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Varsity Softball

By Oliver Van Aken

Pitch It/Against the Silverado Skyhawks, senior Ashley Ward (#7) throws a fastball to start the game. She pitched a shut out game.  Photo by Oliver Van Aken

Varsity softball crushed the Silverado Skyhawks 15-0 at on Tuesday, April 2. Junior Tori Jones (#11) hit one home run and two RBI’s, junior Isabel Rodriguez (#3) scored two RBIs, sophomore Paige Sinicki (#12) earned three RBIs and senior Ashley Ward (#7) brought in another. The Cougars lost to Bishop Manogue 7-1 at home on Thursday, April 4.

“Losing to Bishop Manogue was not the highlight of my day, but I doubt losing is ever something someone enjoys,” sophomore Sydney Smith said. “Though we lost the game, we got to see some new sceanrios on the field.”

Varsity softball defeated Green Valley 13-1 away on Thursday, April 4. Both sophomore Kaila Angel (#9) and senior Aleah Baldonado (#4) scored one RBI. Rodriguez made three RBIs, and Jones had four.

The Cougars next home game is against Basic High School on Friday, April 12.

Men’s Varsity Baseball

By Matthew Eskridge

After hitting a homerun, senior Jett Kenyon (#8) runs the bases to score a run for Coronado. Varsity beat the Skyhawks 13-3. Photo by Matthew Eskridge

The men’s varsity baseball team smashed the Silverado Skyhawks 13-3 on Tuesday, April 2 for a non-conference game. The Cougars were scoreless the first two innings but came back scoring 12 runs in the third and fourth. Senior Jett Kenyon (#8) and junior Logan Bleazard (#12) each had two RBIs and one run.

“Starting the week with a victory over Silverado pumped us up to win our upcoming games,” sophomore Reed Pippin said.

The Cougars are 13-8 and play their next home game versus Basic on Friday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m.

Men’s Varsity Volleyball

By Ryan Kelleher

The men’s varsity volleyball team started the week off with a 25-18, 25-18 and 25-22 win over the Sierra Vista Mountain Lions at their away game on Monday, April. 1. Junior Jonathan Magallon (#3) contributed with 17 assists while sophomore Slater Fuhrman (#5) had 11 kills.

“We have some tougher league games coming up in the next few weeks,” junior Alex Winiarczyk said. “We have to take practice seriously in order to improve and be ready.”

Varsity defeated the Spring Valley Grizzlies 25-14, 25-15, 25-27 and 25-20 at home on Wednesday, April 3. Winiarczyk (#9) had 13 kills, and Fuhrman got eight kills and eight digs for the Cougs. Men’s varsity volleyball defeated the Desert Oasis Diamondbacks 25-18, 25-17 and 25-21 at their away game on Friday, April 5. Senior Randy Cowles (#10) had 15 kills and six digs.

The Cougs are 7-0 in league and 17-7 overall. Their next game is a home game against the Liberty Patriots on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:00 p.m.