ORANGE COUNTY PREP BASEBALL : Freeway League : Troy Makes Short Work of Sonora, 14-2

Troy High School had 19 hits en route to a 14-2 victory over Sonora Friday afternoon in a Freeway League game at Troy.

Troy (8-1, 14-4) leads the league by two games. Sonora (5-4, 8-10) drops to third behind Fullerton, which defeated Buena Park, 7-1, Friday.

The Warriors, the ninth-ranked team in Orange County, have defeated Sonora three times this season after Sonora did the same thing to them last season.

Troy scored four runs in the first inning and six in the second to take a 10-0 lead. Senior third baseman Mike Case hit his sixth home run of the season in the first off right-hander Lance Storm (4-3), who gave up seven runs and eight hits in 1 innings pitched.

In the second inning, the Warriors had eight consecutive hits. Center fielder Steve Shirley had a two-run single to right-center field.

Shirley also delivered a three-run home run to left field in the sixth inning off Darren Martin that made the score 14-1. Shirley had three hits and six RBIs for the game.

Jeff Ferren (4-0) allowed only two runs and scattered nine hits.

"We had power hitting today," said Bruce King, Troy coach. "This is a good, disciplined hitting team, and today we turned the tables on Sonora after what they did to us last year."

Fullerton 7, Buena Park 1--Ray Diaz went 3 for 3, hit a pair of home runs and a double and drove in five to lead the Indians (6-3, 12-6) at Buena Park. Jeff Bailey hit a solo home run for Fullerton. Carlos Martinez (3-0) pitched a complete-game four-hitter for Fullerton. Buena Park is 0-9, 0-16.

La Habra 4, Sunny Hills 3 (9 innings)--Pinch-hitter Alan Newman led off the ninth with a double and scored on a one-out single by Tim Moore for the Highlanders (5-4, 8-7) at La Habra. Jason Reese (5-2) pitched a complete game. La Habra scored three runs in the sixth. Mike Segovia doubled, Bryan Hutcherson singled him home and Rob Bills followed with a two-run triple. Reliever Sal Lopez took the loss.

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