Slugger Steve Ward of Alta Loma created headlines by knocking in 10 runs in one game. Two brothers go a combined 8-for-8 in another game and a softball pitcher posts her third straight no-hitter. See who else made our honor roll for performances during the week of April 21-26.

(Games of April 14-April 19)


Drew Camuso (University, San Diego): Junior lefty from the same school as Barry Zito and Mark Prior fired a four-hitter in a 2-1 win over state-ranked Mission Bay and its junior standout, Matt Bush, who was the losing pitcher.

Anthony Carillo (Colton): Fired a three-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts and had two hits with two RBI in a 7-0 triumph over Arroyo Valley of San Bernardino.

Jared Clark (Valencia): Stroked a game-winning RBI single in the seventh inning and pitched a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts as the Vikings nipped Hart of Newhall, 2-1.

Tim Dickens (Rolling Hills Prep, Palos Verdes Estates): Knocked the dickens out of Skyward Christian of Tujunga with three hits that included a grand slam and eight RBI in a 15-1 victory.

Jason Dominguez (Chatsworth): Tossed a two-hitter with eight Ks and smacked a two-run homer as Chatsworth downed Cleveland of Reseda 3-0.

Travis Emerson (Bret Harte, Altaville): Cracked three doubles in a 4-for-4 outing that helped the Bullfrogs defeat Linden, 7-1. Freshman brother Levi Emerson also got into the act with a three-run homer.

Jason Fields (Canyon, Canyon Country): Had a field day, batting 4x5 with two homers, two doubles, four RBI and four runs as Canyon engulfed Burbank 17-1.

Blake Flatter (Linden): Senior left-hander improved his season ERA to 0.71 and his record to 6-0 with a three-hitter in Linden's 3-0 win over Summerville.

Andy Flores (Roosevelt, Los Angeles): Hurled a six-hitter with seven strikeouts while batting 3x4 with a grand slam and five RBI as Roosevelt downed South Gate 11-4. It was Flores' 10th season win against one loss.

Juan Gomez (Glenn, Norwalk): Drove in six runs and scored five while hitting for the cycle as Glenn routed Cal Lutheran of Wildomar 21-1.

Lee Hawkins (McKinleyville): Swung for five hits in a wild 17-15 win over Ferndale.

Tyson Hawley (El Segundo): Hit his eighth season homer, a three-run blast, in a 13-6 triumph over Gahr of Cerritos.

Jose Hernandez (Oceanside): In a 18-1 rout of city rival El Camino, Hernandez hit for the cycle, scored three times and had five RBI. He began this week with a .450 season batting average.

Cory Hord (Union Mine, El Dorado): Duplicated teammate Dave Johnson's home run total with a pair of solo blasts in 15-6 triumph over Oak Ridge of El Dorado Hills.

John Irby (Valley Christian, San Jose): Highlighted a seven-run third inning with a grand slam, later tripled in two more runs and finished with seven RBI as the Warriors downed Wilcox of Santa Clara, 18-8, in the title game of the Valley Christian Crown Classic.

Dave Johnson (Union Mine, El Dorado): Blasted two home runs, knocked in five and scored three in a 15-6 victory over Oak Ridge of El Dorado Hills.

Todd Macklin (Corona del Mar, Newport Beach): Fired a three-hitter with nine Ks and blasted a home run while driving in four in leading his team over Laguna Beach 15-1.

Eddie Mapula (Valhalla, El Cajon): Senior outfielder smoked a pair of doubles to go with a homer in a 8-2 victory over Mt. Miguel of Spring Valley. Mapula began this week on a 13-for-28 tear with 16 runs and 10 RBI.

David Martinez (Downey): Blazed his way to a no-hitter with nine Ks as Downey downed Lynwood 18-0.

Randy Molina (South Gate): The junior hurler came up with a gem, a three-hitter including 11 strikeouts in a 1-0 upset of L.A. Roosevelt. It was his first win of the season against three losses.

Jason Munoz (Covina): Had three hits and three runs in just one inning, a 15-run third, as Covina trounced Pomona 23-2. The state record for hits in an inning is four but we don't have a listing for runs in an inning.

Chris Okland (Kingsburg): Set a new school record by smacking four doubles in a 20-3 crushing of Washington Union. Okland surpassed Walter Wickham, who had three doubles in a game for the Vikings in 1984, and tied a Central Section record with six other players.

T.C. Ostrander (Menlo-Atherton): After missing a month of the season to participate in spring practices at Stanford, Ostrander rejoined the M-A baseball team and immediately keyed the Bears to a 7-5 win over Terra Nova of Pacifica. Ostrander went 3-for-4 with a double and pitched three scoreless innings to pick up the win over highly-regarded Terra Nova standout Greg Reynolds (who's also going to Stanford).

Billy & Jack Pinkerton (Arcadia): The two brothers both went 4-for-4 as the Apaches blanked Muir of Pasadena, 19-0. Arcadia entered this week with a 15-3 record and would be in the state top 25 if we extended the rankings beyond the top 20.

Trevor Plouffe (Crespi, Encino): Stretched his season pitching record to 8-0 with a two-hit, eight-strikeout 4-0 shutout of Calabasas. The shutout also reduced his ERA to just 0.69.

Ryan Pomeroy (Maricopa): Hit for the cycle and pitched all five innings of a 19-3 win over Cuyama Valley of New Cuyama.

Josh Satin (Harvard-Westlake, North Hollywood): Was smooth at the plate, smashing two homers, his fifth and sixth of the season, as H-W downed Montclair Prep of Van Nuys 10-1.

Aram Schotts (Bishop Montgomery, Torrance): The junior shortstop drove in five runs and scored three while batting 3x3 in a 16-2 victory over Calvary Chapel of Downey. One of his hits was a homer, a three-run "Schott."

James Scott (Cajon, San Bernardino): Did it all for Cajon, allowing just one hit and striking out 10 in six innings while blasting a three-run homer in leading Cajon over Orange 6-1.

Sutton Spalding (Del Campo, Fair Oaks): Batted 3x3 with a home run, double, six RBI and three runs as the Cougars slew the Dragons of Sacramento 14-3.

Ryan Stavert (Livermore): Was a major thorn in Ukiah's side, first with three hits including a three-run homer and a two-run homer that resulted in seven RBI, as Livermore downed Ukiah 11-4 in the Gordie Spring Classic at Livermore. Later in the week, after Ukiah had battled back to the Classic's championship game,Stavert blasted another three-run homer as Livermore edged Ukiah 9-8 for the title.

Preston Suttle (Wilson, Long Beach): Whacked two home runs and a three-run triple for five RBI as the Bruins subdued Magnolia of Anaheim 9-5.

Steve Vogt (Central Valley Christian, Visalia): Went 4x4 in a loss to Immanuel of Reedley and went 3x5 vs. Parlier. That gives Vogt 148 career hits, good for sixth-place on the all-time Central Section list.

Steve Ward (Alta Loma): Banged out four hits including a grand slam and a double and drove in 10 runs as Alta Loma downed Montclair Prep of Van Nuys 25-10.

Jeff Wilkerson (Santiago, Corona): Smacked two home runs out of three hits and had five RBI in a 7-3 victory over Centennial of Corona.


Melissa Barron (Monte Vista, Spring Valley): Rang up a no-hitter and struck out seven in leading Monte Vista past Steele Canyon, 3-0. She also had a 5x11 week in two games swinging the bat.

Krista Campos (Strathmore): Scored three runs and went 5x5 on offense as the Spartans ran by McFarland, 14-6.

Jerrica Castagno (Carlmont, Belmont): Tossed a perfect game with 11 strikeouts in a key 1-0 triumph over Half Moon Bay. Castagno won a pitcher's duel with HMB's Sarah Adams, who is a recruit headed to Cal.

Heather Davis (Taft): Won three games last week in the South Sequoia League and now has won 78 games in her prep career. Davis is now tied for sixth-place on the all-time Central Section list.

Libby DeCoito (Fall River, McArthur): Pitched a one-hitter while bashing two home runs for seven RBI in the same inning. Her fourth-inning outburst tied the state record for home runs in an inning and her RBI total was just one short of that state record.

Melissa Dykema (Valley Christian, Cerritos): Fired a five-inning perfect game with 11 Ks as her team burned Brentwood of Los Angeles 17-0. She's just a freshman.

Selina Gallo (Oakland): Was the winning pitcher in another one of those high scoring OAL softball affairs, 22-10 over Oakland Fremont, but she isn't listed here for that. She's listed for having hit for the cycle while driving in five runs and scoring four.

Tiffany Hemphill (Canyon Springs, Moreno Valley): Hurled her ninth season shutout, a one-hit, 7-K, 1-0 triumph over Arlington of Riverside.

Maggie Hoyt (LACES, Los Angeles): Pitched a one-hitter with 12 Ks, smacked two home runs and had five RBI in a 26-0 win over overmatched Middle College.

Megan Luna (Crescenta Valley, La Crescenta): Batted 4x4 with a grand slam and seven RBI in leading her team past Pasadena 14-0.

Michelle Macias (Viewpoint, Calabasas): Banged out five hits including two home runs and had seven RBI as Viewpoint rolled to a 35-2 win over Cate of Carpinteria.

Kelli Mackenzie (Cajon, San Bernardino): Had her fifth no-hitter of the season with 11 strikeouts as Cajon downed Arroyo Valley of San Bernardino 8-0.

Christina Morris (Hamilton, Los Angeles): Laced a three-run homer and had six RBI as Los Angeles lost 24-1.

Taryne Mowatt (Santiago, Corona): The junior continues to shine, this time with a 16-K perfect game 7-0 triumph over Jurupa Valley of Mira Loma. It was her 15th shutout of the season amd raised her strikeout total to 266 in 152 innings.

Jessica Nott (Athenian, Danville): Knotted up Urban of San Francisco by whiffing 16 batters while pitching a one-hitter as the Owls handed Urban the blues 9-1.

Amanda Peek (Crescenta Valley, La Crescenta): Peeked over the plate for three hits and six RBI in helping to hand Muir of Pasadena a 30-0 loss.

Sierra Pereira (Alameda): Windmilled her way to a no-hitter with seven strikeouts in handing Carondelet of Concord a 2-0 loss.

Kristal Phillips (Hoover, Glendale): Swatted a three-run homer and a solo homer as Hoover rolled over Muir of Pasadena 26-0.

Lizzy Prescott (Moreau Catholic, Hayward): Led Moreau to an upset Livermore Stampede Tournament championship. In the final, she pitched a three-hit shutout with five Ks as her team downed Livermore 5-0.

Kim Reeder (Notre Dame, Salinas): The sophomore pitched her 14th consecutive shutout with a perfect game, 13-K, 4-0 triumph over Live Oak of Morgan Hill. She was also prolific at the plate, batting 3x4 with a double and accounting for all her team's runs with three RBI and a run scored.

Cala Risse (Rio Linda): Fired a five-inning perfect game with 11 strikeouts as Rio Linda leveled Highland of North Highlands 13-0.

Carolyn Rupnik (Napa): Tossed a two-hitter with 15 strikeouts in a eight-inning 1-0 victory over Benicia that extended her streak of shutout innings to 43.

Anjelica Selden (Vanden, Travis AFB): This time hurled a one-hit five-inning shutout with eight Ks and batted 4x4 with four singles for three runs and two RBI as Vanden centered in on Center of Antelope 10-0.

Brandi Want (Willits): Did it all for Willits in a 13-1 win over Lower Lake, pitching a one-hitter, swinging for a double and a triple and driving in seven runs.

Tami Weston (Ventura): Hurled her third consecutive no-hitter with a dominating 19 strikeout perfect game.This time, Carpimteria was the victim, 8-0.

Chrystal Wise (Westchester): Fired her fourth no-hitter of the season with seven Ks in a 6-0 victory over L.A. Fairfax followed by a one-hit, 12-K, 2-0 win over Venice. She hasn't given up a run in five league games.

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