High School Roundup


In other Metro Conference games:

Sweetwater 4, Hilltop 2--Isaac Bruce went the distance and Raul Sanchez homered in the fifth inning to lead the host Red Devils (8-8, 3-2).

Mar Vista 5, Montgomery 2--Jose Galaz’s home run in the top of the second inning sparked the Mariners and Tim O’Neal went the distance for the victory.

Marian 5, Southwest 2--Pitcher Leo Ortiz helped his own cause with a fifth-inning home run. Ortiz pitched all seven innings to get the victory.


Chula Vista 10, Coronado 7--Chula Vista scored three times in the top of the seventh to break a 7-7 tie. Art Castro had three hits and three RBIs and Armando Navarro collected three hits and two RBIs.

Avocado League

Rancho Buena Vista 7, Ramona 1--Donovan Crocker pitched a three-hitter, struck out 11 and did not walk a batter to pick up the victory. Sophomore James Gore hit a two-run home run for the visiting Longhorns.

Escondido 15, El Camino 3--Brian Frank led Escondido with four hits. Gerald Cabral, Mitch Anderson and Robert Erp each contributed three and John Cabral had two.

San Pasqual 10, Oceanside 2--Dave Bejtasa led the way for the Eagles, going three for three with three RBIs. Jim Clayton and Kevin Herde each had two hits and an RBI.

Carlsbad 10, San Marcos 7--Larry Griffith capped a six-run seventh inning for Carlsbad with a two-out grand slam as the Lancers rallied.

Palomar League

Fallbrook 10, Poway 8--Center fielder Dirk Fisher took over the county RBI lead with a grand slam in Fallbrook’s eight-run second inning, giving him 31. Eric Larson went three for three with an RBI for Fallbrook (12-5, 2-2). Mike Gainsborough, second to Fisher with 30 RBIs, was three for four with two RBIs for Poway (7-9, 1-4).


San Dieguito 3, Torrey Pines 2-- Michael Henry scored the winning run on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh for San Dieguito (10-7-1, 2-2). Justin Machado hit a two-run homer in the second to put San Dieguito ahead, 2-1.

Vista 11, Orange Glen 7-- Rodney DeLeon went three for four with one RBI, Geoff Dobbins was two for four with three RBIs, and Brian Fleming went two for five with two RBIs and a triple for Vista (13-3-1, 5-0). Jim Roby was two for three with three RBIs for Orange Glen (8-10,1-3).

City Western League

USDHS 15, Clairemont 1--Tony Moeder went four for five with a home run, two triples and six RBIs to lead the Dons. Jeff DesJardins went three for five with four RBIs and Steve Walker went three for three with two RBIs.


Avocado League

Rancho Buena Vista 10, Ramona 0--Tanya Pasco went three for four with a triple and two RBIs and Rachel Boyer (6-2) pitched a five-hitter for Rancho Buena Vista (14-2, 5-0).

Palomar League

Vista 1, Orange Glen 0--Vista broke the scoreless deadlock in the fifth when Sahnnon Eck led off with a walk, then moved to second on Heather Sandifer’s single. After another walk to Jeannine Reed, Rene Richardson singled in Eck.

The victory gives Vista (5-0) first place and drops Escondido (4-1) into second.