SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS
Friday, May 21
Arlington 4, Yucaipa 3 (8 innings)
Senior Steve Goins hit a solo home run in the top of the eight inning and senior Lucas Duda struck out three batters with the tying run on second base to get the save for visiting Arlington (17-10). Senior Dan Montanez (8-1) gave up seven hits and stuck out four in six innings to earn the victory for Arlington. Yucaipa finished 20-7.
Bishop Amat 4, Miller 2 (8 innings)
Eddie Crespo doubled in Lattif Abraham and Emanuel Sifuentes in the top of the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie for visiting Bishop Amat (17-8). Steve Martlaro (7-2) struck out seven to earn the victory and had two doubles.
Cajon 5, Claremont 1
Senior left-hander James Scott (8-3) pitched a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts, two walks and one earned run and senior Matt Jackson went two for three with one RBI, one run scored and one stolen base for host Cajon (19-6). Claremont finished 19-7.
Canyon Springs 4, Montebello 1
Ryan Gross went three for three with a run scored and an RBI and Ryan Selven went two for four with two RBIs to lead visiting Canyon Springs (18-9) over Montebello (18-7).
Capistrano Valley 12, Bell Gardens 2
Bryan Donoho went three for four, including a double, and had two RBIs and a run scored, Chris McMurray went three for three, including a double, and two runs scored and Jason Corder (9-2) had six strikeouts and allowed three hits over four innings and hit his 13th home run, breaking the school record he set last season, to lead third-seeded Capistrano Valley (20-6-1) over Bell Gardens (11-16).
Diamond Bar 9, Mater Dei 2
Senior left-hander Paul Canedo (9-0) struck out 11, scattered six hits and allowed one earned run, Crispin Tarango was three for five with an RBI and Jon Amaya was two for four, including a home run, with two RBIs for visiting Diamond Bar (18-9). Mater Dei finished 18-8.
Esperanza 4, Rancho Cucamonga 2
Kelby Aase picked up the win, Sean Rooney earned the save with three scoreless innings of relief and Shane Aguilar hit a solo home run in the fourth inning for Esperanza (16-12). Rancho Cucamonga finished 17-10.