At Village Christian High School
Singles: Village Christian — Greg Khandjian 3-0, Grant Kendall-Bell 3-0, Brian Ahn 0-3. Maranatha — Randall Hsieh 1-2, Teddy Tran 1-2, Daniel Hsieh 1-2. Doubles: Village Christian — Jacob Kim-Jeff Ueo 2-1, Tim Pak-Isaac Kim 1-2, Dan Kim-Justin Ko 1-2. Maranatha — Noah Schlenker-Wesley Oliver 1-2, Evan Chee-Colin Dillingham 2-1, Derek Lee-Leo Liang 3-0. Record: Maranatha 9-9 (overall).
La Caada senior Lauren Cox threw her twelfth shutout of the season and is now 15-3-1 overall and 6-1-1 in league play. The senior nearly threw a no-hitter except she gave up a hit in the seventh inning. Still, Cox finished the game with nine strikeouts and no walks.
Offensively, the Spartans were led by sophomore right fielder Olivia Leyva. She was 2 for 2 from the plate and collected a double, single as she drove in two runs while scoring one run and she also stole a base. Sophomore second baseman Katy Lee also contributed as she went 2 for 3 with two singles and knocked in a run and she also scored two runs. Junior first baseman Kelsey Drange had a big hit in the first inning as her single drove in a run and her walk in the fifth inning forced in another run, which gave her two RBIs on the day. La Canada improves to 17-4-1 overall and 6-1-1 in league while Temple City falls to 5-16 and 1-7.
Pioneer almost completed the comeback after falling behind 2-0 to the Condors but, lost the fifth game 25-22, 25-19, 20-25, 23-25, 15-6. The Titans junior middle hitter Robert Nuez recorded nine kills, 11 blocks, and one ace, junior middle hitter Angel Paez had nine kills, two blocks, two assists and one ace. Senior setter Daniel Mariscal chipped in with 15 assists, eight kills, five digs and 2 aces.
Flintridge Prep scored five runs in the third inning and held on to beat the Gauls. Chelsea Johnson went 3 for 3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs. Rachel Simon also contributed to the win by going 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
Pasadena Poly swept the two games this week against the Rebels. Chris Ward threw six strong innings to get the win. He is now 7-0 on the season. Ward struck out 11 with no walks. Highlights offensively for the Panthers were Joey Asperger who scored three runs on a single and two walks. Luke Asperger and Jonah Campbell each had two RBIs.
The Gladiators cruised past the Falcons with a complete team contribution. Senior pitcher Richard Prieto got the win for Gladstone pitching six innings and improving his season record to 6-2. Juette Deas hit a home run and drove in four RBIs while teammate Kevin Amezquita went 2 for 3 and scored three runs for the Gladiators.
Pasadena Poly keeps rolling by winning its sixth game in a row. Heather Choi threw a complete game by striking four and giving up five hits. Natalie Edwards went 3 for 3 with three RBIs. The Panthers up its record to 11-3 overall and 7-1 in league play.