Baseball/ Mar 31 2022

Pasadena Shuts Out Hoover, 11-0, in Five Innings; Bacon Strikes Out 8 & Goldman & Skett Hit Solo HR’s

Baseball: After starting Pacific League play 0-5, Pasadena has now won two consecutive games. The Bulldogs claimed an 11-0, five-inning, mercy-rule victory over visiting Hoover. Joe Bacon went the distance and allowed just two hits. Bacon didn’t issue a walk and struck out eight Hoover batters. Alejandro Concepcion went 2-for-2 to account for the Tornados […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 31 2022

Etiwanda Opens Baseline League Play w/3-2 Victory Over Damien; Dylan Goff Goes Distance & Strikes Out Seven

Baseball: Etiwanda opened Baseline League action with an important 3-2 victory over their visitors from Damien. Dylan Goff went the distance and allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits. Goff walked one and struck out seven. He finished off the Spartans with 95 pitches. Nathan Hellein and Justin Dunn singled and had one RBI […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 30 2022

Salgado Brothers Tearing Up Opposing Pitching; AJ is a Freshman at Cal State LA & Jordan a Sophomore at Rio Hondo College

College Baseball: I’m not sure what Pam and Al Salgado are feeding their kids. But whatever it is, it’s really paying off in a big way. AJ and Jordan Salgado both played baseball at Glendora High School. Jordan graduated in 2018, and his little brother was just two years behind. AJ, a freshman at Cal […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 30 2022

Seven Errors Cost St. Francis 14 Unearned Runs; Notre Dame Picks Up 14-5, Mission League Victory Over Golden Knights

Baseball: Things looked good early on. St. Francis had a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning of Tuesday’s Mission League showdown at first-place Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks. The Knights, however, got seven runs in both the fourth and fifth innings, and cruised to a 14-5 victory. Seven St. Francis errors cost them 14 unearned […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 30 2022

Joey Frey Goes Five Innings, Allowing One Run & Striking Out Five; Cubs Defeat Crespi, 7-4, in Tuesday’s Mission League Contest

Baseball: No biggie. After Loyola’s 7-4 victory over Crespi on Tuesday, the Cubs have already doubled their Mission League win total of a year ago. Joey Frey got the win after five innings and allowing just one run on five hits. Frey walked one and struck out five Crespi batters. Henry Boylston got the last […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 29 2022

Baseball: Covina, Flintridge Prep, Los Osos, Maranatha, Northview & South Hills Ranked in Monday’s CIF-SS Poll

CIF-SS Poll, March 28, 2022 Baseball: Division 1: 1- Orange Lutheran 2- Harvard Westlake 3- Yucaipa 4- Servite 5- Santa Margarita 6- Villa Park 7- Cypress 8- Huntington Beach 9- Corona 10- Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks Division 2: 1- Sierra Canyon 2- South Hills 3- Torrance 4- Arlington 5- Norco 6- Vista Murrieta 7- […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 28 2022

PCC Finishes Week 3-0, Including an 11-6 Victory at Palomar; Blessinger, Tello, Luevano & Scannell Combine for 10 RBIs

Photo by Michael Watkins College Baseball: PCC spent the week outside of South Coast Conference play. But the Lancers continued their hot play of late. PCC has won four consecutive games and seven of their last eight. On Tuesday and Thursday, they claimed a pair of victories over Victor Valley by a combined margin of […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 27 2022

Mt. SAC Picks Up Three-Game SCC Sweep of Cerritos; First-Place Mounties Scored Three Times in Eighth to Claim 8-5 Road Victory

College Baseball: Mt. SAC won its ninth consecutive game on Saturday. The Mounties got three runs in the top of the eighth inning to pick up an 8-5 victory at Cerritos. They also extended their South Coast Conference win streak to seven games, including series sweeps of Rio Hondo and Cerritos. And MSAC currently sits […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 27 2022

Bonita Splits Saturday’s Doubleheader w/Chino; Justin Santiago Throws 1-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out 11 in Game 2

Baseball: Talk about a tale of two games. In the first of Saturday’s doubleheader, Bonita committed six errors and dropped an 8-3 decision to Chino. But the Bearcats ended the day with a split, thanks to Justin Santiago’s effort on the mound. Game One: Chino got to Colton Perez for seven runs (five earned) on […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 27 2022

Marshall Fundamental Defeats Pasadena, 12-5, on Saturday; Travis Delgado Goes Distance & Strikes Out Six

Photos by Stephen Delgado Baseball: Coming off Friday’s 3-0 victory over previously unbeaten (in league) Burroughs in eight innings, Pasadena was back at it on Saturday. The Bulldogs defense committed six errors and Marshall Fundamental claimed a 12-5, nonleague victory. Travis Delgado went the distance to earn the win. Delgado allowed five runs (three earned) […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 27 2022

The Bats of Gilkeson, Moses, Baeza & Kiesendahl Lead Glendora to 12-5 Victory Over Murrieta Mesa

Photos by Carlo Montalbo Baseball: Sometimes a good (butt) whipping can wake a quality program up. It was 11 days ago that Glendora suffered a 9-1 beatdown at the hands of visiting Ayala. It was the Tartans second consecutive Palomares League loss, they were out-hit 12-2, and committed a game-high four errors. The look of disappointment […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Ben Griffith & Miguel Yepez Combine to Shut Out Burroughs, 3-0, in 8 Innings; Bulldogs Win First Pacific League Game

Baseball: Pasadena accomplished two big things on Friday. The Bulldogs picked up Pacific League victory No. 1. And they handed Burroughs its first league setback. PHS scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat the Bears, 3-0. Ben Griffith went seven scoreless innings for the Bulldogs to earn the win. Griffith […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Daniel Chavez Throws Three-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out Seven in Arcadia’s 4-0 Victory at Glendale

Baseball: Arcadia stayed unbeaten in Pacific League play. The Apaches rode Daniel Chavez’s arm to a 4-0 victory at Glendale. Chavez threw a three-hit shutout on 85 pitches. He walked one and struck out seven Glendale batters. The win keeps Arcadia in a three-way tie atop the league standings with Crescenta Valley and Burbank. Matthew […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Zach Strickland Goes Six Innings, Allows One Run & Strikes Out Eight in Maranatha’s 9-1 Victory Over Whittier Christian

Baseball: Maranatha completed the three-game, Olympic League sweep of Whittier Christian on Friday. The Minutemen defeated the Heralds, 9-1, thanks to a strong effort from Zach Strickland. Strickland went six strong innings, allowing one run on three hits. Strickland didn’t issue a walk and struck out eight. Connor Green doubled and drove in a run. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Northview Secures First Sweep of San Dimas in 17 Years; Vikings Pick Up 6-4 Road Victory & Improve to 4-0 in VVL

Baseball: Northview accomplished a feat that no one had been able to pull off in 17 years. The Vikings swept San Dimas in a two-game Valle Vista League series. NHS edged the Saints, 6-4, and improved to 4-0 in VVL games. Back in 2005, Northview claimed a three-game sweep of SDHS. Trailing 4-1 in the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Anthony Vasquez Allows 1 ER in Complete-Game Effort; Charter Oak Defeats Covina, 10-6, to Earn 2-Game, VVL Sweep

Photos by Gwen Pointer Baseball: Charter Oak finished its two-game, Valle Vista League sweep of Covina with a 10-6 victory on Friday. Anthony Vasquez went the distance and allowed just one earned run. The Colts took advantage of four COHS errors and scored five unearned runs in the sixth and seventh innings combined. Vasquez didn’t […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Adrian Flores Throws 2-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out 8; West Covina Defeats Diamond Ranch, 8-0, on Friday

Baseball: West Covina evened its Valle Vista League record at 2-2, after the two-game sweep on winless Diamond Ranch. The Bulldogs, behind Adrian Flores, shut out the Panthers, 8-0, on Friday. Flores allowed just two hits, didn’t issue a walk and struck out eight. Issac Ruiz singled, scored and had an RBI. Adrian Gayosso singled, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Bishop Amat Thumps La Salle, 12-2, in Five Innings; Lancers Complete Three-Game, Del Rey League Sweep

Baseball: Bishop Amat finished off its three-game, Del Rey League sweep of La Salle with an exclamation mark. The Lancers pounded out 11 hits and claimed a 12-2, mercy-rule victory in five innings. Sean Suriyaniel went four innings and allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits to get the win. He walked three and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 26 2022

Loyola Edges St. Francis, 7-6, to Secure Three-Game Mission League Sweep; Shea Hits Three-Run HR

Baseball: Loyola completed a three-game Mission League sweep of St. Francis. The Cubs edged the Golden Knights, 7-6, on Friday. Liam Thatcher was saddled with the loss after allowing three runs on two hits and a walk over 2/3 of an inning. The Cubs got one unearned run off Kibru Pam, two from Tyler Braun […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 25 2022

Matt Lorenzano Strikes Out 10 in South Hills’ 13-2, Hacienda League Victory Over Wilson; Huskies Secure 2-Game Sweep

Baseball: South Hills won its sixth consecutive game on Thursday. And four of the six came in Hacienda League play. The Huskies crushed Wilson, 13-2, to pick up the two-game sweep of the Wildcats. South Hills, the third-ranked program in the most recent CIF-SS Division 2 poll, out-hit Wilson, 14-1. Matt Lorenzano picked up the […]

By Brian Baiotto