NewmansMichaelClarkshutoutthePumasonWednesday。

Ifyouareasportsfan,youprobablyheardthetalkorknewofthebigpitchingmatchupbetweentheGiantsandDodgersonWednesdayNight?

Youknow,Kershawvs。

Bumgarner,thefirsttimeevertheMVPoftheleaguewentagainsttheMVPoftheWorldSeries?

Thatpitchingduelturnedouttobeagoodone,butitwasn’tasgoodasthepitchingduel?

atCardinalNewmanafewhoursearlier。

Apairofseniors,CardinalNewman’sMichaelClarkandMariaCarrillo’sZachScott,putonashow?

Onepitch,veryearlyinthegame,wasthedifferenceasCardinalNewmanedgedMariaCarrillo1-0,aresultwhichputssomesuspenseintotheNBLBaseballraceandsetsupahugegamethatstartsthesecondhalfonFriday。

TheonepitchwasthrownbyScotttoColinImmwithtwooutsinthefirst?

Itwasa1-0pitchthatthejuniorhitovertheleftfieldfence,whichnotonlywasImm’sfirstvarsityhomer,butproducedtheonlyrun。

Outsidethatpitch,youcouldmakethecasethatScottoutpitchedClark,althoughthatwouldbelikecomparingapplesandoranges?

Afterthehomer,CardinalNewmanhadfourbaserunnerstherestoftheway,oneonawalkrightafterthehomerandtheotherthreesingles?

Noneofthemreachedsecondbase?

Twoofthesinglescameinthesixthinning,andboththoserunnerswerepickedoff。

Thegamehadveryfewscoringchances。

MariaCarrillohadtheonlyrunnerofthegamereachthirdwithtwooutsinthefirst?

Inthefourth,theyhadarunnerthrownoutatthirdonabuntattemptforthesecondoutoftheinning?

Thatwastheonlyothertimetheyhadanychancetoscore?

Theyhadtwootherrunnersonintheinning,includingthebatterwholaiddownthebunt?

Afterthat,Clarkretiredthirteenofthelastfifteenbattershefaced。

Maybethemoststartlingstatinsuchapitchingduelwasthatthetwoteamscombinedforonestrikeout?

Thestatsforthetwopitcherswerealmostidentical,eventothepointthatClarkthrew73pitches,whichwasonemorethanScott。

IthasbeenawhilesinceMariaCarrillohaslostaleaguegame?

ThelastonewasonApril19th,2013whentheylostatCasaGrande2-1?

SincethenthePumaswontwentysixstraightleaguegames?

CardinalNewmanisactuallythelastNBLteamtobeatMariaCarrillo?

Thatwasaboutamonthlater,onMay15thinthefirstroundoftheNBLpostseasontournamentbya3-0score。

Whatthisgamedoesisturntheraceintoadogfight?

Atthehalfwaypoint,MariaCarrilloandCasaGrandearetiedat6-1,withCardinalNewmanonebackat5-2?

CardinalNewman’sleaguelossesaretoCasaGrandeandUkiah,whois4-3。

CasaGrandemovedintothetiewithsomeprettygoodpitchingofitsown,whichisstartingtobecomenormal?

JonChristyandJackHillcombinedforathreehitterina2-0winoverRanchoCotate?

ItraisesCasaGrande’swinningstreaktosevenanditwasitsthirdstraightshutout?

MariaCarrillohasgivenup14runsinthesevenleaguegames,nearlyhalfofthatwasina15-6winoverMontgomery。

CasaGrandescoredbothofitsrunsonRBIsinglesbySpencerTorkelsonandAustinGaratti。

ThesecondhalfstartsonFridayandtheheadlinegameisCasaGrandeatMariaCarrillo?

Inthefirstmeeting,MariaCarrilloscoredallitsrunsinthesixthtorallyfroma2-0deficitfora4-2win。

Thatscoremightbeaslow?

scoringasthisgamewillbe?

AsimpressiveasCasaGrandegivingup14runsinsevenleaguegamesis,MariaCarrillohasgivenup13?

FiveofthosewereagainstWindsorinan8-5win,fourofthoseinthebottomoftheseventh。

OnFriday,CardinalNewmanwillbeatRanchoCotate。