West Ranch Football Team Reaches Championship Game Of Under The Lights Passing Tournament
The West Ranch football team made a surprising run to the championship game of the Saugus 7-on-7 Under the Lights passing tournament at Central Park.
The Wildcats lost to Oaks Christian, 28-26, in the championship game, but knocked off some of the top teams in Southern California along the way.
West Ranch beat Westlake, 38-24, in the semifinals, and Canyon, 38-32, in the quarterfinals.
Hart reached the semifinals of the tournament and lost to Oaks Christian, 48-42, in overtime.
The Indians beat Dorsey and Chaminade in the earlier rounds.
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In swimming, Hart High graduate Anthony Ervin solidified his spot on the United States national team by finishing in second place in the 50 meter freestyle at the national championships in Indianapolis.
Ervin is eligible to compete in the 50 meter freestyle and the 400 meter freestyle relay team at the FINA world championships in Spain.
Saugus sophomore Abbey Weitzeil was 18th in the 50 meter freestyle and 19th in the 100 meter freestyle.
Hart High graduate Nick Korth was 10th in the 50 meter breaststroke. He was also 20th in qualifying in the 200 meter breaststroke and 29th in qualifying in the 100 meter breaststroke.
In hockey, the Kings traded back-up goalie Jonathan Bernier to the Toronto Maple Leafs for two players and a second-round draft pick.
Forward Matt Frattin and goaltender Ben Scrivens were dealt to the Kings for Bernier. Frattin played 25 games with the Maple Leafs in 2013 and scored seven goals.
Scrivens played in 20 games for the Maple Leafs and was 7-9-0 with two shutouts. He had a 2.69 goals against average but did not play in the postseason.
In the NHL draft, the Kings took forward Valentin Zykov in the second round. He was the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s rookie of the year and the offensive rookie of the year.
In baseball, the Dodgers beat the visiting Philadelphia Phillies, 6-1, and Yasiel Puig went 4-for-5, a home run shy of the cycle. He had a triple, a double and two singles. He scored twice and stole two bases.
Puig is hitting .436 and set the Dodgers rookie record for most hits in a month with 44.
The Dodgers have won eight of their past 10 games. They are still in last place in the National League West standings, but only four games out of first place.
The Dodgers have a day off today. They start a series against the Rockies in Colorado on Tuesday.
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