The game of the year for Garden Grove League baseball will on be Tuesday when La Quinta hosts Rancho Alamitos in a battle for the GGL crown. Both teams will go into the game – the 10th of the league season – with 8-1 conference marks.
On Friday, Rancho Alamitos defeated Bolsa Grande 8-4 and La Quinta bested Santiago 8-4.
In the Empire League, the two leaders – Pacifica and Cypress – are keeping pace with each other for a likely showdown on May 8 and 10. On Friday Pacifica (4-0 in league) outlasted Western 7-5 in nine innings. Cypress is also 4-0.
The Golden West League race is the most tangled in the area. Segerstrom is 6-2 in league, trailed by Ocean View (6-3), and Loara (4-4) and Santa Ana (4-4).
On Friday, Segerstrom defeated Westminster 3-1 and Santa Ana beat Orange 4-2.
Huntington Beach High wrapped up the Sunset League crown with its 9-0 win over Marina. The Oilers (9-0 in the SL) can look forward now to a run toward the CIF-SS Division 1 title that evaded them last season.
Here are the scores from Friday’s high school baseball games in the Garden Grove-Huntington Beach-Westminster area.
- Segerstrom 3, Westminster 1
- Santa Ana 4, Orange 2
- Rancho Alamitos 8, Bolsa Grande 8-4
- La Quinta 12, Santiago 2
- Edison 5, Los Alamitos 4 (9 innings)
- Huntington Beach 9, Marina 0
- Pacifica 7, Western 0.
Categories: High school sports