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Baseball: A big day for the Citrus Belt League

You can say Friday was the day the Citrus Belt League earned respect. First, third-place Yucaipa, behind pitcher Taijuan Walker, defeated No. 2 seed Encino Crespi, 3-1. Walker allowed two hits.

Second-place Rialto knocked off Mission Hills Alemany, 2-0, with Julio Espinoza throwing a one-hitter. And league champion Redlands East Valley defeated Bellflower, 11-2. All were in Southern Section Division 2 first-round playoff game.

One upset was North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake defeating Santa Ana Foothill, 5-2. Joe Corrigan and Austin Wilson hit home runs for the Wolverines.

West Hills Chaminade defeated Paso Robles, 9-1. Brando Tessar and Mathew Troupe hit home runs. Lake Forest El Toro defeated Los Angeles Loyola, 5-3.

La Mirada defeated Rancho Cucamonga, 5-3. It was the Matadores' 12th consecutive win. Mike Piazza had a two-run single and Kyle Harper got the win and the save.

Santa Barbara defeated Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos, 7-4. Trey Barrett hit a two-run home run and Danny Zandona threw a complete game.

In Division 4, Sonora defeated Ventura St. Bonaventurre, 4-3, on a RBI double by Austin Luis in the bottom of the seventh. Palm Desert defeated Laguna Beach, 17-5, with Ryan Garvey, the son of Dodger great Steve Garvey, getting two triples and three RBIs.

-- Eric Sondheimer

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K.O. , the only thing close that I need after reading Get Real's post is a toilet. Please. Yeah. The kid just got lucky. That's what he was saying. Your an ass if you didn't pick up on the that. I don't give a rats ass if he qualified it with "WHEN HE TOOK THE MOUND". That's just good ol' baseball talk and you know it.


woahhhhhh, Chatsworth is definitely not the top baseball program in california, they play city teams. City teams are weak. Sorry to burst your bubble crawfish. But to say Chatsworth is the top baseball program in cali is wrong. Maybe to say best in city section, yes, but thats all you should be able to say. They wont stand a chance in southern section playoffs

tim crawfish

I recall a Mr James B. stating that his Crespi Celts had "top baseball program in California." Well my friend, your top program got slammed by a basketball player who plays a little baseball as a hobby. The top baseball program in California is obviously Chatsworth. You seem to do a lot of research. Stop by my library and we will help you out with the research.

k.o. gartland

Get Real: I can't tell you how much I enjoy reading your comments. You are one of the few intelligent ones. I would
bet a lot of people, like lost in space, need the dictionary close by after your posts. For this clown to eliminate the most important part of the quote shows that he is a total ass. And of course he will not retract because he really is in space. I wonder which way he'll vote on the marijuana initative.

get real

Lost in Space-nice of you to omit the remainder of Coach Muckey's quote-he said "there's a lot of luck in baseball and our luck ran out WHEN HE TOOK THE MOUND"...That's about as big a compliment as you can get from an opposing coach, especially a coach as successful as Muckey is...Care to retract your comments?-if not, you're an ASS...


"There's a lot of luck in baseball and our luck ran out." Just the right thing to say, Mr. Muckey. Brilliant. Now, he's not insinuating that Taijuan got lucky is he? IF HE IS ....HE'S AN ASS.


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