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With her team trailing 3-1, Valencia freshman Emma Bramson belted a three-run home run in the top of the fifth inning to spring the Vikings to a 4-3 victory over Foothill League rival Hart this past Tuesday.
The two-sport, spring athlete led the Monarchs to the team title at the Orange County Track and Field Championships by winning the 100 meters (personal-best 12.02 seconds), 200 meters (personal-best 24.88) and rallying the 400 relay to victory (47.74). She also placed fourth in the long jump (18 feet, 1 3/4-inches ).
The Saints took control of the Valle Vista League with a 9-0 shutout over Covina and Samantha Garcia played a big role in it, throwing four shutout innings and driving in three runs in last week’s victory. She also had two hits with a home run in a 15-1 win over Rowland. She is batting .423 with six home runs and 14 RBIs
Crawford went 4 for 5, scored three runs and stole four bases as the Mustangs rallied for a 9-8 win over San Jacinto. Crawford, a catcher known by her nickname “Fish,” had another four-hit game against Citrus Hill later in the week. She scored four runs and stole three bases in the 17-1 victory as the Mustangs remained undefeated in Mountain Pass League play.
Amaral tossed a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts as the Conquistadores beat Alta Loma 7-1 in Mt. Baldy League action. Earlier in the week, she picked up a pair of wins against Montclair, striking out 11 and 10 batters in those games. Amaral also went 7 for 10 at the plate last week.
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Vega helped the Bruins pick up two wins last week. She pitched a complete game, allowed two earned runs and struck out three in the Bruins’ 4-3 win over Lakewood that snapped the Lancers’ 65-game league winning streak. Vega also scored two runs in the game. Vega pitched a complete game and struck out five in a 5-2 win over Millikan.
DeVoe had a big week at the plate and in the pitcher’s circle. She pitched two shutouts, allowed four hits and struck out 23 in a pair of Marine League wins. At the plate, she went 4 for 5 with 10 RBIs, six runs scored, one double and three home runs. She also walked three times.
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