HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP : Jones Sprints to 3 Victories in Rio Mesa Win

Sophomore sprinter Marion Jones of Rio Mesa High won three events as the Spartans raced to a 100-26 nonleague track and field victory over Camarillo on Saturday at Rio Mesa.

Jones, the defending state high school champion in both the 100 and 200 meters, won the 100 in 11.6 and the 200 in 24.1. She added a 58.4-second victory in the 400 meters.

Alycia Burnham was a double winner for the Spartans, taking the 110-meter hurdles in 15.1 and the 300-meter low hurdles in 47.6. Rio Mesa is 3-0.

In the boys’ meet, Camarillo posted a 76-60 win despite a double victory in the weight events by Rio Mesa’s Patrick Van Scoy.

Van Scoy won the shotput with a put of 54 feet 7 inches and the discus with a throw of 161-4 1/2.



Royal 4, Canyon 1--Dave Landaker’s three-run home run in the second inning gave Royal a 4-0 lead in a semifinal at Stengel Field in Glendale.

Brian Johnson (4-0), Robert Herrera and Dave Harrington combined to limit Canyon to two hits.

Newbury Park 7, Canyon 6--Bryant Fick struck out David Bildner with the tying run at third and two out in the bottom of the seventh to preserve Newbury Park’s victory in the third-place game.

Jason Cash’s two-run double highlighted a three-run first inning for Newbury Park (4-7). Cash and David Lamb each had two hits and drove in three runs. Ocean Campbell added two hits for Newbury Park.

Crescenta Valley 10, Hoover 4--Robb Turner went three for three, scored two runs and had five RBIs to pace Crescenta Valley (7-3) in a seventh-place game.

All of Turner’s hits were doubles.

Andy Saltsman also went three for three for Crescenta Valley to help make a winner of pitcher Josh Canale (2-1), who scattered seven hits and struck out five in a complete-game effort.


Crespi 8, Bosco Tech 1--Phillip Aghajanian pitched a seven-hitter and Victor Seper drove in three runs for Crespi (7-4) in a game at Bosco Tech.

Aghajanian (3-1) struck out three and walked five. Seper and Kyle Carden each had two hits. Carden also doubled and drove in two runs.

Mater Dei 9, Alemany 2--Kevin Tate had three hits, including a double, for host Alemany (3-8).


Pacific Palisades d. Harvard, 15-7--The Saracens lost to the host team in the championship game of the Pacific Palisades tournament at Palisades High despite all-tournament performances by Brian Baise and Andres Carlo.

The Saracens (5-2) had beaten Venice, 17-15, 15-5; University, 15-7, 15-1; Palisades (B), 15-0, 15-3; La Serna, 15-5, 15-5; Taft, 15-3; and Santa Monica, 15-5, before losing to Palisades.