The Crescenta Valley High School varsity softball team lost to Charter Oak High of Covina, 7-2, in a Duarte Tournament game last Saturday.
Senior Sophia Kupperstein went 2-for-3 with a double while junior Anais Ochoa went 2-for-3. Sophomore Carley Mulcahey went 1-for-2 with a double and an RBI while junior Haley Krohn went 1-for-3 with a double, a run and a walk. Sophomore Hannah Wyroski recorded a hit and a run, sophomore Megumi Ono tallied a hit, and junior Jaiden Sabelis walked and scored a run.
The Falcons recently competed in the Tournament of Champions in Bullhead City, Arizona, and finished with a 3-3 record.
Crescenta Valley defeated Palo Verde High of Las Vegas, 7-1. Sabelis went 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI while senior Lily Hinkle went 2-for-4 with two runs, a stolen base and a walk. Ono went 2-for-3 with a double, a run and a walk while Krohn went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a walk. Junior Perri Derian, who had a hit, a run and a walk, pitched a complete game with one earned run, four hits, four strikeouts and no walks. Sophomore Jasmine Hernandez recorded a hit and two RBIs, Ochoa tallied a hit and a run, and sophomore Mila Reddy finished with an RBI and a walk.
The Falcons beat Camp Verde High of Gilbert, Arizona, 10-3, as Derian allowed three runs (two earned) on four hits and one walk with one strikeout over five innings in the circle. Krohn slugged a three-run home run and a walk while Wyroski went 2-for-3 with a solo home run. Reddy went 2-for-2 with two runs, an RBI and a walk while Hernandez produced a double and a run. Sabelis recorded a hit, two runs and two walks, senior Hayley Neale tallied a hit and two RBIs, and Hinkle registered a hit, an RBI, a run and a stolen base. Ochoa scored once and stole a base, senior Olivia Peraza scored once and Mulcahey walked once.
Crescenta Valley blanked Rio Rancho High of New Mexico, 8-0, in its tournament opener as Derian, who went 3-for-3 with a solo home run, pitched a complete-game shutout with 10 strikeouts, four hits and no walks. Hinkle went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, three RBIs, a run and a walk while Reddy went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs, a run and a stolen base. Sophomore Alexa Johnson tallied a hit and a run, Sabelis walked and scored once, Ochoa and Peraza each scored once, and Krohn walked once.
CVHS lost to El Modena High of Orange, 7-5. Hinkle and Hernandez each slugged a two-run home run while Krohn blasted a solo homer. Mulcahey struck out six batters across six innings while Derian pitched an inning of relief. Wyroski recorded a double and a walk, Ochoa produced a hit and a run, and Neale had a base hit. Reddy walked, scored a run and stole a base while Kupperstein walked once.
The Falcons narrowly lost a tournament game against Gallup High of New Mexico, 4-2. Hinkle went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, an additional run and a stolen base while Mulcahey pitched a complete game with five strikeouts. Sabelis recorded a hit and an RBI, Ono tallied a hit and a stolen base, and Hernandez and Krohn each walked once.
Crescenta Valley was shut out by Orange Lutheran, 5-0, in a tournament game. Hinkle recorded a base hit, Reddy walked twice and Wyroski walked once.
CVHS (9-6 overall, 1-0 in league) will visit Burroughs High in Burbank for a league game on Tuesday, March 28, before hosting Burbank on March 30.
The Nitros were no-hit by visiting Burroughs High of Burbank in a recent 18-0 Pacific League setback.
Sophomore Natalie Minkler pitched three innings as the starter while senior Desiree Guzman and sophomore Jade Marquez each pitched an inning of relief.
Glendale (3-6 overall, 1-2 in league) will resume league action at Burbank on Tuesday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m. before visiting Arcadia on March 30.
The Tornados recently lost a Pacific League game at Arcadia, 10-0. Individual statistics were not reported to the Glendale News-Press.
Hoover (1-4 overall, 0-2 in league) will host Muir High of Pasadena for a league game on Tuesday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m. before visiting Pasadena on March 30.
First published in the March 25 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.