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Eagles notch first win

Sophomore Mike McDaniels had a no hitter for 4 2/3 innings and

persevered to collect complete-game victory as the host Estancia High

baseball team tallied its first win this season with an 8-2 triumph

over Los Amigos in a consolation game of the Newport Elks tournament



McDaniels fanned nine and allowed just two hits in seven innings

while retiring the final seven batters he faced.

The Eagles (1-4) scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth to


break the game open after Los Amigos (1-4) had tied the game at 2

with two runs in the top of the fifth.

Jose Jauregui’s bloop single over the second baseman’s head began

the five-run rally.

Jeremy Hauser went 3 for 4 with four RBIs, including two on a

single in the sixth. Ryan Gleason went 3 for 3 and Evan Van Geem

tallied two hits, including a two-out RBI triple in the fifth. Hauser

doubled in Van Geem to give Estancia a 3-2 lead.


Kane Curran threw a no hitter for the Estancia frosh-soph team in

a 5-0 victory over Calvary Chapel Friday.


Newport Elks tournament

Estancia 8, Los Amigos 2

Score by Innings

Amigos 000 020 0 -- 2 2 2

Estancia 002 015 x -- 8 12 0


Nelson, Ortiz (6), Morales (6) and

Brouilhed; McDaniels and Crom. W --

McDaniels, 1-1. L -- Nelson. 2B -- Hauser

(EST). 3B -- Van Geem (Est).


Sailors breeze to win

* BASEBALL: Sophomore Tyler Parker allowed just two hits in five

innings and picked up his second victory after the host Newport

Harbor High baseball team defeated St. Bernard 8-1, in a consolation

game of the Newport Elks tournament Saturday.

Parker (2-0) struck out five and walked just one while senior Mike

McLean retired the side in order the final two innings to preserve

the win for Harbor (3-2).

McLean also produced with the bat, going 3 for 3 with two runs

scored an RBI.

Taylor Young doubled in two runs and finished the five-game

tournament 9 for 15 with two doubles and five RBIs.


Newport Elks tournament Consolation

Newport Harbor 8, St. Bernard’s 1

Score by Innings

Bernard’s 000 100 0 -- 1 2 4

Newport 010 412 x -- 8 9 1

David, Walker (4) and James; Parker, McLean

(6) and Sanchez. W -- Parker, 2-0. L --

David. 2B -- Young (NH). 3B -- Walker (SB).


UCI’s Turpin places 13th

* TRACK AND FIELD: UC Irvine senior Annmarie Turpin finished 13th

in the pentathlon at the NCAA indoor track and field championships in

Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday.

Turpin compiled 3,779 points over the five events. She had marks

of 8.86 in the 60-meter hurdles, 5 feet, 6 inches in the high jump,

33-1 3/4 in the shot put, 17-10 3/4 in the long jump and 2:22.65 in

the 800.

Hyleas Fountain of Georgia was the winner with 4,412 points,

followed by Arizona State’s Jacquelyn Johnson (4,263) and Cal’s

Brooke Meredith (4,189).

Day captures second

* TRACK AND FIELD: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo freshman Sharon Day, a

Costa Mesa High product, finished second in the women’s high jump

Saturday at the NCAA indoor championships in Fayetteville.

Day cleared 6 feet, 1 1/4 inches for the Mustangs. Georgia Tech’s

Shonte Howard, the former Riverside North standout whom Day competed

against fiercely in 2002, won the event at 6-3 3/4.

Chandy, Gordon shine

* TRACK AND FIELD: Sophomore Zach Chandy and junior Laura Gordon

won two events each, representing Sage Hill School in the Tri-County

Small Schools track and field invitational at Moorpark High Saturday.

Chandy won the 200 meters (22.4) and the 400 (51.2), while Gordon

won the 100 hurdles (18.4) and the triple jump (34 feet, 9 inches).

Gordon also took second place in the long jump (15-0) and 300 hurdles


Newport places fifth

* SOFTBALL: Newport Harbor High’s girls softball team took fifth

place in the Costa Mesa tournament with two shutout victories


The Sailors (3-3) defeated Century, 8-0, in the first game while

blanking Oxford Academy, 2-0, later in the day.

Darci Pennington’s two-out, two-RBI triple in the top of the

seventh inning proved the difference against Oxford, preserving the

win for starting pitcher Ashley Gleason. Pennington’s hit brought in

Katie Daniels and Clea O’Keefe.

Gleason struck out 12 and walked five in tossing a one-hitter.

Gleason’s bat did the talking in the first game with two hits,

including a triple, and an RBI. Sasha Grumman went 2 for 3 with a

double and an RBI. Julianne Bass and Jennifer Gummerman each added

RBI’s for Newport.


Costa Mesa tournament Game 1

Newport Harbor 8, Century 0

Score by Innings

Newport 203 03 - 8 8 0

Century 000 00 -- 0 2 3

Knight and Bass. W -- Knight, 1-2. 2B --

Grumman (NH). 3B -- Gleason (NH).



Game 2

Newport Harbor 2, Oxford 0

Score by Innings

Newport 000 000 2 -- 2 5 1

Oxford 000 000 0 -- 0 1 4

Gleason and Bass; Porche and Herkins. W --

Gleason, 2-1. L -- Herkins. 3B - Pennington

(NH), Bass (NH).


Sage Hill splits pair

* SOFTBALL: Rebecca Hembarsky of Sage Hill went 2 for 2 with two

runs and recorded the victory on the mound as the Lightning salvaged

their final consolation game Saturday in the Costa Mesa tournament

with a four-inning 9-3 win over St. Margaret’s at Costa Mesa. Lauren

Neale was 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI for Sage Hill (2-4-1),

which lost the first game against Santiago, 3-1.

Waves defeat ‘Eaters

* BASEBALL: Pepperdine University first baseman Mike Craig slammed

two solo home runs to lead a nine-hit attack that helped produce a

4-1 nonconference victory over the visiting UC Irvine baseball team


UC Irvine (13-5-1) took a 1-0 lead in the first before Pepperdine

(6-9) tied it in the fourth and took the lead for good with two more

runs in the fifth.

UCI starter Glenn Swanson (3-1) struck out four, walked one and

allowed eight hits in six innings. Erik Johnson doubled while Brett

Dalton, Matt Fisher, Mark Wagner and Gregg Wallis all added singles

for UCI, which lost to Pepperdine, 8-7, in its season opener Feb. 11.



Pepperdine 4, UC Irvine 1

Score by Innings

UCI 100 000 000 -- 1 5 0

Pepp. 000 121 00x -- 4 9 1

Swanson, Cassel (7) and Wagner; Barrack,

Kleen (8) and Tracy. W -- Barrack, 2-2. L

-- Swanson, 3-1. 2B -- Johnson (UCI), 3B

-- Haapanen (Pepp) 2. HR -- Craig (Pepp)



Tars relay team sixth

* SWIMMING: Newport Harbor High’s boys swimming team placed sixth

out of 14 schools (42 points) at the Capistrano Valley relay finals


Newport’s 300-yard freestyle team of Michael Bury, Dan Furman,

Kyle Sherman, Clay Jorth, Sean McGhie and Telford Cottam placed

second with a 2:18.08. Bury, James Jackson, Sherman and Eric Carlson

swam to third in the 400 individual medley (4:01.50).

Irvine (98) won the event while Corona del Mar tied for 11th (16).

Sailors fall in San Diego

* VOLLEYBALL: Newport Harbor High’s boys volleyball team dropped

two matches Saturday in the San Diego Tournament of Champions as La

Costa Canyon defeated the Sailors, 25-21, 18-25, 15-12 in the first

round of the 16-team championship bracket and Mt. Carmel rallied to

top the Tars, 23-25, 25-12, 15-9 in consolation action at University

High in San Diego.

Brett Perrine led the Sailors (3-3) with eight kills in each

match, while Morgan Govaars, Ted Slater and Jon Langford had five

apiece in the opener. Langford recorded six kills against Mt. Carmel

and Slater added five kills and five blocks.

Newport Harbor squares off against nonleague host Huntington Beach

at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.