Taft Victorious Over West


Sofia Zendejas

Reese Hammons getting ready to bat the ball.

Tuesday, March 13th, the varsity baseball team played at home against West High School. The boys won their game with a 7-4 score against the Vikings.

Jackson Van Roekel, a junior, along with Corbin Yaws, a sophomore, and another sophomore Michael White all rotated positions around the field and were given a chance to pitch in the game. Van Roekel got a save and an appearance. Yaws had an appearance and a win, while White also had an appearance and a start.

Taft’s sophomore varsity player Reese Hammons was one of the six players that scored a run for the Wildcats. Other players that scored for Taft were the following: David Daniels, a senior, with 1 run, freshman Kyler Miles with 1 run, Jackson Van Roekel also with 1 score, as well as senior Quentin Copeland with 1 run, while another freshman, Skyler Self, scored 2 runs for Taft.

The Wildcats ended their game with a win and have been practicing for their next game this afternoon at home against Cal City, hoping for another win.