HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ROUNDUP : Orange Glen Beats Serra, 4-3, on Russ' Ninth-Inning Single

With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Mike Russ singled home the game-winning run to give Orange Glen a 4-3 victory over Serra Monday in the Warhawk tournament. Damon Vinje went the distance while striking out 11 and walking two for Orange Glen (5-1). Serra scored on an error in the sixth inning to tie the score at 3-3.

In other Warhawk tournament games:

Bonita Vista 13, Mar Vista 6--Bonita Vista tied the score in the sixth then added six runs in the seventh for the victory. Bonita Vista collected 11 stolen bases. Jason Garcia went three for three, including a double and a triple, had four RBIs and scored three runs for Bonita Vista (4-2). Rhon Battle went two for four with three RBIs for Bonita Vista.

Monte Vista 7, Kearny 4--Steve Dolias went two for four with two RBIs in the eighth in Monte Vista's (5-1) victory. Vern Mullis hit a two-run homer in the fifth to put Monte Vista ahead, 4-2. Mullis went two for three with two runs scored and two RBIs. Kearny is 3-3.

Mira Mesa 3, San Dieguito 2--Marc Nielsen hit a home run in the first inning for Mira Mesa (6-0). Jason Payne, who collected his third win, had four strike-outs and gave up two hits in three innings.

Point Loma 8, Madison 7--Andrew Horowitz drove in two runs in the bottom of the seventh to give Point Loma the victory. Larry Kirkpatrick (1-1) was the winner in relief. Madison pitcher J.J. Cole (0-1) had given the Warhawks the lead in the top of the seventh with an RBI triple.

Carlsbad 3, Vista 1--Brian Black homered in the sixth to break a 1-1 tie for Carlsbad. For Vista, Rodney Delion had 10 strikeouts and went two for three with an RBI and two runs scored.

Sweetwater 9, Patrick Henry 7--Raul Sanchez went two for two (14 for 21 on the year) and Gilbert Benitez went two for two for Sweetwater (6-0).

Citrus League

Borrego Springs 6, Lutheran 1--David Herrandez had a three-run double in the fifth to give Borrego Springs a five run lead in its league opener. Seth Hibdon went two for four for Borrego Springs.

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