Tanner and Trevor McVey helped No. 9 Rocklin to beat No. 7 Granite Bay 10-1 today and move to within one game of the first-place Grizzlies in the always competitive Sierra Foothill League baseball race.
Tanner, a junior, scattered 10 hits. Trevor, a senior, had a double and two runs batted in.
Chris Streeter also had a double and single and drove in three runs while Scott Moller, Austin Diemer and Michael Blattel had two hits each for the Thunder (13-8, 6-4).
Vinny Esposito, Jimmy Jack and Brett Bautista had two hits apiece for visiting Granite Bay (13-8-1, 7-3).
The two teams play again 4 p.m. Wednesday at Granite Bay.
No. 8 Roseville (15-7, 6-4) also moved to within a game of Granite Bay today.
The Tigers defeated Del Oro 11-1 in five innings.
Zach Anderson homered, doubled and drove in five runs. Nick Blaser also homered and doubled and had four RBI. Dalton Blaser picked up the win, scattering four hits.
- Bill Paterson