junior levi sterling’s Sherman Oaks Notre Damea commitment from Texas, he is proving to be one of the best two-way baseball players in the Southland.
On Wednesday night, he drove in four runs with a two-run single and two sacrifice flies as No. 1-ranked Notre Dame improved to 12-1 with a 4-2 win over sierra canyon. Sterling is also a star closer for the Knights, but he didn’t have to. Erik Puodziunas made the save.
Justin Lee struck out eight in five innings.
In the Trinity League, Mater Dei had their streak of six consecutive league wins coming to an end with a 1–0 home defeat to Orange Lutheran in eight innings. The Lancers scored a run in the top of the eighth on a bases-loaded walk.
Jordan Cole pitched five shutout innings for Orange Lutheran and Nic Peterson added three shutout innings in relief.
Notre Dame and Mater Dei were able to play night games despite rain and wind earlier in the day because both schools have all-weather fields.