Marina, Huntington Beach and Edison opened the Sunset League baseball schedule with victories, Ocean View started its bid for a repeat Golden West League title with a win and in softball, Edison was impressive in the previous week in winning the Laguna Hills Tournament championship.
In Sunset baseball openers Friday, Marina won 4-2 at Newport Harbor, Huntington Beach staged a big-time, sixth-inning rally to overtake Los Alamitos, 5-4, and Edison began defense of its league title with a 7-0 win at Fountain Valley.
In Marina's 4-2 win over Newport Harbor, Jake Tillinghast pitched 6 1/3 innings of no-hit ball before giving up a hit to Matt Carpenter in the bottom of the seventh. Tillinghast (3-0) got charged with a run in the inning and had his scoreless streak stopped at 19 innings. Mitch Huffman replaced Tillinghast in the frame and picked up his third save.
Trevor Megill had two runs batted in and Kevin Isa and Nick Marshall each knocked in a run to give Robert Marshall his first Sunset League victory as head coach of the Vikings.