Grizzlies win big against Corning Cardinals
Daniel Perry steals second base during the Grizzlies’ home game against Corning High School Friday, April 19. The Grizzlies won the game, 9-1. Photo by Scott Nordstrom
May 2 — The Lassen High School baseball team continues to enjoy the sweet taste of victory and there is no sign of their winning streak coming to an end anytime soon. The Grizzlies played the Corning High School Cardinals Friday, April 19 at Memorial Park. The Grizzlies won the game, 9-1. Senior Joey Beck pitched an incredible one-hit game, striking out 13 batters.
After the game against Corning, Lassen was ranked number one in the league and boasted a league record of 8-1. Beck is the number one ranked pitcher in the section for strikeouts.
In addition to pitching all seven innings of the game against Corning and allowing only one hit, Beck also came through for the Grizzlies offensively. He went 2-4 at the plate and hit two doubles and an RBI. Senior Colby Chavez also went 2-4 at bat, hitting a double and getting three RBIs. After the game against Corning, Chavez had a batting average of .472, the second highest in the Northern Section. Sophomore Daniel Perry was right behind him, with a batting average of .457, making him third highest in the section. In the game against Corning, Perry went 1-2 and hit an RBI. Ryan Sharpe also hit an RBI for Lassen.
The Grizzlies went on to play the Quincy Trojans in a non-league game Wednesday, April 24 and won, 9-2.