It was a breakthrough week for the Sherman Oaks Notre Dame baseball team. The Knights, the No. 1 new team in the Division 1 Southern Section coaches’ poll, completed a three-game sweep of Harvard-Westlake on Friday and handed pitcher Bryce Rainer his first loss as a pitcher at the school. secondary.
The Knights are 11-1 overall and 8-1 in the Mission League after a 9-4 win over the Wolverines. Notre Dame sent Rainer off the mound in the third inning. He had not allowed a run this season in his return to pitching after going 9-0 as a freshman.
Crespi 13, Loyola 2: Diego Velázquez, Chris Arce, Luke Levy and Jeremiah Jones each had two hits in Crespi’s victory in the Mission League.
Bonita 2, Alta Loma 0: Justin Santiago threw a no-hitter for Bonita.
Bishop Alemany 7, Chaminade 6: James Quintero had three hits and two RBIs for Bishop Alemany. Greg Rangel had two hits and three RBIs for Chaminade.
Granada Hills 5, El Camino Real 1: In a battle for first place in the West Valley League, the Highlanders went unbeaten. Juan Tirado had two hits for Granada Hills.
Birmingham 7, Cleveland 2: Gavin Taylor had a home run and four RBIs and Daniel Flores pitched a complete game for Birmingham.
Huntington Beach 13, Newport Harbor 2: Aidan Espinoza hit two home runs for the Oilers.
Cypress 3, Tustin 0: Luke Matlock struck out eight in six innings and allowed five hits for Cypress.
Trabuco Hills 6, Colorado Legend 1: Joey Gray had three hits and three RBIs for Trabuco Hills.
West Ranch 5, Saugus 1: Mikey Murr contributed two RBIs for West Ranch. Jackson Banuelos struck out seven.
Hart 8, Golden Valley 1: Brayden Jefferis finished with four hits for Hart.
Los Alamitos 8, Laguna Beach 0: Cody Hearn had three RBIs and Cole Tryba struck out 12 in six innings for Los Alamitos.
Servant 3, Orange Lutheran 2: Roman Martin contributed three hits for the Friars in the Trinity League win.
Fullerton 16, Minden (Nev.) Douglas 4: Conor Sunderland had a home run and four RBIs.
Calabasas 4, Camarillo 0: Jordan Kingston got the win, going 4 1/3 innings.
Royal 6, Moorpark 2: Trevor Hansen struck out 12 in 6 2/3 innings for Royal,
El Camino Real 8, Marshall 0: Sarah Delgado struck out nine in six innings for the Royals.
Orange Lutheran 5, Santa Margarita 3: Brianne Weiss struck out 15 for the Lancers.