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The senior tossed a pair of two-hitters, leading the Saints to respective 10-0 and 19-1 league victories over St. Genevieve and Serra. Last Tuesday, she totaled nine strikeouts, before striking out eight more on Thursday, while helping her own cause at the dish, finishing a home run short of the cycle.
In her eighth career start against rival Carson, Gonzales finally emerged victorious after an 11-inning Marine League tilt, in which Banning prevailed 10-4. The win moved Banning into a first-place tie with Carson. Gonzales took that momentum into the El Segundo Tournament, where she hurled shutouts in the semifinals and final to give the Pilots the title on Saturday.
The Lions slugger is batting .569 and leads the area with 10 home runs and 36 RBIs. She had another big week, going 3-for-3 with a homer and five RBIs in a 20-0 win over Ganesha, then added two hits with a double, home run and two RBIs in another shutout over Ganesha later in the week.
Okimoto had a big week offensively to help Burroughs sweep Crescenta Valley to take control of the Pacific League. She went 2-for-3 with a laser solo homer and two runs scored in a 4-1 victory over Crescenta Valley on April 26, then went 2-for-3 with two RBIs in a 12-5 win over Crescenta Valley on April 28.
The Huskies’ shortstop helped her team to a 4-0 record last week, going a combined 8-for-13 at the plate with four doubles, two home runs, nine RBIs and five runs scored. For the season she is hitting .457 with eight doubles, three triples, nine home runs, 26 runs scored and 36 RBIs. Snow, a second-team all-Sun selection last year, has committed to University of Washington, where older sister Tannon starts as a freshman.
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On Wednesday, Harvey earned her team-leading eighth win of the season, pitching her third consecutive complete game with one run allowed against Cajon. At the plate, Harvey had six combined hits and four RBIs in two wins over Cajon. In those wins, Harvey had two doubles and a home run.
The junior second baseman went 6 for 7 with six RBI in the Mariners’ wins over Tustin and Valencia. Seng also scored two runs and stole a pair of bases against Tustin. She went 3 for 4 with five RBI against against Valencia.
Landry won the 50-yard freestyle, the 100 breaststroke and swam on the winning 200-medley and 200-free relays to help the Bears clinch an unbeaten Inland Valley League title in a dual meet against archrival Riverside North on Thursday of last week.
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