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JUNIOR VARSITY 2015

MAY 13 POWAY SECURES THE PALOMAR LEAGUE TITLE WINING AT TORREY PINES 

Torrey Pines -- The Poway Titan JV girls program secured the Palomar League title for 2015 with a convincing run rule 14-1 win a t Torrey Pines Wednesday.

Julia Mears was in the circle and pitched possibly her best game of the year, going the distance and holding the Falcons to only a couple base runners all day.

Poway jumped out to a 6 run lead in the first and cruised from there. In the 3rd inning Madison Bowen had a 2 RBI single, scoring Both Kylies on the team, followed by Audrey Braun with another RBI to push the lead to 9-0.

 In the 5th Kylie Wilke tripled, followed by Julia Mears with an RBI, Mackenzie Hemming followed with an RBI, and Brooke Schultz capped the scoring knocking in Jennifer Dages to score the final run of the year for the Titans.

The Poway Titans JV finished with a 16-7  record going 8-2 in their final 10 games and finished with a 5 game winning streak.

 

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 MAY 8

Poway --  got a little wet today 

 

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MAY 5   THE TITANS HAVE THEIR BIGGEST OFFENSIVE DAY IN RAMONA

Ramona -- The Poway Titans came off a great win at Mt Carmel and headed up to Ramona to continue their roll.  

In the 1st inning things got started with Kylie Andruski leading off with a single and stolen base, Julia Mears followed with a triple, Mackenzie Hemmings with an RBI single and Emily Balcom an RBI as well and things were off and rolling.

They added another in the top of the 2nd with Mackenzie adding another RBI and at the end of 1 1/2 it was Poway 4 Ramona 1.

Ramona mounted a comeback and briefly took the lead 6-4 after the 3rd, but that is when the Poway Titan RBI train got rolling.  The Titans batted around and scored 10 runs in the 4th inning with 9 Titans in a row picking up an RBI, including two on outs. Audrey Braun, Brooke, Carly, Ashley, Kylie, Madison, Julia, Emily Petr and Audrey again all knocked in runs.

In the top of the 5th they added on again with Carly and Kylie leading off with walks and Madison Bowen cleaning it up with a 3 run home run. Hanna Hendrickson followed with a single and later came home on her sister Rachel Hendrickson's RBI bases loaded walk to finish up the scoring.

Julia Mears started the game in the circle and Audrey Braun finished it with 3 scoreless innings to complete the 5 inning run rule victory 19-6. 

 Always a good post game talk after a 5 inning run rule victory.

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MAY 1 POWAY HAS A GREAT ALL AROUND DAY AGAINST MT CARMEL

Mt Carmel-- The Titans had one of their most complete wins on Friday dominating the Sundevils on offense and defense.

It began in the first with Kylie Andruski leading off with a single, Julia Mears getting a hit, Madison Bowen with a sacrifie fly and oway took a quick 2-0 lead.

Julia  Mears was on the mound and threw a great game keeping the Sundevils off base.

The Titans opened up the lead in the 3rd with Andruski bunting for a single, Audrey Braun following with a hit and Julia Mears hitting a 3 run home run, her 6th of the year. Poway leading 5-0.

The offense just kept going after that with hits by Emily Balcom, Audrey Braun, and Julia Mears again with a 2 RBI double. Natalie Ewing picked up a hit and scored. Carly King, Emily Petr and Brooke Schultz each added RBI singles as well as Balcom adding an RBI double late.

With solid defense most of the day the Titans turned in a nice Zip Code out  scoring it 94265. Natalie to Audrey to Balcom to Carly to Brooke to get out of a jam in the 4th

Madison Bowen came in to close out the game pitching. Final score Poway 13 MCHS 3.

 

 TITAN PARTY AT HOME AFTER JULIA'S 3 RUN HOME RUN

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APRIL 29 TITANS PICK UP A BIG WIN OVER TORREY PINES TO GO 4-1 IN LEAGUE

Poway -- With the Varisty team on the road, the Titans JV took to the Varsity field today to take on visiting Torrey Pines.  and the music was  playing loud.

Poway sent Audrey Braun to the mound, fresh off her win last Friday at the Lake, looking to make it 2 in a row.  

 Torrey Pines got on the board first taking an early 2-0 lead. Poway answered back in the bottom of the 3rd with Carly King drawing a leadoff walk and later scoring on a single by Emily Petr.  Petr came across later in the inning on a squeeze bunt by Emily Balcom to tie the game at 2.

Torrey pines went back up 4-2 in the 4th, but Poway stayed positive and had a comeback still in store. In the bottom of the 4th, Leslie Braun drew a walk, pinch runner Kylie Andruski stole second and scored on Carly Kings single to right to pull closer at 4-3.

In the bottom of the 5th Audrey Braun reahced base followed by Emily Balcom, which scored Braun to tie the game. Julia Mears singled to left and Brooke Schultz brought in the go ahead run with a single to center.

Audrey braun pitched the final two innings scoreless to preserve the win 5-4. That puts the Titans record at 4-1 in league play and 13-7 overall.

 EMILY PETR STAYED HOT AT THE PLATE WITH THE FIRST RBI OF THE GAME

 

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APRIL 24 TITANS COME UP BIG BEATING RB AT THE ANNUAL GAME AT POWAY LAKE

Poway -- In the biggest setting and looking for revenge, The Poway Titans came out hungry to avenge their worst showing of the year against RB earlier this season. 

Audrey Braun took the mound at the annual Poway Lake game and was brilliant. going 6 innings giving up 3 runs but none of them earned.

She was helped on defense with solid plays at third by Brooke Schultz, Shortstop Carly King and Emily Petr at second.

The offense got going in the 2nd inning down 1-0 with Audrey Braun drawing a walk, followed by a Kylie wilke bunt, and a Carly King walk. That was  followed by RBI singles from Emily Petr and Kylie Andruski to take the lead.

In the 4th Kylie Wilke led off with a single and was brilliantly squeezed home by Emily Petr. Leslie Braun followed with a single, Andruski walked and Julia Mears brought one in with a sac fly.

Small ball worked in the 5th with Madison Bowen bunting for a single, followed by Audrey Braun bunting as well. Carly King came up big with a 2 RBI hit that pushed the lead to 6-3.

Julia Mears came in to pitch the 7th and got the save with a scoreless ininng

Final score Poway 6 RB 3 

 

 

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APRIL 22 POWAY FALLS TO WESTVIEW 3-2

Westview -- It was a great pitchers duel out at Westview H.S. on wednesday.  Julia Mears took the circle for the Titans and pitched a great game.  She went  6 innings and gave up 2 earned, scattering a few hits and had the highest strike out total this month.

Defense is what kept the Titans in this game with a caight stealing by Emily Balcom, and a double play with Madison Bowen throwing to Balcom at the plate to cut off a run.

Offensively  Carly King got the Titans on the board in the second inning scoring Grace Amato with a 2 out RBI single. in the 5th Brooke Schultz got on followed by Kylie Wilke which scored Schultz, but thats as close as the Titans would come.

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APRIL 17 POWAY PULLS OUT A TOUGH GAME AGAINST RAMONA TO GO 2-0

Poway -- The Titans entertained the Ramona Bulldogs on Friday and it was a tough back and forth contest all the way until the end.

The game started off with Poway taking a 1-0 lead and Ramona jumping back on top 2-1.

The offense came through in the 3rd with Kylie Wilke leading off with a walk, followed by Madison Bowen dropping down a bunt for a hit. Wilke later scored on the back end of a double steal. Audrey Braun picked up an RBI with a sac fly, followed by a bases loaded walk to Brooke Schultz to get another run.

In the fourth Julia Mears picked up an RBI with a sac fly of her own.

The defense sparkled with a great double play from Kylie Wilke to Emily Balcom to cut a run off at the plate. Balcom also threw out a runner trying to steal, and started a double play off a pop up bunt and throw to Emily Petr at first to get out of a jam.

With the game tied 5-5 in the 6th Emily Balcom walked and came around to score the go ahead run on Madison Bowens clutch 2 out RBI single to left.

Julia Mears picked up the win as the starting pitcher throwing a strong 5 1/3 innings, and Audrey braun came in tho close the door with the final 4 outs of the game.

The 6-5 win puts Poway at 2-0 in League play 

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APRIL 15 LEAGUE PLAY BEGINS WITH A SOLD WIN AGAINST MT CARMEL

Poway -- The Poway titans came back from spring break to begin League play against Mt Carmel.  Audrey Braun took the mound, and after a rocky first inning, shut the Sundevils out for the next 5 innings.

The offense was led by Braun who had her best offensive day of the year with 3 hits and 3 RBI. Emily Balcom helped out the Titans in the 1st inning with a clutch 2 out 2 RBI single.

Madison Bowen came up big a few innings later with her first home run of the year knocking in 2.

Kylie Andruski got the rally started in the 5th with a bunt single and later scored on one of Braun's hits.

In the 6th Alyssa Hadix got on with a single and was knocked in by Kylie Wilke .

Mt Carmel tried to mount a rally in the 7th, but Madsion Bowen came in to get the final out and preserve the win

Final Poway 8 MCHS 5 

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APRIL 2 BRILLIANT PITCHING PERFORMANCE COMES UP JUST SHORT

Poway -- Today was marked by great defense on both sides and a classic pitchers duel.

Audrey Braun turned in her best performance in the circle this year going 6 1/3 innings with 2 runs given up, and making 6 plays herself on defense. She was backed up by her outfield, who made two great throws  to cut runs off at the plate by Madison Bowen from center and Emily Balcom in right.

The offense had runners on base every inning and in scoring position in 6 of the innings, but just couldn't get any runs across

Madison Bowen, Audrey Braun and Mackenzie Hemmig had hits early but couldn't score. Carly King, Emily Petr, Kylie Andruski, and Julia Petr added hits later but were stranded as well.

In the bottom of the 7th Kylie Andruski lined a 2 out triple to right center, and Madison Bowen followed with a smash to right field that looked like trouble but was flagged down by RBV to end the game.

Final RBV 2 Poway 0  That gives the Titans a 9-6 record going into  spring break!!!! 

 

 Audrey Braun turned in her best game of the year today

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MARCH 31 POWAY TURNS IN A SOLID GAME AGAINST CATHEDRAL 

 Poway-- The Titans turned in one of their better performances of the year against Cathedral Catholic today.  Julia Mears was the starter and pitched 4 strong innings of shut out ball while scattering a few hits and walks.  She was helped on defense by a double play in the first and a caught stealing by Emily Balcom in the 3rd, as well as a slick play by Brooke Schultz up the middle, scooped by Emily Petr at first to end the 4th inning.

 The offense got started with Emily Petr singling in the 2nd and taking second, third and home all on her own. That was followed by Mackenzie Hemming with a hit and Emily Balcom with her first home run of the year to left. Grace Amato later singled stole second and scored a run to put Poway up 4-0.

The offense continued to roll in the 5th,  Kylie Wilke led off with a hit and came home on Kylie Andruskis home run to right center. Madison Bowen doubled and scored later in the inning to give Poway a 7-0 lead

Audrey Braun finished the last 3 innings looking sharp giving up 3 runs, but none of them earned.

Final score Poway 7- Cathedral 3 

 

 Emily Balcom hits a 2 run home run to left field against Cathedral today

 Kylie Andruski connects on a two run home run as well

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MARCH 26  A REMATCH AGAINST MISSION HILLS 

Poway -- This was a rematch of two good teams with Poway taking the first contest 4-0.

Madison Bowen started the game on the mound for the Titans and pitched well going 4 plus innings giving up 2 earned runs. Audrey Braun finished the game with 2 plus innings and 1 earned.

 The difference was that the defense of Mission Hills kept the Titans from scoring. Everytime Poway got gilrs on base, they couldnt get them across.

Poway had hits by Madison, Emily Petr, Brooke Schultz, Kylie Andruski and Carly King.

They will continue with non league games next week on tuesday and thursday and then start League play when they return from break.

Final score Mission Hills 6 Poway 0 

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March 24 A TOUGH GAME VERSUS BONITA VISTA

Poway -- Poway ran up against a good Bonita Vitsa team today.  Things got off to a tough start when third baseman Ashley Songer took a bad hop off the nose in the first, and it seemed nothing went right from there.  Ashley seems to be doing better. she said she looked like a "cabbage patch doll" after the game. so she was in good spirits.

The highlights of the day were a Julia Mears single, 3 nice plays at second by Grace Amato , a pick off at third by catcher Leslie Braun, and a double play from outfielder Madison Bowen to 3b Alyssa Hadix to apply the tag.

 

 Grace Amato played a solid second base today for the Titans

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MARCH 19 A SOLID ALL AROUND GAME GETS POWAY THE WIN AT LCC

La Costa Canyon-- Coming off a tough loss to RB, Poway travelled to La Costa Canyon to turn things around.  With a few different faces in the lineup, Poway turned in one of its best performances all year against a very good LCC team

Madison Bowen took the mound and pitched a brilliant 5 innings giving up 2 runs but 0 earned.

The poway bats looked sharper today, but it wasnt until the 4th innings that Poway broke through.  Julia mears started off with a ground rule double to left, and later scored on a single by Brooke Schultz.

Then in the 5th inning Kylie Andruski led things off with a bunt single followed by Audrey Braun geting on off a well placed bunt as well . Julia Mears then followed with her 5th home run of the year to give the Titans a 4-0 lead.  Poway got their last run when Leslie Braun drove home Emily Petr with a sac fly.

Audrey Braun came on in the 6th innig to secure the win with two shutout innings

final score Poway 5-2  that gives the Titans a 8-3 record through the first 3 weeks. 

 

Shown in an earlier game against Fallbrook, Julia Mears continues with the hot bat against LCC

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MARCH 18  A TALE OF TWO DIFFERENT GAMES AGAINST RB

 Poway -- This was two different games played all within the same game. For the first 4 innings, it was a pitchers duel  between Poway and RB.  Julia Mears was brilliant through 4 innings giving up only one run.

 While the bats were quiet for the most part today, Poway did take a 2-1 lead after 4 innings on a Kylie Wilke single and double steal home, and then an RBI single by Julia Mears scored Kylie Andruski.

Then the wheels fell off the bus and nothing went right. 

Final rb 13 poway 2 

 

Emily Balcom and Julia Mears discuss strategy against RB 

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MARCH 16, 2015 ST PATRICKS DAY GETS CELEBRATED A DAY EARLY FOR POWAY BATS

Fallbrook---  The team took the long journey north to take on Fallbrook, and it must have made everyone fired up because the Poway bats came out to play.  

The game started innocently enough with Kylie Andruski leading off with a bunt single, and was singled home by Julia Mears. It only got better from there.... Poway scored 8 in the second with Rbis from Emily Balcom, Kylie Andruski and Madison Bowen, then capped off the inning with back to back home runs from Julia Mears and Emily Petr.

The third inning Poway scored 5 more on Juia's second home run of the day and 4th of the season.

The 4th inning saw Poway load the bases again when Hannah Hendrickson knocked in 2 with a sharp single up the middle.

Many of the Titans recorded multiple hit and multiple RBI games today.

Audrey Braun was on the mound and pitched well with sister Leslie Braun behind the plate to get the victory. 19-2

 

the heroes of the game today at Fallbrook 

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RECENT RESULTS

VARSITY-2015

Valencia (Win)

Los Osos (Win)

Lakewood (Win)

Mater Dei Catholic (Win 4-0)

Mira Mesa (Win 9-2)

San Pasqual (Win 13-8)

Mission Hills (Win 11-0)

Bonita Vista (Loss 3-5)

Hilltop (Win 10-2)

Carlsbad (Win 13-0)

LCC (Loss 6-7)

RBV (Win 5-3)

RBV (Loss 1-9)

Valhalla (Win 14-0)

Carlsbad (Win 6-1)

San Pasqual (Win 12-0)

Hilltop (Win 17-0)

JV-2015

TORREY PINES (WIN 14-1)

RAMONA (WIN 19-6)

MCHS (WIN 13-3)

TORREY PINES (WIN 5-4)

RB (WIN 6-3)

WESTVIEW (LOSS 2-3)

RAMONA (WIN 6-5)

MT CARMEL (WIN 8-5)

RBV (LOSS 0-2)

CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC (WIN 7-3)

MISSION HILLS (LOSS 0-6)

BONITA VISTA (LOSS 0-10)

LCC (WIN 5-2)

RB (LOSS 13-2)

FALLBROOK ( WIN 19-2)

RBV ( LOSS 2-5)

ESCONDIDO (WIN 9-2)

MISSION HILLS (WIN 4-0)

SAN DIEGUITO (WIN)

STEELE CANYON (LOSS)

EL CAMINO (WIN 4-2)

GRANITE HILLS ( WIN)

PATRICK HENRY (WIN)