THE HIGH SCHOOLS : Southern Section Baseball : Loss Drops Hart Into Tie for League Lead


Hart High outhit San Gabriel but left nine runners on base and lost to the Matadors, 3-2, in a Foothill League game at San Gabriel on Tuesday.

The loss dropped the Indians (17-5, 8-4 in league play) into a tie with the Matadors (10-7-1) for the league lead.

With the score tied, 1-1, after 3 1/2 innings, San Gabriel scored two unearned runs in the fourth on two errors, two hit batters and a passed ball.


Hart, the defending league champion, had the bases loaded with two out in both the second and third innings but failed to score.

Jay Sanford grounded into a force play to end the second inning and Chris Vasquez grounded to short to end the third.

Lance Migita, Robby Davis, Casey Burrill and Chris Vasquez had two hits each for Hart, which had 10 hits to San Gabriel’s four.

In other games:

Burroughs 15, Schurr 4--First baseman Tony MacCaughtry went three for five with six runs batted in and hit a third-inning grand slam for host Burroughs (13-10, 7-5).

Tom Phillips had three RBIs on a bases-loaded double in the sixth inning and Bob Scherwood was two for four with two runs scored.

Brian Forth (6-4) pitched six innings and gave up one earned run on six hits, striking out five.


Saugus 11, Antelope Valley 4--Every Saugus starter had a hit in the visiting Centurions’ 13-hit attack in a Golden League game.

Trevor Rice, Glenn Terry, Walter White and J. B. Johnson each had two hits for Saugus (16-4-2, 10-2), which scored six runs after two were out in a seven-run third inning. Antelope Valley is 9-9, 5-7.

Loyola 8, Alemany 6--Alemany left-hander Joey Rosselli (3-1) surrendered five earned runs, including a two-run home run in the top of the seventh that gave Loyola an 8-5 lead, in a Del Rey League game at Alemany.

Jon Beauchemin was three for four with two solo home runs and John Lite was three for four and had two RBIs for Alemany (14-11, 7-3).

Beauchemin led off the seventh with a home run to cut the lead to 8-6. Lite followed with a single but Leo Tejada flied out to deep center to end the game.

Agoura 11, Calabasas 4--Chris Pittinger had two home runs and three RBIs in a Frontier League game at Calabasas.


Junior right-hander Bobby Kazmirski (6-1), who struck out four and allowed one run in five innings, doubled twice for Agoura (16-7, 6-1). Teammate Brian Smith had a three-run home run, his fifth home run of the season.

Dan Glassman took the loss for Calabasas (9-7-1, 4-3).

Burbank 12, Alhambra 4--Burbank’s Steve Trainor (3-4) pitched a complete game and gave up one earned run and one hit. Trainor was also three for three with a triple and scored two runs.

Steve Kelly hit a three-run home run in the third inning and finished three for four for Burbank (6-9-1). Jeremy Sparks was two for five and is batting .490.

Moorpark 13, Bishop Diego 4--Keith Orford (5-3) threw a seven hitter with four strikeouts to end Moorpark’s three-game losing streak in a game at Bishop Diego.

Orford was three for four with two RBIs and two runs scored for the Musketeers (12-5, 8-4).

Frank Fernandez was two for four with a home run and three RBIs with two runs scored, Tom Uphoff was two for four with two runs scored and teammate Scott Semer went two for five.


Crescenta Valley 3, Hoover 0--Senior right-hander David Berkey threw a four hitter and struck out three for Hoover in the Pacific League game at Crescenta Valley.

Mickey Moreno doubled for Hoover (12-6, 7-5), which got only two hits.

L.A. Baptist 8, Marshall Fundamental 1--Shane Wight had a double, a home run and four RBIs for the Knights in the Alpha League game at L. A. Baptist.

Wight, who extended his hitting streak to 18 games, hit a two-run home run in the third to give the Knights (13-5, 3-4) a 5-1 lead, and his two-run double in the fourth gave them a 7-1 lead.

Teammate Dave Garcia had three hits, including a two-run double in the first, and scored three runs. Garcia also stole three bases to raise his season total to 30.

Montclair Prep 22, Maranatha 1--Senior Chris Andersen threw a one-hitter and struck out seven, and Keyaan Cook had two doubles to lead the visiting Mounties in the Alpha League game.

Andersen (9-0) walked five in pitching his second one-hitter of the season.

Cook had three hits and three RBIs to lead Montclair Prep (13-5-1, 8-0), which has won eight games in a row.


Canyon 16, Quartz Hill 3--Rod Markovich and Kevin Backes each hit a home run and a double as the Cowboys collected 18 hits off three Rebel pitchers to remain in second place in the Golden League.

The visiting Cowboys had a 14-0 lead before Quartz Hill scored its first run, in the fifth.

Highland Hall 25, South Bay Lutheran 0--Highland Hall had 18 hits at home en route to its 22nd consecutive Westside League win.