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Pioneers earn 9-7 win

March 11, 2011


Providence 9, Desert Christian 7: The ¿Pioneers remained unbeaten with a nonleague win Tuesday.

Providence (2-0) hammered out 11 hits, including a double by Jackie Brewer and a triple by Natalie Ficocelli.

In the circle, pitcher Bronwyn Stewart struck out eight, including retiring the side in the seventh inning to end the game.

Burbank¿ 5, Nogalas 4: The Bulldogs were able to pull out the win Thursday in a San Dimas Tournament game.

Katie Hooper was two for three, Crystal Diaz had a hit and two runs batted in and Ashley Russo was two for three with two RBI for Burbank (1-2).


Pitcher Crystal Diaz (1-1) picked up the win.

The Bulldogs will take on Walnut at 10 a.m. today in a tournament game.

San Dimas, 9, Burbank 4: The Bulldogs couldn't earn a win against the host Nobles in a San Dimas Tournament on Wednesday.

Nalani Hernandez was two for for three and Katie Hooper was three for three with two runs batted in for Burbank.¿


Arleta 2, Burbank 1: The Bulldogs lost their second one-run game of the ¿season, falling Wednesday in a nonleague contest at home.

Arleta pushed across the winning run in the sixth inning, breaking a 1-1 tie.

Burbank (0-3) scored its lone run in the fourth inning. Paul Frias singled to open the inning. Frias moved to second on a single by Daniel Starkand and went to third on an interference call and scored after a strikeout by Andre¿ Saldana.

Zach Spahr and Andrew Hernandez also had hits for the Bulldogs.

On the mound, Starkand had a solid outing, going seven innings, scattering five hits, striking out four and walking one.

Moorpark 6, Burroughs 5: The Indians came up one-run short against the Musketeers — ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section ¿Division I — in a ¿nonleague game Tuesday on the road.

Chris Peale, Hector Gonzalez and Casey Kenney had two hits each for Burroughs (1-2). Zander Anding drove in two runs for the Indians.


Burroughs d. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 25-19, 25-18, 25-18: Daniel Jacobs contributed 10 kills Tuesday to help lead the Indians to a nonleague victory on the road.

Burroughs, ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division III, received fine play from its middle blockers, as Ike Nwachie had eight kills and two blocks and Robby Rutecki had six kills and four blocks.

Teammate Tyler Yanez had 27 assists, five kills and two blocks.


Burroughs vs. Canyon: Both the Indians girls' and boys' teams lost in nonleague action Thursday at Canyon.

While the girls fell, 86-50, the boys were defeated by a 98-38 score.

A bright spot for the Burroughs girls' was the effort turned in by Shannon Kermah, who was a triple winner. Along with finishing first in the 100 meters ¿(13.1 seconds), she also¿ won the long jump (16 feet 1) and the triple jump (32-5).

Teammate Paris Vaughn placed first in the 200 (27.7) and Justice Shank won the high jump (5-2).

On the boys' side, Brandon Andrade won the 800 (2:02), Anthony Monroy won the 3,200 (9:40), Alejandro Rosas took the 300 hurdles (42.9), Austin ¿Allen won the pole vault (13-6) and Frankie¿ Aguilar won the triple jump (37-4).

Jeff Tully¿

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