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High Desert Defeats Lancaster, 6-1

August 25, 2000

Jeff Brooks hit a three-run home run and High Desert defeated Lancaster, 6-1, in a California League game Thursday night at Adelanto. Lancaster is 43-18, High Desert 23-39.


A two-out, four-run rally on five consecutive hits in the second inning gave the visiting JetHawks a 4-2 victory over the San Bernardino Stampede on Wednesday night.

Travis McClendon, Harvey Hargrove, Antonio Perez and Freddie May delivered run-scoring singles after Wilfredo Quintana tripled with two out in the second.

Melqui Torres (7-4) gave up six hits, struck out six and walked three in 6 2/3 innings. Alan Simpson gave up one hit in the final 1 2/3 to record his sixth save.


Today: At Lake Elsinore, 7 p.m. Saturday: At High Desert, 7:15 p.m. Sunday: At The Hangar, vs. High Desert, 2 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM 1470.


Scanning Wednesday's box scores:

Triple A--Steve Sisco had three hits, including his 10th home run, and three runs batted in for Richmond (Braves) in a 14-4 victory over Norfolk. Matt Franco (Westlake) had three hits, and David Lamb (Newbury Park) and Chris Sheff (Pepperdine) each had two for Norfolk (Mets). . . . Bobby Hughes (Notre Dame) hit his seventh home run and singled twice for Buffalo (Indians) in a 10-9 loss at Scranton-Wilkes Barre. . . . Former JetHawk Tarrick Brock had three hits for Iowa (Cubs) in a 4-3 victory over Salt Lake. Chris Garza (Notre Dame) struck out two in two-thirds of an inning for Salt Lake (Twins).

Double A--Darrel Dent (Montclair Prep) had two hits and knocked in a run for Bowie (Orioles) in an 8-6 loss to Akron. . . . Andy Dominique (Alemany) had two hits for Reading (Phillies) in a 4-3 loss at Harrisburg. . . . Erasmo Ramirez (Cal State Northridge) struck out five in three no-hit innings of relief for Shreveport (Giants) in a 9-4 loss to El Paso.

Class A--Tom McGee (Cal Lutheran) had two doubles and two RBIs for Frederick (Orioles) in a 9-5 victory over Salem. . . . Kevin Nykoluk (Simi Valley, Moorpark College) had two hits for Potomac (Cardinals) in an 11-7 loss to Lynchburg.

Short Season--Brian Fatur (Calabasas, Moorpark College) hit his sixth home run, drove in two and stole a base for Johnson City (Cardinals) in a 3-2 victory at Burlington.

Scanning Tuesday's box scores:

Triple A--Second baseman David Newhan (Pepperdine) hit his second home run for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Phillies) in an 8-0 victory over Buffalo. . . . Bob Scanlan (Harvard-Westlake High) gave up a run and two hits in 1 1/3 innings but earned his 30th save for Indianapolis (Reds) in a 10-6 victory at Charlotte. . . . Catcher Steve Soliz (Rio Mesa) hit two doubles and right fielder Ryan Radmanovich (Pepperdine) hit one and Las Vegas (Padres) dropped Edmonton, 7-2.

Class A--Right-hander Wayne Nix (Monroe) allowed three runs and five hits in six innings for Visalia (Athletics) in a 6-5 victory over Rancho Cucamonga, improving to 9-4. . . . Center fielder Danny Phillips (Chatsworth, Cal State Northridge) hit his 13th home run for Asheville (Rockies) in a 7-5 loss at Augusta.

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