Madeline Velazquez led a balanced attack for Coach Rick Wright's
squad, collecting four hits and scoring three runs.
Brittany Wright had three hits and scored three runs, Kathryn
Mohorc had two hits and scored four times and Karen Lozano-Delgado
had a double and a triple and scored four runs.
Aria Agle and Kaitlin French both singled and scored three times,
and Ashley Wagner had a hit and scored twice for Foothill-Tujunga,
which led, 20-4, after two innings.
For Jewel City, Vanessa Dorado accounted for all four of its
first-inning runs, hitting a bases-clearing triple and later scoring
on an outfield error.
Rosie Vanegas had two hits and scored twice, and Christina Iezza
singled and scored for Jewel City, which also received a run from
Crescenta Valley 22, Jewel City 1 (4 innings): CV's first seven
batters all scored in the first inning of Thursday's winner's-bracket
final at Scholl Canyon Park as Rod Opland's squad cruised to the
victory and a berth in the 9- and 10-year-old championship game, at 5
p.m. today at Scholl Canyon Park.
CV sent a total of 14 batters to the plate in the first, 10 of
whom scored, highlighted by two runs each from Meghan West, Carli
Opland and Heather Bacon.
Bacon had three hits, including a double, and Opland and West both
scored four times.
Brittanie Johnson had three hits, including a double, and Kylee
Heurkins, Alyssa Sovereign and Emma Vine all had hits for CV, which
added five runs in the second and six more in the third.
Jenna Johnson had two hits and scored Jewel City's lone run in the
fourth inning and Thalia Alvarez collected the other hit for Coach
Waleila Carey's squad.
Foothill-Tujunga 11, Vaquero 9: Foothill-Tujunga (1-1) avoided
elimination in Thursday's second-chance bracket contest in the 9- and
10-year-old division at Scholl Canyon Park, but it didn't come
without a scare.
Vaquero had runners at second and third in the bottom of the
sixth, but relief pitcher Aria Agle was able to pitch out of the jam
to earn the save and preserve the win for Karen Lozano-Delgado.