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Baseball: Notre Dame hits its way to 10-7 upset of Harvard-Westlake

May 3, 2013 |  7:07 pm

 Chris Colarossi hit a grand slam and Sherman Oaks Notre Dame pulled off the Mission League upset on Friday, knocking off No. 2-ranked Harvard-Westlake, 10-7.

The win allows idle Loyola (9-1) to clinch at least a share of the league title. The Cubs have a two-game lead going into a two-game series next week against Chaminade.

Harvard-Westlake (21-4, 7-3) had won nine consecutive games. But the Knights (14-10, 5-5) took advantage of six walks by starter Conor Cuse. JJ Muno had two hits and three RBIs. Michael Wilson had a two-run double. Sophomore Jake Hirabayashi threw 1 2/3 innings of shutout relief. Jack Morello struck out seven in five innings. Arden Pabst had a grand slam for Harvard-Westlake.

A sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh by Adam Bedrossian gave Chaminade a 1-0 victory over St. Francis. Alemany defeated Crespi, 3-1. Kyle Merkel threw a two-hitter. Cristian Montes had a two-run double.

In the Del Rey League, sophomore Brian Duenas gave up four hits in Cathedral's 5-0 win over Bishop Amat. Sophomore Henry Martinez had two RBIs.

In the Foothill League, Dayton Provost had three hits, including a home run, to lift Hart past West Ranch, 9-8. Tyler Woldanski had four hits for West Ranch, which dropped one game behind first-place Canyon. Canyon defeated Golden Valley, 6-5. Valencia defeated Saugus, 7-1. Luke Soroko threw a five-hitter. Chad Bible and Anthony Lepre hit home runs.

In the Trinity League, Servite defeated St. John Bosco, 3-1. McKay Kissian and Michael Flynn had RBI singles. Justin Stream had a triple. Santa Margarita won its fourth in a row with a 10-0 win over JSerra. Griffin Canning threw six shutout innings and contributed three hits.

In the Baseline League, DJ Peters went four for four to lead Glendora past Etiwanda, 15-3. Los Osos defeated Rancho Cucamonga, 6-5.

In the San Gabriel Valley League, Paramount improved to 16-9 and 10-3 with a 4-1 win over Warren. Ulices Moreno threw a complete game, striking out four.

In the Moore League, Chris Castellanos struck out eight in Long Beach Poly's 7-0 win over Long Beach Millikan. Lakewood defeated Long Beach Wilson, 2-0.

In the Tri-Valley League, Phil Bickford struck out 11 in six innings to help Oaks Christian clinch the league title with a 4-0 victory over Grace Brethren. Cole Taylor had two hits.

In the South Coast League, Ryan Kayoda struck out four, walked none and allowed three hits in El Toro's 2-0 win over Tesoro. Jonah Arenado had two hits and two RBIs.

In the Century League, Anaheim Canyon defeated Villa Park, 9-4. Mario Losi and Shane Carrier each had two hits. El Modena defeated Esperanza, 6-4.

In the Empire League, Pacifica defeated Cypress, 2-1. Matt Sanchez limited Cypress to three hits in 6 2/3 innings. Trevor Hall allowed just five hits for Cypress.

In the Sunset League, Jacob Nix struck out five and walked none to help Los Alamitos defeat Huntington Beach, 6-3. Fountain Valley defeated Edison, 7-3. Brock Lundquist and Dillon Persinger hit home runs.

Malibu won the Frontier League title when Villanova forfeited the game in the third inning after a fight broke out in the Villanova dugout, according to Malibu Coach Ari Jacobs.

In the Channel League, Santa Barbara defeated San Marcos, 9-5. Jeff Paschke had three hits, including a home run. Peter Ghersen also had three hits, all bunt singles.

In the Pacific League, Burbank defeated Arcadia, 13-3, in five innings. The Bulldogs scored 10 runs in the fourth inning. Angel Villagran, Angel Roman and Sam McKinnon had home runs. Burroughs defeated Glendale, 12-0. Crescenta Vallley defeated Pasadena, 7-3. Michael Russo had three RBIs.

Max Gleit and Ojo Weiss each had three hits in Northwood's 8-4 win over Beckman. Murrieta Mesa defeated Vista Murrieta, 3-2.

-- Eric Sondheimer