HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS

In other 4-A Southern Section Division games:

Buena Park 1, Crescenta Valley 0--Sophomore right-hander Becki Mixon (24-3) yielded a one-out, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh in the second-round game at Buena Park. Buena Park (18-3-2) stranded six runners.

Savanna 1, Glendale 0--Savanna was outhit, 4-2, but scored in the second inning to win at Glendale. Jackie Boxley hit a sacrifice fly and Leigh Sager pitched her seventh shutout.

CITY SECTION 4-A DIVISION

Chatsworth 2, San Fernando 1--Chatsworth earned a date with El Camino Real in next week's City title game as Laura Roopenian held San Fernando to four hits.

Chatsworth (13-5) trailed, 1-0, after five innings but scored twice in the sixth to win. Mara Phillips scored on a bases-loaded walk and Roopenian lofted a sacrifice fly to score Rebecca Perry.

Roopenian (13-5) struck out three and walked four.

CITY SECTION 3-A DIVISION

South Gate 8, Poly 7--Trailing, 6-2, Poly scored five runs in the top of the seventh of a semifinal game at South Gate Park, then let the win get away by giving up two runs on three errors in the bottom half of the inning.

Poly (15-6) made eight errors as its six-game winning streak skidded to a halt. Jodi Soto (15-5), who pitched a complete game, took the loss.

In the seventh-inning comeback, Soto had a two-run single, and Tami O'Dell put Poly ahead with another two-run single.

SOUTHERN SECTION 1-A DIVISION

Agoura 7, St. Bonaventure 5 (nine innings)--After trailing for most of the game, top-seeded Agoura scored a run in the seventh to pull into a tie, then added three runs in the top of the ninth to pull out a second-round game at St. Bonaventure.

In the seventh, Agoura's Michelle Ray singled with one out, stole second and scored on Tamara Dulansky's double. Ray led off the ninth with a single and then scored from second on a Dulansky single.

Dulansky also scored when St. Bonaventure committed a three-base error on her hit.

After St. Bonaventure scored a run and put the winning run at the plate with none out in the bottom of the ninth, Agoura pitcher Melissa Thatcher retired three consecutive batters to end the game.

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