Softball

Huntington Beach softball upsets top-ranked Los Alamitos (video)

Huntington Beach's Jadelyn Allchin (22) and  Shelby Ortiz (4) get high-fives from teammate Katelyn Mangrello (8) after the pair scored against Los Alamitos during their Sunset League game in Los Alamitos on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The Griffins lost to the Oilers, 9 to 5. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Huntington Beach's Jadelyn Allchin (22) and Shelby Ortiz (4) get high-fives from teammate Katelyn Mangrello (8) after the pair scored against Los Alamitos during their Sunset League game in Los Alamitos on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The Griffins lost to the Oilers, 9 to 5. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Huntington Beach’s softball team didn’t only believe that it could take down top-ranked Los Alamitos on the road Thursday.

“They believe they could have won the first game (against the Griffins),” Huntington Beach coach Jeff Forsberg said.

The No. 4 Oilers turned their confidence into reality by upsetting the Griffins 5-2 to create a tie atop the Sunset League and post a rare victory at Los Alamitos.

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