Prep report: Gunn baseball tops Mills; M-A tops Paly lacrosse


Eli Tannenwald pitched five scoreless innings, Josh Radin collected two hits and drove in two runs and the Gunn baseball team beat visiting Mills, 9-2, in a nonleague game Saturday.

Anton Lee added two hits and drove in a run for the Titans (3-6-1), who travel to Fremont for an SCVAL El Camino Division contest at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Radin has been Gunn's top run producer since joining the team from basketball.

"Josh has been our top hitter," Gunn coach John Harney said. "Anton has given us some great at-bats."

David Clarke, Xavi Loinaz, Shiva Verma Bucklin, Mike Panitchpakdi, and Vidur Thukral also drove in runs for the Titans.

Tannenwald allowed two hits, walked two and struck out five before giving way to Kyle Vasquez, who tossed the final two innings for Gunn.

In another nonleague game, Palo Alto's Jeremy Akioka matched zeroes with Burlingame's Carlo Lopiccolo through five innings but the Panthers managed a 3-2 victory.

The Vikings (8-3) scored twice in the top of the sixth but Burlingame came back with three in the bottom of the sixth. Nathan Willis drove in a run for Paly, which hosts Saratoga in an SCVAL De Anza Division contest at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Sacred Heart Prep beat host Carmel, 14-1, in a five-inning nonleague game Saturday as Jack Donnelly, John McGrory and Schafer Kraemer each drove in two runs. Brendan Semien added a pair of hits.

Nathan Fleischli (1-1) and Harry Marshall combined on a one-hitter. Fleischli did not walk a batter and struck out six in his 3 1/3 innings.

The Gators (3-6-1) open Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division play with a 4 p.m. game at Woodside on Wednesday.

In a nonleague game played Friday, Bo Fick homered and drove in four runs and Pinewood beat visiting Westmoor, 10-2, in a nonleague game. Connor Riches added a pair of hits for the Panthers.

Jackson Haun struck out 16 in his 6 2/3 innings of work for Pinewood (1-2), which opens Private Schools Athletic League play with a 4 p.m. game against Priory at Purissima Park.

Boys volleyball

Sacred Heart Prep went 1-3 at the Wilcox tournament Saturday and finished in the bronze division.

The Gators (5-8) beat Santa Cruz, 25-13, 25-17, to start the day but then lost three straight, including a rematch with the Cardinals, 32-30, 25-20.

Giorgio Bacchin recorded 55 assists and 10 aces in the four matches while Michael Mooring had 24 kills, Jake Davison added 18 and Garrett Pinkston 14. Libero Ryan Bair recorded 20 digs.

Sacred Heart Prep returns to SCVAL El Camino Division play with a 6:30 p.m. match Wednesday at Fremont.


Castilleja dropped a pair of nonleague games Saturday, 10-3, to Terra Nova and 12-11 to Lincoln-SF.

The Gators (3-3) host Palo Alto (4-1) in a nonleague game at 4 p.m. Monday.

The Vikings beat visiting Cupertino, 11-0, in a five-inning SCVAL game Friday as Mackenzie Glassford (2-1) pitched a two-hitter with a pair of strikeouts. She faced two batters over the minimum in a game that took less than an hour to complete.

Glassford and Teddie Stewart each hit a home run and the pair combined to drive in six runs. Sophie Frick had three hits and drove in three runs. Ella Jones added a pair of hits.

Girls lacrosse

Menlo-Atherton beat Palo Alto for the first time since 2009 on Saturday, handing the Vikings an 11-4 nonleague setback.

Ellen Goncher scored for Palo Alto two minutes into the contest and the Bears took over from there as Grace Carlson got two of her four caused turnovers, keying three straight M-A goals from Annie Payne, Grace Tully and Hannah Shaw.

Paly's Charlotte Cheng scored to stop the run but M-A started to dominate the midfield on strong work from Kelly Woods and Bea Geaghan-Breiner, who won six ground balls in the game.

The Bears got two goals from Emma Easton and another from Shaw to finish the half ahead, 6-2.

In the second half, the Vikings kept the Bears off the board for 12 minutes while scoring a pair of free position goals from Cheng and Abby Ramsey. The final 12 minutes were all Bears as Tully, Easton and Payne combined for five straight goals to put the game away.

The Bears (4-2) visit University-San Francisco for a 4 p.m. game on Wednesday and open league play Friday by hosting Sacred Heart Prep at 4 p.m.

Palo Alto (4-4) hosts Willow Glen at 7 p.m. Tuesday in a league match.


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