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Burroughs rolling in early going

March 08, 2011


Burroughs d. South Torrance: 23-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-15: The Indians got a early taste of competition against a ranked opponent with the win Thursday at home.

Burroughs was ranked No. 2 in the CIF Southern Section III and the Spartans were ranked No. 5.

Tyler Yanez had 34 assists, seven digs, four kills and two blocks for Burroughs. Teammate Daniel Jacobs had 14 kills, Ike Nwachie added eight kills and four blocks and Justin Llamas had 18 digs.


Burroughs d. La Cañada, 25-9, 25-13, 25-11: Daniel Jacobs had nine kills to pace the Indians to a nonleague win in their season-opener March 1.


Bellarmine-Jefferson 13, Kilpatrick 3: Philip Diaz had four hits and drove in two runs to pace the Guards to a nonleague mercy-rule victory Monday.

Bell-Jeff had its offense rolling, as Mitch Kellog had a double, two singles and a run batted in, Matt Landini had a triple and four RBI, Johnny Karalis had a double and two RBI and Sam Kachikian drove in a run.

Golden Valley 9, Burbank 6: The Bulldogs were unable to gain the win Saturday in a Royal Tournament game at home.

Paul Frias went two for four with a run scored and Broderick Jenkins was two for three with two runs batted in and a run scored for Burbank (0-2). Dylan Mersola, John White and Daniel Starkand also had hits for the Bulldogs.

Sylmar 2, Burbank 1: Bulldogs' pitcher Daniel Syarkan threw a solid game, but picked up the one-run loss Friday in a Royal Tournament game.

Starkand went six innings, allowing two runs and just four hits.

Andrew Saldana, Ryan Favor and Tyler Do could manage Burbank's only hits of the contest.


Providence 21, Brentwood 2: The Pioneers began their season Friday with an overwhelming nonleague win on the road.

The game was called after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.

Bronwyn Stewart pitched for the Pioneers, allowing just three hits and striking out three.

Providence was unstoppable on offense, as Michelle Longtain led the way with four runs batted in. Stewart had three RBI of her own, as did Natalie Ohrt. Sierra Nelson, Natalie Ficocelli, Amber Bartmus and Caitie Guttry had two RBI each.

Jackie Brewer and Estelle Glorioso also knocked in runs.

Bellarmine-Jefferson 9, Mark Keppel 3: Jaylen Watson hit a two-run home run and pitcher Jackie Pons scattered four hits in leading the Guards to a nonleague win Friday in their season opener at Gross Park.


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