Prep baseball roundup: Corona clinches Big VIII League championship

Corona's Ethan Schiefelbein threw a shutout in a 2-0 victory over Corona Centennial on Friday.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Corona High’s baseball team did what it was supposed to do Friday — clinch the Big VIII League championship with a 2-0 win over Corona Centennial, completing a three-game sweep of the Huskies.

Ethan Schiefelbein, tuning up for the pressure of the Southern Section Division 1 playoffs, gave up five hits, struck out four and walked one.

Corona is 22-2 overall, 12-0 in league and expected to be the No. 1 seed for the Division 1 playoffs when pairings are announced a week from Monday.


Eastvale Roosevelt 6, Norco 3: Chase Pulido’s three-run home run in the fifth inning powered the Mustangs to victory.

Corona Santiago 6, King 1: Barrett Ronson homered and had three RBIs for Santiago.

Hart 5, West Ranch 3: The Indians pulled into a first-place tie in the Foothill League. Ryan De La Maza finished with three hits.

Birmingham 6, Cleveland 0: Isaac Monterrubio gave up one hit in 4 2/3 innings and Allen Olmos finished up with 2 1/3 scoreless innings to help Birmingham stay unbeaten in the West Valley League. Christian Woods had three hits.

Granada Hills 11, El Camino Real 3: Two-run singles by Jack Donohoe, Easton Hawk and John Barnett sparked the Highlanders.

Taft 8, Chatsworth 6: Dylan Sidell contributed three hits for the Toreadors.

Sierra Canyon 3, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 1: The Trailblazers rallied to beat the Knights and stay in contention for third place in the Mission League.

Bishop Alemany 5, Chaminade 1: Jayden Lusk had four RBIs, including a home run, to lead Alemany.

Harvard-Westlake 10, Loyola 8: Bryce Rainer finished a big week of hitting against the Cubs by collecting a home run, double, single and three RBIs. In the three games, he went eight for 12 with six RBIs and two home runs. James Dell’Amico homered for Loyola.

St. Francis 4, Crespi 3: The Golden Knights prevailed in nine innings. Jordan Viramontes had three hits and three RBIs and Holden Deitch homered for St. Francis.

Aliso Niguel 2, San Clemente 1: Brandon Tatch struck out five in six innings for Aliso Niguel.

Beckman 7, Woodbridge 1: Zach Ireland had a two-run double to help Beckman complete a three-game sweep of Woodbridge.


Camarillo 6, Royal 1: Boston Bateman and Tommy Goodin each had home runs for Camarillo.

Cypress 8, Crean Lutheran 0: John Short finished with three hits and Aiden Franco threw five shutout innings for Cypress.

Foothill 7, Villa Park 2: Brian Harbour struck out seven in six innings and also contributed a double and a triple for Foothill. Garrett Davidson had a solo home run for Foothill.

Huntington Beach 16, Edison 3: A 13-run second inning got the Oilers rolling. John Petrie had a grand slam.

Fountain Valley 3, Los Alamitos 0: Cayden Bonura struck out nine, walked none and threw a two-hit shutout.

Oaks Christian 14, Calabasas 7: Chris Tampoya finished with three hits and five RBIs to lead Oaks Christian.

Santa Margarita 6, Servite 3: Carter Enoch had the big hit, a three-run triple, for Santa Margarita.

JSerra 7, St. John Bosco 3: Andrew Padova threw two innings of shutout relief to help JSerra move closer to securing third place and an automatic playoff berth from the Trinity League.

Long Beach Millikan 8, Lakewood 1: Ben Keisler had two hits and three RBIs and Nolan Patterson struck out six in 5 1/3 innings for Millikan.

Garden Grove Pacifica 7, La Palma Kennedy 3: Jayson Juarez contributed three RBIs.

Mission Viejo 7, Tesoro 2: Keenan Anzai threw a complete game with 10 strikeouts and Max Osika had three RBIs.

Santa Monica 2, Mira Costa 1: The Vikings earned a walk-off win in the 10th inning on Sage Douglass’ RBI single. Tony Ponce threw 3 2/3 scoreless innings of relief for the win.