Baseball: Left-hander Chris Murphy shows off talent for Granada Hills

Eric Sondheimer
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There's no lack of talent from West Valley League pitchers this season, and junior left-hander Chris Murphy of Granada Hills gave a sneak peek of how effective pitchers are going to be in the league this season.

On Wednesday in a nonleague opener against Verdugo Hills, Murphy had a no-hitter for 5 2/3 innings in the Highlanders' 4-1 victory. He struck out 10 in six shutout innings. He's committed to California.

Holden Mehr provided the big hits, getting a two-run home run and RBI single. Tony LaPorte added a solo home run.

That means two games in and West Valley teams are 2-0.




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