Why do I feel like I jinxed it with the previous thread, or broke up a no-hitter by talking about it. Folks, this just in, St. Paul beat Bishop Amat 3-2 in the Del Rey League finale today, ending Amat’s 47-game league winning streak, and ending Paul Paez’s undefeated season. Bishop Amat had just moved to No. 2 in Baseball America’s National Rankings, but this surely will drop them way down. Gabe Encinas got the win for St. Paul, who scored in the bottom of the sixth to break a 2-2 tie. Both pitchers went the distance. We will have more in tomorrow’s newspaper, but you can blame us, it’s the Tribs fault.
St. Paul 3, Bishop Amat 2: St. Paul High School’s baseball team ended its regular season on an impressive note Wednesday, defeating Del Rey League rival Bishop Amat, 3-2. Gabriel Encinas threw a complete game for the Swordsmen, who snapped Bishop Amat’s 37-game league unbeaten streak. Encinas (8-2), who signed to attend Loyola Marymount, scattered six hits and struck out five
Sierra Vista 12, La Puente 7: Sophomore Giovanni Rivera and senior Christian Huerta had three RBIs apiece and Sierra Vista won its second consecutive league championship with a 12-7 victory over the Warriors.