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Baseball: Vista Murrieta eliminates No. 1 seed in Division 2

May 21, 2013 |  8:08 pm

The No. 1 seed in Division 1, Mater Dei, lost last week, and the No. 1 seed in Southern Section Division 2, Redlands East Valley, was eliminated on Tuesday by Vista Murrieta, 8-4.

Tyler Russell won his 31st career game for Vista Murrieta. South Hills defeated San Clemente, 4-3. Travis Hall threw a four-hitter and Stephen Lohr had three hits as Cypress defeated Dos Pueblos, 10-1.

In Division 3, Blake Wilson (7-0) led La Mirada to a 10-0 win over Santa Barbara. He allowed six hits, walked none and struck out one.

Gardena Serra opened an 18-0 lead before defeating Knight, 23-13. Dominic Smith had six RBIs. Trent Hammond had five hits. Khalil Denson had a grand slam.

Bishop Amat defeated Palm Desert, 8-6, in eight innings. Michael Hernandez and Anthony Walters had RBI singles in the eighth for the Knights. Andrew Eppenbach got the save. Kevin Franklin had four RBIs in Gahr's 6-1 win over La Quinta.

In Division 4, No. 1 Oaks Christian defeated Savanna, 5-3. Jack Kruger had single, double and home run. Phil Bickford got the save.

In Division 6, Capistrano Valley Chrsitian defeated Sierra Canyon, 6-4.

-- Eric Sondheimer