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Gonzales helped Santa Fe pull off a huge week by sweeping La Serna in two critical Del Rio League games. Gonzales fired a complete-game shutout against the Lancers while picking up his sixth win of the season. He stuck out five and it was his second consecutive shutout. He even helped his own cause with an RBI and the Chiefs are now in first place with a small lead in the standings over California.
He went 4 for 7 with one home run, a double, five RBI and three runs scored as the Golden Hawks beat El Modena in two Crestview League games. Luckham, a junior right-handed pitcher and first baseman, also was the winning pitcher in one of those games. He has a team-high 26 RBI and is 4-0 with a 1.17 ERA. Luckham has scholarship offers from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and San Diego State.
Gordon, one of several promising freshmen on Notre Dame’s roster, tossed seven no-hit innings in the Knights’ nine-inning 1-0 win over Crespi. The USC commit struck out eight and walked three and is 6-0 on the year with an 1.29 earned run average.
Zimmerman spent a lot of time on base last week. The Redondo slugger clubbed two home runs on a 4-3 loss to Peninsula on Wednesday, then walked three times and scored a run in Friday’s 7-4 win over Peninsula. On Saturday, he walked twice more and scored two runs in an 8-0 win over St. Bernard.
Workman, who will continue his career at Biola University, had a big week. First, he hit the go-ahead grand slam in an 8-5 win over Yucaipa. Then on Thursday, he pitched a three-hitter, striking out five and driving in two runs in a 12-0 win over Yucaipa.
Ibarra came up big for the Conquistadores in last week’s battle for first in the Mt. Baldy against Chaffey. He missed a complete-game shutout by just one out, coming out after 6 2/3 innings because of the pitch count in a 3-0 win. He gave up five hits and struck out eight. He also helped himself at the plate with a run-scoring single for the game’s first run. He is 4-2 with a 0.88 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 48 innings, Ibarra, who plays left field when not on the mound, has signed with Concordia-Irvine.
Lunsford won his second consecutive Inland Valley League singles title Thursday in the league finals tournament at Andulka Park in Riverside. Lunsford swept to the singles title without yielding a game, defeating North’s Mike Wang in the finals. Poly enters the CIF-Southern Section tennis playoffs as the league’s top seed.
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