Prep Roundup : Westminster Moves Into Tie for First Place
Westminster High School gained a share of first place in the Sunset League by rallying for a 6-4 victory Saturday at Marina.
Westminster (15-6-1, 7-4) pulled into a tie with Ocean View and Fountain Valley.
Ryan Klefko had a two-run home run and an RBI single for Westminster. The single was his 100th career base hit. Brett Grebe (7-2), in relief, retired the final nine batters he faced to earn his second victory of the week.
In another Sunset League game:
Edison 9, Huntington Beach 6--Jason Alston doubled in a run to highlight a three-run Edison sixth inning that helped the Chargers to the victory at Huntington Beach. Alston also homered. Brian Higgins went the distance to earn the victory despite allowing 13 hits. Edison improved to 8-10-2 overall and 5-6 in league play. Huntington Beach is 4-7 in league play.
In the Pacific Coast League:
Costa Mesa 6, Trabuco Hills 4--Phuc Nguyen broke a 1-1 tie with a two-run double as Costa Mesa (7-14, 4-7) scored all six runs in the fifth. Trabuco Hills (12-5, 9-2) dropped out of a first-place tie with Laguna Hills.
In nonleague baseball:
Fountain Valley 2-8, Santiago 1-3-- Steve Grack scored on a sacrifice fly by Mark Dodd in the bottom of the seventh inning in the first game to give the Barons (14-7) the victory. Derek Fahs pitched a three-hitter in the second game. In the Thousand Oaks softball tournament:
Canyon 3, Antelope Valley 1 (10 innings, tiebreaker)-- Canyon (15-9) and Antelope Valley played to a scoreless tie through nine innings, then went to a tiebreaker format in the 10th. In the top of the 10th, Tina French and Mo Del Mazzio led Canyon to a 2-0 lead with RBI bunts. Righetti 2, Canyon 0:
Righetti won in the ninth inning on a two-out error. Canyon (15-9) could muster only one hit off Heather Compton, a triple by Senetha Thomas in the fifth inning.