The Gridley High School baseball and softball teams both got their 2018 seasons off on the right track on Tuesday afternoon.
The Bulldog softball team defeated Live Oak, 7-2 on Tuesday afternoon in Live Oak, and then followed that up with a 9 -6 win over Pierce at home on Wednesday.
The Bulldog baseball team, meanwhile, had a relatively easy time with Live Oak, besting the Lions 14-0 in a game halted after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
Against Live Oak, the Bulldog softball team got two hits apiece from Ally Mardesich, Hannah Patane, Lauren Erickson and I. Castillo. Mardesich also added two runs scored and a pair of RBIs.
Karsyn Alcantar went the distance in the circle for the win, giving up just two runs on three hits and striking out seven.
The Bulldog baseball team, meanwhile, got eight runs over the first three innings to set the tone for its run-rule win over Live Oak.
Lance Santerre led the way for Gridley, going 3-for-4 with a run scored and five RBIs. Jace Villapania and C. Alexander has two hits apiece.
The Bulldog softball team was scheduled to face Durham Thursday afternoon. The baseball team is in action this weekend at the Colusa Tournament, which features games at Gridley on Friday and Saturday.
Bulldogs best Cardinals
Gridley’s boys tennis team got a 6-3 win over visiting Corning on Wednesday.
The Bulldogs got singles wins from Daniel Hernandez, Ulysses Zuniga, Juan Aguirre and Saul Vasquez.
Doubles match victories came from Hernandez and Zuniga, as well as Jacob Avelar and Vasquez.