Baseball: Friday's highlights, scores


Dillon Brown pitched a four-hitter and struck out six as Foothill defeated Esperanza, 2-1, on Friday in a nonleague game.

Brown improved his record to 7-1, while the Knights, who won all three of their games this week, improved their record to 16-6.

Brown was matched in a duel with Esperanza starter Blake Schriever, who went 6 1/3 innings, allowing five hits, two earned runs and striking out six.

For Foothill, Cameron Dutcher went 1 for 3 (RBI, 2B), Evan Mickelson 1 for 3 (R, 2B) and Matthew O'Donoghue 1 for 3 (R, RBI, 2B).

In the Trinity League:

Orange Lutheran 2, St. John Bosco 0: Cole Spencer and Luke Mattson teamed up for a shutout that gave the Lancers a sweep of their three-game series with the Braves.

Spencer went four innings and allowed three hits. He struck out five. Mattson went the final three innings, allowing one hit and striking out two.

It was Orange Lutheran's eighth shutout of the season.

For Orange Lutheran, Brendan Avvetino went 2 for 3 (2 RBI) and Nathan Flores went 2 for 3 with one run.

Mater Dei 7, Servite 4: Josh Stepen went 3 for 4 with one RBI, Emilio Rosas and Blake Hunt each had two hits and Jonathan Schiffer (five innings, two hits) earned the win for the Monarchs (9-7, 2-1).  

In the Empire League:

Kennedy 6, Western 5: Senior Jared Velez provided the spark as the Fighting Irish (12-6, 2-0) rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Pioneers for the second time this week.

Velez went 1 for 2 with a triple, RBI and two runs. He also pitched and got the save.

Austin Criss and James Allen also drove in runs for Kennedy.

In the Sea View League:

Trabuco Hills 4, San Clemente 3: Jack Cornish got the win, and Ryan Kearney went 2 for 3 and Matt Wong had two RBI for the Mustangs (8-9, 3-2).

In the Orange Coast League:

Estancia 14, Saddleback 1: Trevor Brown drove in four runs, and Spencer Stern (five innings, two hits) earned the victory for the Eagles (13-7, 4-3).

In the Pacific Coast League:

Northwood 5, Corona del Mar 2: Kevin Yonamine shut out the Sea Kings the last four innings, and the Timberwolves (13-6, 3-4) rallied for the victory over the Sea Kings.

Dylan Brine (2 RBI, 2B), Sam Cachola (RBI) and Ely Stuart (2 for 3, RBI, 2B) led the way for Northwood's comeback.


Empire League
Cypress 1, Tustin 0 (League) Details
Kennedy 6, Western 5 (League) Details
South Coast League
Aliso Niguel at El Toro (League)
Dana Hills 4, Tesoro 2 (League) Details
Golden West League
Orange at Westminster (League)
Loara 7, Segerstrom 4 (League) Details
Ocean View 8, Santa Ana 5 (League) Details
Trinity League
Orange Lutheran 2, St. John Bosco 0 (League)
Mater Dei at Servite (League) Map
JSerra vs. Santa Margarita at JSerra High (League) Map
Sunset League
Fountain Valley at Newport Harbor (League)
Marina 2, Huntington Beach 1 (League) Details
Edison 4, Los Alamitos 3 (League) Details
Freeway League
La Habra at Sonora (League)
Troy 11, Sunny Hills 9 (League) Details
Buena Park at Fullerton (League)
Orange Coast League
Godinez 7, Laguna Beach 2 (League) Details
Estancia 14, Saddleback 1 (League) Details
Calvary Chapel 6, Costa Mesa 4 (League) Details
Sea View League
Trabuco Hills 4, San Clemente 3 (League) Details
San Juan Hills 5, Laguna Hills 2 (League) Details
Orange League
Anaheim 17, Magnolia 2 (League) Details
Century 6, Savanna 0 (League) Details
Katella at Santa Ana Valley (League)
Pacific Coast League
Beckman 3, Woodbridge 0 (League) Details
Northwood 5, Corona del Mar 2 (League) Details
Irvine 5, University 3 (League) Details
Villa Park at El Dorado
Foothill 2, Esperanza 1 Details
El Modena 5, Yorba Linda 4 Details
Brea Olinda at Canyon
Whittier Christian 10, Heritage Christian/North Hills 2

See archived 'Sports' stories »

Other Varsity coverage:
Inland Empire
Search Players


Mater Dei 26, St. John Bosco 21 - 07:00 4th QT - Completed


Troy 15, Fullerton 14 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Servite 42, Orange Lutheran 49 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Laguna Hills 41, Templeton 28 - 02:23 4th QT - Completed


Aliso Niguel 10, Capistrano Valley 43 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Trabuco Hills 0, Mission Viejo 68 - 07:28 4th QT - Completed


Yorba Linda 27, Foothill 9 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Los Alamitos 62, Fountain Valley 7 - 02:06 2nd QT - Completed


El Dorado 20, El Modena 34 - 00:00 4th QT - Completed


Rancho Alamitos 15, Garden Grove 33 - 00:51 4th QT - Completed