The Valencia baseball team beat El Camino Real, 12-1, in pool play in the Easton Tournament. The Vikings scored 11 runs in the fifth inning.
AJ Balta went 2-for-4 with a two-run triple and scored two runs. Valencia starter Luke Soroco gave up only two hits in six innings to the reigning CIF City Section Division 1 champions.
Valencia improved to 2-0.
The Hart baseball team lost to Oaks Christian, 6-5 in extra innings at the Easton Tournament. Oaks Christian scored the game-winning run in the eighth inning.
In high school softball, Saugus shut out Stockdale from Bakersfield, 6-0, and won its season opener. Rachel Schotzbarger hit two home runs and drove in three runs for Saugus. Alyssa Rodriguez added a solo home run for the Centurions.
In high school volleyball, the Saugus boys lost to Chaminade in four games.
In high school tennis, the Valencia boys lost a tight one to Westlake, 77-76 on games. The two teams tied 9-9. Chris Hope and David Myers swept their doubles sets for Valencia.
In high school golf, the Golden Valley boys lost to Alemany by 27 strokes in a match at Encino Golf Course.
The West Ranch boys lost to Ventura by 16 strokes in a match at Encino Golf Course.
In college baseball, The Master’s College split a doubleheader with Menlo College.
The Master’s College lost the first game, 2-0. Steve Karkenny was 2-for-3 and collected half the hits for the Mustangs.
The Mustangs won the second game, 3-2. Spencer Downs hit a solo home run and Cody Harris was 2-for-3 with a double.
In the NBA, the Clippers beat the visiting Charlotte Bobcats, 106-84. Blake Griffin scored 24 points and Caron Butler added 16 with four 3-pointers.
In the NHL, the Kings are home for a game against the Detroit Red Wings tonight. The Kings have a four-game winning streak, including 5-2 over the Ducks on Monday night.
Listen to the game between the Kings and the Red Wings tonight on AM 1220, KHTS. The puck drops at 7.
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