JetHawks Falter in Ninth

Rancho Cucamonga scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning and defeated the JetHawks, 7-4, in a California League game Saturday night at the Hangar.

Ryan Jones' three-run home run in the third inning gave the JetHawks a 4-1 lead.

Today's game: Rancho Cucamonga at Lancaster, 2 p.m. On the radio: KUTY-AM (1470).

AROUND THE LEAGUES

Scanning Friday's box scores:

Triple A--Matt Franco (Westlake) had two hits for Norfolk (Mets) in a 3-2 loss to Pawtucket. . . . Keith Evans (Crespi) improved to 5-1 with two innings of shutout relief for Ottawa (Expos) in a 2-1 victory at Charlotte. . . . Brent Cookson (Santa Paula, Ventura College) hit his fifth home run, a three-run shot, for Las Vegas (Dodgers) in a 7-4 victory at Nashville.

Double A--Andy Dominique (Alemany) drove in two runs for Reading (Phillies) in a 4-0 victory at Bowie. . . . Darrell Dent (Montclair Prep) drove in two runs for Jacksonville (Dodgers) in a 9-1 victory over Orlando. . . . Brian Luderer (Crespi) drove in three runs for Midland (Athletics) in a 16-7 victory over Wichita.

Class A--John Ennis (Monroe) struck out eight and allowed three hits and one earned run in seven innings for Myrtle Beach (Braves), which defeated Frederick, 5-2. . . . Covelli Crisp (Pierce) had two hits and his 21st stolen base for Potomac (Cardinals) in a 4-3 victory at Winston-Salem. . . . Rick Nadeau (Kennedy) had three hits and stole a base, and Freddy Sanchez had two hits and stole a base for Sarasota (Red Sox) in an 8-2 loss at Jupiter. . . . Barry Tolli (Newbury Park) had two hits, including his first home run, for Cedar Rapids (Angels) in a 7-6 loss to Lansing. . . . Ryan Hamill hit his sixth home run and drove in two runs for Peoria (Cardinals) in an 11-7 victory over Clinton. . . . Jason Botts (Glendale College) singled, tripled and drove in a run for Savannah (Rangers) in a 5-0 victory over Wilmington.

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