A Golden Valley First: Riley Sherwood Throws No-Hitter
Golden Valley pitcher Riley Sherwood tossed the first no-hitter in school history, a 16-0 blowout against Littlerock.
The game was called after five innings. Sherwood struck out 11 and walked two.
Chris Galvez was 3-for-3, drove in two runs and scored two runs.
But it was a bit a of a rocky start to the weekend for the Golden Valley baseball team. The Grizzlies lost to West Ranch, 11-3, on Friday afternoon.
West Ranch won its second game in a row. JC Cloney hit a three-run home run and was 3-for-4 for West Ranch. Dakota Hernandez was 3-for-4 with two doubles and drove in two runs.
Rocky Sherwood was 2-for-4 with a double and drove in a run for Golden Valley.
The Canyon baseball team beat Saugus, 9-5, behind a 4-for-4, two-RBI day from Jacob King. Kyle Pressman also drove in a run in a four-run first inning for Canyon.
Canyon scored two more runs in the second inning to take a 6-0 lead.
Andru Cardenas was 3-for-3, drove in a run and scored a run for Saugus.
The Valencia baseball team beat Hart, 5-2, and avenged its only Foothill League loss of the season.
Valencia starter Quincy Quintero went the distance, giving up one earned run on four hits and striking out seven. He also drove in a run with an RBI single in the third inning.
AJ Balta and Trey Smith hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning. Balta’s homer was a two-run shot that scored Alex Bishop. Smith followed with a solo shot to give Valencia a 3-0 lead.
The College of the Canyons baseball team beat Citrus College, 3-2, and won its third game in a row. Kasey Toven drove in the winning run in the seventh inning.
COC pitchers Steven Messner and Andy Arriaga combined to give up only two hits.
The Master’s College baseball team won a pair of games against Azusa Pacific University. The Master’s College won the first game, 12-4, and the second game, 2-0.
Chris Talley capped a five-run fourth inning with a three-run triple in the first game. He was 2-for-4 and drove in four runs. Ben Ives went 3-for-4 and drove in four runs as well.
Starter AJ Work tossed a complete-game shutout in the second game for The Master’s College.
The College of the Canyons softball team lost a pair of games in Fullerton. COC lost the first game, 4-1, to Cerritos College, and the second game, 3-0, to Fullerton.
Karla Lira drove in the only run for COC with an RBI single in the first game. Bryanna De La Torre hit a double and scored against Cerritos.
West Ranch boys basketball coach Sean Legueax resigned over the weekend, according to a report in The Signal. He was the only boys basketball coach West Ranch has ever known, the original coach hired five years ago. He compiled a 69-68 record and guided West Ranch to the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA quarterfinals in 2009.
The Santa Clarita Christian softball team beat New Roads, 18-16, in a Heritage League game. Heather Sanna went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs for Santa Clarita Christian.
The Kings shut out the San Jose Sharks, 4-0, behind a four-point game from Drew Doughty. He scored two goals and had two assists.
Johnathan Quick made 34 saves to record only the sixth playoff shutout in franchise history.
The first-round NHL playoff series is tied 1-1. Game 3 is Tuesday night at Staples Center.
The Lakers were given a rude awakening. They lost to the New Orleans Hornets, 109-100, in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs.
Kobe Bryant scored 34 points for the Lakers. Chris Paul had 33 points and 14 assists for the Hornets.
The Hornets never trailed in the fourth quarter and have a 1-0 lead in the first round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs. It was the first time the Hornets have beaten the Lakers in five tries this season.
Game 2 is Wednesday night at Staples Center.