The Huntington Beach High baseball team, fresh off winning the National High School Invitational, opened play Tuesday in the Boras Classic South with a 6-0 win over La Mirada.
It was the Oilers’ 13th win in a row and improved their overall record to 15-6. The Matadores are 12-5.
Garden Grove High kept playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 Golden West League win over Segerstrom. The Argonauts (13-7 overall) are in a three-way tie for third in the GWL with Westminster and Segerstrom, all 2-3 in league.
Starring for Grove was Khoi Anderson, who pitched a complete game shutout, and reached base four times with a single and three walks. He scored once and stole a base.
In the Sunset Wave League, Edison remained unbeaten with a 5-1 win over Marina. The Chargers are 3-0 and lead Newport Harbor (2-0) by a half-game. The first showdown with the Sailors will come next Tuesday at the NHHS diamond.
In the Garden Grove League, Loara remained in first with an 8-2 win over Santiago. The Saxons, 6-2 in GGL play, lead Bolsa Grande (5-3) by a game.
Loara and Bolsa will – probably– decide the title when they meet on April 25 and 27.
In softball, Pacifica fell 8-3 to Cypress at home. The Mariners held a 3-2 lead after four innings, but the Centurions scored three times each in the fifth and sixth innings to pull away.
The loss dropped the M’s (3-2 in league and 14-7 overall) into third place in the Empire League.
Karen Dam doubled, homered and drove in four runs to help keep La Quinta High unbeaten in Garden Grove League play, defeating Los Amigos 7-1 on Monday. She also scored two runs.The Aztecs are 3-0 in GGL action and Santiago – which hammered Rancho Alamitos 15-0 – is 4-0.
Those two teams will meet with a pair of games on Friday and Monday.
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