ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: Nevada Union grad Dalton Maxwell extends hit streak with Gold Sox
June 26, 2017
Dalton Maxwell, a 2015 Nevada Union graduate, extended his hit streak to eight games last week and helped the Marysville Gold Sox to victories over the Chico Heat and the Yuba City Bears in the process.
Maxwell, an infielder, went 2-for-4 in the win over the Heat, and was 1-for-4 in the victory over the Bears. For the week, Maxwell was 4-for-11 with an RBI and a stolen base in three games played.
This is Maxwell's first season with the Gold Sox. So far this season he has played in 11 games and is batting .279 and has three RBIs. Maxwell has a least one hit in 9 of the 11 games he's played in.
During Maxwell's time at Nevada Union he was an All-Sierra Foothill League shortstop. He attends Menlo College and is a standout on the Oaks baseball team as well.
Ryan McCarthy (Nevada Union '13) struggled in his only start for the Gold Sox last week.
McCarthy, a 6-foot, 4-inch right-handed starting pitcher, took the loss after the Gold Sox fell to the Yuba City Bears, 9-1, June 23. McCarthy went three innings, allowed three hits, three earned runs and two walks. He did log five strikeouts in the game.
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For the season, McCarthy has started five games, is 2-2 overall and has a 5.06 ERA.
Fellow pitcher for the Gold Sox Garrett O'Callaghan (Nevada Union '14) appeared in one game last week, pitching 2/3 of an inning in relief in a 13-9 loss to the Medford Rogues. He allowed three hits and two earned runs before handing the ball over.
O'Callaghan has pitched in four games, has started three games and is 0-2 overall.
The Gold Sox (8-15) are a collegiate wood bat baseball team that plays in the Great West League.
Josh Roenicke (Nevada Union '01) took the hill once last week and pitched well, but took the loss as his Pericos de Puebla fell to the Vaqueros Union Laguna, 4-1.
Roenicke, a 6-foot, 3-inch righty, tossed seven innings, allowed six hits and three earned runs while striking out eight in the loss. Despite taking the loss last week, Roenicke has been impressive in his last three starts with 25 strikeouts in 21 innings pitched and just four earned runs allowed.
For the season, Roenicke has started 14 games, is 6-4 overall and has a 2.92 ERA.
The Pericos de Puebla (35-36) are a Triple-A minor league team that plays in the Mexican League.
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