Barbara San Marcos, the Spartans (19-5) will travel to fourth-seeded
Goleta Dos Pueblos (24-6) at 3:15 p.m. today in a quarterfinal
contest. The winner will take on Westlake Village Oaks Christian
(29-2) or Sherman Oaks Notre Dame (15-8) in a semifinal game Tuesday.
Dos Pueblos and San Marcos are separated by six miles. If only
Turner and the La Canada athletic department knew after Tuesday's
game that they'd lose the coin flip to determine who would be the
La Canada will make its third straight trip to the quarterfinal
round and fifth in the past seven years. The Spartans will turn to
senior pitcher Danielle Mellin (16-5), who scattered six hits and
struck out five in a complete-game effort Tuesday.
San Marcos will be led by University of San Diego-bound pitcher
Christina Haake, who is 19-3 and hitting over .400.