The Crescenta Valley High School varsity softball team collected a convincing 19-0 Pacific League victory at Glendale on Tuesday as junior Perri Derian and sophomore Carley Mulcahey combined for a five-inning no-hitter.
Mulcahey started in the pitcher’s circle and struck out three batters in two innings with one walk while Derian twirled three perfect innings in relief with six strikeouts.
Sophomore Hannah Wyroski went 2-for-2 with a home run, a double, five RBIs and two runs. Sophomore Jasmine Hernandez went 3-for-4 with two doubles, three runs and two RBIs, sophomore Mila Reddy went 3-for-4 with two doubles, three runs, an RBI and a walk, and senior Lily Hinkle went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and two runs. Sophomore Alexa Johnson went 2-for-3 with two walks, three runs and an RBI, senior Hayley Neale went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a run, and junior Anais Ochoa went 2-for-2 with a triple and a run. Sophomore Sophia Kupperstein tallied a double and a run, sophomore Megumi Ono registered a hit, a walk, two RBIs and a run, and senior Olivia Peraza walked and scored once.
The Falcons recently competed in the Duarte Tournament and finished with a 2-1 record after blanking Rowland High of Rowland Heights, 6-0.
Hinkle went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, three runs and a walk. Reddy blasted a home run with three RBIs and two runs while junior Jaiden Sabelis went 2-for-4 with a run. Hernandez and Ono each tallied two hits and an RBI while junior Haley Krohn recorded a hit and an RBI. Derian, who had a hit and an RBI at the plate, pitched a pair of scoreless innings with one hit and one strikeout while Mulcahey allowed two hits and one walk with two strikeouts across a pair of scoreless relief innings. Ochoa finished with a hit, a stolen base and an RBI, Wyroski had a base hit, and Peraza, Johnson and Neale each scored once.
CVHS split a tournament doubleheader after defeating Charter Oak High of Covina, 4-2, in the matinee matchup last Saturday. Mulcahey pitched a complete game with six strikeouts while allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits and no walks. Reddy went 2-for-2 with a pair of triples, two stolen bases, an RBI and a run, Hinkle went 2-for-3 with a double, a stolen base and a run, and Hernandez went 2-for-2 with a double, a run and a stolen base. Johnson registered a hit and a run while Sabelis notched an RBI.
The Falcons previously lost their tournament opener against Temple City, 4-1, as Hernandez slugged a solo home run. Reddy went 2-for-3 while Hinkle walked once.
Crescenta Valley (6-2 overall, 1-0 in league) will compete at the Tournament of Champions in Bullhead City, Arizona, before visiting Hoover High for a league game on Tuesday, March 21, at 3:30 p.m.
The Nitros lost a Pacific League game against visiting Crescenta Valley High, 19-0. Senior Desiree Guzman was Glendale’s lone base-runner as she reached on a walk.
The Nitros competed in the Simi Valley Tournament last Saturday and ended the day with a 7-3 loss against Taft High of Woodland Hills. Junior Chloe Dobie went 2-for-3 with three stolen bases and a run while sophomore Natalie Minkler recorded a hit and a stolen base. Guzman, who had a hit and a walk at the plate, and sophomore Jade Marquez each struck out a pair of batters across two innings in the circle. Junior Faith Alvarez stole a base and scored once while junior Maria Guerra scored once. Junior Jazmin Combs finished with three walks while senior Natalie Leos walked once.
Glendale lost to Immaculate Heart High of Los Feliz, 6-1, in its tournament opener last Saturday. Minkler, who went 3-for-3 with an RBI, pitched a complete game with five strikeouts. Dobie tallied a hit and a stolen base while Combs had a hit. Guerra walked twice, scored once and stole a base while junior Phoebe Antonio stole a base.
The Nitros previously won their league opener at Muir High in Pasadena, 18-16. Minkler went 5-for-6 with two doubles and five RBIs while Combs went 5-for-6 with a triple, a double, three RBIs and a run. Guzman went 3-for-5 with three doubles, four runs, two RBIs, a stolen base and a walk, senior Sammy Maylad went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run, and Dobie went 2-for-4 with two runs, an RBI and a walk. Antonio tallied two hits and a walk while Leos recorded a hit, three runs and a stolen base. Senior Carla Luna scored four runs, senior Maily Navarrete scored twice and Marquez scored once.
Glendale (3-5 overall, 1-1 in league) will host La Salle College Preparatory of Pasadena for a nonleague game on Tuesday, March 21, at 3:30 p.m. before visiting Maranatha High in Pasadena on March 24.
The Tornados were no-hit in a 15-0 setback in their Pacific League opener at Burroughs High in Burbank on Tuesday.
Hoover previously picked up its first win of the season after beating visiting Marshall High of Pasadena, 9-4, as sophomore Evelyn Ortiz pitched a complete game with five strikeouts.
Senior caption Kiahana Montano and sophomore Kimberly De Leon each recorded a hit, freshman Sophia Hernandez recorded three walks, and senior captain Aliyaah Serna and junior Stephanie Rodriguez each walked twice.
The Tornados (1-3 overall, 0-1 in league) will host Crescenta Valley High for a league game on Tuesday, March 21, at 3:30 p.m. before hosting Maranatha High of Pasadena for a rematch on March 22.
First published in the March 11 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.