The collision between La Quinta and Rancho Alamitos for the 2010 Garden Grove League baseball title remained on course this week as the Aztecs survived a scare Tuesday.
La Quinta squeezed past Santiago 2-1, while Garden Grove remained a close third with a 16-2 hammering of Los Amigos and Rancho teed off on Bolsa Grande 19-0.
In girls’ softball Tuesday, Garden Grove remained on the heels of La Quinta with a 12-0 win over Bolsa Grande. The Aztecs beat Los Amigos 10-0 and Rancho thumped Santiago 10-0.
Pacifica won a key Empire League softball game, edging Kennedy 2-1 to remain unbeaten in the EL and to pick up its 20th win of the season.
Last Friday in the GGL baseball race, Garden Grove beat La Quinta 2-0 thanks to Jordan Geiger’s perfect game (see game story), while Rancho moved into a tie for first with a 17-3 win over Los Amigos. Santiago beat Bolsa Grande 12-0.
In the Golden West League, Westminster rolled to a 20-1 win over Saddleback. The Lions are in the third and seeking to nail down a playoff spot. Second place Orange bested Segerstrom 6-4.
Pacifica defeated Loara 11-3 and is tied for second in the Empire League behind first place Cypress. The Mariners hosted Cypress Wednesday (result too late for our deadline) and visit the Centurions Friday in a battle for the league lead.
In the Orange League, Western fell 3-0 to Century and Magnolia was bested 10-7 by Savanna. The Pioneers and Sentinels are fourth and fifth in the OL.
Thursday softball results in the Orange League saw Western edge Savanna 7-6. In the Empire League Pacifica beat Katella 7-1.
GGL softball play saw La Quinta defeat Bolsa Grande 13-0 and Santiago blast Los Amigos 23-2.