High school roundup: San Ramon Valley home run turns tide against Amador Valley in baseball

Nick Moroney's home run in the top of the eighth inning sparked a three-run rally and a 4-1 win over Amador Valley in East Bay Athletic League action Friday.
 
East Bay Girls Basketball first-team capsules; second, third team lists
First teamMARIYA MOORE, Salesian, Sr., G/F -- Moore led Salesian to the Open Division state title game, averaging 17. 

High school roundup: San Ramon Valley home run turns tide against Amador Valley in baseball

04/18/2014 10:40 PM PDT
Nick Moroney's home run in the top of the eighth inning sparked a three-run rally and a 4-1 win over Amador Valley in East Bay Athletic League action Friday.
 
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Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens

As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too. 
(Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images)
Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'

Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.