East County Sports

Year-end Streaks by Ramona, Liberty Lions



ECS staff report

Valley League

Ramona 5, Mission Vista 4 (walk-off)

RAMONA – Whoever was the coach or administrator that approved the Ramona Bulldogs baseball schedule might need their head examined.

The Dagws close the season with five games against some of the best ballclubs in the CIF-San Diego Section.

Although the strak started with a 3-0 shutout loss to St. Augustine in a non-league contest, Ramona is definitely a favtor in detemining the Valley League champion.

For the second time this week, Mission Vista, which enter tied at the top of the standings with El Camino, suffered a 1-run setback to the (formerly) last-place Dawys.

Following a 2-1 victory by Ramona in 10 innings, on Friday (May2), the Bulldogs came home and scored in the obbtom of the seventh inning to gain a 5-4 decision over the Timberwolves.

The ballclubs complete their 3-game series next week, then Ramona closed against Valley League leading El Camino in the home finale.

So far, the Dawgs own (11-12 overall) a winning record of 2-1 to conslude their “impossilbe: late-season slate, still in contention for the CIF-San Diego Section playff berth.

The see-saw addair saw Ramona score three in the third, but the T-Wolves answered with four markers in the fifth.

Ramona answered in the fifth to pull even, then won it with two down in the seventh

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Mission Vista senior Rowan Cooke batted 3-for-4with an RBI, raising his batting average to .362 this season.

El Camino sits at the top the table at 8-3, but anyone can still can finish in second place.

Valley League

El Camino........ 8-3 (18-8) 
Mission Vista.... 5-5 (13-11)
Escondido........ 4-5 (10-13)
Ramona Bulldogs.. 4-6 (11-12-1)
Valley Center.... 4-6 (12-11)

Summit League

Liberty Charter 13, CVLCC 2 (5 inn., walk-off)

ALPINE – Liberty Charter junior Nathan Banks batted 2-for-2 with a walk, driving in a game-best three runs, guiding the Lions to a run-rule victory over the Cobras of Chula Vista Learning Community Center in Summit Leaguer action Thursday (May 2) at Joan MacQueen Middle School.

Banks provided two of her RBI in the fifth, when Liberty Charter scored five times to cap the triumph.

From the Cobras point-of-view, the contest might have ended in the firstm when the Lions collected 6-0 lead, mounting an 8-run cushion before the Cobars hit the scoreboard.

The Lions’ axon Adrain set a season-high by scoring three times. Freshman axon Adrain stole his sixth base of the season.

Liberty Charter has won five of its last eight.

Coastal League

Tri-City Christian 12, Foothills Christian 0

LAKESIDE – Coastal league leading Tri-City Christian of western Vista banked the Foothills Christian Knights on fuve hits in Thursday’s (May2) contest ayt Matt LaChappa Field.

Eagles pitcher Preston Chang stuck out six over five innings, then Sam Denning came out of the bullpen to toss two no-hit frames.

Phoenix Markoski posted two hits with a double, collecting three RBI.

For the Knights, Kyler Dickenson belted a double.