Prep sports update: Padula perfect, Bears and Cougars sweep

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald
Dylan Padula on his way to pitching a five-inning perfect game in the Bears' 10-0 win Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in Mount Shasta.

Fifteen batters up, 15 batters down.

The first game played on their newly renovated field couldn’t have been much better for the Mount Shasta Bears.

Dylan Padula pitched a five-inning perfect game and the Bears defeated University Prep Wednesday, 10-0.

The Bears made it two in a row with a 5-3 win in game two.

Chase Kamla drove in 3 runs in game one; Padula and Eric Banner were both 2 for 3 with an RBI; Kody Waite was 2 for 3; and Clay Ferguson drove in a run.

After playing in Alturas Friday, the Bears are scheduled to take on Colusa at Raley Field in Sacramento Saturday.

Lady Bears take two from Trinity Wolves

Kayla Spini allowed just 3 hits in two games and hit two home runs in the second game of Mount Shasta High School’s 10-0, 4-2 sweep at Trinity in Weaverville Tuesday.

The Bears improved their overall record to 13-3 and will take their 2-0 Shasta Cascade League record to Modoc Friday to play the 2-0 Braves.

Spini allowed just one hit in Tuesday’s first game, a 10-0 Mount Shasta win. Sejay Sarti went 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored; Haley Brown was 2 for 3 with 3 RBIs; and Kathryn Andrus singled and drove in 2.

Game two was tied 0-0 before Spini belted a towering home run for a 1-0 lead.

After Sarti doubled in the top of the seventh, Spini launched another home run, and it made a difference when the Wolves scored a pair of unearned runs in their half of the seventh.

Weed softball sweeps Tulelake

Jeni Cheffey and DJ Foster pitched complete games and the Weed High School softball team scored 26 runs and 19 hits during a doubleheader sweep of Tulelake?Monday.

Cheffey went all five innings in a 14-3 game one win. Foster pitched seven innings as the Cougars won the nightcap, 12-6.

Weed (12-6 overall) is scheduled to take its 2-0 league record to Burney (1-1) for a doubleheader Friday.

Audali Avila had 5 hits in the two games and drove in 5 runs.

In game one, Tristen Skeen singled twice and drove in 2, Alyssa Merrill singled and drove in 2, Foster tripled, and Michelle Line and Courtney Fisher had doubles.

Line singled and doubled and drove in 2 in game two, and Foster singled twice and drove in 3.

Split for Cougar baseball team

Weed High School’s baseball team split a doubleheader with Tulelake Tuesday, winning the opener 10-4 before the Honkers rallied to win game two, 11-8.

Weed led the nightcap 6-0 in the first inning and 8-6 after 6. Tulelake scored 5 runs in the top of the seventh to win.

In game one, starting and winning pitcher Aidan Hagarty allowed 3 unearned runs on 3 hits in 5 innings, striking out 6 while walking 1.

Carlos Sanchez led the offense with a triple, single and 4 runs batted in. Bryndan Gaither doubled and drove in 2.

Weed had 8 hits each in the two games.

In the nightcap, Spencer Hall doubled twice and drove in a run, and Noah Gonzalez singled and drove in 2. Sanchez added 2 hits.

Weed, 8-5 overall, is scheduled to play a league doubleheader at Burney Friday. Both teams are 0-2 in league.

Mount Shasta's Kayla Spini during the Yreka tournament in mid-April 2012.