Roundup: Freshman Brynne Nally leads Pacifica to softball upset of No. 1 Los Alamitos
It took a freshman pitcher to find a way to hand No. 1-ranked Los Alamitos its first defeat in high school softball.
Freshman Brynne Nally limited the Griffins’ powerful hitting attack to three hits while striking out six as Garden Grove Pacifica defeated Los Alamitos 3-2 on Wednesday. Los Alamitos is now 10-1. Pacifica improved to 9-2.
Long Beach State signee Jacquelyn Bicker had two hits and an RBI for Pacifica. Freshman Annika Sogsti delivered the walk-off single in the seventh to score Chloe Perreira.
El Camino Real 7, Alemany 1: Abigail Miller hit a grand slam to lead El Camino Real.
Trabuco Hills 4, San Clemente 0: Mason Molina continued his dominant pitching, striking out 11 and throwing a two-hit shutout.
Harvard-Westlake 7, Loyola 0: Freshman Thomas Bridges threw six shutout innings and Jacob Galloway had two hits and two RBIs.
Crespi 3, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 2: Tyler Grenn struck out eight for the Celts.
Alemany 9, St. Francis 1: The Warriors picked up their second straight win over St. Francis.
Calabasas 4, Oaks Christian 3: Jordan Kingston threw five scoreless innings in the nine-inning win.
Westlake 3, Newbury Park 2: The Warriors (10-2) received a complete game from Dominic Bayless. Scott Radinsky and Nate Rosen each had two hits.
Santa Margarita 3, South Hills 0: Matt Flaharty had two hits and two RBIs. Matthew Porchas threw six scoreless innings with seven strikeouts.
Vista Murrieta 7, Murrieta Valley 2: LeTrey McCollum had two hits and two RBIs.
Ayala 8, Colony 0: Mateo Matthews homered, Cole Koniarsky had three hits and Thomas Cerecedes threw six shutout innings.
Mira Costa 10, Birmingham 2: Andrew Hiestand threw a complete game and Aidan Aguilar finished with three hits.
Fountain Valley 5, Marina 2: Tim Grack had three RBIs.
Huntington Beach 4, Westminster 2: The Oilers improved to 10-3.
El Dorado 4, El Modena 3: Evan Rolbiecki hit a walk-off two-run home run in the eighth inning.
Thousand Oaks 6, Agoura 5: The Lancers got a walk-off single from Roc Riggio in the ninth to stay unbeaten. They tied the game with a run in the bottom of the seventh. Myles Kallinger had three hits for Agoura.
West Ranch 17, Valencia 3: Logan Mandel finished with three hits and five RBIs for 10-0 West Ranch.
Hart 21, Canyon 0: Matt Quintanar had five hits.
Gahr 12, St. John Bosco 8: Banda Cristien had three hits.
Murrieta Mesa 7, Temecula Valley 2: Murrieta Mesa is 14-2.
Quartz Hill 15, Knight 0: Logan Reddemann threw a four-hitter and also hit a three-run home run.
Sun Valley Poly 2, Sylmar 1: Devin Perez had the game-winning RBI. Ethan Reyes improved to 1-0.
Foothill 16, Esperanza 3: Aiden Taurek struck out nine in four innings to help Foothill win its ninth consecutive game. Brady Ashworth had four RBIs.
Corona 4, Mater Dei 2: Corona won in eight innings.
Santa Margarita 61, St. John Bosco 58: In a wild Trinity League opener, Aldo Ruiz-Ortiz made a three with two seconds left in overtime to help the Eagles (6-0) stun No. 1-ranked St. John Bosco (7-1). Ruiz-Ortiz made six threes in the game and finished with 20 points.
Scotty Washington led St. John Bosco with 22 points and Lamj Lewis and Jeremiah Nyarko added 15 points each.
Orange Lutheran 47, Servite 39: The Lancers won the Trinity League opener.
Mater Dei 62, JSerra 53: Harrison Hornery scored 18 points for the Monarchs in a Trinity League opener.
Loyola 65, Alemany 58: Jack Kriesch scored 23 points for the Cubs.
Crespi 63, St. Francis 61: Jaqari Miles led Crespi with 21 points and Mason Dorsey 17. Steven Jamerson made a shot at the buzzer. Jackson Mosley led St. Francis with 24 points.
Chaminade 74, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 65: KJ Simpson scored 21 points for the Eagles. Ben Shtolzberg led Notre Dame with 19 points.
Shalhevet 62, Burroughs 58: Zeev Remer scored 32 points for 8-1 Shalhevet.
Oak Park 48, Camarillo 34: The Eagles won their league opener. Isaiah Sherrard had 17 points.
Los Altos 80, Rowland 49: Jazz Gardner finished with 43 points and 14 rebounds.
St. Anthony 83, Cathedral 71: Darius Carr led Cathedral with 30 points.
Etiwanda 60, Harvard-Westlake 55: The Eagles (4-0) won the road game behind freshman Kennedy Smith, who scored 16 points.
Windward 74, Viewpoint 54: Skye Belker scored 17 points in a league opener for the Wildcats, who played without Juju Watkins (club commitment).
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