Pitcher Joey Phelps of Loyola has 20 strikeouts in 10 innings

Loyola pitcher Joey Phelps struck out 20, and gave up just two hits and no runs in the Cubs’ 8-4 win over Peninsula on Wednesday.
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Senior pitcher Joey Phelps of Loyola is off to a fantastic start. On Wednesday, he struck out nine and allowed one hit in five scoreless innings of the Cubs’ 8-4 win over Peninsula.

In 10 innings for the Cubs (5-0), he has struck out 20 and given up just two hits and no runs. Matt Costopoulos and Wyatt Nelson each had three hits.

JSerra 7, Corona 2: Nino Vultaggio hit a three-run home run for the unbeaten Lions. Luke Jewett allowed three hits with no walks in 6 1/3 innings.

Santa Ana Mater Dei 5, Foothill 4: The Monarchs improved to 4-0 with nine-inning win. Andrew Porter had the game-winning hit. Andrew Chorbagian and Joey Nicolai hit home runs.


Capistrano Valley 2, Damien 1: Eric Schumann struck out three and walked none in six innings for the Cougars.

Cerritos 5, Irvine Northwood 3: Cerritos scored three runs in the seventh to pull out the victory.

Esperanza 10, La Serna 5: Jason McDonnell had two hits and two RBIs for the Aztecs.

Trabuco Hills 3, St. Paul 2: Jason Bailey had a walk-off double in the eighth inning for Trabuco Hills.


Upland 3, Beckman 0: Tucker Juline threw a two-hit shutout with eight strikeouts.

Tesoro 7, Riverside Poly 6: Ryan Flaherty hit a two-run home run and Nick Pinto contributed four hits.

El Camino Real 3, West Ranch 0: Adam Christopher and Jack Whisnant combined for the shutout.

Palos Verdes 7, South Torrance 2: Tyler Imbach hit a three-run home run and finished with four RBIs.


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