November 1, 2001 |
Rivalry end: Placentia Valencia Coach Mike Marrujo has already set his schedule for 2002, and when asked if he's disappointed to see the annual game against Brea Olinda end next season when the schools go into separate leagues, Marrujo said, "Not really." * Valencia's coach of 21 years was shocked to learn that Brea and Valencia have played for 67 consecutive years, the longest streak in Orange County and certainly one of the longest in Southern California.
May 5, 2001
In the Empire League: No. 9 Cypress 6, Kennedy 5--Chad Halbert (4-1) gave up three hits and struck out eight for host Cypress (17-7, 8-5). Katella 4, Loara 0--David Hanger (4-1) pitched a two-hitter and Keith Smith had two RBIs for the Knights (17-7, 10-3). In the Freeway League: Troy 4, No. 4 Sonora 2--Adam Manassero (4-7) pitched a five-hitter and had three RBIs for host Troy (10-13, 5-8). Jacob Mendrin had a two-run double in the third for Sonora (21-3, 12-1).
February 27, 2001
Anaheim Coach: James Steen 2000 record: 12-9 League record: 3-7 Six starters are back, but junior pitcher Jessica Lampton will miss at least half the season because of knee surgery. Junior third baseman Alana Washington and shortstop Mayra Pelayo are the best of the returning players. Both girls could be pitching this year too. Other returners are catcher Fatima Placentia and outfielders Priscilla Rodridguez and Itzel Martinez.