HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP
In other Metro games:
Southwest 6, Mar Vista 5--Southwest made the most of four hits, scoring the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh, to tie Montgomery for the league title. Rafael Padilla had the game-winning hit, a single to left that drove in Dan Silva, who reached on one of five Mar Vista errors. Southwest tied for the title after winning just two nonconference games.
Sweetwater 8, Bonita Vista 1--Frank Castro hit a two-run homer to lead Sweetwater to its 20th victory against eight defeats, which might be enough for an at-large playoff berth. Sweetwater finished fourth in league at 8-6. Bonta Vista finished fifth at 7-7 (13-13 overall).
Hilltop 6, Chula Vista 2--After forfeiting 17 victories for using an ineligible player, Hilltop (2-24, 2-12) has won two in a row. Chula Vista finished 10-15-1, 5-9.
City Harbor League
Coronado 6, Clairemont 3--Scott Dickerson hit a two-out, two-strike, grand slam in the top of the sixth to power Coronado in a second-place playoff game. Both Coronado (17-8) and Clairemont (15-13) finished 8-4 in league, one game behind St. Augustine. Danny Langford was two for two with an RBI for Clairemont.
San Pasqual 9, Ramona 4--Catcher Ben Duncan got a rare opportunity to pitch and helped San Pasqual (13-10-1, 10-2) clinch the league title. Duncan (1-0) was also two for three. Bobby Ballantyne hit a grand slam for Ramona (2-10).
Francis Parker 11, Julian 9--Francis Parker had 14 hits, scoring four runs in the first and five in the fourth to beat the league champion.
Santa Fe Christian 3, Bishop’s 2--Alex Boshaw threw a three-hitter for Santa Fe Christian (5-13, 5-7). Bishop’s is 15-6-1, 8-3-1 and finished second in league.
Mission Bay 10, St. Augustine 2--Mission Bay (15-10) scored four runs in the first and four in the seventh to support Wyatt Spencer (7-3). Jason Enomoto, with a double and triple, and Marlon Gardinera, with two RBIs, each had two hits. St. Augustine fell to 17-11.
Top-seeded Crawford and third-seeded Serra advanced to today’s San Diego Section team championship final. Crawford (16-0) beat La Jolla, 14-3, and Serra (14-2) upset No. 2 Hoover, 11-6.
Crawford’s Khuong Thai defeated Farshad Almassizadeth, 3-1, 15-9, in the No. 1 boys’ singles. For Serra, Steve Hashimoto beat Hoover’s Danny Huynh, 5-0, 3-1, at No. 1 singles and teamed with Chris Hohler to beat Danny Huynh and Le Huynh, 5-1, 15-7, at No. 1 doubles.
In girls’ singles, Hoover’s Phung Hua beat Serra’s Nhu Truong, 11-6, 11-3.