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Baseball: JSerra stays unbeaten with doubleheader sweep of Cypress

Eric Sondheimer
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A 6-0 start is pretty good for top-ranked JSerra. But it’s the way the Lions are winning that’s even more impressed.

Challenged in a doubleheader on Saturday by a good Cypress team, JSerra won, 7-4, in nine innings and 16-5.

In the first game, both teams scored two runs in the eighth, but JSerra scored four more in the ninth for the win. Brady Shockey and Chase Strumpf each had three hits. Garret Brockel hit a two-run home run for Cypress.

In the second game, the Lions got 15 hits. Davis Wendzel had two hits and three RBI. Sam Cohen added two hits and two RBI.

Dana Hills 6-5, Valencia 3-4: The Dolphins swept the doubleheader to improve to 11-1.

Agoura 2, Simi Valley 0: Michael Weisberg threw a three-hitter with zero walks. Joey Czarske went three for three.

Mira Costa 4, Bishop Amat 3: Trevor Franklin improved to 4-0, throwing striking out five in 6 1/3 innings for Mira Costa.

Bonita 6, Servite 1: Bonita won the nonleague game.

Loyola 4-6, Foothill 1-4: Holden Groff allowed two hits in six innings in the first game, and Matt McGeah had a two-run single. In the second game, Ben Post allowed one hit in five innings. Awari Muoneke had two RBI. Brandon Hudson hit a three-run home run for Foothill.

San Pedro 8, Birmingham 1: Mikey Hernandez threw a complete game to defeat the defending City champs.

Saugus 5, West Torrance 3: Tyler Grissom had three hits for the Centurions.

Chaminade 9, Granada Hills 3: Nick Kahle went three for four, including a three-run home run.

Moorpark 5-1, Calabasas 1-3: Sammy Kaufman allowed one earned run in the second-game win for Calabasas. Andrew West got the save.

Glendora 6-7, Walnut 5-6: Glendora got the doubleheader sweep behind Nick Kaye, who had five RBI on the day. Griffen Herrera went four for four in the first game and got the final three outs of game two on the mound for the save.

Etiwanda 12, Pasadena 6: Kyle Isbel homered for Etiwanda.

Murrieta Valley 2, Murrieta Mesa 1: The Nighthawks improved to 7-0 to win the Pirate Falcon Classic in Oceanside.

Hart 6, El Segundo 5: Jake Lewis and Paul Richan each hit home runs for the Indians. Lars Nootbaar had two doubles and three hits for El Segundo.

Granada Hills Kennedy 2, Santa Barbara 0: Gilbert Hernandez struck out 11 in six innings and Josh Gonzalez drove in two runs.

Chatsworth 13, Westlake 2: Niko Switalla and Nick Henry each had three hits for the Chancellors.

Temescal Canyon 4, Marina 3: Dylan Alhanati had three RI and picked up his fourth win of the season.

Crescenta Valley 6-1, Chula Vista Mater Dei 4-0: Jimmy Smiley had three hits and Adrian Damla had two hits in game one. Freshman Tommy Beer gave up one hit in five innings in the second game, striking out three and walking none. Smiley got the save and drove in the only run.

Narbonne 5, Gardena Serra 3: Brian Ortega had three hits and two RBI in the eight-inning victory. That comes after a 6-5 win over Torrance in 11 innings on Friday.

L.A. Cathedral 8-15, Glendale 0-0: The Phantoms swept the doubleheaders with two shutouts. Emilio Artica threw the first-game shutout, strikign out four. Daniel Casillas had four RBI. In the second game, freshman pitchers Johnnie Virgen and Alfred Ruiz combined on a five-hitter.

 

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