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Saturday, May 22
SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS
Camarillo 1, Hart 0 (8 innings)
Centerfielder Stephanie Byrne had a two-out double to score a runner from first in the bottom of the eight inning for host Camarillo (21-7), which visits Thousand Oaks in a second-round contest Tuesday. Hart finishes the season 17-12-1.
Friday, May 21
SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS
Etiwanda 3, Irvine Woodbridge 0
The Baseline League, which won section titles in Division I in 2001 and 2002, made a strong showing on Friday in the first round of the Southern Section playoffs.
The second- and third-place teams won, including an upset by third-place Etiwanda (19-9) over third-seeded - and defending champion - Irvine Woodbridge, 3-0, at Barber Park.
Rachel Lopez (15-7) pitched a two-hitter - allowing both hits in the second inning - walked one and struck out six for Etiwanda, which won the championship in 2002.
"Before school on game days, my mom [Kelli] gives me a pep talk," Lopez said. "She said, 'Go out there, pitch like you know how to and stay in the zone.'"
Lopez was in the zone, all right, retiring the Warriors (21-10) in order in five of the seven innings. She got the offense she needed in the fourth inning. After an error, back-to-back run-scoring doubles by Jaclyn Carrillo and Irayma Smith made it 2-0, and Nichole Navarette's run-scoring single was the fourth hit in five batters against Woodbridge starter Kelly Cabana (12-3). Etiwanda had nine hits against Woodbridge, which is ranked No. 17 in the Southland and returns all its players next season.
"I was telling them we can't just play our game to win, we have to step it up," said Etiwanda Coach David Masucci, whose team beat El Toro, 1-0, in a wild-card game on Wednesday. "If we keep playing strong defense and get strong pitching, I think we have a chance."
The Baseline League's second-place team, Rancho Cucamonga, defeated Anaheim Esperanza, 6-4, as Vernea Sevillo had three hits and scored three runs, but first-place Upland lost to Los Alamitos, 1-0.
Bishop Amat 2, La Palma Kennedy 1 (18 innings)
Tied 0-0 in the top of the 18th inning, senior Kathleen Bonja had a two-out triple to score Nichole Valenzuela and then scored on an error on the throw to third for visiting Bishop Amat (20-7). In the bottom of the inning, La Palma Kennedy (15-12) had runners on the corners with two outs when Monique Owens had a line-drive single that scored one. Valenzuela fielded the ball and threw out the runner at third to end the game. Owens was five for nine. Freshman Brooke Turner struck out 21 over 18 innings for La Palma Kennedy. Winning pitcher Katie Rojano (11-4) entered in relief with one out in the seventh and pitched 10 2/3 innings. La Palma Kennedy out-hit Bishop Amat 17 to 12 but stranded several runners, including leaving the bases loaded in the eighth and 10th innings.
Canyon Springs 6, Capistrano Valley 2
Danielle Estrada went three for four with two RBIs, Shaunice Harris went two for three including a home run, Ashley Weissenbach went two for three with an RBI and Jessica Adolph (19-5) allowed eight hits over seven innings for host Canyon Springs (22-5). Capistrano Valley finishes at 14-15.
Foothill 9, Dana Hills 6
Brenda Jurado was two for four with a triple and three runs batted in for Foothill (17-11), while Laurie Gilbert added a two-run home run. Dana Wright clubbed a three-run homer for Dana Hills (18-11).
Highland 8, Agoura 7 (9 innings)
Shannon Doepking scored the winning run from third on a wild pitch for host Highland (19-4). Doepking had a three-run home run in the first inning. Lauren Tantlinger had two hits for Highland.
Loara 1, Laguna Hills 0 (10 innings)
After getting a second chance when her pop-foul was missed, Kelly Melone was hit by a pitch, Amanda Fama walked, and Kelly Trout's grounder to shortstop went for an error to provide Loara (22-7) its only run. Losing pitcher Sam Hamner gave up only three hits and struck out six, but walked seven and hit two.
"We won 23 games this season by not playing 'young,'" said Laguna Hills Coach Cary Crouch, whose team loses only one senior. "And we played young."
Laguna Hills (23-7) was ranked No. 12 in the Southland. They got six hits off Trout, who struck out 10.
Los Alamitos 1, Upland 0
Stacey Nelson pitched a six-hitter and struck out four for Los Alamitos (19-8-2). The Griffins scored in the top of the sixth, when Megan Mawn tripled and Natalie Mickelson followed with a ground-rule double. Los Alamitos had seven hits, including two triples and two doubles, against freshman Aleah Macon, who struck out nine.
Mater Dei 5, Lakewood 4 (9 innings)
Kristen Pocock reached on an error with one out in the bottom of the ninth before Lauren Greer tripled her home with the winning for for Mater Dei (24-4-2). Tonye McCorkle was three for five with a triple, run scored and a run batted in, Christine Morti, Brianna Santos and Greer each had two hits while Valyncia Raphael added a two-run home run for Mater Dei. Santos came in to pitch in the fifth inning and picked up the victory to improve to 11-2. Lakewood ends the season 15-9-1
Rancho Cucamonga 6, Esperanza 4
Vernae Sevilla went three for three with three runs scored and Sarah Vertelka (20-6) allowed three hits with five strikeouts over seven innings and went two for three for visiting Rancho Cucamonga (21-6), which hosts Riverside Poly Tuesday at 3:15 p.m. Esperanza finishes at 14-10-1.
Riverside Poly 11, Placentia Valencia 2
Mindy Cowles (15-3) struck out 11, allowing four hits and one earned run, and Amanda Myers had a two-run home run for host Riverside Poly (22-5). Placentia Valencia finishes at 14-10.
Rosary 1, Marina 0
Senior outfielder Morgan Eyler had a two-out RBI single in the sixth inning to score junior first baseman Kaitlin Cochran, who went two four three, hitting two of Rosary's four hits. No. 2-seeded Rosary improves to 22-8. Marina finishes 14-15.
Thousand Oaks 2, Millikan 0
Courtney Rudloff had a run-scoring double for visiting Thousand Oaks (23-5).
Valencia 1, Quartz Hill 0 (10 innings)
Roni Laval doubled and scored from third on an error for visiting Valencia (22-7). Christina Ross (14-6) pitched a two-hitter with 15 strikeouts.
Los Alamitos 1, Upland 0
Royal 9, Oxnard 0
Saugus 6, Hueneme 0
Anaheim Canyon 3, Glendora 1
Jessica Runge had a game-winning two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning, Kristen Aufdemberg was two for three with an RBI, Stephanie Lanphier added two hits, and Lisa Geer struck out 10 in a four-hitter for host Anaheim Canyon (22-7), the No. 2 seed. Glendora finishes at 15-9.
Corona 3, Temescal Canyon 0
Junior right-hander Brittney Bargar (19-8) pitched a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts for visiting Corona (20-8). Temescal Canyon (20-5-2) made six errors in the game.
Crescenta Valley 8, La Serna 2
Amanda Peek had a two-run home run and a solo home run, and Emily Hanson had a two-run single and a run-scoring single for host Crescenta Valley (23-5).
Diamond Bar 6, Murrieta Valley 0
Senior Rachel Folden of Diamond Bar (23-4) was two for two with a solo home run giving her five for the season and teammate sophomore Brittany LaRosa (16-1) went the distance giving up three hits and recording seven strikeouts. Murrieta Valley finished th season 15-9-1.
Diamond Ranch 2, Glendale Hoover 0
Right-hander Amanda Klimczak (20-3) threw a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts, Allison Hostetter had a home run in the fourth inning, and Jenna Toothman had an RBI double for host Diamond Ranch (22-3).
Don Lugo 2, Colton 1
Roxann Struble had a two-run single in the bottom of the fourth inning for No. 4-seeded host Don Lugo (23-3). Colton finishes at 20-7.
El Dorado 6, California 2
K.C. Craddick was three for four, including a two-run home run, with three runs scored, and Emily Troup was three for four, including a double, with two RBIs for visiting El Dorado (18-6). California finishes at 14-13-1.
El Modena 6, Santa Fe 1
Ariana Munoz had a two-run single in the second inning and Micaela Munoz had two hits and scored twice for El Modena (20-10), which scored four runs in the first inning. Dana Crucil (13-7) pitched five innings with four strikeouts and two walks and Jessica Foley threw two perfect innings with three strikeouts. Santa Fe finishes 12-15.
Fontana 2, Chaparral 0
Gabby Smith (22-2) allowed three hits over seven innings for her 13th shutout of the season and went one for three with an RBI, Kim Waleszonia went one for one with an RBI and Chandra Mogan went two for three with two runs scored to lead host Fontana (24-4) over Chaparral (14-14).
Mira Costa 8, Paso Robles 1
Host Mira Costa is 18-7.
Norco 5, Ayala 0
Senior right-hander Daniela Urincho (21-4) pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and went one for two with a two-run double in the third inning for host No. 3-seeded Norco (23-4). Ayala finishes 15-11.
Righetti 1, El Segundo 0
Junior right-hander Jenna Maiden (15-2) pitched a complete game shutout with 10 strikeouts and no walks and Tabatha Taylor scored on a wild pitch in the first inning for host Righetti (24-7), which was out hit by El Segundo, 7-1. Losing pitcher Jessica Doucette threw a one-hitter for El Segundo (19-7).
Eisenhower 2, Cajon 1
Redlands East Valley 8, Yucaipa 7 (8 innings)
Cerritos 4, Nogales 2
Cerritos is 16-14. Nogales finishes 13-10-1.
Garden Grove Pacifica 4, Torrance 0
Crystal Vieyra had a two-run home run in the third inning and Brittany Weil struck out 13 for Pacifica (27-2), the division's top seed and the Times' top-ranked squad. Torrance finishes the season 18-11.
Hemet 5, Bloomington 3
Jessica Beaver (17-5) allowed four hits with six strikeouts over seven innings, Jessica Josker went one for four with two RBIs for host Hemet (22-6), which plays Indio Tuesday. Sohl hit a two-run home run in the first inning for Bloomington (13-13).
Indio 2, Charter Oak 1 (8 innings)
Indio had three consecutive singles in the bottom of the eighth inning. Kristine Aguilar had the game winning RBI, scoring Marissa Araujo (13-11), who pitched eight innings allowing three hits and Lorraine Sanchez had a triple to lead host Indio (15-12) over Charter Oak (15-13).
La Mirada 16, Westminster 1
Lacy Tyler of Third seeded La Mirada (25-4) as three for four with three home runs and four RBI and Nikki Johansen added a homre run with three RBI against visiting Westminster. For the game La Mirada had 18 hits and five home runs. Westminster finishes 16-9.
Riverside King 2, Los Altos 1
Sophomore right-hander Lindsey Horta (19-5) pitched a four-hitter with seven strikeouts and senior Amanda Booth went two for three with one RBI for host fourth-seeded Riverside King (22-5). Los Altos is 15-11.
Santa Monica 2, Schurr 0
Sophomore right-hander Tyra Maxwell (14-4) pitched a four-hitter with four strikeouts and sophomore third baseman Christine Foley hit the game-winning RBI in the fifth inning for host Santa Monica (20-8). Schurr is 15-9.
Savanna 6, Ocean View 1
Karina Rivera tossed a two-hitter and Vivian Garcia hit her eighth home run of the season for Savanna (22-5). Ocean View ends the season at 11-7.
Sunny Hills 3, Warren 1
Allison Bruton had a two-run double, Kendall Brown had an RBI double, and Amanda Gabriel (11-5) threw a four-hitter with one earned run for host Sunny Hills (18-8). Monique Fuiaba had an RBI double for Warren.
Bonita 7, Palm Desert 0
Mayfair 7, Montebello 0
Kaiser 4, West Valley 2
La Habra 2, Santa Ana 0
Garden Grove 2, Western 1 (20 innings)
South Torrance 7, Paramount 1
Sonora 1, Perris 0
Chaminade 1, San Marino 0
Veronica Barth (18-6) pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts and Brianna Barth had a run-scoring single in the fifth inning for host Chaminade (20-7-1), the No. 3 seed.
Culver City 9, Corona del Mar 1
Deanna Carr had a triple and two singles with two runs scored, Blair Brooks had three hits with an RBI, three runs scored and a stolen base, and Ashley Nevels scored twice for host Culver City (20-7).
Dos Pueblos 2, Santa Maria 0
Sophomore Kimi Wong (26-1) pitched her third no-hitter, striking out 12, and 17th shutout and Lauren McCaskey had a sacrifice fly for host Dos Pueblos (26-1-1).
Harvard-Westlake 5, Palos Verdes 0
Shelly Madick (9-7) pitched her second no-hitter and sixth shutout and had a solo home run for host Harvard-Westlake (19-9). Jennifer Gal had a two-run single.
La Puente 2, Alemany 0
Sophomore right-hander Desiree Biolley (19-3) pitched a one-hit shutout and senior Erin Fonseca hit a triple with one RBI and one run scored for host La Puente (19-3). Alemany is 14-12.
Lompoc Cabrillo 2, La Canada 1
Brooke Brockett (15-5) threw a one-hitter with eight strikeouts and three walks for Cabrillo (17-7-1). La Canada (12-11) rallied for a run in the top of the seventh when Lana Sanfilippo, who had tripled with one out, scored on Courtney Turner's ground out. Turner (6-3) pitched a four-hitter, with none leaving the infield, with three strikeouts and four walks.
Monrovia 1, Northwood 0
Traci Kelley drove in Kristen Mihm in the the first inning and freshman right-hander Samantha Rogers (9-4) struck out four in a four-hitter for host Monrovia (18-4). Northwood finishes at 16-10.
Oaks Christian 13, Bishop Montgomery 1
Tiffany Day went two for two including two home runs and had four RBIs and three runs scored, Ashlee Veilleux went three for four includinge a triple and had two runs scored and an RBI and Kaslin Tucker went two for four including a home run and had three RBIs and two runs scored for host No. 1-seeded Oaks Christian (30-1), which had three home runs and three triples. Bishop Montgomery finishes 9-11.
St. Paul 11, Sultana 1
Frannie Morlet went three for four with four RBIs, including a two-run home run in the third inning, and her cousin Michelle Morlet went two for four for host fourth-seeded St. Paul (24-4-1). Sultana is 11-15.
Tesoro 9, Northview 5
Ashley Wistrom had a home run, a double, a single and three RBIs, and Nicole Aaronson (16-5) struck out seven with three earned runs for host Tesoro (21-8).
Ventura 1, Lompoc 0 (12 innings)
Jenna Driscoll, who singled to start the inning, scored on a wild pitch in the top of the 12th inning for Ventura (19-6). Tami Weston (17-6) threw a six-hitter with 16 strikeouts and one walk and center fielder Sarah Richardson threw out a runner at the plate to preserve the tie in the bottom of the eighth inning for Ventura. Ashley McDonough threw an eight-hitter with 10 strikeouts for Los Padres League champion Lompoc (17-4-1).
Hesperia 3, Covina 0
Victor Valley 3, Beaumont 1
Barstow 8, San Dimas 6
Serrano 7, San Jacinto 0
Nordhoff 1, Workman 0
Campbell Hall 15, Mammoth 0
Katie Kerr (16-1) struck out nine and allowed one hit over six innings, Nichole Lorentz was three for five with three RBIs, and Mallory Perryman was three for four with three runs scored for host Campbell Hall (19-2). Mammoth finishes at 7-8.
Cerritos Valley Christian 3, Brethren Christian 0
Melissa Dykeman (9-3) threw a perfect game including nine strikeouts and Stacey Lyon went one for three with two RBIs to lead host Cerritos Valley Christian (20-4) over Brethren Christian (18-4-1).
Lancaster Desert Christian 6, Mojave 5
Desert Christian (17-4) rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for the victory. With the game tied at 6, junior leftfielder Natalie Sosa singled up the middle to drive in the winning run.
La Reina 1, Flintridge Prep 0
Gemma Ypparila scored from second on an infield throwing error in the fourth inning at top=seeded La Reina. Vicky Brown (15-3) pitched her 11th shutout, striking out 11, for La Reina (18-5-2). Flintridge Prep finished 13-8.
La Salle 7, Mountain View 2
Senior right-hander Kathleen Salvo (17-4) pitched a three-hitter with 15 strikeouts and University of Maryland-bound Jenny Belak went one for three with a double, two RBIs and one run scored for host third-seeded La Salle (24-5). Mountain View is 12-10.
Oak Park 10, Kern Valley 0
Marlena Green (13-8) had 12 strikeouts and drove in four runs for visiting Oak Park (15-10). Green had a two-run double and a two-run triple. Kayla Rice had three hits and scored three runs.
Oxford Academy 26, Pasadena Marshall 0
Melissa Porche (19-4) threw a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts and had a home run, double, single with seven RBIs and three runs scored for host Oxford Academy (21-5) which had three innings with over five runs. Pasadena Marshall is 11-11.
Pasadena Poly 4, Rosemead 2
Alessandra Giampaolo had two doubles, a run scored and an RBI, freshman Madeline Goldberg drove in the go-ahead run with a single and scored in the sixth inning, Larkin Brogan and Casey Zuber each had two hits and Mackenzie Smith (18-4) allowed four hits over seven innings to lead host Pasadena Poly (18-4). Rosemead finishes 12-12.
Village Christian 13, Boron 0
Laura Stone went four for four including a three-run home run and four RBIs, Stanford-bound Laureny Nydam (14-8) had 13 strikeouts and allowed two hits over seven innings and Alex Kinney went three for three for host No. 4-seeded Village Christian (18-10), which had 17 hits in the game. Boron finishes 13-6.
Arrowhead Christian 6, Arroyo 4 (9 innings)
Bishop 7, Westridge 3
Los Angeles Baptist 10, Cantwell Sacred Heart 0
Ontario Christian 5, Whittier Christian 0
Alverno 17, Coastal Christian 0
Jessica Stewart (16-4-1) had 13 strikeouts and went five for five with three runs scored and two RBIs and Katelyn Scott went five for five including a double and two RBIs for host No. 2-seeded Alverno (17-4-1). Coastal Christian finishes 10-10.
Bloomington Christian 8, San Gabriel Mission 7
Brittany Filippini scored the game-winning run on a bases loaded two-out walk by Nikka Yearyean in the bottom of the seventh inning and Katie Zimmerman went two for three including a double and had a run scored to lead host Bloomington Christian (18-3) over San Gabriel Mission (11-10), which walked 18 batters.
New Roads 3, Villanova Prep 2
Down 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Sydney Zorensky had a two-out double, followed by a Stephanie Carrillo single, and then both scored on a two-strike double by Amanda Gottesman to win for host New Roads (14-6). Carrillo (12-6) struck out 14 in a three-hitter with two earned runs. Villanova Prep finishes at 6-13.
Rolling Hills Prep 6, First Lutheran 0
Amy DiBiase (2-0) struck out eight in her first start back from elbow injury two months ago for visiting Rolling Hills Prep (9-2). First Lutheran finishes at 15-4.
Sacred Heart of Jesus 9, Hesperia Christian 8
Visiting Sacred Heart of Jesus (11-9) scored five runs in the seventh inning and two runs in the sixth inning to overcome an 8-2 deficit and win. Sonia Cuevas was three for four, including a double, Desiree Cabrera was three for four, and Sarah Cabrera (11-8) picked up the win. Hesperia Christian finishes at 13-6.
Saddleback Valley Christian 19, Upland Christian 0
Katie Finley homered, drove in five runs and struck out 15 batters to lead top-seeded Saddleback Valley Christian (19-5-1). Upland Christian finishes the year 11-11.
Viewpoint 5, North County Christian 1
Michelle Macias (10-2) had 12 strikeouts and Hayley Bock drove in four runs for host Viewpoint (18-4). Macias also had a runs-scoring triple. North County Christian finished 14-5.
Faith Baptist 18, Cate 3
La Sierra Academy 13, Victor Valley Christian 1
Linfield Christian 28, Noli Indian 0
Moreno Valley Calvary Chapel 10, California Lutheran 4
Santa Maria Valley Christian 12, Providence 0
Woodcrest Christian 13, Connelly 0
Thursday, May 20
SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS
Corona Santiago 8, Glendale 0
Right-hander Taryne Mowatt (20-3) struck out 14 in a one-hitter and had a double and a single, Britney Moore added a double and a single, and Kelsey Bruder had two doubles for No. 1-seeded host Corona Santiago (24-3). Glendale finishes 12-11.
Riverside Christian 17, Baptist Christian 2
Ashley Collinwood went two for four with six RBIs, including a three-run home run in the sixth inning, to lead host fourth-seeded Riverside Christian (17-3), the defending champion of the division. Baptist Christian finishes the season at 13-5.
Wednesday, May 19
SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS
Etiwanda 1, El Toro 0
Pinch runner Audrey Stephenson scored on a fielder's choice with one out in the top of the fifth inning and Rachel Lopez (14-5) pitched a five-hitter with six strikeouts for Etiwanda (18-9). Lindsay Correa pitched a six-hitter with three strikeouts for host El Toro (20-10). Etiwanda plays a first-round game at Woodbridge on Friday.
Foothill 3, Valley View 0
Paige Lowe went three for three with one RBI and Kelsey Ferguson (8-5) threw a no-hitter with six strikeouts to lead host Foothill (16-11-1). Valley View finishes 18-9.
Hart 2, Littlerock 1
Marina 2, Long Beach Wilson 1
Glendora 13, Montclair 1
Nicole Berry (11-5) pitched five innings, allowing three hits, and was one for one, hitting a grand slam, Michelle Carter went three for four with a double and two runs scored, and Kristin Nicholas went one for four with a triple and three RBIs to lead visiting Glendora (17-9) over Montclair (13-11).
Cerritos 8, San Gabriel 6
Gracie Melendrez went three for three with three doubles, four RBIs and three runs scored to lead host Cerritos (15-14), which travels to Nogales in a first-round contest Friday at 3:15 p.m. San Gabriel finishes 9-8.
Bloomington 3, La Quinta 0
La Habra 3, Downey 0
Los Altos 5, South Hills 4
Torrance 6, Century 0
West Valley 5, Walnut 2
Westminster 8, Rancho Alamitos 1
Corona del Mar 5, Mary Star 2
Michelle Tolfa pitched an eight-hitter with four strikeouts and Holly Van Hiel went four for four with a triple and three runs scored for Corona del Mar (17-8). Mary Star (10-16) scored on fielder's choices in the fouth inning.
Santa Maria 7, Santa Paula 0
Serinna Uvalle pitched a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Sophia Beltran hit a solo home run for host Santa Maria (13-15). Andrea Villa had an infield single with two outs in the sixth inning for Santa Paula (11-11). On Friday, Santa Maria will play at second-seeded Dos Pueblos, ranked No. 20 by The Times.
Alemany 9, Buena 1
Bishop Montgomery 14, Beverly Hills 1
Northview 4, Big Bear 3
Sultana 3, Silverado 0
San Marino 9, Azusa 0
Oak Park 7, Grace Brethren 0
Kayla Rice went three for four with three RBIs and Marlena Green (12-8) pitched a five-hitter and struck out seven for host Oak Park (14-10), which had three players with two hits. Grace Brethren finishes 9-15.
Flintridge Prep 4, Crossroads 0
Maranatha 5, Notre Dame Academy 1
Mountain View 4, Whitney 0
Sacred Heart of Jesus 6, Lake Arrowhead Christian 2
Sarah Cabrera (10-8) pitched a four-hitter with four strikeouts and Louise Flores had two hits and four RBIs for host Sacred Heart of Jesus (10-9) at Ramona Convent. Julie Chirino hit a leadoff home run and Flores singled to score two runs to give the Comets a 3-2 advantage in the bottom of the fourth inning. Flores singled to score two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning for Sacred Heart of Jesus, which travels to Hesperia Christian for a first-round game Friday. Ashley Morris scored on an error in the second inning and Tracy Wilson tripled and scored on a single by Erin Hall in the fourth inning as Lake Arrowhead Christian (14-5) took a 2-0 lead.
Providence 24, Shalhevet 0
Upland Christian 16, Apple Valley Christian 9