PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP : Brea-Olinda, Edison Reach Final
Mike Brambilla hit a two-run home run to lead Brea-Olinda to a 9-5 victory over Simi Valley Royal Thursday in the championship semifinal of the El Segundo Tournament.
Marc Anspach had a two-run triple and Steve Tromely had seven strikeouts for the Wildcats, who will face Edison in the championship game 7:30 p.m. Saturday at El Segundo Park.
In the other semifinal:
Edison 4, Arcadia 3--Todd Belitz hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give Edison (4-0) the victory. Jeff Gonterman hit a home run in the fifth inning to put Edison ahead, 2-1.
In the Glendora baseball tournament:
Roland 7, Fullerton 1--Ryan Schatz hit a home run in the second inning of Fullerton’s semifinal loss. The Indians are 4-1.
In consolation play of the Loara Tournament:
Anaheim 8, Downey 7--Fernando Ramirez was three for three with a run batted in, and Lucas Sanchez was three for four with a double and run batted in for Anaheim (1-3).
Dana Hills 5, Sunny Hills 1--Tyson Loreque was three for four with two doubles and two RBIs for Dana Hills. Seth Etherton struck out 10 and got his first victory of the season for the Dolphins (1-2-1).
El Toro 4, Pacifica 2--Brandon Hendrix (2-0) pitched a two-hitter, striking out seven, and drove in two runs for El Toro (2-2). Pacifica is 1-3.
Huntington Beach 4, Los Alamitos 0--Jim Brewer allowed four hits and struck out seven in six innings. Bryce Dillard hit the game-winning two-run double in the sixth for the Oilers (3-1).
Kennedy 18, Laguna Hills 4--Chris Clark went five for five, scored twice and had two RBIs. Charlie Marino was two for three with a grand slam in the third inning. Steve Robinette went two for three with a three-run homer, three runs scored and three RBIs.
Marina 5, Katella 3--Catcher Craig Wilson’s sixth-inning triple scored two runs to give Marina the lead. The Vikings are 3-1.
Ocean View 5, Irvine 2--Kevin Johnson went two for three and scored one run for Ocean View (3-1).
San Clemente 1, Newberry Park 0--Pitcher Chad Wanders scored the game’s only run with a squeeze bunt in the bottom of second inning for San Clemente (3-1).
Savanna 8, University 8 (Savanna advances on runners, 13-10)--Savanna and University could not settle the tie by the eighth inning, so the game was decided on number of runners who had advanced to third during the game. Jose Vasquez struck out 10 for Savanna (2-3).
Servite 11, Magnolia 4--Mike Sullivan went two for four with three RBIs and Kevin Krotz was three for four with two runs scored for Servite (2-1-1).
Western 4, Santiago 2--Marcus Robinson had a single, a triple and one RBI for Western (2-2). Matt Montgomery (2-0) pitched a complete game. Santiago is 1-3.
In the Newport Elks Championship semifinals:
Capistrano Valley 8, Esperanza 2--Pitcher Pete Zamora (2-0) helped his cause by hitting a two-run home run in the sixth. Paul Day went two for three with two doubles and three runs batted in. Dominic Lombardi added two RBIs for Capistrano Valley (3-0). Esperanza is 2-1.
Mater Dei 6, Tustin 1--John Flynn went two for three with a two-run double and a home run to help Mater Dei (2-0-1) advance to the championship game against Capistrano Valley 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Tustin High. Tustin is 4-1.
In Newport Elks baseball tournament consolation games:
Corona del Mar 1, Foothill 0--Dan MacMillan, who had the county’s 12th-best earned-run average (1.88) last season, pitched a perfect game with 11 strikeouts for Corona del Mar (3-2). Foothill fell to 1-2.
Orange 13, Newport Harbor 5--Dave Matranga went three for four and scored three times for Orange (2-1).
Saddleback 7, Mission Viejo 2--Tony Zuniga pitched six innings, allowing only one hit, for the victory. He also had a double and two RBIs for Saddleback (2-2-1).
Santa Ana Valley 10, Estancia 1--Paco Nunez had a double, triple and three RBIs for Santa Ana Valley (1-2).
Trabuco Hills 8, El Modena 5--Jake Anderson went three for three and drove in two runs for Trabuco Hills (3-2).
In nonleague baseball:
Aliso Nigel 12, Laguna Beach 10 (5, darkness)--Aliso Nigel (1-3) recorded its first baseball victory in school history. Jason Radwan hit a three-run homer, and Johnny Nguyen went three for four with three RBIs and two stolen bases. Ryan Sauers hit two home runs for Laguna Beach (2-1).