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Pioneers roll to big victory

May 07, 2011


Providence 11, Buckley 0: The Pioneers remained in the race for a Liberty League championship after rolling to a win Thursday at Olive Park.

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

Bronwyn Stewart pitched the shutout, striking out nine and giving up just one walk in a two-hit effort for Providence (9-10, 4-1 in league).


Gian-Mari Llaguno was three for four with four stolen bases, Natalie Ficocelli was two for two with a double and four runs batted in, Jackie Brewer was two for three with a double, Natalie Ohrt was also two for three and Ashley Corral was two for three with two RBI.

Burbank 4, Arcadia 3: The Bulldogs were able to hold on for a Pacific League victory Friday on the road.

Burbank (12-11, 10-2) received a solid game from starting pitcher Crystal Diaz, who tossed a five-hitter.

Sarah Riojas was two for four with two doubles for the Bulldogs. But more importantly, she came up with the big hit in the top of the seventh inning for the winning run.

Becca Wright was two for three with two runs batted in and a run scored, Katie Hooper was two for four and Jenny Millo was two for three.

Burroughs 13, Hoover 1: The Indians stayed in a tie for first place in the Pacific League with a victory Wednesday on the road.

Haley Schulman had a no-hitter going into the seventh inning, and ended up with a two-hitter.

Hailee White was two for three with two runs batted in and Brice Edrington had two hits and scored two runs for Burroughs (16-7, 10-1).


Burroughs d. Claremont, 22-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-19: The Indians shook of a first-game loss Thursday to earn a Pacific League victory on the road.

With the win, Burroughs (30-3, 8-0) — ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division III — finishes the league campaign undefeated.

Tyler Yanez stepped up and had 51 assists to go along with five kills. Daniel Jacobs had 18 kills, Ike Nwachie and Robby each chipped in with 13 kills each, Lucas Yanez had had nine kills and 11 digs and Justin Llamas also had 11 digs.

Tuesday, the Indians secured the league championship, their second straight.


Burbank 14, Muir 1: Pitcher Paul Gatton hurled a one-hitter, striking out five, to help pace the Bulldogs to a Pacific League win Wednesday at home.

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

Burbank cranked out 14 hits, which helped the team jump out to a 7-0 advantage after one inning.

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