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Tornados, Falcons Clash; Glendale Wins 2nd Straight

First published in the April 2 print issue of the Glendale News Press.

The Crescenta Valley High School varsity softball team crushed host Hoover, 19-0, in a Pacific League game on Wednesday.
The Falcons’ offense was explosive over four innings before the mercy rule kicked in.
Isabelle Jamgotchian finished 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs, while Lauren Curtis went 2-for-4 with a home run. Alexa Johnson, Anais Ochoa and Lily Hinkle each collected three base hits, while Sophia Kupperstein tallied a base hit and a pair of walks. Jaiden Sabelis pitched the whole game, accumulating six strikeouts with only two hits against while finishing 3-for-4 at the plate.
The Falcons won the matinee contest over Marshall High of Los Angeles, 10-3, at the Village Christian Spring Fling tournament last Saturday. Pitcher Perri Derian racked up nine strikeouts over six innings while allowing two hits and one earned run. Meanwhile, Johnson and Jamgotchian each registered a pair of base hits at the plate.
CVHS opened the weekend’s tournament with an early morning 5-1 victory over San Fernando last Saturday. Sabelis logged four strikeouts, three hits and one earned run over seven innings pitched, while the offense amassed nine hits as a team behind her. Jamgotchian went 2-for-2 with a home run, while Curtis added a home run of her own.
The Falcons (5-1 in league, 12-7 overall record) are only a game behind unbeaten Arcadia for first place in the league standings. But CVHS is scheduled to take a brief break from league action while it continues to compete in the Spring Fling tournament against Chavez High of San Fernando on Saturday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. The Falcons also have a matinee matchup scheduled against Fairfax High of Los Angeles at 2:30 p.m. later that day.

GLENDALE

Glendale High School senior Yara Shoora tallied a base hit and two runs scored as the Nitros picked up their second straight Pacific League victory over visiting Pasadena Muir, 17-10.

After a forgetful first half of the season, the Nitros have bounced back and claimed their second consecutive Pacific League victory over visiting Pasadena Muir, 17-10, on Tuesday. Glendale pounced on Muir’s pithing, building a 6-0 lead after the first inning before adding eight runs over the next two innings.
Senior Kacey Martinez led the offense with a double, three runs scored and two RBIs. Junior Bella Romero collected a pair of base hits and two RBIs, senior Yara Shoora tallied a base hit and two runs scored, and senior Christine Raj doubled and scored a run. Senior Lesly Escobar registered a base hit and a run scored, and sophomore Jazmin Combs produced an RBI and two runs scored. Senior Janelle Marquez, senior Patty Ramos and junior Desiree Guzman each scored twice, while senior Angie Leos and freshman Natalie Minkler each scored once.
The Nitros improved to 2-4 in league play (2-12 overall) and are scheduled in the Village Christian Spring Fling tournament against Whittier on Saturday, April 2, at 2:30 p.m., followed by a matchup with Castaic later that evening at 4:40 p.m.

HOOVER

Hoover High School’s Evelyn Ortiz and the Tornados are seeking their first league victory.

The Tornados were shut out by visiting Crescenta Valley High of La Crescenta, 19-0, in a Pacific League game on Wednesday, March 30. No individual statistics were reported to the Glendale News-Press.
Hoover (0-6 overall and in league) is scheduled to host Glendale in a league game on Tuesday, April 12, at 3:30 p.m.

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