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Sanchez's Single Is Game-Winner in Eighth Inning

June 28, 1998

Cameron Sanchez singled home the winning run with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Sunland Tujunga Verdugo Hills an 11-10 victory over Granada Hills in an American Legion District 20 baseball game Saturday at Sunland Tujunga Senior Little League Field.

Seth Craig singled, moved to second on a walk and went to third on a fielder's choice before scoring the winning run. He had three hits.

Sunland Tujunga Verdugo Hills (2-11) stopped an 11-game losing streak.

In other District 20 games:

Canyon Country Canyon 8, Palmdale 4--Mike Munn hit a two-run home run in the first and another two-run shot in the sixth for Canyon Country Canyon (8-7) at Palmdale High.

Newhall Saugus Hart 18, Valencia 8--Mike Granger went four for five and drove in three runs for Newhall Saugus Hart (12-4) at Valencia High.

Encino Crespi 12-10, Van Nuys 6-7--Kris Palomares had three hits, an RBI and scored three runs in the opener and picked up the victory in relief in the second game to give Encino Crespi (13-2) a sweep at Valley College.

San Fernando 11, Quartz Hill Paraclete 8--Francisco Enriquez hit a grand slam in the first and teammate Efrain Carmargo had three hits for San Fernando (3-11) at Paraclete High.

Van Nuys Birmingham 4, West Hills Chaminade 2--Joey Rubin (3-3) had two hits, one RBI and scored a run for Van Nuys Birmingham (10-6) at Chaminade High.

Woodland Hills Taft 5, North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake 0--Travis Rutter, Jon Meier and Francisco Lopez combined on a three-hitter for Woodland Hills Taft (6-5-1) at Franklin Field in Encino.

Van Nuys Notre Dame 18, North Hollywood West 2--James Rivero and Ryan Stonerock each had two hits, three RBIs and scored twice for Van Nuys Notre Dame (13-1) in the game at Notre Dame High that was called after 4 1/2 innings because of the 10-run rule.

In District 16 games:

Oxnard 10-7, Simi Valley 4-5--Joe Garcia hit a run-scoring double in the second and a two-run double in the third of the second game to help Oxnard (5-9) sweep a doubleheader at Simi Valley High.

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