Scott Moller went four-for-four, Austin Diemer three-for-three with a triple and Chris Streeter and Trevor McVey each drove in two runs as No. 9 Rocklin beat No. 12 Nevada Union 7-3 today in a Sierra Foothill League baseball game in Rocklin.
The win, in which Rocklin had 12 hits, kept the Thunder (16-8, 9-4) atop the league with two games to play. Nevada Union fell to 15-10, 6-7 in league.
In other league games, Nick Blaser homered and drove in two runs and Dalton Blaser had a double and picked up the win as No. 11 Roseville (17-8, 8-5) moved into sole possession of second place with a 5-2 win over No. 10 Granite Bay (13-11-1, 7-6) in Roseville and Del Oro (6-16, 3-10) upended No. 20 Woodcreek 4-3 in Loomis. Woodcreek drops to 12-11 overall, 6-7 in league.
Rocklin plays at Nevada Union; Roseville at Granite Bay and Del Oro at Roseville 4 p.m. today.
Only the top three teams advance to the postseason.
- Bill Paterson