Roundup: Santa Margarita receives strong pitching in 1-0 baseball win over Bishop Amat

Eric Sondheimer
·6 min read
Birmingham and JSerra players standing for the national anthem on a cloudy Tuesday in Lake Balboa.
Birmingham and JSerra players stand for the national anthem. (Eric Sondheimer/ Los Angeles Times)

Luke Lavin drove in the only run in the top of the seventh, and Tanner Warady finished with a two-hitter to lift Santa Margarita to a 1-0 baseball victory over Bishop Amat on Tuesday. The Eagles (8-2) have won six consecutive games.

Izeah Muniz pitched well in defeat for Bishop Amat, striking out eight while giving up one hit.

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JSerra 10-12, Birmingham 0-2: In the first game of a doubleheader, Gage Jump struck out 10 in 3 2/3 innings. Gabe D'Arcy had two hits and four RBIs. In the second game, Cody Schrier had three hits, including a home run.

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Corona Santiago 2, JW North 1: An eighth-inning RBI triple by Austin Kiernan gave Santiago the victory. Kiernan finished three for three with two RBIs. Davis Knoll struck out seven in seven innings.

Chaminade 3, Loyola 0: Aric Berg struck out 10 in a complete game in a Mission League opener. David Case struck out nine for Loyola.

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Alemany 6, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 1: Michael Nunez struck out eight in 5 1/3 innings to lead the Warriors to an upset in a Mission League opener. Jarrett Segura hit a grand slam in the first inning.

Harvard-Westlake 7, St. Francis 1: Christian Becerra struck out 11 in five innings. Bennett Markinson and George Cooper each had two RBIs.

Elsinore 6, Riverside Notre Dame 2: Sophomore Chad Horton struck out 10 in six innings.

San Clemente 1, Wilson 0: It took 10 innings of shutout pitching by Kaden Giles and Matt McGreevy for San Clemente to win.

Dana Hills 5, Yorba Linda 1: The Dolphins (11-1) continue to rely on pitching by committee. Garrett Knuf, Kanoa Perman and CJ Zwahlen each had two hits.

Camarillo 5, Simi Valley 3: The Scorpions scored two runs in the eighth to hand Simi Valley its first defeat. The big blow was a two-run home run from Boston Bateman.

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San Pedro 3, Taft 2: Rhett Peterlin struck out eight for San Pedro.

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Pacifica 10, Downey 0: Logan Groff pitched a one-hitter.

Huntington Beach 3, Ocean View 0: Matt Lopez threw a no-hitter for the Oilers.

Cypress 5, Aliso Niguel 1: Neil Jansen and Christian Landeros each had two hits.

La Mirada 5, Servite 4: Joe Garcia and Andrew Pyle each had two hits.

West Torrance 4, Palos Verdes 2: Sophomore Jarren Sanderson delivered the go-ahead RBI to hand Palos Verdes (7-1) its first defeat. Jamie Robertson had a double and single for Palos Verdes.

Villa Park 3, El Toro 2: Gavin Grahovac led the 11-inning win with a home run, double, single and two RBIs.

Softball

Los Alamitos 18, South Torrance 12: Alvarez Giselle had a three-run home run and two-run single in a wild game between two of the Southern Section's top hitting teams. Los Alamitos is 7-0. South Torrance dropped to 7-1. Los Alamitos scored 11 runs in the sixth after trailing 12-7.

"In my 30 years of coach, it's one of the best hitting teams I've seen," Los Alamitos coach Rob Weil said of South Torrance. Reagan Walsh had a home run and four RBIs. Jaden Moore and Aylssa Yee also homered for South Torrance.

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Mission Viejo 15, JSerra 2: Maddison Vollenhals had two hits and three RBIs.

Villa Park 6, El Dorado 0: Sydney Somerndike struck out 11 and had three hits.

Boys' soccer

Birmingham 1, Granada Hills 0: Ricky Nino scored on a penalty kick with four minutes left for the unbeaten Patriots.

Servite 3, Orange Lutheran 1: Daniel Gutierrez, Jahir Gonzalez-Sandoval and Jesus Melgoza scored goals for the Friars (8-1), who knocked off the team guided by their former coach, Jon Spencer.

Cathedral 2, Santa Ana Valley 1: The Phantoms stayed unbeaten.

Girls' soccer

Granada Hills 1, Birmingham 0: A late goal broke the deadlock in a West Valley League match.

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Boys' basketball

Dominguez 71, Bishop Montgomery 62: Elijah Evans scored 25 points, Colby Evans 21 and Josiah Finnie 18 for Dominguez.

Servite 63, Sonora 57: Andrew Cook scored 39 points.

St. John Bosco 68, Gardena Serra 57: Scotty Washington led the unbeaten Braves with 18 points. Jeremy Dent-Smith had 22 points for Serra.

Colony 80, Walnut 62: Jaidyn Simpson led Colony with 28 points.

Damien 77, Claremont 47: The Spartans are 12-0. Malik Thomas had 21 points.

Heritage Christian 84, Santa Clarita Christian 78: Freshman Isaiah Elohim finished with 27 points.

Calabasas 63, Newbury Park 54: Gavin Murphy had 25 points for Calabasas. Quincy Bentley led Newbury Park with 24 points.

Girls' basketball

West Torrance 64, Harvard-Westlake 62: The Warriors (2-0) pulled off the road upset behind Anaya James. Harvard-Westlake had the chance to tie with 4.7 seconds left and Jamie Yue at the free-throw line for a one-and-one. But a violation was called, giving West Torrance the ball.

Birmingham 58, South Torrance 48: The Patriots are 3-0.

Flintridge Sacred Heart 41, San Marino 30: Emily Ting finished with 10 points.

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.