A three-run home run by Brian Grebeck off of Joey Kane triggered a six-run fifth inning and powered Cerritos College to a 16-4 rout over Valley in a nonconference baseball game Thursday at Cerritos.
Kane, the Valley starter, was chased in the fifth and suffered the loss. Cerritos finished with 12 hits.
Marc Sallin of Valley (3-6) was 2 for 3 with a double and a run batted in.
Cerritos' Darrell Sherman was 2 for 4 and scored 3 runs. Designated-hitter Tim Phillips was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Cerritos starter Pat Sweet pitched five innings to pick up the win.
CS Northridge 68, Chapman 66--Freshman Julie Arlotto made the key plays down the stretch at Chapman as the Lady Matadors clinched second place in the California Collegiate Athletic Assn.
Northridge took a 59-56 lead on a three-point play by Arlotto with 7:42 left in the game. Chapman tied the score three times before Arlotto gave the Lady Matadors the lead for good, 66-64, by making two free throws with 1:28 to play.