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Allan Gramajo of Birmingham won the City Section boys' pole vault championship on Friday, clearing 14 feet, 8 inches at Birmingham.

Teammate Axel Menjivar finished second at 14 feet.

The girls' champion is Ashley Peykar, who cleared 11-0.

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Allan Gramajo of Birmingham won the City Section boys' pole vault championship on Friday, clearing 14 feet, 8 inches at Birmingham.

Teammate Axel Menjivar finished second at 14 feet.

The girls' champion is Ashley Peykar, who cleared 11-0.

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BASEBALL

CITY

Division I

BASEBALL

CITY

Division I

(Eric Sondheimer / Los Angeles Times)

The domination by San Fernando Valley teams in City Section high school baseball was on display in Friday's Division I quarterfinals. All four West Valley League teams came away victorious, making it 44 times in the last 45 seasons that a Valley team will be crowned City champion.

Next Wednesday's semifinals at USC will match rivals Chatsworth against El Camino Real at 3 p.m., followed by Birmingham against Cleveland at 6 p.m.

It's a repeat from the 2016 season when the same four teams made it to the semifinals.

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BOYS' TENNIS

SOUTHERN SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS

Friday

  • Baseball
  • Softball

Despite repeated reminders and warnings that batting practice is illegal prior to Southern Section playoff games in baseball and softball, another team has been forced to forfeit.

The Southern Section announced on Friday that Bishop Conaty-Loretto has forfeited its Division 7 softball victory on Thursday for an illegal batting practice.

Cornelia Connelly will advance to host St. Mary's on Tuesday in a second-round game.

  • Baseball
  • Softball

Despite repeated reminders and warnings that batting practice is illegal prior to Southern Section playoff games in baseball and softball, another team has been forced to forfeit.

The Southern Section announced on Friday that Bishop Conaty-Loretto has forfeited its Division 7 softball victory on Thursday for an illegal batting practice.

Cornelia Connelly will advance to host St. Mary's on Tuesday in a second-round game.

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  • Basketball

The City Section has its announced its basketball playoff divisions for 2017-18. Teams still can appeal their placement.

Here are the boys divisions:

Division I: Fairfax, Westchester, Narbonne, Taft, El Camino Real, Birmingham, Dorsey, Washington, Palisades, Crenshaw, University, Fremont, Gardena, Hamilton, Granada Hills, Venice, Sylmar, Grant, Bernstein, South Gate, Carson, Marshall, LACES, Rancho Dominguez.

Taylor Dollard, left, and Caleb Shulman of Crespi have been playing baseball together since preschool days.
Taylor Dollard, left, and Caleb Shulman of Crespi have been playing baseball together since preschool days. (Don Tardino)

Crespi pitcher Taylor Dollard and Crespi catcher Caleb Shulman have been battery mates since preschool. That's some 15 years.

They even played Little League together in Sherman Oaks.

Now they're off to separate colleges. Caleb, with a 4.47 grade-point average, is headed to play for Emory. Taylor, with a 4.0 GPA, will pitch for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.