With two pitchers the caliber of seniors Tommy Palomera and Josh Garcia, Chatsworth is considered one of the favorites to win the City Section Division I baseball championship, and Saturday's opening doubleheader sweep of Carson provided an early look at where the Chancellors stand.
In the first game, Palomera struck out 12 in a 9-0 victory over Carson. Andrew Renteria and Hunter Konecny-Pena each had two RBIs. In the second game, the Chancellors also won, 9-0, behind another shutout from Garcia, who struck out eight. Randy Mata had four hits.
Poly defeated Marshall, 5-1. Ruben Dominguez had two hits and two RBIs.
Roosevelt defeated Kennedy, 6-1. Kenny Gallegos threw a complete game, allowing two hits. Jose Castillo had three hits and Gabriel Jimenez added three RBIs.
Cleveland defeated Wilson, 9-0. Jack Fox threw five shutout innings, striking out eight. Gio Cheherlian had three RBIs.
South Gate defeated Hamilton, 3-2. San Fernando defeated San Pedro, 4-3.
Northridge Academy defeated Central City, 14-2. Andrew Lewis had a three-run double.