The league's top two teams in the standings locked horns this week, as Cardinal Newman took home a 9-7 victory over Maria Carrillo on Friday. Cardinal Newman
is now in first place at 13-1 in North Bay and 20-6 overall.
The Cardinals (20-6, 13-1) have won four games in a row, the league's longest active win streak. The streak was extended by another two games over the past week, including a 9-7 victory over Maria Carrillo. The team's hottest hitter over the past week was Ridge Etchell
, who had two hits and drove in four runs.
Cardinal Newman's pitching staff was best in the league in terms of hits allowed, with just eight over the past week. The Cardinals have surrendered a mere 155 hits this season. Maria Carrillo
's Alec Rennard
led the league in strikeouts this week with five. With 19 strikeouts this year so far, he ranks fourteenth in the league.