Friday, April 15, 2016
Wagner High School
Samuel Clemens High School
Two pitchers joined forces to throw a no-hitter for Clemens Buffaloes Varsity in a 12-0 victory in five innings over Wagner on Friday at Clemens.
Joanna Valencia and Anissa Rodriguez tallied 12 strikeouts and walked none in completing the no-no.
Wagner couldn’t get anything going as long as Rodriguez was in the circle. Rodriguez held Wagner hitless over four innings, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out 10.
Seven runs in the first three innings helped Clemens Buffaloes Varsity blow out Wagner . A sacrifice fly by Valencia and a sacrifice fly by Sierra Schultz in the first inning and a two-run single by Julia Panus during the second inning fueled Clemens Buffaloes Varsity’s offense early.
Panus had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits.
Clemens Buffaloes Varsity’s Valencia, Panus, Zayra Olguin and Caitlin Matthews combined for eight hits and nine RBIs.
Clemens Buffaloes Varsity increased its lead with three runs in the third. The inning got off to a hot start when Matthews doubled, scoring Lauren Bell. That was followed up by Olguin’s single, bringing home Matthews.
Clemens Buffaloes Varsity built upon its lead with five runs in the fifth. Olguin kicked things off with a single, scoring Asiah Cavazos. That was followed up by Olguin’s single, bringing home Cavazos.