35-pound weight 46 feet. His high school record is 66 feet with a 25-pound weight.
    Frost, a communications major, has three more meets in the next four weeks. He is training for the Junior Nationals in Indiana this summer, which is for the top athletes nationwide up to the age of 19.

 Bullfrog golfers top Buffaloes
    The Bret Harte Bullfrogs golf team pushed it’s perfect Mother Lode League record to 7-0 on Tuesday with a 220-239 victory over Amador at Greenhorn Creek.
    Alex Milward shot a blistering 1-under par 35 to lead all scorers and earn medalist honors.
    Also for Bret Harte, Jayden Saville fired a 39, Rodney Riner a 41, Patrick Groat a 52 and Scott Hatfield carded a 53.
    The Bullfrogs next will play Summerville at Mountain Springs on Thursday at 3:30 p.m

Frog softball demolishes Amador
    It was a statistical building day for the Bret Harte softball team.
    The Bullfrogs trounced Amador 20-1 on Tuesday in Angels Camp.
    As a team, Bret Harte went 12 for 24 with 16 RBIs.
    Leading the way for the offense was Bekka Gross and Lauren Lane.
    Gross went a perfect 3 for 3 with a home run and four runs scored and four runs driven in.
    Lane also belted a home run and went 2 for 3 with five RBIs.
    Also for Bret Harte (3-3, 1-2 MLL), Cassidy Davis went 2 for 4 with a triple and three RBIs, Keryn Thompson went 2 for 2 with two runs scored, Kaielin Gilliland smacked a double and scored three runs and CJ Cobb had a double.
    Taylor O’Connor started in the circle for Bret Harte and threw four no-hit innings, striking our four and walking two. She picked up her third victory of the season.
    Bret Harte has a rematch with Amador on Thursday in Sutter Creek. First pitch is at 4 p.m.