Monday, April 12, 2021

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RedHawks baseball stays perfect on season

With their 10-0 shutout of Kelseyville on the road last Monday, March 29, the Colusa RedHawks baseball team ran its record to 7-0 and completed a sweep of the Lake County teams.

As it has been all season, the RedHawks pitching was strong with Drew Bradbury getting the start and going six innings, scattering five hits and fanning eight before giving way to Ethan Lay who closed out the final game striking out two of the four batters he faced.
Thus far Bradbury has logged 19 innings on the mound posting an ERA under one to go along with 24 strikeouts, while Lay has recorded 24 strikeouts and has not allowed a single run in 12 innings of work.

At the plate, Colusa touched up Knights’ pitching for 10 hits starting in the second frame when Emanuel Frias launched his third home run of the season driving in Daniel O’Sullivan who doubled to lead off the inning.

Frias has gotten off to a hot start, leading the team with a .500 batting average, 12 RBI and 1.538 OPS.

In the third inning the RedHawks increased their advantage after Justin Lee smashed a two run double, Clay Randolph delivered on a sacrifice fly and Blake Kalfsbeek knocked in one with a double to center.

Colusa picked up its seventh run when Nick Price stole home in the top of the sixth inning then in the seventh got two unearned runs before Price grounded out to account for the RedHawks’ final run.

O’Sullivan, Lee, Frias and Price each had two hits on the day, while Tyler Oliver collected one.

Colusa returned to action on Monday, April 5 when it opened play in Sutter Tournament, which ran through Wednesday.

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