If Beckman and Woodbridge advance to the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 championship game, that will place two teams from the Pacific Coast League in the same championship game.
That would happen in... Full story
O.C. BASEBALL TOP 10
Voting is done by O.C. media members
(Records through Sunday)
1. JSerra (27-6, 50 poll points)
Lions have outscored three playoff opponents by cumulative score of 20-2 en route to CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals.
2. El Toro (25... Full story
LAKE FOREST – El Toro’s record in one-run games was 8-1. West Ranch of Valencia was undefeated in its four one-run games.
West Ranch now is undefeated in five one-run games.
West Ranch defeated El Toro, 2-1, Friday in a CIF-Southern S... Full story
CYPRESS – Harvard-Westlake of Studio City quickly made sure Cypress’ James Acuna wouldn’t throw back-to-back no-hitters, and it was the early damage that stood up.
Leo Kaplan hit a three-run home run in the first inning to propel t... Full story
ORANGE The meeting on the hill was short-lived for Murrieta Mesa pitcher Zac Filos and the team’s infielders moments before the first batter dug into the box to start the bottom of the seventh inning.
Everyone understood what was at stake, and... Full story
It is a high school baseball axiom that the first team to make the big mistake will lose.
That big mistake happened in the eighth inning of the Orange Lutheran-Huntington Beach playoff game Tuesday. That’s when Orange Lutheran scored on a wi... Full story
Mike Curran announced his retirement as Esperanza’s baseball coach after the team’s loss in the CIF-SS playoffs Tuesday.
Curran, 65, coached Esperanza for 37 seasons. His record there was 651-326-6. Curran’s wins total is second mo... Full story
SANTA ANA – Carter of Rialto made the big statements early, but it was Foothill that made the little things count on Tuesday.
Foothill used small ball to keep pace and pull away from Carter of Rialto to win, 8-2, in a CIF-SS Division 2 second ... Full story
Brett Super continues to live up to his last name.
In 20 innings this month, the junior right-handed pitcher at Sage Hill has allowed no runs and six hits, and has 30 strikeouts with only four walks.
For the season, Super is 11-0 with a 0.60 ... Full story
O.C. TOP 10
(Records through Sunday)
1. JSerra (25-6, 50 poll points)
Division 1 top-seeded Lions shut out Dana Hills, 3-0, in first round.
2. El Toro (24-5, 45)
Chargers, seeded second in Division 1, blanked Kennedy, 4-0, in first round.
3. ... Full story
CYPRESS – James Acuna picked a good day to throw his first no-hitter.
Acuna did just that Friday in Cypress’ 3-0 win over Edison in a CIF-Southern Section Division 1 first-round playoff game at Cypress.
“My first one,” Acu... Full story