Gridley High School’s baseball team continues to play good baseball as the 2018 season enters its home stretch.
After suffering just their third loss of the year against Willows last week, Gridley rebounded with a pair of wins in the past week. The Bulldogs defeated Oroville, 3-0 on the road last Friday and beat Last Plumas, also on the road, on Tuesday of this week.
Last Friday at Oroville, senior Robert Peters led the Bulldogs at the plate, going 2-for-4 with an RBI. Frank Leyva scored a pair of runs for Gridley.
Lance Santerre went the distance on the mound for the Bulldogs, giving up just one hit and striking out 16.
Tuesday of this week against Las Plumas, Gridley again got an explosive offensive output. The Bulldogs pounded out 12 hits on the afternoon, getting a 4-for-4 day from Randy Miller, who scored three runs and added an RBI. Triston Platter was 2-for-5 with a run scored.
Ty Cota and Kellen Brothers combined on the win, striking out a total of 13.
The Bulldogs were scheduled to face Union Mine (El Dorado) Thursday afternoon at Raley Field. They return to action Friday afternoon at home against Corning.
Biggs, meanwhile, also continues to play well. The Wolverines defeated MVL foe Esparto, 12-6 at Esparto this week to improve to … on the season.
Brendan Anthony went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a pair of RBIs for Biggs. Bryson Roles was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI, and freshman Greg Slusser was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Four Biggs pitchers combined on the win.
Biggs hosts Chester in a crucial MVL doubleheader Friday afternoon. First pitch for Game 1 is at 1 p.m., with Game 2 to follow at about 3 p.m.