There was a softball reunion of sorts for three Stanislaus District products in Fresno on Wednesday.
Davis High's Lauren Clark and Ceres' Heidi Eisenbeis play for St. Mary's College, which split a doubleheader with No. 9 Fresno State and Bulldogs designated hitter Aja Scheuber of Turlock. The trio played against each other in high school and travel ball.
Clark singled in the opener, a 5-0 Fresno State victory in which Scheuber delivered an RBI single. Scheuber went 2 for 4 and scored a run in the second game, but St. Mary's prevailed 4-3, the first time a Gaels team has defeated a top 10-ranked opponent.
Clark was hit by a pitch in the third inning of the second game and was eventually stranded at third base. Eisenbeis did not play.
Clark is hitting .281 and leads the Gaels with 11 doubles. St. Mary's (25-23) plays host to Loyola Marymount in a doubleheader today that will decide the Pacific Coast Softball Championship, along with determining which team will earn the automatic spot into the NCAA Tournament.
Scheuber is hitting .346 and is second on the team with 37 RBIs. Fresno State (46-9) plays host to New Mexico State in its final Western Athletic Conference series this afternoon. The WAC tournament begins Wednesday in Hawaii.
MJC TRACK -- The Modesto Junior College track will be closed to the public through May 12 so officials can prepare for the Northern California Community College Championships next Friday and the California Invitational Relays on Saturday. The track will reopen to the public May 13.
Tickets to the NorCal meet are $8 general admission, $5 for students.
Tickets for the California Invitational Relays are available in advance at Save Mart Supermarkets and online at www.Californiarelays.org. Additional information is available online or by calling 524-3116.
CHECK IT OUT -- Today's baseball doubleheader between Cal State Stanislaus and host Cal Poly Pomona can be heard at warriorathletics.com. ... The California Collegiate Athletic Association Softball Championship can also be followed through the Live Stats link on warriorathletics.com. ... The Stanislaus women's soccer team will play an alumni game today at 1 p.m. at the Turlock Sports Complex. Admission is free but fans are asked to donate used equipment for the Soccer Without Borders organization.
Bee staff writer Kelly Jones can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 578-2300.