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Redwood ace Leonard masterful in victory – Marin Independent Journal

Soft ball

Sadie Leonard struck out 13 in a three-hitter game as Redwood outlasted San Marino, 12-2, in five innings Monday.

Kaela Sparler was 2 for 4, with a brace, five RBIs and a run scored for the Giants. Lily Elizondo, Maddie Sofnas, Ashley Weingart, Addy Dunn and Katie Connors each had two hits for Redwood.

• Rose Malen had two hits, a pair of RBIs and pitched three scoreless innings as Marin Catholic shut out Novato 11-0 in five innings Monday.

Malen was one of five MC players (12-2, 7-1 MCAL) with two hits, joined by Lindsay Harrison, Lauren Osheroff, Kilee Koch and Anya Jaroszewski. Malen struck out seven batters.

Claire Hannan had the lone hit for the Hornets (3-12, 1-5).

• Amelia Richer had four hits, four RBIs and scored five times to edge Archie Williams in a 20-3 win over Terra Linda.

The Peregrine Falcons (5-9, 2-5) scored four times in the fourth to open the game and added three more in the fifth before capping the day with a seventh in eight points. Kennedy Dunsing and Paige Murphy also had four hit games, with Dunsing driving three and scoring five while Murphy drove three and scored twice.

Richer pitched a full game, allowing six hits, one earned run and striking out six.

Golf for boys

Redwood led a wide field with a 219 at the Meadow Club, ahead of Archie Williams (224), Tamalpais (229) and Novato (275).

Peregrine Falcons’ Peter Gallagher (4-7) shot a 38 in windy conditions.


Saturday night at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational, Tam’s Caden Carney broke the coveted 9-minute barrier in the 3,200-meter race, running an 8:59.34 to break Tam’s high school record. He also became the sixth athlete in MCAL history in less than 9 minutes.

The Cal-bound elder added that accomplishment to his victory in the state’s Division 3 cross country championship last fall.

Motor sports

Kentfield’s Tim Lynn grabbed a podium finish at Thunderhill Raceway Park. in Willows, as he finished third in the season opener of the Trans Am Series on Sunday, behind winner Roy Fuller IV and runner-up Greg Tolson.

Lynn’s #17 Roof Options Mustang jousted with Tolson’s #38 Camaro GT Auto Lounge for second place late in the race, but Tolson had the advantage as they raced to the finish behind Fuller.

After the race, Lynn was given a 40-second penalty for avoidable contact with the #26 car, but still held onto third position.