Varsity baseball wins first game of the season

Photo by Vikstrom
Photo by Vikstrom
By Zoe Vikstrom, Staff–

The Davis High baseball diamond was echoing with sounds of cheering teams, blaring music and hammering baseballs against bats and gloves. This excitement resulted in a DHS varsity baseball win against the Vacaville Bulldogs 7-2 on March 4.

The game began slowly with no runs for either team during the first inning. In the second inning Vacaville Bulldog Brandon Bachman started off the game leaving the score 1-0 Vacaville.

Davis started to pull ahead in the fifth inning when senior Nathan Curtis stole home base. Davis drove on and gained six more runs making the score 7-2 Davis.

The game ended in the seventh inning without any other runs.

Coach Dan Ariola was pleased with the energy and revival Davis had in the fifth inning.

“It was a good game for us,” Ariola said. “We were down two runs when we had a great comback.”

Senior and pitcher for Davis Ian Miramontes was happy with the seven run inning but wants to change the way Davis plays at the beginning of games.

“We really have to start of stronger in the start,” Miramontes said.

Overall the team was happy with the game, “We won and started off the season in the best way possible,” Miramontes said.

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