West Ranch's JJ Holen Wins CIF Individual Golf Championship
West Ranch golfer J.J. Holen won the CIF Northern Individual Regional at River Ridge Golf Club by two strokes.
The junior shot a 5-under par 67 on the Vineyard Course and made seven birdies, four in a row at one point.
Valencia’s Jonathan Chang shot a 2-over par 74 and made the cut for the Southern Section Individual Championship in Lompoc next week.
The top 30 golfers in the Northern Individual Regional advance to the Southern Section championship at La Purisima Golf Club.
In high school softball, Valencia earned the No. 1 seed in the CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs and will face the winner of the Moorpark vs. Pacifica wild-card game.
Hart, the second-place team in the Foothill League, will host Agoura in the first round on Thursday.
West Ranch opens playoffs on the road and will play at Esperanza.
Saugus earned an at-large berth in the playoffs and will travel to face Roosevelt in the wild-card round today.
In high school baseball, Valencia will open playoffs against the winner of the wild-card game between Westlake and El Dorado.
West Ranch is on the road in the first round and will play Esperanza.
Hart has a wild-card game at home against St. John Bosco and Saugus is on the road for its wild-card game against Thousand Oaks today.
In the NBA playoffs, the Lakers won Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, beating the Phoenix Suns, 128-107. Kobe Bryant scored 40 points and Lamar Odom had 19 points and 19 rebounds for the Lakers.
Game 2 is on Wednesday night.
The Dodgers beat the Houston Astros, 6-2. It was the eighth straight win for the Dodgers. After a slow start to the season, the Dodgers are 12-3 in May.
John Ely struck out eight and won his second game of the season. Blake DeWitt had two triples and drove in two runs.
The Dodgers conclude their little two-game series with the Astros tonight. It will be Hiroki Kuroda for the Dodgers against Bud Norris for the Astros. Pregame starts at 6:30 on AM 1220, KHTS.