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Oilers take two in tourney

Huntington Beach High softball team blanks Santa Maria, Damonte Ranch at Best of the West in Santa Maria on Monday.

April 20, 2011|By Mike Sciacca, michael.sciacca@latimes.com
  • Marina's Trevor Negill pitches during Friday's game against Fountain Valley.
Marina's Trevor Negill pitches during Friday's… (KENT TREPTOW, HB…)

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.

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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.

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Fountain Valley: The Barons picked up a 4-0 Sunset League win at Newport Harbor behind a one-hit effort by senior Allison Lang who improved to 6-3. Fountain Valley plays at Los Alamitos at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday .

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Marina: The Vikings completed play Saturday at the Michelle Carew Classic and scored an 11-7 victory over Rosary. Marina began the tournament April 13 with an 8-0 shutout of St. Lucy's of Glendora and also was a 5-1 winner over Foothill. In the win over Foothill, freshman Kristen Struett hit a three-run home run, and Tera Blanco won her 10th game to improve to 10-0. Struett, in relief of Blanco in the fourth inning, got the win, her first of the season, with a one-hit performance against St. Lucy's.

Marina returns to Sunset League play Tuesday with a 3:15 p.m. home game against Edison.

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Ocean View: The Seahawks rode a three-hitter by senior Brittany Hitchcock to score a 2-0 shutout win Friday over Loara. Ocean View, which improved to 3-0 in Golden West League play and has outscored its first three league opponents, 27-0, hosts Segerstrom at 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

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Brethren Christian: The Warriors dropped two Academy League games last week, falling, 3-1 and 8-2 to Oxford Academy. Cameron Smith had an RBI-double to account for the lone run in the loss and Bobby Frisch had a two-run home run in the 9-2 loss.

Brethren Christian next plays April 28 against Liberty Christian.

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