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Basketball openings don’t come too often in the Trinity League, so when they become available, you better get a good coach. JSerra feels it has hired one in former UC Riverside assistant Keith Wilkinson.

Wilkinson played basketball for Tim Floyd at USC.

He’s also a Capistrano Valley grad.

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All-City guard Devonaire Doutrive of Birmingham has committed to Arizona.

Doutrive went on his official visit this weekend.

Arizona is in need of recruits after several reversed themselves and decided to open up their recruitment. Doutrive has strong shooting and scoring skills.

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ACADEMY LEAGUE

Oxford Academy 2, Sage Hill 1

The Chatsworth-El Camino Real softball rivalry was on full display Friday, with Chatsworth prevailing 1-0 to improve to 2-0 in the West Valley League.

The only run scored came on Ruby Salzman’s two-out solo home run in the fifth inning.

Ava Justman threw the shutout, striking out six while allowing three hits. Ashley Murphy took the loss for El Camino Real.

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JSerra has gotten hot at the right time, winning its eighth consecutive game on Friday night to claim the Boras Classic South Division championship with a 2-1 victory over La Mirada.

Pitcher Andrew Miller was brilliant. He allowed one hit, striking out four and walking two.

With JSerra (10-4) beginning Trinity League play next week with a three-game series against Servite, the Lions showed this week they have the pitching to contend for a league title.

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AMBASSADOR LEAGUE

Woodcrest Christian 6, Arrowhead Christian 1

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Mission Viejo pitchers continued to perform well on Thursday night in the National Classic championship game. But San Jose Valley Christian was better and came away with a 2-1 victory at Cal State Fullerton.

Sophomore Eddie Park of Valley Christian (16-1-1) was the star. He pitched five innings and also had two hits and two RBIs.

IMG Academy defeated Servite 5-3. Andrew Cromwell, Jarred Greene and Colby Canales had two hits each for Servite. JW North defeated Bishop Amat 3-0. Devin Soliz struck out five and walked one.

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Surprise, surprise. That’s all you can say about the championship matchup for the Boras Classic South Division championship on Friday at 6 p.m. at Mater Dei.

It will be JSerra facing off against La Mirada.

JSerra was supposed to be in rebuilding mold, but the Lions have received great pitching this week and knocked off Harvard-Westlake 3-1 in Thursday’s semifinals. Tim Scarlett and Ryan Farmer combined on a three-hitter. Nino Vultaggio had a two-run triple.

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BAY LEAGUE

Redondo 25, Morningside 0

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Mission Viejo’s pitching staff keeps coming through, and the Diablos have advanced to Thursday’s National Classic championship game after a 2-1 win over Utah Jordan.

Will Levine struck out six in 5 1/3 innings and Michael Rhylick got the save. Rhylick also had two hits. Mission Viejo will play in the 7:30 p.m. final at Cal State Fullerton against San Jose Valley Christian, a 5-1 winner over Cypress.

Tanner Smith hit a walk-off three-run home run in Servite’s 10-7 win over American Fork. He went four for five on the day. Jarred Greene added three hits, including a home run.