High School Roundup

Simi Valley 8, Millikan 7--Simi Valley Coach Mike Scyphers notched his 200th career victory as the Pioneers upset the second-ranked team in the Southern Section 5-A in a second-round game of the El Segundo tournament.

“Its a coaching milestone,” said Scyphers, in his 11th season. “It’s kind of a big deal for me, but the 200th win is not as important as the second win of this tournament.”

Simi Valley (2-0) scored five seventh-inning runs to win. Joe Gordon, Chadd Johnson, Andy Hodgins and Greg Santos had hits in the inning.

San Fernando 5, Crescenta Valley 1--Senior Frank Serna pitched a five-hitter for the Tigers in the La Canada tournament. Bobby Corrales was three for four for San Fernando. Johnny Najar and Jesse Romero each had two hits. Scott Gleason had a double and home run for Crescenta Valley.


Kennedy 14, Beverly Hills 6--Travis Bourne belted a grand slam for Kennedy and Gino Tagliaferri hit a two-run home run in the Westside tournament. Shawn Madden was three for four with three runs batted in.

Poly 4, Burbank 1--Eddie Chavez hit a solo home run in the third inning and went two for three for Poly in the La Canada tournament.

Channel Islands 4, Fairfax 3--The Raiders scored the winning run in the seventh when Jacob Cruz hit his second double of the game to score Fred Rodriguez.

Jimmy Davis hit a double and triple for Channel Islands and John Johnson hit a two-run home run.


Chatsworth 19, Ventura 2--Derek Wallace pitched a one-hitter through five innings and struck out seven for the Chancellors in the Westside tournament. Wallace also hit a double, a home run and had two RBIs. Jason Evans hit a single, double, home run and had six RBIs.

Taft 6, Westchester 5--Jason Shapiro hit a triple and single as Taft won its second consecutive Westside tournament game. Adam Zutler drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the seventh.

Montclair Prep 7, Harvard 5--Jared Baumblatt was three for four with a home run to lead Montclair Prep in the Westside tournament. Chris Stone and Jay Borenstein hit triples for Harvard.


La Reina 3, Oxnard 2--Sherry Sisco relieved Heather Carey and pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh to preserve the win in the Simi Valley tournament.

Thousand Oaks 15-3, Antelope Valley 0-1--Alicia Zinner pitched a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts and no walks in the first game.

In the second game, Jenny Hicks singled to score Erikka Gulbranson to break a 1-1 tie in the fourth.

Simi Valley 3, Lompoc 0--Chrissy Oliver allowed one hit and recorded a career-high 18 strikeouts in the Simi Valley tournament.


Simi Valley 5, Notre Dame 0--Sophomore Heather Santiago allowed one hit and struck out eight in the Simi Valley tournament.