Sports briefs: Novato stays hot with win over Terra Linda – Marin Independent Journal

Derek Bartram pitched seven strong innings and hit a two-run home run to help his own cause, lifting the Novato High baseball team to a 6-2 win against Terra Linda Friday.

Bartram allowed five hits, two runs and struck out seven to earn the win. At the plate, he added a hit, two RBIs and scored twice. Leadoff hitter Evan Black had two hits, drove in one run and scored twice.

Novato held a 3-2 lead through four innings before adding a run in the fifth and Bartram’s blast in the top of the seventh. The Hornets (9-2, 5-1 MCAL) have won three straight since losing to Tam last week.

Jonah Truett paced TL (1-7, 0-6) with two hits.

  • San Marin started hot and finished hot in a 10-0 victory against San Rafael Friday. The Mustangs scored four runs in the first inning and five more in the bottom of the sixth. Andrew Henderson pitched seven shutout innings, allowing three hits and striking out five. Josh Martin and Anthony Scheppler had two hits apiece for San Marin (8-2-1, 4-2). Alex Goodin and Jacob Walley both drove in two runs. San Rafael’s hits came from Max Shilstone, James Lamb and Jack Healy.

College baseball

Skylar Lenihan drove in five runs to help College of Marin hold off Solano for a wild 16-15 victory Thursday.

The Mariners held a 7-2 lead after the top of the fifth inning but surrendered nine runs in the bottom of the frame. COM rallied to score four in the sixth, three in the seventh and two in the eighth before holding on after surrendering four in the bottom of the ninth.

Trent Free and Donovan Ratfield had four hits each for COM (13-11, 4-1 Bay Valley). Free scored a game-high five runs and Joey Taddie drew a game-high four walks.

Girls swimming

Freshman Addie Everage was a double winner, helping Tam pick up a 132-46 victory against San Rafael Friday. Everage won the 200 individual medley and the 100 freestyle to lead Tam. Hailey Moll (100 back), Avery Emison (50 free) and Izzy Uhlhorn-Thornton (100 fly) were among the other winners for Tam. San Rafael’s Estelle Engelskirchen took first in the 200 free and 500 free.

Girls lacrosse

Kayla Conroy had seven goals and five assists as Marin Catholic picked up a 19-12 victory against San Marin Thursday. Audrey Carr, Sarah Press, Kate Hautau and Thea Falvey each scored three goals for MC. Carr added five draw controls and Press had four. Goalie Noelle Antongiovanni had six saves for MC (6-2).

Abby Brackett paced the Mustangs (6-4) with five goals and nine draw controls. San Marin also got good games from Kayla Carpenter (four goals, four draw controls) and Siena Escandon-Capanna (two goals, two draw controls).

  • Sophomore Jasmine Luria scored eight goals and had four draw controls to help San Rafael pick up its second consecutive MCAL victory, 10-9, against Terra Linda Thursday. Francesca San Diego scored the other two goals for the Bulldogs, who trailed 7-4 before rallying.
  • Isabelle Connolly scored four goals and Jada Shore scored three times and added three assists to lift Archie Williams past Urban, 10-7, on Friday.

Prep softball

Angel Amesa had a triple amongst her three hits, helping guide San Rafael to a 9-2 victory against Albany on Thursday. Kelsey McNair had a pair of hits and a pair of RBIs. McNair combined with Thomara Drummer and Megan Murphy on the mound to strike out 14 hitters while allowing three hits.

Boys tennis

Four matches went to super-tiebreakers as Marin Catholic edged Terra Linda, 4-3, on Friday. Scott Bell and Craig Parker pulled out the decisive win in a tiebreaker at No. 2 doubles. Jack Millar picked up the win at No. 2 singles for MC. TL swept the other singles matches behind Ryan Hoang, Jack Rosenthal and Julien Robin.

  • Charlie Boyden, Hayden Gerber, Julian Monatlik and Matt Benbow picked up singles victories as Redwood rolled to a 7-0 win against San Rafael Friday.
  • Pete Stovell, Tommie Higgins, Andrew Peng and Roshan Belani swept through the singles matches to guide Branson to a 7-0 win over San Marin Friday. Higgins played the most competitive match of the day, outlasting Jesse Chi, 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (7) at No.2 singles.
  • Archie Williams won the top two matches but Tam swept the other five to secure a 5-2 victory Thursday. Diego Castillo and Asa Moore had wins at Nos. 3 and 4 singles, respectively, for the Red-tailed Hawks. Jake Magnusson and Sage Brown led the way for the Peregrine Falcons with wins atop the singles ladder.

Boys golf

Tam and Novato played a slightly modified par-34 course at Marin Country Club with Ben Friedman shooting par to take medalist honors in a 195-236 victory for the Red-tailed Hawks. Novato’s Tino Zucceli paced the Hornets with a 43. Marin Catholic also faced the Hornets, picking up a 196-236 victory. Mason Sylvester paced MA with a 36.

  • James Givas and Brody Root both shot 38s to pace Redwood in a 200-295 win against San Rafael at Meadow Club Thursday. Jason Wong paced San Rafael with a 51.


William Ross shot a hole-in-one at Meadow Club Friday, using a 7 Iron on the 11th hole.