Baseball: Nick Milone pitches Chatsworth past Cleveland, 2-0
It looks like the ex-Sherman Oaks Notre Dame pitchers are having a good time in the West Valley League.
On Tuesday, it was Jack Hartman of Reseda Cleveland shutting out Chatsworth, 1-0.
On Thursday, it was Nick Milone of Chatsworth shutting out Cleveland, 2-0, with a three-hitter. Both are former Notre Dame players.
It means that Cleveland (18-8, 5-1) and Chatsworth (18-8, 5-1) are tied for first place. Garrett Kueber had two hits.
Chatworth would appear to have the easier schedule remaining with games against Granada Hills and Taft. Cleveland still has two-game series against El Camino Real and Birmingham.
El Camino Real completed a two-game sweep of Birmingham, 9-5. Hayden Rappoport went three for five with three RBIs. Yannick Villanueva added three hits.
Granada Hills defeated Taft, 7-0. Ryan McBride threw a complete game. McBride and Michael Scolaro had three hits each.
In the Valley Mission League, San Fernando defeated Canoga Park, 22-0. Roberto Ramos had two home runs. Kennedy defeated Reseda, 12-0. Alex Gomez haad three hits and four RBIs.
In the Mission League, Crespi defeated St. Francis, 3-2. Andy Frakes struck out eight and also contributed two hits.
Ayala defeated Charter Oak, 8-1. Erik Cha threw a four-hitter. Michael Wilson had three hits in Notre Dame's 11-6 nonleague win over Bishop Diego.
Baldwin Park defeated Northview, 3-0, with Ben Fonseca (7-1) throwing a one-hitter. He struck out six. Baldwin Park is 16-5 and 7-3 in the Valle Vista League. Northview dropped to 18-5 and 6-2. Fonseca had a no-hitter for six innings. Justin Tellez went two for two for Baldwin Park.
Brentwood defeated Campbell Hall, 2-1. Ian Schiffer drove in Aaron Fritts in the eighth inning to win the game. Brentwood had dedicated the game to Schiffer's grandfather who passed earlier in the week.
In the Delphic League, Sierra Canyon (18-4, 5-1) defeated Marshall, 7-0. Brock Bell had two hits and three RBIs. Brian Tucker allowed one hit.
In the Del Rey League, Bishop Amat defeated La Salle, 2-1. Alex Gacia struck out eight and walked one in five innings. Freshman Christian Moya drove in the winning run with a two-out single.
-- Eric Sondheimer