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El Camino Real wins West Valley League baseball championship

El Camino Real clinched the West Valley League baseball championship on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Birmingham.

The Conquisadores (21-8-1, 8-1) have won six consecutive games and could be in position for the No. 1 seed in the City Section Open Division playoffs when seedings are announced on Monday.

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Cole Kitchen threw six innings and Jack Whisnant got the save. Chris Romero threw six innings for Birmingham (5-4).

Cleveland (6-3) is in second place after a 4-2 win over Chatsworth. Chris Lozano struck out seven. Lozano and Bobby Velasco each had two hits.

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Granada Hills (5-4) is tied with Birmingham for third place after a 3-1 win over Taft. Brandon Garfinkel threw four shutout innings with five strikeouts. Brandon Cuervo had three hits.

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