SACRAMENTO -- Spencer Arroyo seems to be feeling better.
Arroyo, who stopped a line drive with his pitching hand in an early-season tournament, combined with Danny Swilley on a seven-hit shutout Saturday as Modesto JC beat Cosumnes River 8-0.
Arroyo struck out four while walking one in seven innings of work.
Dwight Nixon scored twice and David Jaques drove in two runs for the Pirates (12-8, 2-2 Big 8). Cosumnes River, 11-9 overall, also is 2-2 in league.
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MERCED 4, SEQUOIAS 0, at Visalia -- Brian Gilbertson and Andrew Bone led the Blue Devils (18-5, 8-1) past the Giants (11-14, 3-7) in a Central Valley Conference game.
Gilbertson, 4-0 in the CVC, threw a six-hitter while striking out six and walking one. Bone had an RBI double in the first and a solo homer in the sixth.
CS STANISLAUS SWEEPS, at Seaside -- The Warriors erased a 4-2 deficit with for four runs in the ninth in a 6-5 win over CS Monterey Bay, then completed the sweep with a 7-6 triumph.
Game 1 stars for the Warriors (20-5, 13-2 California Collegiate Athletic Association) were left fielder Kyle Loretelli, who went 3-for-5 with two RBIs, and starter Eric Federico, who went eight innings and made a spectacular diving-barehanded grab to start an inning ending double play.
Federico allowed nine hits and four runs (three earned), striking out six and walking two. Andrew Troncale took over in the bottom of the ninth inning for Stanislaus, allowing one run and getting the save, his sixth save of the season.
Troncale is two saves away from the Warrior single-season record of eight.Modesto JC transfer Loretelli blasted his seventh homer of the season -- and fifth in seven games -- in Game 2.
Shortstop David Contreras was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI. Troncale got another save by getting the final out.
The Otters, who fell 5-0 to the No. 12-ranked Warriors on Friday, fell to 7-17 overall and 5-10 in league play.
The final game of the four-game series will be played today at Warrior Field in Turlock, with the first pitch scheduled for noon.
Stanislaus has won 15 of its last 17 and will be going for its fifth straight win.
CS STANISLAUS SPLITS, at Turlock -- Jessica Gaumnitz threw a two-hitter as the Warriors defeated UC San Diego 4-3 in 10 innings Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.
Gaumnitz (7-4) struck out three and walked three.
The No. 8-ranked Tritons won the nightcap 7-4, as the teams split a doubleheader for the second straight day.
In Game 1, the Warriors (11-15, 8-8 CCAA) and Tritons (21-9, 11-7) were scoreless through six innings. Each team scored three in the seventh, then Stanislaus pushed across the game-winner in the 10th.
In Game 2, Jennifer Arnold pitched five shutout innings before a five-run sixth gave San Diego a 5-4 lead. Alyssa Guzman was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and scored a run for Stanislaus. In Game 1, she had two hits and walked twice.
College Track & Field
ALBIANI INVITATIONAL -- Friday's college open meet at MJC ended late, but with positive results for many local athletes. The Modesto men finished 1-2-3 in the 400 with Remington Blair leading the way in 48.03, followed by Terrence Green (48.49) and Vance Anderson (49.60).
Green also won the 200 in 22.13, and helped the 4x100 relay (47.06) and 4x400 relay (3:19.93) teams win.
Stanislaus' Ricky Gurrola topped his previous hammer mark by two feet to win at 164 feet, 8 inches. The Warriors' Adam Kubo won the javelin at 165-11.
For the women, Ana Mendes of MJC finished the 5,000 all alone in 20:28.48. Teammate Crystal Dorsey won the 100 in 12.50. The Pirates' Kapri Hockaday won the high jump at 5-2 and was fifth in the triple jump at 31-6¼.
Stanislaus' Marissa Hager won the 800 in 2:24.54 and Kirsten Loftin the pole vault at 11 feet. Warrior Cherise McNair took the 1,500 in 4:48.41; April Montgomery was fourth in 4:58.61.
High School Baseball
FRANKLIN-ELK GROVE 11, DOWNEY 1 (5 innings), at Franklin -- Alec Benton struck out 12 as Franklin (6-2) defeated the Knights (0-7-2). Tyler Caldwell had the only Downey hit, tripling and scoring in the top of the first.
High School Track & Field
ESPARZA WINS, at Sacramento -- Beyer High's Crystal Esparza won the mile in 5:18.09 at the Capital Classic at Hughes Stadium.
Results for the Cal State Stanislaus Brenda Athletic Clubs Invitational at Modesto JC are on Page C-7.