Mulham leads Knights to first 'W'

BASEBALL

St. Francis 5, Buena 4: Joey Mulham went the distance, allowing four hits to lead the Golden Knights to a nonleague victory on Saturday morning.

Mulham struck out five and allowed just two earned runs.

First baseman had three of his team's 10 hits, including a home run, as he also tallied two runs batted in.

JP Nolan also had a pair of hits for St. Francis (1-1).

Burroughs 6, St. Bonaventure 3: The Indians beat St. Bonaventure in their second game of the Southern California Showdown on Saturday.

Shaun Bradshaw turned in a great pitching performance for Burroughs, throwing a complete game and scattering five hits without surrendering a walk.

Chris Peele and Hector Gonzalez each doubled in the game, driving in two runs apiece for the Indians.

Gonzalez had another double and RBI against West Ranch, in the first game of the tournament, on Friday. Dylan Goldsack gave up just an earned run and two hits in his five-inning performance but it wasn't enough, as errors cost Burroughs in the 4-1 loss.

The Indians' record is 1-1.

Flintridge Prep 7, Mountain View 4: Pitcher Royce Park struck out six in five innings and finished with three hits Saturday to lead the Rebels in a pool-play game of the Duarte Tournament at Duarte High.

Park had a two-run double to lift Flintridge Prep in its season opener.

Brenden McKiernan had two hits and scored three runs for the Rebels.

Alex Sierra picked up the save.

Verdugo Hills 6, Hoover 5 (8 innings): Despite a strong start on the mound by Anthony Cuccinello over six innings, the starter was victimized by four unearned runs and the Tornadoes fell to 0-2 on the season in the process with Saturday's Royal Tournament loss at Verdugo.

Eugene Shin added two hits for Hoover.

SOFTBALL

Crescenta Valley 11, South Pasadena 0 (5 innings): The Falcons continued to roll at the Duarte Tournament with a mercy-rule win on Saturday at Duarte High.

Erin Ashby had two hits, including a home run, and combined with Helene Cook for an abbreviated two-hit shutout.

Brielle Walker also had two hits, with a two-run home run, while Sydney House punched a three-run homer.

Crescenta Valley is now 3-0.

Burroughs 4, Ventura 3: The Indians won their first game of the season, a first-round game against Ventura in the Simi Valley tournament.

Shannon Trujillo tied the game at 3 in the fifth inning for the Indians with a two-run triple. Taylor Buliavac followed it up with a single, driving Trujillo in from third to give Burroughs the 4-3 win.

Burroughs (1-0) was scheduled to face tournament host Simi Valley in another game Saturday night.

Calvary Murrieta 4, Hoover 2: The Tornadoes dropped their first two games of the season on Saturday at the Cypress Tournament.

Hoover opened with a 9-2 loss to Warren.

BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

Crescenta Valley 2, South Pasadena 0: The Falcons ended Saturday's run at the Redondo Tournament with a 25-20, 25-17 win over South Pasadena.

Earlier in the day, the Falcons lost to Warren, 26-24, 23-25, 15-12, before falling against Golden Valley, 25-17, 25-20.

In the two-day tournament, the Falcons went 2-4 and are now 3-5 on the season.

Redondo 2, Burroughs 0: Burroughs lost to Redondo Union High in the third-place game of the Redondo Tournament on Saturday.

The Indians held tough but fell to the Sea Hawks 25-22, 25-18. Burroughs earned its way to the third-place match by coming out on top of its pool on Friday. After dropping their first-round match against Warren, 25-21, 22-25, 11-15, the Indians beat Orange Lutheran, 27-29, 25-23, 16-14, and Torrance 26-24, 25-18 on Friday.

Burroughs kept the momentum going into Saturday, beating Redondo Union's No. 2 squad, 25-17, 25-10 and Palos Verdes 25-22, 27-25 on Saturday before falling to Redondo Union at the end of the day.

The Indians' record now sits at 6-2.

TRACK AND FIELD

Crescenta Valley in Canyon Invitational: Crescenta Valley High boys' standout Andrew Roide won the high jump at Saturday's invitational event with a jump of 6 feet 4 inches.

Laura White was second in the triple jump for the Falcons' girls' squad at 32-0.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

L.A. Mission College 4, Glendale Community College 2: The Vaqueros dropped their Western State Conference opener on Saturday afternoon at Stengel Field.

Sean Spear and Ellis Whitman had two hits apiece for the Vaqueros (9-5).

Hoover High graduate John La pitched two scoreless inning of relief.

GCC will host Citrus in another WSC matchup on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

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