2/23: Redwood Giants Varsity defeated Rancho Cotate Varsity Cougars 1-0 on Thursday as three pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Redwood pitcher Max Paul finished off the game with a strike out.
The pitching was strong on both sides. Redwood Giants Varsity pitchers struck out nine, while Rancho Cotate Varsity Cougars pitchers sat down four.
One bright spot for Rancho Cotate Varsity Cougars was a single by Stephen Scott in the second inning.
Paul took the win for Redwood Giants Varsity. Paul lasted one inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out one and walking one. Matthew Knauer threw two and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Lucas Hermes was on the hill for Rancho Cotate Varsity Cougars. The pitcher went seven and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out four.
Rex Solle started the game for Redwood Giants Varsity. The bulldog lasted four and a third innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out seven
Ben Resnick led Redwood Giants Varsity with two hits in two at bats. Redwood Giants Varsity was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Resnick made the most plays with nine.