The JSerra baseball tournament opened on Saturday, and Chatsworth decided to throw its aces, Tommy Palamera and Josh Garcia. The Chancellors came away with a 4-0 win over Villa Park and a 4-2 win over Anaheim Canyon.
Palamera threw five shutout innings in the first game. The Chancellors got an RBI triple from Taft transfer Max Mehlbaum. Garcia, besides starting the second game, also had an RBI double.
Joey Myers had two hits in Santa Margarita's 7-1 win over Etiwanda.
Riley Hanson had two home runs in Fountain Valley's 3-2 win over Malibu.
Aliso Niguel knocked off Harvard-Westlake, 4-2, behind pitcher Zak Nocon. Aliso Niguel also defeaed Warren, 2-1, on a walk-off single by Blake Sabol. Freshman pitcher Evan Fitterer was impressive on the mound for Aliso Niguel. Ethan Butka threw five innings of relief.
El Camino Real dropped two games. Tustin defeated Newbury Park, 1-0, and West Ranch, 6-5.
Brandon Stewart of Great Oak had three hits in a 4-2 loss to San Clemente. Eric Sanchez struck out six in four innings in Great Oak's 3-1 win over Capistrano Valley.
Haydon Nix had three hits in Esperanza's 7-4 loss to Loyola. Derek Marshall, Beamin Carter and Joe Fortin each drove in two runs for Loyola, which also defeated JSerra, 9-3.
Calabasas defeated Tesoro, 3-0, with Andrew West and Cogeian Embry combining on a one-hitter. Calabasas also defeated San Juan Hills, 5-2.
El Toro was down 10-1 but rallied to defeat Valencia, 13-10. Valencia defeated Santa Margarita, 10-2.
Camarillo defeated Buena Park, 3-2.
Servite defeated North, 4-0. Nick Cornelius threw five shutout innings. Tanner Smith had three hits. Moorpark defeated Servite, 2-0. Moorpark also defeated Foothill, 5-3.
Los Alamitos defeated Alemany, 14-3. Alemany defeated St. John Bosco, 9-1, with Jake Shore going four for four with three RBIs. Clay Rickerman struck out six in five innings.
Games continue Sunday and Monday.