The Huntington Beach softball team opened play Monday at the Best of the West Tournament in Santa Maria and posted two victories.
In games played at Righetti High, the Oilers first routed Santa Maria, 11-0. Emily Stoner powered the offense with two home runs and six RBIs. In their second game, the Oilers overpowered Damonte Ranch, 7-0. Micaela Vierra struck out nine in a complete game, and Jillian Martinez led the Huntington offense with three hits. Martinez had six hits in the two games.
The Oilers host Newport Harbor at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday in Sunset League play.
Edison: The Chargers suffered their first Sunset League loss of the season in a 3-0 home setback to Los Alamitos, which took over the league lead. Edison starts play Thursday at the Centennial Tournament in Nevada. The Chargers return to league play at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday with a key showdown at Marina.