Rich Simmons shut out Tustin High School for six innings, and Jeff Komma retired the side in the seventh after the Tillers loaded the bases to give Villa Park an 8-0 win in Century League action Friday afternoon at Villa Park.
It was the first league loss for the Tillers (3-1, 10-2).
Craig Pollard hit a three-run home run in the second inning and Mark Johnson was 3 for 4 to lead the Spartans (2-2, 5-12). Chris Bell and John Genova each had two hits for Villa Park.
In other Century League action:
Foothill 16, Santa Ana Valley 5--The Knights, led by John McTaggart, hit four home runs at Foothill to take sole possession of first place.
McTaggart hit a two-run home run in the first inning and a three-run homer in the second. Chris Cutliff hit a two-run home for Foothill in the third, and Mike Grahovac hit a solo homer in the same inning.
Grahovac (3-1) went five innings to get the win. He allowed five runs and five hits.
Canyon 4, El Modena 2--Mike Sliemers drove in two runs and scored another to led the Comanches (3-1, 8-5) at Canyon.
Sliemers tripled and scored Canyon's first run in the first inning. After El Modena tied the score at 1-1 in the top of the second, Sliemers hit a two-run single in the bottom of the second to give the Comanches the lead for good.
Mike Townley (4-3) went the distance, scattering five hits and striking out four, to get the win.
In Century League action:
Santa Ana 16, Orange 4--The Saints (2-2, 10-4) had 17 hits en route to an easy win at Santa Ana. Santa Ana, which scored seven runs in the third inning to take an 11-0 lead, was led by Armando Olivares, who was 3 for 3 with two RBIs. John Hefler added two hits and three RBIs, and Jaime Franco had two hits and an RBI.
Fred Barrios (2-2) pitched five innings, striking out eight, to earn the win.
In Orange League action:
Western 7, Brea-Olinda 0--Rich Lodding (6-1) pitched a one-hitter, had a double, a two-run home run and three RBIs for the first-place Pioneers (5-0, 13-3). Mike Oziminski singled to left with two out in the bottom of the seventh for the Wildcats (1-4, 4-8) to break up the no-hitter and perfect game.
Savanna 10, Magnolia 4--Glenn Goss sparked a seven-run fourth inning as the Rebels rallied to win at Glover Stadium.
Goss singled and doubled in the inning and drove in two runs as Savanna erased a 4-0 deficit.
Ken Tolbert (3-0) pitched a complete game for the win.
Valencia 5, Anaheim 4--Andy Ruscitto had a single, double, triple, scored a run and drove in two for the Tigers. Winning pitcher Brett Gregory (2-0) was 2 for 4, scored a run and had an RBI for Valencia (3-2, 7-4). The Colonists are 1-4 in league and 4-10.
In Freeway League action:
Sonora 4, La Habra 1--Pitcher Brian Needham allowed only four hits and struck out six as the Raiders remained unbeaten in the Freeway League with a 5-0 record. Mitch Kaylor had two hits for Sonora, now 14-1 overall. The Highlanders fell to 2-3 and 4-8.
Sunny Hills 9, Fullerton 3--Richard Cruz was 3 for 4 with a three-run home run and four RBIs to lead the Lancers (3-2, 5-7). David Wackerman, who was 3 for 4, scored two runs and drove in one, also picked up his third win. The Indians are 3-2 and 10-3.
Troy 10, Buena Park 4--Mike Greer and John Woods each hit two-run home runs to lead the Warriors at Fullerton. Greer was 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Woods was 2 for 3 with three RBIs. Steve Shirley drove in two runs with a pair of sacrifice flies.
Chris Robinson, a junior right-hander, pitched six innings to get the win and improve his record to 3-2. Robinson struck out eight.
In Garden Grove League action:
La Quinta 8, Los Amigos 7--Troy Paulsen and Joey Dunn pulled a double steal, with Paulsen stealing home in the bottom of the fifth as the Aztecs (2-3, 10-6) took the lead. Paulsen was 2 for 3 with two doubles. Randy McGlenn (3-1) came into pitch in the third and picked up the win. Matt Phelps hit for the cycle and had three RBIs for the Lobos (0-5, 2-10).
Garden Grove 11, Bolsa Grande 1--Jeff Kanegae hit a grand slam, pitched a two-hitter and had 11 strikeouts for the Argonauts (5-0, 8-3). Garden Grove scored six in the second and five in the fifth to take control. Tony Beall (3-4) took the loss for the Matadors (3-2, 6-6).
Santiago 5, Rancho Alamitos 4--Tim Reynolds singled in two runs and came in the seventh innning with two runners on to pick up the save for the Cavaliers (3-2, 8-5). Anthony Candales (2-2) pitched into the seventh for the win. Joe Matquez stole four bases and scored two runs, also for Santiago.
In Sea View League action:
Saddleback 3, Laguna Beach 2--Danny Ontiveros' 320-foot single to left field with the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the seventh inning gave the Roadrunners the win at Saddleback. Saddleback (3-1, 7-8) trailed, 2-1, going into the seventh. Joey Mendoza led off with a single that struck losing pitcher Todd Fortune and caromed into left field. After Jeff Rowe sacrificed, Chris Silva doubled down the left-field line, driving in Mendoza to tie the score.