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Jennings went 3 for 4 with three runs, two home runs and two RBIs in a 6-0 win over Downey Calvary Chapel. Jennings leads the team with a .684 batting average, four home runs and five RBIs through six games this season.
Berfield is one of the best shooters in the valley, and continues to show this post season. She scored 20 points, including four 3-pointers earlier in the week in a decisive CIF State Division I playoff win over Chaminade, then scored 10 points to help the Highlanders top No.1-seeded Bishop Montgomery Saturday night 48-41.
The Comets were seeded 12th in the CIF Southern California Division II playoffs and have defeated the Nos. 4 and 5 seeds, thanks in large part to a pair of big performances by Brown. The junior scored 22 points, grabbed 25 rebounds and blocked seven shots in a 60-43 win over Westchester, and she had 23 points, 10 blocks and 12 assists in a 59-45 win over Keppel.
Marez, also the reigning Rose Bowl queen, is off to a hot start for the Lancers, batting .588 through her first five games, which ranks her in the CIF-SS top 20 in batting. She went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs in a 10-3 win over South Pasadena last week and for the season she is 10-for-17 with two home runs and eight RBIs.
Witz’s goal in the 15th minute was the difference as Temecula Valley defeated Sunny Hills 1-0 in the CIF State Division II regional championship match. Witz scored a goal in the Golden Bears’ opening-round win, too, and she was one of the heroes in the regional semifinals, blasting in the clincher during a penalty-kick shootout.
Kelly went 8 for 13 and homered in three consecutive games to help the Spartans advance to championship game of the Big League Dreams Tournament. Kelly, who has signed with Boise State, also drove in 11 runs and scored eight runs in four games.
The forward averaged 20.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals to help the Lancers defeat No. 11 Saugus and No. 3 Cabrillo of Lompoc to reach the Division III semifinals of the CIF Southern California Regionals for the first time.
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