East County Sports

Champ Griffins off to quickest of starts

2017 GROSSMONT COLLEGE BASEBALL

 

By Bill Dickens
© East County Sports.com

 

CHULA VISTA (1-28-17) — Designated hitter NIKO NAVARRO drove in 4 runs to key a 6-run first inning for Grossmont College in Friday’s (Jan. 27) season-opening win over Victor Valley at Southwestern College.

Clean-up hitter NOAH STROHL added a pair of RBI as the Griffins took a 6-0 lead in the first inning.

Catcher TREVOR BEARD slugged a double to drive in a run, while MICHAEL DIFFLEY scored on the double by Beard.

Grossmont finished with 11 hits.

ANDREW MITCHELL held Victor Valley to 3 hits and one run in a 4-inning stint to earn the win.

As a team Grossmont struck out 8, walked 9 and surrendered a home run to VVC’s Josh Gooding. Gooding finished 2 for 4 with 3 RBI.

Noan Welch was 1 for 2 with 3 RBI for VVC.

 

Victor Valley vs Grossmont
@ Southwestern | The Junction
1/27/2017 at 2:00 PM

 

Victor Valley 
6
Grossmont 
10
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Victor Valley (0-1)  0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 2  6  7  5
Grossmont (1-0)  6 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 X  10  11  1

Victor Valley

HITTERS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Will Long  cf 5 0 1 0 0 2 1
Kaleb Longfellow  lf 3 1 0 0 2 0 0
Josh Gooding  rf 4 2 2 3 1 0 1
Brandon Johnson  1b 3 1 1 0 2 2 2
Luis Perea  3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0
William Wall  2b 4 0 0 0 0 3 0
Chad Artin  c 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
   Noan Welch  c 2 0 1 3 0 0 0
Alexis Castillo-Prado  dh 3 1 0 0 1 0 3
Joshua Burns  ss 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
   Timothy Frost  ss 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Tyler Crone  p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Bryce Henderson  p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 6 7 6 9 8 7
BATTING
2B: Noan Welch; Joshua Burns
HR: Josh Gooding
RBI: Josh Gooding 3; Noan Welch 3
GIDP: Josh Gooding; Luis Perea
BASERUNNING
CS: Joshua Burns
FIELDING
E: Luis Perea 2; Joshua Burns 2; Timothy Frost

Grossmont

HITTERS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
David Maldonado  cf 5 2 1 0 0 0 3
Michael Diffley  ss 3 1 1 0 2 1 0
Niko Navarro  dh 4 2 2 4 0 1 0
Noah Strohl  1b 5 1 2 1 0 1 0
Jale Sim  rf 5 1 1 1 0 2 2
Trevor Beard  c 5 1 2 1 0 0 2
Robert Bostedt  lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
Justen Burkey  3b 3 0 0 1 0 1 0
   Cyrus Fullen  3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sean Crosby  2b 3 1 1 1 0 0 0
Andrew Mitchel  p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Dylan Gargas  p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Javier De la Torre  p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Jeremiah Barr  p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 38 10 11 9 2 6 7
BATTING
2B: David Maldonado; Michael Diffley; Jale Sim; Trevor Beard
RBI: Niko Navarro 4; Noah Strohl; Jale Sim; Trevor Beard; Justen Burkey; Sean Crosby
Sac: Sean Crosby
Sac fly: Niko Navarro
BASERUNNING
SB: Robert Bostedt
FIELDING
E: Dylan Gargas
DP: Michael Diffley 2; Noah Strohl 2; Sean Crosby 2

Victor Valley

PITCHERS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Tyler Crone  (L, 0-1) 5.0 9 7 5 1 4 0
Bryce Henderson 3.0 2 3 0 1 2 0
Totals 8.0 11 10 5 2 6 0
PITCHING
Batters Faced: Tyler Crone 28; Bryce Henderson 14

Grossmont

PITCHERS IP H R ER BB SO HR
Andrew Mitchel  (W, 1-0) 4.0 3 1 1 3 3 1
Dylan Gargas 1.0 1 3 3 3 0 0
Javier De la Torre 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0
Jeremiah Barr 2.0 2 2 2 2 3 0
Totals 9.0 7 6 6 9 8 1
PITCHING
Batters Faced: Andrew Mitchel 15; Dylan Gargas 7; Javier De la Torre 8; Jeremiah Barr 10
HBP: Javier De la Torre
SCORING SUMMARY
GROSSMONT – BOTTOM 1ST
N. Navarro singled, RBI; D. Maldonado scored.
J. Sim doubled, RBI; N. Strohl advanced to third, scored on an error by ss; N. Navarro scored.
T. Beard doubled, RBI; J. Sim scored.
J. Burkey reached on a fielder’s choice, RBI; R. Bostedt advanced to third; T. Beard scored.
S. Crosby grounded out to 3b, SAC, RBI; J. Burkey advanced to second; R. Bostedt scored, unearned.
VICTOR VALLEY – TOP 4TH
J. Gooding homered, RBI.
GROSSMONT – BOTTOM 4TH
N. Navarro flied out to lf, sacrifice fly, RBI; D. Maldonado scored, unearned.
VICTOR VALLEY – TOP 6TH
N. Welch doubled, 3 RBI; B. Johnson scored; J. Gooding scored; K. Longfello scored.
GROSSMONT – BOTTOM 8TH
N. Navarro singled, 2 RBI, advanced to second; M. Diffley scored, unearned; S. Crosby scored, unearned.
N. Strohl singled, RBI; N. Navarro scored, unearned.
VICTOR VALLEY – TOP 9TH
J. Gooding singled, 2 RBI; W. Long advanced to third; T. Frost scored; A. Castillo- scored.
OTHER INFORMATION
Location: Southwestern
Stadium: The Junction

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