After winning 13 games in a row to start the Valley Invitational Baseball League, the West Ranch team has lost two straight. Nico Rusconi had two hits for West Ranch, but it wasn’t enough in a 5-3 loss to Royal on Monday.Valencia’s Shane Zeile was a double threat in a game against Hart. He hit a two-run home run to lead his team to a 4-2 extra inning win over Hart. He also pitched two innings of scoreless relief to earn the win.
It was a rough weekend for the Premier Soccer Santa Clarita Valley Rooks. They lost a pair of games, including their last home game of the season, getting shut out in both.
The Rooks lost to Ajax America Women, 7-0, on Saturday. It wasn’t much better the following day for the Rooks in a 5-0 loss at home to the San Diego United team.
The Rooks’ next game in the Women’s Premier Soccer League is Saturday against the Los Angeles Rampage.
In softball, Hart High graduate Jessica Shults, who will be heading to Oklahoma University in the fall, was selected for the Under Armour All-America all-star softball team and will play at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida on Sunday.
Shults was one of 30 players nationwide selected to play in the game.