Steljes’ one-hitter lifts Albemarle baseball

Albemarle High picked up a sold win over a team from the top half of the Commonwealth standings at home Monday night, knocking off Brooke Point 3-1.

The Patriots (6-9, 3-6 Commonwealth) got an incredible one-hitter from pitcher Geran Steljes. Steljes struck out seven, and surrendered the single hit on a single in the second inning.

At the plate, Josh Sites went 3 for 3 and scored a run. Mitchell Smith went 1 for 3 with a triple while Joey Varaksa went 1 for 3 himself with a double and a stolen base.

Brooke Point’s Chris Denno had the lone hit and scored later in the second.  

Albemarle hits the road today to take on Mountain View at 6:30 p.m.