VALLEY-AREA ROUNDUP : Newbury Park Rallies in 7th
Newbury Park scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Channel Islands, 3-2, in a Marmonte League baseball game Monday at Newbury Park.
David Lamb and Jeff Bennett opened the Panther seventh with singles and Daniel Kadasono walked to load the bases with none out. A fielder’s choice and an infield single tied the score, 2-2, and Stuart McGugan’s grounder was bobbled by the Raider second baseman, allowing Kadasono to score the winning run.
Newbury Park is 4-6, 2-1 in league. Channel Islands is 3-7, 0-3.
In other baseball games:
Notre Dame 10, Bishop Montgomery 3--The Knights, ranked second in The Times’ area poll, scored all of their runs in the fifth inning of a Mission League game. Notre Dame (9-0, 4-0) was helped by five Bishop Montgomery errors.
Rich Igou (2-0) started for Notre Dame in place of Chris Garza, who was bothered by a sore arm. Garza, who said he will not miss his next start, collected three hits in the game.
Simi Valley 16, Thousand Oaks 1--The top-ranked Pioneers, who have scored 58 runs in four games, rolled to another Marmonte League victory.
Trevor Leppard struck out eight in five innings for Simi Valley (8-1, 4-0). Ryan Hankins hit his fourth home run and added a double.
Thousand Oaks is 6-4, 1-1.
Crespi 10, Loyola 5--Jeff Suppan hit a home run and Keith Evans earned the victory for the fourth-ranked Celts in a Mission League game. Crespi (8-1, 4-0) is tied with Notre Dame and Alemany for first place.
Royal 6, Westlake 4--Bryan Fernandez and Gene Strojek had two hits each to lead the Highlanders (6-2, 2-0) to a Marmonte League victory.
Westlake is 4-5, 1-2.
Camarillo 6, Agoura 5--Camarillo (3-8, 1-2) rallied from a 4-0 deficit to break a three-game losing streak. Agoura is 3-7, 0-2.
Hoover 5, Glendale 1--Sophomore Gerald DeLaPena pitched a four-hitter in the Tornadoes’ fifth consecutive victory in a Pacific League game at Hoover (6-1, 3-0).
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Sylmar 8, Grant 0--Nikki Wright (6-2) pitched a no-hitter, missing a perfect game by a first-inning walk, while striking out nine for Sylmar (8-2, 2-0) in a Valley Pac-8 Conference game.
Grant is 1-5, 0-2.
Glendale 6, Duarte 0--Darleen Anderson pitched a one-hitter, striking out seven for the Dynamiters (6-2) in a nonleague game.
Glendale shortstop Cyndee Bennett threw out two runners at home on double steal attempts.
Newbury Park 2, Royal 1--The Highlanders left the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh of a Marmonte League game. Carolina Dernal (3-0) pitched a complete game for the Panthers (7-0, 3-0).
Moorpark 1, Antelope Valley 0--Wendy Baertschiger, who had stopped at third base on Colleen Tucker’s double in the 10th, scored for the Raiders (8-7) when the Marauders (18-4) threw to second.
Granada Hills d. Cleveland, 12-15, 16-14, 22-20, 15-6--Edward Kim had five aces and served six consecutive points in the fourth game as the Highlanders (8-0, 5-0) beat the Cavaliers (7-1, 4-1) in a Northwest Valley Conference match.