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Indians tie for fourth


Burroughs and Burbank in 47th Burbank High Schools’ Invitational: The Indians tied for fourth place and Kelsey Danzeisen tied for third place in Flight A in the annual high school tournament Wednesday at De Bell Golf Club.

Danzeisen shot a four-over-par par 75 and took fourth place in a card-off.

Also for Burroughs, Sivakorn Losakul shot an 82, Chris Kesicbasian shot an 85, Sean White shot an 88 and Jeff Lundquist shot a 91.


Kenny Cunnanan was Burbank’s highest finisher, firing a 79. He was followed by teammates Andy Chung (82), James Chao (89) and Marco Rivera (100).


Burroughs d. Golden Valley, 25-17, 25-19, 25-22: The Indians were able to roll to a nonleague victory Tuesday on the road.


Burroughs (9-2) — ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division III — was paced by Tyler Yanez, who led the offense with 25 assists to go along with six kills. Daniel Jacobs had seven kills and Robby Rutecki, Ike Nwachie and Lucas Yanez all had six kills each.

The Indians’ defense was led by Kevin Trejo, who had 16 digs for the second-straight match, and Justin Llamas, who had 10 digs.


Bellarmine-Jefferson 12, St. Anthony 6: The Guards began Santa Fe League competition Thursday with a big win on the road.

Bell-Jeff (3-2) was paced by Ryan Okiishi, who drove in five runs and Philip Diaz-McTague, who was three for five with a three-run home run and three RBI. Teammate Matt Landini was four for five, Mitch Kellogg was two for five with an RBI, Johnny Karalis was three for four and Sam Kachikian was two for four with two RBI for the Guards.

Nogales (Ariz.) 5, Burbank 4: The Bulldogs gave up three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday in suffering a loss in the Tucson Conquistador Lancer Baseball Classic in Arizona.

Ryan Favor got the start on the mound for the Bulldogs and threw six solid innings, striking out six, scattering eight hits and walking just two. He had to come out after six innings when his pitch count approached 100, and the bullpen could not hold the lead.


Favor also had a good day at the plate, collecting two hits. Ricky Perez went two for three, scored two runs and knocked in a run, Paul Frias and Andrew Hernandez both picked up hits and Broderick Jenkins also had two hits and an RBI.

Douglas (Ariz.) 14, Burbank 6: One bad inning led to a Bulldogs’ loss Wednesday in the Tucson Conquistador Lancer Baseball Classic in Arizona.

Douglas pushed across 12 runs in a big fourth inning to take control of the game.

Other than that one inning, Burbank played well in the game, giving up just two runs the rest of the contest.

Burbank received 10 hits from 10 players. Tyler Do (double) and Dylan Mersola (triple and three runs batted in) collected the only extra-base hits. James Johnson, Ryan Favor, Andrew Hernandez, Steve Rodriguez, Juwan Robins, Ricky Perez, Paul Frias and Broderick Jenkins all had singles.

Burbank 4, Mountain View 3: Sophomore pitcher Sean Troy came through with a solid performance to help pace the Bulldogs to a victory Tuesday in the Tucson Conquistador Lancer Baseball Classic in Arizona.

Troy came up from the junior varsity for the tournament and gave Burbank a fine outing over six innings, earning his first varsity win. Closer Paul Frias came in the seventh inning and nailed down his first save of the year.

The Bulldog offense was shaky in the beginning, but rallied for four runs in the fifth and sixth innings.


Chris Okimoto doubled and singled and Frias continued his torrid early-season hitting with a double and another run batted in (giving him 11 on the season). Ryan Favor contributed with a double off the centerfield screen and Andrew Saldana and Daniel Starkand also singled.

The big hit of the day was delivered by Andrew Hernandez, who came up with a man on third and two outs in the fifth. He drove a two-strike pitch to left field to bring in the winning run.


Burroughs vs. Saugus: The Indians dropped both portions of the nonleague meet Thursday on the road.

The Burroughs boys lost, 90- 46 and the girls suffered a 108-28 loss.

On the boys’ side, Alejandro Rosas was a double winner, winning the 110-meter hurdles (16.5 seconds) as well as the 300 hurdles (42.5). Teammate Austin Allen won the pole vault (14 feet), Lester Quintana took the shot put (36-10) and Jay Vongasavarit was first in the discus (84-3).

For the girls, Shannon Kermah was a double winner in the long jump (17-4 1/4) and the triple jump (33-11 1/2) and Justice Shank won the high jump (5-2).

Jeff Tully