May 6, 2011
Rocklin rallies to beat Granite Bay to take outright SFL lead

No. 9 Rocklin (15-8, 8-4) rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat No. 10 Granite Bay 5-4 today in Rocklin, taking over sole possession of first place in the Sierra Foothill League.

Granite Bay had taken a 4-3 lead with two runs in the top of the seventh.

Chris Streeter led Rocklin with two doubles and three RBI. Ty Kennedy went three for three and Tanner McVey picked up the win in relief of Austin Dick.

It was Rocklin's third win of the week over its rivals, sweeping the regular-season series.

Nate Esposito had a single, double and two RBI for Granite Bay.

Rocklin closes out the season with a three-game series Monday through Wednesday against No. 12 Nevada Union (15-8, 6-5).

Granite Bay (13-10-1, 7-5) plays three games against No. 11 Roseville (16-8, 7-5).

- Bill Paterson



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