The Saugus baseball team survived the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs. The Hart baseball team did not.
Saugus beat Oxnard, 4-2. Stefan Cordes hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning and Kyle Hooper pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings in relief for Saugus.
Saugus plays national powerhouse Mater Dei, the second-place team from the Trinity League, on Friday.
Hart lost to Camarillo in a heartbreaker, 7-6. Hart tied the game in the top of the seventh, only to see Camarillo score a run in the bottom of the seventh to win the game.
In high school softball, Canyon gave up seven runs in the first inning and lost to Orange Lutheran, 9-3, in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs.
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In high school volleyball, the Valencia boys will move on to the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs after a four-game win over El Modena. Valencia will play Royal High School on Friday night.
In high school swimming, the Canyon girls won the 200 medley relay at the Masters Meet in Long Beach. The Hart boys did the same, also winning the 200 medley relay. Canyon’s Kearsten Livingstone, part of the medley relay team, also finished second in the 100 butterfly.