The article below originally appeared in the San Mateo Daily Journal and is being reprinted with permission.
Cameron Greenough fired seven shutout innings leading College of San Mateo (8-5 in Coast Golden Gate, 19-10 overall) to a 3-0 win over West Valley (3-9, 10-18) Tuesday at Bulldog Stadium.
The sophomore out of Sequoia allowed five hits while striking out three to up his record to 5-2. Daniel Slominski worked two scoreless frames to close it out for his first save of the year.
The Bulldogs got on the board in the third inning on an RBI single by left fielder Juan Gonzalez. CSM added insurance in the sixth on a two-run double by catcher Ray Soderman.
Cabrillo blanks Skyline.
Skyline (5-6 in Coast Pacific, 12-14-1 overall) managed just two hits against Cabrillo starter John Briedenthal, who went the distance to lead the Seahawks (8-3, 18-11) to a 5-0 win at Trojan Diamond.
Cabrillo got on the board in the third inning on an RBI by Zane Gelphman and never looked back, scoring two in the fifth and two more in the ninth. Gelphman, a sophomore third baseman out of Sequoia, was 3 for 5 with three RBIs and two runs scored.
Cañada falls into first-place tie.
Cañada (8-3, 12-15) tabbed just two hits nullifying a quality start by Elijah Saunders in a 2-1 loss to Monterey (6-5, 15-12). Saunders allowed two runs (one earned) over seven innings, but was outdueled by Monterey’s Dylan Thorp, who went the distance to earn the win.
Paired with Cabrillo’s win, the Colts fall into a first-place tie with the Seahawks in the Coast Pacific Conference.
After splitting a two-game series in March, the two teams have one more remaining showdown April 23 at Cabrillo.