The Saugus baseball team shut out El Camino Real, 3-0, to win the Valley Invitational Baseball League championship at Birmingham High.
Caden Maher started for Saugus and pitched four shutout innings. He gave up only three hits, walked two and struck out four.
Saugus took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning on an RBI single by Tyler Grissom. The Centurions scored two more runs in the seventh inning.
Saugus will play for the Valley Invitational Baseball League championship for the second year in a row.
The Saugus baseball team faces El Camino Real in the championship game tonight at Birmingham High.
Saugus lost to Hart in the championship game last year.
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The Saugus baseball team beat Hart, 8-3, in the semifinals of the Valley Invitational Baseball League playoffs.
Saugus scored five runs in the first inning. Rudy Aguilar capped the inning with a two-run home run.
Saugus will play El Camino Real in the championship game on Thursday.
Austin O’Neil won the second race in the College of the Canyons Cross Country Series. He completed the 3-mile course in 15 minutes, 10.1 seconds.
Mitchell Pratt was second, followed by Ismael Jamano in third.
Hart and Saugus will meet in the semifinals of the Valley Invitational Baseball playoffs on Tuesday.
Saugus knocked out Canyon in the quarterfinals, 5-3.
Caden Salkeld hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning that proved to be the difference in the game.
Joey Mendez doubled in a run in the second inning to give Saugus a 2-0 lead. He went 2-for-2 with two doubles in the game.
The Hart, Canyon and Valencia girls basketball teams are in the San Diego Classic tournament, one of the largest summer tourneys in the state.
Hart plays Woodbridge in the first game of pool play today. They are in the same pool as Canyon. The Canyon girls play Sierra Vista.
Valencia plays Whittier Christian in its first game of pool play.
The Hart PONY Mustang 9U Red Team won the Super Regions Tournament at the Hart Complex.
The Mustang Red Team went 4-0 in the tournament. They beat the North Valley All Stars, 10-4, in the championship game. The Mustang Red Team outscored its opponents, 40-12, in the four games.
The Hart team advances to the PONY Zone Tournament as the No. 1 seed in Southern California. Their first game is Friday against Washington in Walnut.
The Hart girls basketball team won the third-place game 54-45 over Burroughs of Burbank in the Providence summer tournament.
Sophia Jacobson scored 18 points, had five assists and four rebounds for Hart.
Julia White added 10 points and four rebounds for the Indians. Breze Kimble scored eight points and had four assists.
Valencia High’s Devin Davis finished in a tie for third place in the Major League Baseball Junior Select Home Run Derby at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Davis hit five home runs. The top two home run hitters advanced to the finals of the Junior Select Home Run Derby.
Davis was one of 10 high school baseball players in the home run derby.
Golden Valley High graduate Billy Fredrick was selected to play in the California Collegiate League All Star game at the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy next week.
Fredrick, who is playing at UC Santa Barbara, is one of a handful of players who played in Southern California high schools chosen to play in the all star game.
The all stars were split into two teams, one from Southern California and one from Northern California.
Fredrick will be playing on a team called the Santa Paula Halos.