Baseball: JSerra wins Southern California Division of Boras Classic

JSerra's pitching has been magificient this week, and the Lions ended up winning the Southern California Division of the Boras Classic on Friday night with a 5-0 win over Trinity League rival Santa Ana Mater Dei.

Jack Owen threw a complete game in the championship, allowing four hits while striking out one and walking none. Chase Strumpf had two hits and two RBI. JSerra is 13-1 and opens the Trinity League next week with a three-game series against the Monarchs.


JSerra advances to the Boras Classic championship game against the Northern California champion, St. Francis, on May 2 at noon at Cal State Fullerton.

Huntington Beach defeated Alemany, 7-0, in the third-place game. Mitchell Kovary threw a four-hitter, striking out two and walking none. Hagen Danner went three for three. The Moberg brothers, Jack and Jake, pitched Vista Murrieta past Chatsworth, 2-0. Jack threw five shutout innings and Jake finished with the save. Connor Cannon hit a home run.

Chaminade defeated Damien, 6-5. Jonathan Kennedy threw four shutout innings. Blake Solis, Nick Kahle and Anthony Acosta each had two hits. Long Beach Wilson defeated San Clemente, 5-4, in eight innings. Lucas Herbert had three hits for San Clemente. Jacob Barham had three hits and Chris Betts added two hits for Wilson.

Aliso Niguel defeated Great Oak, 5-4. Domenic Colacchio and Blake Sabol each had two hits for Aliso Niguel. Mitch Hayes had two hits and RBI for Great Oak. Corona defeated Birmingham, 1-0. Isaac Meza threw a complete game in defeat. JC Hatch threw five shutout innings for Corona.

Bishop Amat defeated Buena, 15-7, in the Righetti tournament. Sergio Robles had two hits, three RBI and scored five runs. Sophomore Jayson Gonzalez went four for four with four RBI.

Foothill (15-5) won the Righetti tournament championship with a 4-2 win over Thousand Oaks. Luke Diradoorian threw five shutout innings. Earlier, Foothill defeated Calabasas, 3-0, in a semifinal. Soren Yarnall threw a three-hitter. Sebastian Lopez had two hits and two RBI.

In the Pacific League, Danny Bustos struck out eight in Burroughs' 3-1, 11-inning win over Hoover. Bustos didn't walk a single batter in nine innings while allowing four hits. Anthony Bocanegra had three hits for Burroughs. Crescenta Valley defeated Glendale, 6-0. Eric Ma threw five shutout innings and Brian Gadsby struck out six in two innings.

In the Palomares League, Austin Isenhart of Glendora threw an eight-inning no-hitter to lift his team past South Hills, 1-0. Nate Orosz hit a walk-off double. It was only the second hit for Glendora against Gavin Velasquez.

Chino Hills defeated Los Osos, 18-7. Chris Arcos had two hits and four RBI.

San Dimas improved to 18-0 by winning the championship game of the Don Lugo tournament with a 5-2 win over Virginia Paul VI behind pitcher Peter Lambert.