High school sports

Mariners edge Dana Hills by 1-0

PACIFICA edged Dana Hills 1-0 in a Loara Tournament game on Thursday (Shutterstock).

Zach Dickason scored the winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning as Pacifica High’s baseball team defeated Dana Hills 1-0 in a Loara Tournament game on Thursday.

The run was driven in by Matt Ortiz. Brennan Horne was the starting pitcher, working six innings and yielding zero runs while striking out five. Jimi Welsher worked the final inning and picked up the save.

Pacifica is now 3-2 overall and will face Aliso Niguel (4-3) on Saturday at 11 a.m.

In softball play, La Quinta saw its five-game winning streak snapped in a 16-7 loss to University High of Irvine. Karen Dam stood out for the Aztecs (5-1) with two hits, three RBIs and solid defense at third. Melissa Rodriguez had three hits for the blue-and-gold, including a double and a run batted in.

Here are baseball and softball scores from Thursday for high school sports teams serving Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Stanton and Westminster.


  • Pacifica 1, Dana Hills 0.
  • El Dorado 7, Loara 2.
  • Orange 14, Eastside 5.


  • University 16, La Quinta 7.
  • Pioneer 18, Orange 0.

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