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VX Roundup 4/13: Bellinger hits GW double to cap Hamilton comeback

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Posted: Saturday, April 14, 2012 1:03 am

Cody Bellinger hit a shot to the gap in left-center field for a game-winning two-run double as Hamilton beat Basha, 6-5, in Division I Section II Baseball action on Friday.

Trailing 5-4 entering the bottom of the seventh, Tyler Erwin led off the inning with a double. Following an out Mitch Nay was walked to set the dramatics for the Huskies (17-7).

Bellinger finished 2-for-2 and added a home run. Kent Hasler pitched the final two innings and got his second win of the season. Drew Shasteen finished 3-for-4 with two doubles and a home run to lead the Bears.

In other Division I baseball action, host-Corona del Sol beat Marcos de Niza, 6-3, in a non-sectional contest. Nathan Chokey got his first win of the season pitching the first five innings. The Aztecs (16-9) scored four runs in the fourth inning to take their first lead of the game and added two runs in the sixth for some breathing room. Tyler Peterson finished 2-for-2 with a double to lead Corona. Bernie Montiel had a home run and two RBI to lead the Padres.

Host-Queen Creek beat Williams Field, 6-5, in a Division II non-sectional game. Six different Bulldogs had at least one hit led by a 2-for-3 effort from Derek Arrington. Both teams finished with eight hits, the Black Hawks were hurt by six errors.


On Senior night, Red Mountain shutout Mountain View, 5-0, in a Division I heavyweight matchup. Bre Macha had a big game, allowing just two hits with seven strikeouts in the circle. Ashley Hill led the Lions at the plate with a 3-for-3 two RBI performance. After losing to the Toros in Red Mountain's Lion Country Classic to begin the season, Red Mountain swept the two regular-season matchups.

In an 11-inning, Division I Section III duel, Mountain Pointe beat Desert Vista, 6-4. The two teams combined for 24 hits. Nyla Wambold had four RBI to lead the Pride. Emily Panther led the Thunder with three RBI.

Visiting Desert Mountain was out-hit but was still able to beat Notre Dame Prep, 5-3, in a non-divisional game. Rose Hannan had a home run and three RBI to lead the Wolves. Cassie Belt got the win and improved her record to 6-0 on the season. Notre Dame had nine hits to the Wolves' five.

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