HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ROUNDUP : Camarillo’s Hile Cools Off Chatsworth
Left-hander Dan Hile tossed a three-hitter as Camarillo High shut down red-hot Chatsworth, 7-2, in a Westside tournament consolation game at Chatsworth on Friday.
Chatsworth (5-2) had won five games in a row, and, in its previous six games, had scored 69 runs. Hile (2-0), a 6-foot-3, 215-pound senior, struck out six, banged out three hits and drove in a run.
Camarillo defeated Chatsworth in the tournament championship game last season.
David Harbour had two hits and Mike Muncy homered in the fifth for the Scorpions (4-1).
Senior shortstop Mitch Root doubled and had two of Chatsworth’s three hits. Brandon Nickens (1-1) took the loss for the Chancellors.
In other games:
Ventura 8, Dos Pueblos 1--Ventura’s Brandon Schneider, a junior right-hander, carried a no-hitter into the bottom of the seventh inning before allowing a leadoff single in the Channel League opener.
Schneider (2-0) struck out four, walked one and threw his first complete game of season. Dereck Swafford was two for four with two runs batted in, and Jeff Dietz was two for three with three RBIs for visiting Ventura (2-3).
Buena 5, Hueneme 3--Garrett Richins had two hits and John Cooper struck out seven in five innings in a Channel League opener at Hueneme.
With two out and a runner at second in the bottom of the seventh, Hueneme’s Jose Reyes, representing the tying run, struck out to end the game. Casey Bolen had two hits for Hueneme (2-2).
Canyon 3, Burroughs Ridgecrest 1--Despite snowfall in the middle innings, Canyon won a Golden League game at Burroughs.
Village Christian 17, Nordhoff 7--Village Christian’s Mark Vail (2-0) struck out eight in four innings and combined with two relievers to limit host Nordhoff to two hits in a nonleague game. Matt Smay led Village Christian (4-0-1) with three hits.
Nordhoff’s Steve Saum had a two-run double, and Nordhoff scored three runs in the sixth without getting a hit.
Harvard 14, L. A. Lutheran 10--The first eight Harvard batters scored as the Saracens rolled up 11 first-inning runs in a nonleague game at home.
Ryan O’Meara and Brian Given each had two hits in the first inning for Harvard (2-3).
Fillmore 10, Santa Paula 3--Anthony Chessani struck out seven and tossed a six-hitter in a Frontier League opener at Fillmore. Pokey Sanchez was three for five for Fillmore (5-1).
Santa Barbara 11, Oxnard 5--The Dons hammered Oxnard in a nonleague game at Santa Barbara.
Pasadena 11, Hoover 6--Pitchers Kris Kohler and Mike Miranda limited host Hoover (0-2 in league play) to seven hits in a Pacific League game.
Crossroads 6, Moorpark 1--Chuong Ho was three for three and scored host Moorpark’s only run in a nonleague game. Brad Taylor (1-1) struck out six and threw a complete game but took the loss for Moorpark (3-1).
Salesian 3, Highland Hall 1--Salesian won the consolation championship of the Highland Hall tournament at North Valley Colt Field. Highland Hall’s Jakob Jensen (2-2) took the loss despite allowing only one earned run in a complete game. Jensen also had two hits for Highland Hall (2-2).
Queen of Angels 22, Holy Martyrs 0--Pitchers Chris Wilson, Felix Renteria and Pat Gomez combined to limit visiting Holy Martyrs to one hit in the Liberty League opener. Renteria was four for five with three doubles and five RBIs. Eric Montijo was three for four with five RBIs, and Wilson was three for five with four RBIs for Queen of Angels (2-2).
Oakwood 6, Flintridge Prep 0--Senior right-hander John Levine struck out 11 and walked one for host Oakwood in a nonleague game. Levine (2-2) retired 15 of the last 16 batters he faced and struck out the last four in a complete game. Matt Williams tripled and drove in a run for Oakwood (2-2).
Antelope Valley at Quartz Hill (ppd., snow)--A quarter-inch of snowfall forced the cancellation of the Golden League game, which will be played after the spring break.