HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ROUNDUP : Gastelum Carries Channel Islands

Jose Gastelum hit a grand slam and drove in seven runs to lead Channel Islands High past host Buena, 10-7, Friday in a semifinal game between unbeaten teams in the Blue Division of the Westside baseball tournament.

With the score tied, 7-7, in the top of the eighth, Gastelum came to the plate with the bases loaded. He already had driven in five runs.

"I wanted to pitch around him," Buena Coach Stan Hedegard said. "But I figured I couldn't do it."

Gastelum, who finished three for four, looped a single into left-center to drive in two runs and keep Channel Islands (4-0) unbeaten.

Gary Paul, Chris Denger, Scott Baxter and Darren Mai each had two hits for Buena (3-1).

St. Bernard 9, Montclair Prep 4--Montclair Prep's 21-game winning streak ended in a semifinal game of the Westside tournament at St. Bernard.

Jared Sandler, a freshman relief pitcher, held St. Bernard to one run and two hits over five innings, but St. Bernard had an 8-0 lead before Sandler entered the game.

Jeff Shapiro homered for the Mounties (3-1).

Camarillo 9, Santa Monica 6--Freshman Matt Buttell contributed run-scoring hits in Camarillo's five-run fourth and four-run sixth innings in a Westside tournament game. Andy Hall also had a run-scoring single in the fifth for Camarillo (3-1).

Taft 10, Hueneme 3--John Erganian had two triples and drove in three runs to lead Taft (1-2-1) in a Westside tournament game at Hueneme. Gabe Kapler and Josh Irving each added two hits.

Alemany 9, Westchester 8--Brian Shaw's two-run homer sparked a four-run rally in the sixth to lead host Alemany (1-3) in a Westside tournament game.

Chris Gallagher had three hits, Chris Tashima contributed a two-run double and Andy Dominique hit a solo homer for Alemany.

Notre Dame 6, Rio Mesa 6 (8 innings)--Notre Dame scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth in a Westside tournament game that was called because of darkness.

In the eighth, shortstop Ryan Stromsborg singled home two runs and scored the tying run.

Chaminade 9, Sylmar 3--Ted Corcoran had three hits, three runs batted in and three stolen bases for Chaminade (3-1) in a Westside tournament game. Jason McLean added three hits for the Eagles.

Redondo 2, Saugus 1--Host Saugus failed to score with the bases loaded and none out in the seventh inning of the Westside tournament game.

Harvard-Westlake 8, Oxnard 3--Greg Peters (1-1) scattered seven hits and struck out five for the visiting Wolverines in a Westside tournament game. Jon Schaeffer hit a first-inning grand slam.

Granada Hills 7, Narbonne 0--Heath McElwee pitched a six-hit shutout and hit a grand slam for the Highlanders (3-0) in a San Fernando tournament game.

Moorpark 7, Fillmore 1--Ken Ditto threw a four-hitter with nine strikeouts for Moorpark (4-0) in a nonleague game. Jake Flesher hit a two-run triple for Moorpark.

Calabasas 11, Carpinteria 4--David Jacobs and Colin Fields each had two hits and drove in three runs for Calabasas (2-1) in a nonleague game at Carpinteria.

Oak Park 13, Nordhoff 3--Kevin Pryor had two doubles for Oak Park (1-1) in a nonleague game.

Littlerock 10, Apple Valley Christian 1--Littlerock's Pat Leach (1-0) scattered 14 singles and pitched out of several jams in a nonleague game.

Crescenta Valley 6, Fullerton 5--Brendon Cowsill scored the winning run on a double steal for Crescenta Valley (2-1) in a Glendora tournament game.

Campbell Hall 18, Highland Hall 5--Joe Rainey and Ben Arnold each had three hits for Campbell Hall in a nonleague game.

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