No. 2 Davis showed its resilience at home this afternoon, bouncing back from Wednesday's 4-0 one-hit loss to top-ranked Elk Grove by beating the Thundering Herd 12-3 in a Delta Valley Conference baseball game.
Galen Hoshovsky had a single, home run and five runs batted; Bobby Young a home run and single; Ben Eckels went three-for-three with two doubles; and Ryan Plumb had two hits and two RBI.
Dom Nunez was four-for-four with a home run and two RBI for Elk Grove.
Jack Shelledy, Reinert Toft and Hatamiya combined to pitch the win for the Blue Devils.
Elk Grove (20-4, 12-1) will play Amador Valley of Pleasanton 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oakland Coliseum as part of the Dave Stewart benefit for Inner City Kids of Oakland.
Davis (19-4-1, 10-3) will play host to No. 5 Franklin (18-6-1, 10-3) on Monday, then play at Franklin on Wednesday.
- Bill Paterson