April 11, 1996
Billy Castonguay had four hits, including a two-run home run, and drove in five runs as Simi Valley High beat Barstow, 11-6, in a Gold Division semifinal game of the Birmingham baseball tournament Wednesday at Grant High. The Pioneers (8-8-1) face Franklin today at 10 a.m. in the division championship game at Birmingham. Castonguay (3-2) allowed Barstow (10-2-1) five earned runs and six hits in six innings with six strikeouts and six walks.
December 29, 1993
In other Marina tournament games: Fountain Valley 47, Marina 45--Erin Avila's three-point basket with 27 seconds left lifted Fountain Valley (6-3) to an upset of No. 6 Marina (7-3). Avila had 10 points and Gina Ybarra had 11 for Fountain Valley. The Barons had a 13-5 scoring advantage in the third quarter and survived six lead changes in the fourth. Martita Emde had 18 points and Shandy Robbins 14 for Marina.
March 30, 1999 |
Pitcher Jodie Cox gets most of the attention at Quartz Hill High, but it was her battery-mate who gave the Rebels a charge Monday night in the Division I championship game of the High Desert Classic. Olaya Salazar, a 5-foot-3 junior catcher, threw out two baserunners in crucial situations and was two for three with a run batted in to spark Quartz Hill to a 2-0 victory over Golden League rival Highland before more than 500 at Lancaster City Park.
March 25, 2001
In other nonleague games: Edison 8-11, Perris 0-0--Kelly Birk pitched the first-game shutout with eight strikeouts. She also had three hits, including a double and triple, scored three runs and had three RBIs. In the second game, Scarlett Neal was two for three with two RBIs and scored three runs. Edison's Vanessa Luis had two hits, including a three-run home run in the fourth inning. Amanda Shelton pitched a one-hitter in a game shortened to five innings because of the mercy rule.