Van Nuys Wins on a No-Hitter by Ayala

Left-hander Junior Ayala struck out seven and pitched a five-inning no-hitter to lead Van Nuys High to an 11-2 victory over Westchester in the first round of the L.A. Watts Summer Games on Saturday at Westchester.

Shane Mochizuki drove in four runs, including three with a fifth-inning double.

Mochizuki had a bases-loaded walk in the fourth.

Abel Pulido of Van Nuys went five for five, including a run-scoring triple in the third.



Tiffany Burgess of Birmingham High was selected outstanding athlete and Birmingham won the team title at Cerritos College.

Burgess won the 800 meters in 2:38.50 and the 1,600 meters in 5:37.32. She finished second in the 400 meters in 58.28.

Jackie Tillmon of Birmingham won the 3,200 meters in 13:25.88.



Mateo Gonzalez of Birmingham High won the 800 in 2:10.50, the 1,600 in 4:46.77 and the 3,200 in 10:54.8 at Cerritos College.

Orlando Nettles of Birmingham won the 200 meters in 22.59.

Birmingham scored 41 points to place second to Paramount’s 52.