Falcons fly into first place


Crescenta Valley 13, Glendale 0 (five innings): Cole Currie (four innings pitched) and Chas Turansky combined on a two-hitter in Friday night's mercy-rule shortened Pacific League game at Stengel Field.

The win, coupled with Arcadia's 5-2 loss to Pasadena Friday, allowed the Falcons (18-6, 10-1 in league) to leapfrog the Apaches (19-5, 10-2) for first place in league.

Burroughs 13, Hoover 7: Senior outfielder Joey Yepez turned in a remarkable effort in finishing three for four with two homers, one being a grand slam, while driving in seven total runs in the Tornadoes' Pacific League home defeat Friday afternoon.

With the defeat, Hoover dropped to 5-15-1 overall and 3-9 in league.

Rio Hondo Prep 9, Flintridge Prep 8 (nine innings): The Rebels were eliminated from playoff contention with Friday's Prep League loss at the Glendale Sports Complex.

Karlsen Termini pitched seven innings for Prep (6-15, 3-8), allowing three earned runs and striking out seven.

He was backed by a big day from Alex Sierra, who went four for four with two doubles, a triple, two runs batted in and three runs scored.

Harvard-Westlake 7, St. Francis 2: The Golden Knights dropped their 10th consecutive contest, this time falling on the road Friday afternoon in Mission League play.

Junior outfielder Cole Ramseyer finished three for three for St. Francis (7-19, 2-8) with a double, a RBI and a run scored. Ramseyer was driven in by P.J. Dezotell on a bunt single as the Golden Knights only trailed 3-2 heading into the fifth.


Rio Hondo Prep 9, Flintridge Prep 2: Junior Ashley Kim doubled, tripled and scored a run, but it wasn't enough for the visiting Rebels in Prep League play Friday afternoon.

Rachel Simon smacked two hits and drove in a run and right fielder Kyla Bradley led a rare double play from the outfield for Flintridge Prep (2-15, 2-8), which trailed, 5-0, after three innings.

Burroughs 11, Hoover 2: The Tornadoes led, 2-0, after the top of the third, but surrendered 11 unanswered runs in falling in Pacific League road action Friday afternoon.

Hoover now owns a record of 8-13 overall and 4-8 in league.

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