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Granada Hills Taken to Limit

April 10, 1999

Chris Martin provided crucial defensive help in the final game and Granada Hills High outlasted Chatsworth on Friday, 13-15, 18-16, 16-14, 13-15, 16-14, in a Northwest Valley Conference volleyball match at Granada Hills.

Martin, who finished with 23 blocks, had five in the final game. Mike Aleman had 32 kills for the Highlanders (7-1, 4-1 in the conference play).

Granada Hills blew an 8-0 lead in the first game but rallied from a 14-11 deficit to win the third.

David Lurth had 22 kills and Shekabe Nazari added 22 with 10 blocks for Chatsworth (4-3, 3-2).


Notre Dame 1-4, Paraclete 0-3--Karen Tobin scored the winning run on a passed ball in the seventh inning of the second game to give the Knights a sweep in a nonleague doubleheader at Van Nuys Sherman Oaks Park.

Tobin led off the seventh with a double and moved to third on a single by Cheryl Acosta. Tobin finished with three hits and Patricia Wetzel had three hits and two runs batted in for Notre Dame (6-3).

In the first game, Amanda De La Cerda (5-3) of Notre Dame pitched a two-hitter with six strikeouts. She did not walk a batter.

Canoga Park 8, Poly 2--Jenny Pitillo pitched a five-hitter with eight strikeouts and had two hits for the Hunters (6-4, 1-1) in a Valley Pac-8 Conference victory at Poly.

Pitillo (6-4) walked two.

Sonia Torres (0-4) of Poly struck out six but allowed eight hits and six walks.

Reseda 7, Van Nuys 2--Stephanie Yeatts had two hits, including a two-run double that highlighted a four-run third inning for the Regents (3-5, 2-1) in a Valley Pac-8 Conference game at Reseda.

Yeatts (3-5) pitched a five-hitter with six strikeouts and no walks.

Marisa Mochizuki had two hits and an RBI for VanNuys (1-11, 0-3).

Burbank 12, Bell Gardens 2--Amanda Defusco had a two-run triple and a home run for the Bulldogs (8-5) in a nonleague victory at McCambridge Park that was called after five innings because of the 10-run rule.

Leslie Alfaro (5-2) pitched a two-hitter with two strikeouts and two walks for Burbank.

Ventura 1, Oxnard 0--Jaci Martinez led off the game with a homer and Crystal Gravelin pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts for the Cougars in a Channel League game at Ventura.


Monroe 5, Van Nuys 2--Robbie Parras beat Sammy Choo at No. 1 singles and the Vikings (4-3, 4-1) notched their first victory over Van Nuys (3-4, 3-1) in seven years in a Valley Pac-8 Conference match at Monroe.

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