High school sports

The mighty triumph and slip

HIGH SCHOOL baseball and softball action from Tuesday (Shutterstock).

The mighty triumphed and the mighty stumbled in local high school softball and baseball on Tuesday.

In a Sunset Surf crucial, Huntington Beach defeated Los Alamitos 3-1 in a struggle between two of Orange County’s top softball teams. Zoe Prystajko struck out 11 batters and gave up just two hits in the win. The Oilers are 7-3 overall and 1-0 in league.

In the Anaheim Lions baseball tournament, Pacifica (11-5) defeated Galena High of Nevada 5-0 behind the pitching of Chad Gurnea, who struck out 12 batters. The Mariners are ranked seventh in CIF-SS Division 2.

A non-league softball contest saw Pacifica – ranked second in Division 1 – defeat San Juan Hills 2-0 as Brynne Nalley threw a no-hitter for the Mariners, striking out seven batters. The M’s are now 14-3.

But in a Garden Grove League baseball game, Loara defeated Los Amigos 8-4 to take over first in the league. The Lobos came into the contest 13-1 and ranked first in CIF-SS Division 7, but suffered their second league setback. The Saxons are now 5-1 in league and 6-4 overall and have now won five games in a row.

With the loss, LA (13-2 overall) is tied with Bolsa Grande (8-8, 4-2) for second place.

In the Golden West League, Garden Grove – ranked 10th in Division 6 – lost 14-0 to Segerstrom. The Argonauts are now 8-7 overall and 0-1 in GWL play. The Jaguars are 6-9 overall but 3-0 in league.

Here are Tuesday results involving local teams:

BASEBALL

  • Loara 8, Los Amigos 4
  • Bolsa Grande 16, Rancho Alamitos 1
  • Santiago 7, La Quinta 4
  • Segerstrom 14, Garden Grove 0
  • Ocean View 4, Westminster 0
  • Orange 4, Westminster 0
  • Chino Hills 6, Marina 0
  • Pacifica 5, Galena (Nev.) 0
  • Chaffey 4, Magnolia 1

SOFTBALL

  • Huntington Beach 3, Los Alamitos 1
  • Marina 6, Edison 5
  • Godinez 4, Ocean View 2
  • Orangewood 20, Webb 3
  • La Quinta 14, Oxford 4
  • Pacifica 2, San Juan Hills 0

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