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Softball: Thursday's Southern Section scores and updated pairings




Quarterfinals, Thursday

Los Osos 9, El Modena 4

Anaheim Canyon 6, Los Alamitos 1

Norco 3, Garden Grove Pacifica 0 (10)


Quarterfinal, Friday, 3:15 p.m.

#4 Murrieta Valley at West Ranch


Semifinals, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m.

Murrieta Valley/West Ranch winner at Los Osos

Anaheim Canyon at Norco




Quarterfinals, Thursday

Mission Viejo 8, Sunny Hills 0

South Hills 6, Agoura 1

Westlake 2, Foothill 1

Yucaipa 4, Oaks Christian 1


Semifinals, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m.

#1 Mission Viejo at South Hills

Westlake at #2 Yucaipa




Quarterfinals, Thursday

Grand Terrace 3, Cerritos 2

Gahr 7, Laguna Hills 2

Bishop Amat 3, San Clemente 1

La Serna 3, Redondo 2 (12)


Semifinals, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m.

#1 Grand Terrace at #4 Gahr

#2 La Serna at Bishop Amat




Quarterfinals, Thursday

Highland 19, Apple Valley 0

Ramona 4, El Segundo 3 (10)

Torrance 2, Santa Monica 1

Dos Pueblos 2, Aquinas 1


Semifinals, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m.

Ramona at #1 Highland

#3 Torrance...

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Baseball: Thursday's Southern Section playoff score


Quarterfinal, Thursday

Temple City 3, Santa Ynez 2

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Football: Cathedral's Renard Bell commits to Washington State

Renard Bell, who will be a senior receiver at L.A. Cathedral, has committed to Washington State.

His older brother, Reginald, is a former Dorsey quarterback playing at Eastern Michigan.

The 5-foot-11 Bell is athletic and fast.




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Golf: Loyola, Westlake advance to state championship

The golf teams from Loyola and Westlake finished second and third behind Torrey Pines on Thursday at the CIF/SCGA Southern California High School Championships at Brookside Golf Course and gained qualifying spots for the state championship on June 3 at Poppy Hills Golf Course.

Brandon Bueno led Loyola with a two-under par 70. Preston Smith shot a 70 for Westlake.

The top nine individuals also qualify for the state championship.

Norman Xiong of Temescal Canyon shot a five-under 67 to lead qualifiers.

Collin Morikawa of La Canada qualified with a 71.




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Boys' basketball: Opening matchups set for Fairfax tournament

The matchups have been finalized for the Fairfax basketball tournament June 22-27 at Fairfax High.

Opening games on Monday, June 22, have Maranatha vs. Long Beach Poly, 3 p.m.; Crespi vs. Orange Lutheran, 4:30 p.m.; Fairfax vs. El Segundo, 6 p.m.; Loyola vs. Chino Hills, 7:30 p.m..

Opening games on Tuesday, June 23, have Alemany vs. Windward, 4:30 p.m.; Brentwood vs. Corona Centennial, 6 p.m.; Sierra Canyon vs. La Canada, 7:30 p.m.

On June 24, Mater Dei will play Santa Monica at 4:30 p.m.

The championship game is Saturday, June 27, at 6 p.m.




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Baseball: Rancho Christian hires Tony Nobiensky as coach

Rancho Christian in Temecula has hired Tony Nobiensky as its baseball coach.

Nobiensky guided Temecula Valley to the Southern Section Division 2 championship in 2014.

He has 22 years of coaching experience, including six at Temecula Valley.




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