San Fernando coach Armando Gomez didn’t waste time in unveiling Alemany transfer Nate Flores.
On the first day he became available on Monday, Gomez put the sophomore right-hander on the mound in a Valley Mission League showdown game against Sylmar.Flores came through with eight strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings in San Fernando’s 4-1 victory.
“He’s legit,” Gomez said.
Freshman Angel Salas had two hits for the Tigers, who will try to go up two games in the standings against Sylmar in a Wednesday game.
Glendora 5, Fullerton 0: Izaak Martinez struck out five, walked none and allowed four hits in the shutout victory. Jake Gonzalez hit a three-run home run.
Damien 4, Upland 3: The Spartans won their seventh straight game behind a walk-off single from Ruben Del Castillo.
El Toro 8, Galena 4: Paul Skenes and Niko Cladopulos each had two hits and two RBIs.
Foothill 18, Peninsula 7: Kyle Ashworth had a home run, triple and four RBIs.
Chino Hills 15, Aliso Niguel 5: Blake Borgogno hit a grand slam and Connor Harvey and Travis Hobbensiefken each had three RBIs in the upset win for Chino Hills.
Capistrano Valley 8, West Linn 1: Lance Gardiner and Adam Arroyo each had three hits.
Esperanza 14, Downer’s Grove 0: Coleman Allen contributed three hits and four RBIs.
Santa Margarita 10, La Grande 6: Colby Wallace and Jeffrey Bounds each had two hits and two RBIs.
Hart 3, Canyon Country Canyon 2: Kendall Thomas had the walk-off single in the ninth inning for the Foothill League win. Jakob Marquez had a home run for Hart.
Calabasas 12, Chatsworth 11: Chase Call went four for four and hit a grand slam in the sixth for Calabasas.
Nevada Damonte Ranch 9, Alhambra 4: The Moors suffered their first defeat. Nate Guidara had a triple for the winners. Lenny Arriaga had two hits for Alhambra.
Vista Murrieta 12, Shadow Hills 2: Zach Rodriguez went three for three and Cayden Castellanos finished with double, triple and four RBIs.