Gio Brusa

High school: St. Mary’s

Sport: Baseball

Professional: Richmond Flying Squirrels (Giants AA)

Brusa, a 25-year-old first baseman, will start the 2019 season with a new squad after a promotion sent him from the Single-A San Jose Giants to the double-A Richmond squad. Brusa batted .238 with San Jose last year, with 19 home runs.

Brad Reeves

High school: Lodi

Sport: Golf

College: Arizona

Reeves, a junior, went from 35th to tied for ninth on the final day of the Goodwin at Stanford Golf Course, with a 3-under 67 to finished with a 1-over 211 at the three-day event.

Jessica Hartwell

High school: Liberty Ranch

Sport: Softball

College: Texas Tech

Hartwell, a senior infielder, hit safely in all three games of a series against Iowa State, and in two of those games she stole third and scored on an error. She was 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI and two stolen bases in the first game, then had a single, a stolen base and a run in the second, a loss. She went 2-for-3 again with a run in the third.

Bradi Kooyman

High school: Elliot

Sport: Softball

College: Pacific

Kooyman, a junior infielder, went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run in a 6-5 loss to CSU Bakersfield at the Bulldog Classic, then had a single in a 6-2 loss to host Fresno State.

Brittany Baroni

High school: Liberty Ranch

Sport: Softball

College: McPherson (Kan.)

Baroni, a junior pitcher, got the win with six scoreless innings in a 9-0 win over Tabor (Kan.), with five strikeouts and two hits.

Abbie Lewis

High school: Lodi

Sport: Softball

College: William Jessup

Lewis, a sophomore outfielder, went 2-for-3 in a 7-2 loss to Ottawa (Ariz.), then hit safely in three of the next four games — 3-for-4 with a double and three runs in a 15-2 win over Ottawa, 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run in a 5-4 win over Arizona Christian, and a triple, RBI and a run in a 7-6 win over ACU.

Lauren Garoutte

High school: Tokay

Sport: Softball

College: William Jessup

Garoutte, a senior outfielder, also had a successful week with William Jessup, with a double and a run in the first game against Ottawa, a double and two RBIs in the next game and a single and two runs in the last game against Ottawa, followed by a double, an RBI and run in the first game against Arizona Christian and two walks in the second.

Korina Krueg

High school: Tokay

Sport: Softball

College: CSU Monterey Bay

Krueg, a junior infielder, had a single and an RBI in a 4-3 loss to Concordia-Irvine, then had a single and a run in a 2-1 win over Hawaii-Hilo.

Alex Patterson

High school: St. Mary’s

Sport: Baseball

College: UC Santa Barbara

Patterson, a senior right-hander, pitched 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief, with one hit, one walk and a strikeout, in a 9-7 loss to Cal State Fullerton on March 30. In Tuesday’s 10-4 win over USC, Patterson went 2 1/3 innings, allowing one unearned run on two hits and two strikeouts.

Daniel Vitoria

High school: Galt

Sport: Baseball

College: Pacific

Vitoria, a junior pitcher, threw 1 2/3 innings of relief in a 6-2 loss to Air Force.

Mason Blansett

High school: Lodi

Sport: Baseball

College: Whittier

Blansett, a senior second baseman, hit safely in two of three games against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs in a 6-4 loss, then going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run in a 6-5 win.

Brett Young

High school: Lodi

Sport: Baseball

College: Delta State (Miss.)

Young, a senior center fielder, was 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run in a 9-8 win over Henderson State, then had a single, a walk and two runs in a 10-0 win over Ouachita Baptist.

Aliah Cisneros

High school: Tokay

Sport: Softball

College: Cosumnes River

Cisneros, a freshman outfielder, had singles in a loss to Sacramento and a win over Lassen, then went 2-for-3 with a run in a 6-4 win over Folsom Lake.

Kayley Rocha

High school: Liberty Ranch

Sport: Softball

College: Cosumnes River

Rocha, a freshman outfielder, had a double in the first game of a double-header against Sacramento — both losses — and a single, two walks and an RBI in the second. She went hitless in a double-header against Lassen, but had a run in a 9-5 win and an RBI and two runs in a 15-0 win. On Wednesday, she had a single against Folsom Lake.

Jordyn Farren

High school: Liberty Ranch

Sport: Softball

College: Sacramento City

Farren, a freshman catcher, hit safely in both wins over Cosumnes River, going 2-for-4 with two runs in the first game, and a single and a run in the second.

Shelby Featherston

High school: Lodi

Sport: Softball

College: Santa Barbara CC

Featherston, a freshman, had a triple and three RBIs in a 5-4 loss to Allan Hancock, then had a single, an RBI and three runs in a 10-0 win over L.A. Pierce.

Trevor Arntson

High school: Liberty Ranch

Sport: Baseball

College: Sacramento City

Arntson, a freshman right-hander, pitched a scoreless inning of relief in a 12-7 win over Modesto, with no hits allowed.

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