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.