Prep Sports Summary: MVHS pitcher Barrett throws no-hitter

Barrett brothers
Cris Barrett/Special to the Town Crier
Brothers Gabe, left, and Liam Barrett of Mountain View High celebrate Gabe’s 17-strikeout no-hitter last week for the Spartans’ baseball team. Liam served as the catcher for older brother Gabe.

In his 15 years coaching high school baseball, Mountain View High’s Kris Mims said he had never seen what his ace pitcher Gabe Barrett did Friday afternoon. He threw a no-hitter that included a school-record 17 strikeouts in the Spartans’ 3-0 league win over visiting Wilcox.

Basketball roundup: Baum surpasses 1,000 career points in Eagles’ sweep of Paly

Jamie Baum
Monet Sekiguchi/Special to the Town Crier
Los Altos High senior guard Jamie Baum holds the signs her teammates made for her for reaching 1,000 career points.

Proving that last year’s win over perennial league power Palo Alto wasn’t a fluke, the Los Altos High girls basketball team beat the Vikings twice last week to open the season – and one Eagle reached a milestone in the process.

LA baseball team wins both games; MV girls soccer squad slips by Paly

The Los Altos High baseball team put up 40 runs last week – and it only took the Eagles two games to do it.

Sports on the Side for April 28

SFHS grad Higgins clears the bases

St. Francis High graduate Ryan Higgins, a junior on the Fresno State baseball team, belted a grand slam in the Bulldogs’ 8-3 home win over Air Force April 10.

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