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To beat Owen Sharts of Simi Valley, you need a top pitching performance. And three Camarillo pitchers came through on Wednesday afternoon in a 1-0 Coastal Canyon League victory.

Freshman Brian Uribe allowed one hit in five innings. Devin Huffman threw 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief and Sam Silveyra went from second base to the mound to get the game’s final out.

Sharts struck out eight and walked none. His fastball was up a couple of times, and Camarillo (13-3) took advantage. In the fourth inning, Drew Carter got a double and Nick Schnopp drove him home for the game’s only run on an RBI single to right. Last week, Sharts won a 1-0 game in the Boras Classic.

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Narbonne is headed to Hawaii to open its 2018 football season against St. Louis in Honolulu during zero week on Aug. 17.

Last season, the defending City Section Open Division champion Gauchos traveled to Hawaii and lost to St. Louis 56-50.

With only five Marine League teams, Narbonne will add a sixth nonleague game.




Crean Lutheran 29, Brethren Christian 0

The Loyola-Mira Costa volleyball match scheduled for Friday at Loyola Marymount has been canceled.

Loyola officials announced that Mira Costa informed them that they will forfeit the match.

Mira Costa Athletic Director Glenn Marx said the decision was made “due to the behavior” of team members on a recent trip to Hawaii.

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There were more than a dozen professional scouts at Hart Park on Tuesday night to watch Orange Lutheran’s Cole Winn pitch against St. John Bosco.

He struck out nine in five innings and was in control after giving up three runs in the first inning.

But the most impressive pitcher was Isaiah Horton of St. John Bosco. The senior left-hander tossed a four-hit shutout in the Braves’ 4-0 win in their Trinity League opener.

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Oregon-bound Christian Ciuffetelli of Servite didn’t have his best stuff on the mound on Tuesday for his team’s Trinity League opener against JSerra, but he kept hanging tough and found a way to pitch the Friars to a 4-1 victory.

He struck out five in 6 1/3 innings while giving up six hits.

Garret Guillemette came through with a two-run double in the first inning for Servite and added another RBI hit in the sixth. Freshman pitcher Gage Jump allowed two hits in five innings for JSerra.

  • Basketball

Fairfax and Westchester, the likely top teams in City Section basketball next season, each have a player who could seek a fifth year of eligibility.

Kirk Smith of Fairfax and Kaelen Allen of Westchester each were listed as seniors this past season.

Smith will be seeking a fifth year of eligibility. Allen, the City player of the year, still has not decided, according to Westchester coach Ed Azzam. City Section Commissioner John Aguirre would have to approve the request.

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Three-run triple keys 11-0 win over Sylmar

Andrew Olivas of Granada Hills Kennedy is the reigning Valley Mission League player of the year. Pitchers know that you must deal with him very carefully.

In Monday’s game against Sylmar, the Spartans solved the issue with Olivas in the first inning with a hit batter.

In the second inning, however, Olivas came up with the bases loaded following a bases loaded walk. That meant Sylmar had to pitch to him. He responded by drilling the ball to right center for a three-run triple to highlight Kennedy’s 11-0 victory that ended after five innings.

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Flip a coin. That might be the best way to tab a prep baseball favorite in the Trinity League this season.

Action begins on Tuesday with teams playing three-game series each week.

JSerra (8-4) is at Servite (11-4); Mater Dei (3-9) is at Santa Margarita (9-7); St. John Bosco (7-5) plays Orange Lutheran (10-4) at Hart Park at 7 p.m.

  • Football

The Upland football community is dealing with another tragedy following the death of Pete Van Ginkel on Saturday morning when his car hit the center divider of the 10 Freeway in Pomona and was hit by a second car, leading to a fire, according to friends of the family. He was 57.

Van Ginkel previously served as a kicking coach at Upland. All five of his sons kicked for Upland.

In January, former Upland and Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski committed suicide. Also, another former Upland player died from an automobile accident.