O’Neil opens 2007 with milestone win

first_img“I forgot all about it. The kids reminded me,” O’Neil said. “It was pretty cool.” James Dorsey struck out six batters in four innings to earn the victory. Trevor Costin was 3 for 5 with three runs and two RBI and Jeff Fisher was 3 for 4 with an RBI. The Lancers continue tournament play against Artesia today. Wilson 10, Marina 1 Senior southpaw Elliot Glynn pitched five solid innings to earn the victory, striking out six and he also helped himself out at the plate, going 3 for 5 with four RBI as the Bruins defeated the Vikings at the Loara Tournament. Senior shortstop Ryan Dent also had a good day, going 3 for 3 with a triple and four runs scored. Wilson plays at Downey 11 a.m. today in the second round. Victory No. 500 for Spud O’Neil at Lakewood High was over almost before it started. The Lancers, the defending CIF Southern Section Division I champs, scored six times in the first inning and cruised to a 12-0 victory over J.W. North on Friday on the first day of the Loara Tournament. That gave O’Neil his milestone victory in the first game of his 24th season at Lakewood. center_img Valley Christian 10, Garfield 0 Senior Josh Kubinski threw four shutout innings to earn the win, and also went 3 for 4, including a triple and home run, along with three runs scored and a stolen base to lead the Crusaders (1-0) in their season opener. El Dorado 6, Millikan 0 The Rams managed just three hits in a season-opening loss at the Loara Tournament. Jonathan Singleton and Cameron Sadler each had a double for Millikan. The Rams play Loara at 11 a.m. today. Artesia 8, Anaheim 3 Senior right-hander Derek Chung pitched a complete game and Ismael Malvaez went 4 for 5 with three runs scored and two RBI to lead the Pioneers to a win at the Loara Tournament. Luis Candelas also went 2 for 3 with an RBI for Artesia. Downey 7, La Mirada 6 Junior third baseman Marcelo Lopez went 3 for 4 with a home run and two runs scored and junior shortstop Greg Hamrock finished 2 for 3 with two RBI as the Vikings defeated the Matadores at the Loara Tournament. Poly 17, Lynwood 6 (5 inn.) The Jackrabbits scored 10 times in the second inning at the El Segundo Tournament. Brent Tani want 3 for 4 with a solo home run and two RBI and Nick Irving was 2 for 2 with two RBI. Davis Towne allowed two runs in four innings to earn the victory. Poly plays Venice today. Gahr 11, St. Paul 5 Junior right-hander Anthony Nunez pitched two innings in relief to earn the win and he also helped himself out at the plate, driving in three runs as the Gladiators defeated the Swordsmen in the first round of the El Segundo Tournament. Senior catcher A.J. Rodriguez also had two RBI for Gahr, which will host South Torrance 11 a.m. today. Carson 10, North Torrance 3 Senior center fielder Bruno Rodriguez was 3 for 4 with two runs scored and senior third baseman Eric Castaneda went 2 for 4 with two RBI and two runs scored to lead the Colts past the Saxons at the El Segundo Tournament. The win was Carson coach Mike Kline’s 200th career victory. Kline last coached the Colts in 2000 before taking the last six years off to spend more time with his family. Carson will host Hawthorne 6:30 p.m. tonight. Bellflower 4, Loyola 0 Senior shortstop Reggie Williams went 2 for 3 with an RBI and junior center fielder Anthony Gose went 3 for 4 with a run scored as the Buccaneers opened the season by beating the host Cubs at the El Segundo Tournament. Beverly Hills 7, Jordan 6 Junior shortstop Alfredo Lopez went 3 for 4 with a RBI, run scored and three stolen bases but it wasn’t enough as the Panthers lost their season-opener to the host Normans at the El Segundo Tournament. Los Alamitos 4, Loara 3 Jordan Tripp had two RBI and a stolen base for the Griffins at the Loara Tournament. Kurt Singer went 2 for 3. Cameron Tanseco struck out five batters in six innings to earn the victory. Paramount 5, Newport Harbor 4 Junior Eric Miranda drove in two-runs on a double in the seventh inning and Eduardo Magallon got the win in relief, striking out four in two innings of work as the Pirates defeated the Sailors at the Newport Elks Tournament. Culver City 8, Mary Star 7 Andrew Carbajal and Patrick Stoudt each had two hits and an RBI for the Stars at the Southern California Invitational. Mary Star plays Huntington Park at 11 a.m. today. Avalon 6, Brethren Christian 0 Ryan Hinkley pitched a complete-game one-hitter and was 3 for 3 with two RBI for the host Lancers in their season opener. Mario Jimenez added two hits and two RBI. The same teams play at 10 a.m. today. Narbonne 13, Bishop Montgomery 7 David Lepe was 3 for 3 with a double, triple, two RBI and two runs in a victory at the El Segundo Tournament. Carlos Avila added a solo home run in the first inning. Tony Bejarano allowed seven hits for the complete-game victory. The Gauchos continue tournament play against West Torrance today. Dominguez 10, Inglewood 2 Mark Huff pitched five strong innings, striking out five and Malachi Moore had two hits and five stolen bases to lead the Dons to an season-opening win over the visiting Sentinels. Softball Warren 13, Bellflower 2 The Bears, CIF finalists in Division IV last season, pounded 11 extra base hits en route to a nonleague victory over the host Bucs in the season opener for both teams. Yvette Bravo and Samantha Vaaulu each had four hits and Liz Javier was 3 for 5 with a pair of triples. Bravo scored three times and had three RBI while Vaaulu scored once and drove in four. Javier also scored three times and finished with two RBI. Kaci Keltner pitched 5 2/3 innings to earn the victory. She allowed four hits and struck out five. Cabrillo 7, St. Mary’s Academy 6 Ebony Smith laced an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh to lift the host Jaguars to a nonleague victory. Peninsula 11, Carson 8 Peninsula’s Jamie Perez hit a grand slam in the sixth inning to top the Colts (2-1) in nonleague play. Theresa Poni allowed eight hits in seven innings and took the loss. But she also went 3 for 4 with two RBI. Valentina Nabayan went 2 for 4 with a run and three RBI. Artesia 13, Workman 10 Senior shortstop Amanda Acord and senior center fielder Janet Gomez each hit home runs to lead the Pioneers past the host Lobos in a nonleague game. El Rancho 6, Valley Christian 0 Karla Pereira hit a solo home run in the second inning to help the Dons beat the visiting Crusaders in a nonleague game. Boys volleyball Mayfair went 5-1 in pool play at the Redondo Tournament and is in first place after one day. The Monsoons defeated Culver City 25-17, 25-15 and beat Palos Verdes 25-11, 25-22. Mayfair then split with Granada Hills, 25-22, 25-27. Mira Costa 3, St. John Bosco 0 The Braves were topped in their season opener, 25-15, 25-19, 25-19. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more