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Tornados Look to Snap Losing Streak Against Nitros

First published in the April 23 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

The Hoover High School varsity baseball team lost the first of a two-game set to visiting Burroughs High of Burbank, 12-1, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Senior Tristan Ulloa collected a base hit and an RBI for the Tornados, junior teammate Brandon Piehr doubled and senior Alejandro Concepcion tallied a single. Junior Jose Mendez scored after reaching on a walk, senior Joaquin Rodriguez finished with a walk and a stolen base, and sophomore Julian Corral walked once.
Meanwhile, senior pitcher Natasha Cohen worked around a hit-by-pitch and retired the final three Burroughs batters in the fifth inning.
The Tornados (3-13-1 overall record, 1-10 in league) will travel to Glendale for a league game on Tuesday, April 26, at 3:30 p.m.


The Tornados lost a league game to visiting Muir High of Pasadena last Tuesday. Junior Fernando Gallegos pitched a pair of scoreless innings, allowing four hits with one strikeout.
Meanwhile, Mendez registered a base hit, an RBI and a stolen base, while Concepcion doubled and scored a run. Senior Tony Torrez produced a base hit and a stolen base, senior Ethan Tobey and junior Matthew Romero each had a base hit, and Corral stole a base.

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