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Branham scores playoff win against Fremont
On Wednesday, May 15, the Branham Bruins cinched a playoff victory. They defeated Sunnyvale's Fremont Firebirds 5-3. The Bruins knocked eight hits, while the Firebirds added seven. The Bruins hit one home run, bringing their season total to six. The win brought Branham's record to 13-9, while Fremont's record fell to 16-9.
Piedmont Hills scores playoff win against Gunn
Also on Wednesday, the Piedmont Hills Pirates clinched a playoff victory, defeating Palo Alto's Gunn Titans by a score of 6-2. The loss brought Gunn's record to 16-4, while Piedmont Hills' record rose to 14-9-1.
Valley Christian unseats Pacific Bay Christian, claims playoff win
Also on Wednesday, the Valley Christian Warriors clinched a playoff victory, defeating the Pacifica Pacific Bay Christian Eagles by a score of 18-0 at home. The win brought Valley Christian's record to 17-10, while Pacific Bay Christian's record fell to 11-7.
Saint Francis bests Santa Teresa in playoff win
On Saturday, Mountain View's Saint Francis Lancers clinched a playoff victory. They defeated the Santa Teresa Saints by a score of 9-2 at home. The Lancers hit two home runs, adding to their total of 29 this season. The win brought Saint Francis' record to 23-5-1, while Santa Teresa's record fell to 21-7.