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PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP : Capistrano Valley's Late Rally Defeats Orange

March 09, 1994

Brandon Puffer's single in the bottom of the seventh inning drove in Peter Zamora with the winning run as Capistrano Valley beat Orange, 5-4, in an quarterfinal-round game in the Newport Elks tournament.

Puffer also was the winning pitcher, striking out seven in seven innings. Zamora had three hits, including two doubles and a home run, drove in two runs and scored twice.

Esperanza 16, Newport Harbor 0--Four Esperanza pitchers combined on a one-hitter. Newport Harbor committed eight errors.

In other quarterfinal-round games:

Tustin 9, Mission Viejo 2--Jeff Cunningham had two hits and drove in two runs for host Tustin (4-0).

Mater Dei 2, Saddleback 2 (9, darkness, MD advances on total bases)--Brad Tichurst had a double to the score the tying run in the bottom of the 7th inning for Mater Dei (1-0-1).

In the consolation round:

Trabuco Hills 13, Santa Ana 0--John Lukin had three hits and drove in three runs, Gerry Beckham added two hits and two runs batted for Trabuco Hills (2-2).

In the quarterfinals of the Loara Tournament:

El Dorado 10, Katella 7--Benito Flores had two hits, including a grand slam, for El Dorado (2-0).

Diamond Bar 8, Irvine 4--Tommy Louie, Eric Sobek and Mike Walas had two hits each for Irvine (2-1), which committed five errors. The Vaqueros committed two errors in the sixth, helping Diamond Bar (2-1) score five runs.

Fountain Valley 5, Marina 4--Chris Ponchak hit a grand slam in the sixth inning to win it for Fountain Valley (3-0). He also retired all five batters he faced for his first save.

Loara 4, Ocean View 1--Loara's Dan Gusman hit a two-run homer for Loara (3-0). Ocean View is 2-1.

In the consolation round of the Loara tournament:

Huntington Beach 3, Santiago 0--Scott Palmer had two triples, scored two runs and drove in another for Huntington Beach (2-1).

La Quinta 5, El Toro 4--Anibal Delacruz singled in the game-winning run with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh for host La Quinta (2-1). Ryan Rutledge had a three-run homer in the first inning for El Toro.

Cypress 15, Pacifica 6--Ray Rios had three hits and scored three runs and Brent Bontuyan had two hits for visiting Cypress (2-1).

Savanna 8, Riverside J.W. North 3--Jeremy Clamp had three hits and drove in two runs for host Savanna (1-2).

Lakewood 11, Sunny Hills 6 (6, darkness)--Josh Hochgesand hit a grand slam for host Sunny Hills (1-2).

University 5, Los Amigos 4--Doug Corrigan had a two-out double and Eric Wei followed with a game-winning single in the seventh for host University. Corringan had four hits and scored two runs.

Servite 4, Anaheim 2--Ross Miedecke struck out 11 and Kevin Krotz hit a first-inning homer to lead Servite (1-1-1).

Villa Park 4, Dana Hills 3 (8)--Matt Parker's one-out double in the eighth scored Sean McMahon, who had singled to start the inning for visiting Villa Park (2-1). Chris Skogh (1-0) pitched four shutout innings for the victory.

Los Alamitos 8, Western 0--Bill Blackledge hit a home run and drove in three runs and Josh Taylor added two hits and drove in two runs to lead Los Alamitos (2-1).

San Clemente 5, Kennedy 3--Brian Fischer pitched five innings to gain the victory. He also had two hits for San Clemente (2-1). Mike Wood had three RBIs for the Tritons.

Magnolia 6, Downey 5--Fernando Castenada had three hits, including a double, and drove in two runs and Josh Reding added two hits and two RBIs to lead Magnolia (1-2).

In the quarterfinals of the El Segundo Tournament:

Brea-Olinda 4, Westlake 3--John Stoddard's two-out single in the sixth drove in Charlie Heintz with the winning run for Brea (2-1). Stoddard was three for four, with two RBIs.

Edison 8, Simi Valley 1--Jamie Surdock allowed five hits and struck out eight in five innings for the Chargers (3-0). Brice Keyser had three hits and two RBIs and Todd Belitz hit a two-run homer in the first inning for Edison.

In the quarterfinals of the Glendora Tournament:

Fullerton 3, Glendora 1--Matt Sanders had a two-run double in the sixth for Fullerton (4-0). Ryan Golisano (2-0) pitched a four-hitter with nine strikeouts for Fullerton.

In the Oceanside Tournament:

Woodbridge 8, El Camino 0--Chris Talbott and Brian Gorley combined for a no-hitter and Mark Richey had two hits, scored three runs and drove in two for Woodbridge (1-0) in the first round.

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