Baseball: Dana Hills gets another shutout to improve to 5-0

Who has a better pitching staff than Dana Hills? That's going to be the question in the opening month of the baseball season after the Dolphins improved to 5-0 on Thursday with a 3-0 win over Irvine. The pitching staff has allowed one run in five games and recorded four shutouts.

Zach Wolf allowed three hits in five shutout innings.


Alemany 5, Calabasas 1: Ruben Cardenas hit a three-run home run to help the Warriors improve to 3-0 in the Easton tournament. Carter Yankie allowed one run in 4 2/3 innings.

Moorpark 7, Burroughs 3: Austin Ready had three RBI to keep the Musketeers unbeaten.


Agoura 7, Hart 2: Joey Czarske had two hits and three RBI for the Chargers (3-0).

Saugus 7, Lancaster 3: JT Heade, Rudy Aguilar and Brendan Griffith each drove in two runs for Saugus.

West Ranch 3, Rio Mesa 1: Sean O'Shea contributed two hits and two RBI. Ryan Beddeo, the basketball standout, had a single and double for West Ranch.

Simi Valley 1, El Camino Real 0: Abbott Haffar struck out five, walked none and threw a four-hitter.


Notre Dame 8, Canyon Country Canyon 5: Colin Brophy had a double and single and Ryan Morris threw five strong innings for the Knights.

Mission Viejo 10, Irvine University 2: Patrick Sandoval struck out seven in six innings.

Long Beach Wilson 6, La Mirada 4: Catcher Chris Betts hit two home runs and had three hits.

Vista Murrieta 2, Long Beach Poly 0: Three pitchers combined on a two-hitter for Vista Murrieta.

Trabuco Hills 6, Beckman 1: Matt Torrento struck out seven in five shutout innings. Chad Crosbie had two RBI.

Foothill 10, Eastvale Roosevelt 2: Dylan Doherty contributed three hits. Sebastian Lopez picked up his second win.

Temescal Canyon 1, Redlands 0: Dylan Alhanati threw the shutout and drove in the only run with an RBI double.

Newbury Park 7, Loyola 2: Thomas Ponticelli threw six innings to pick up the win.


Glendora 7, Chaffey 5: Sophomore Hayden Pearce threw four innings of shutout relief to help Glendora rally from a 5-0 deficit. Griffen Herrea had two hits and three RBI.

Taft 5, Dos Pueblos 4: Jayson Newman, Justin Thomas and Jacob Davies all hit home runs for the Toreadors.

Westlake 5, Kennedy 4: Keefer Meehan had three hits for the Warriors. Juan Gonzalez and Estevan Rodriguez each had two hits for Kennedy.

Sierra Canyon 2, Arleta 1: Sophomore Zack Tavelman threw a three-hitter. Brock Bell and Michael Croft had two hits apiece.

Bonita 12, Warren 7: Joaquin Castillo and Junior Ruiz had three hits apiece for Warren.

Royal 8, Ventura 3: Matt Sciumbato and Kurt Johnson each had two hits for the Highlanders (3-0), who will face host Granada Hills in the Southern California Invitational semifinals on Saturday. The other semifinal is Oxnard at Cleveland.

Granada Hills 8, Campbell Hall 4: James Bacon had two RBI and Matt Nash and Tony LaPorte had two hits apiece.

Cleveland 4, Culver City 2: Ben Kaser had two hits and Sam Villa picked up the pitching win.

Verdugo Hills 4, Paraclete 1: Vicente Chacon allowed five hits in a complete game. Matt Zavala had two hits and two RBI.

Chaminade 8, Quartz Hill 1: Nick Kahle had two doubles and Blake Solis went three for three. Tommy Costello threw six innings for the win.

Oaks Christian 15, Oak Park 8: Noah Prewett went three for five with two home runs and four RBI. Phil Quartararo also hit two home runs and had three hits for the Lions.

St. Bonaventure 3, L.A. Roosevelt 0: The Seraphs handed Roosevelt its first defeat. Turner McDonald threw a five-hitter.

North Hollywood 9, Hueneme 6: Brandon Sorto and Ryan Ruiz led the Huskies with multiple hits.

Santa Barbara 4, Cabrillo 0: UCLA commit Kevin Gowdy struck out six in five innings. Santa Barbara is 3-0 and its pitchers haven't allowed a run yet.

Tesoro 3, Orange Lutheran 2: Tesoro handed the Lancers a defeat in their season opener.

Esperanza 4, Damien 3: Esperanza spoiled the debut of new Damien Coach Andy Nieto.

San Fernando 6, Hoover 5: The Tigers improved to 2-2.

Sylmar 6, Highland 3: Josh Meza struck out three in six innings.

Heritage Christian 21, Santa Paula 4: Kenny Williams had three hits and two RBI and Alexander Jelloian had four hits and two RBI.

Malibu 6, San Marino 5: Ezra Allen led Malibu with two hits and three RBI. Ray Murray had a walk-off RBI single.