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Softball: Delgado’s Walk-Off Gives Buena Thousand Oaks Title (4/28/18)

Siena College-bound Kiara Delgado of Buena of Ventura. Photo/Aces.

Siena College-bound Kiara Delgado delivered the walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth as Buena of Ventura pulled out a 5-4 win in ITB over Newbury Park in the championship game of the Thousand Oaks Tournament on Saturday at Thousand Oaks Community Center.

The Bulldogs (19-5), ranked No. 7 in LA by So Cal Sidelines, won the tournament for the second consecutive year and avenged a 6-5 loss to the Panthers in the finals of the Simi Valley Tournament on March 17.

“The win felt amazing after falling behind twice tonight and losing to them in the Simi Valley Tourney in the (championship) earlier in the year,” Delgado said. “We couldn’t have done it without hard work and working as a team! The game-winning hit felt good, just wanted to keep it simple and look for something to drive.”

Newbury Park, ranked No. 12 in LA, dropped to 16-5.


THIRD PLACE


Camarillo 11, Lakewood 7: Bianca Gutierrez went 3 for 5 with a run and four RBI and Emily Bartlett went 1 for 5 with three RBI for the Scorpions (19-2), ranked No. 3 in LA and No. 10 in So Cal.


SEMIFINALS


Newbury Park 8, Lakewood 0

Buena of Ventura 3, Camarillo 0: Hailey Badilla went 2 for 2 with a double and a homer and San Jose State-bound Jenessa Ullegue threw a shutout with nine strikeouts to lead the Bulldogs.


FIFTH-PLACE SEMIFINALS


Chaminade of West Hills 2, Thousand Oaks 1: Wisconsin-commit Tessa Magnanimo threw a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts and Rocky Latta and Emily Barkes scored the tying and winning runs on wild pitches for the Eagles.

Dos Pueblos of Goleta def. Warren of Downey


FIFTH PLACE


Dos Pueblos of Goleta 4, Chaminade of West Hills 0


SEVENTH PLACE


Thousand Oaks vs. Warren


CONSOLATION CHAMPIONSHIP


Westlake of Westlake Village 16, San Marcos of Santa Barbara 5: Quinnipiac-bound Lauren Yarnell went 3 for 5 with three RBI, Jamie Goodman went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI and Stanford-commit Lexi Campbell went 2 for 3 with three RBI and got the complete game win for the Warriors (10-9).


CONSOLATION SEMIFINALS


San Marcos of Santa Barbara 13, Granada Hills Charter 2: AJ Huerta went 3 for 4 with two homers, three runs and four RBI, Savannah Tait went 3 for 3 with two doubles, a homer and three runs and Megan Cunnison and Allie Fryklund also homered for the Royals (16-8).

Westlake of Westlake Village 4, Moorpark 3: Sammie Schalk drove in Lexi Campbell with a squeeze in the top of the seventh and the Warriors held on to beat the Muskateers. Lauren Yarnell also went 2 for 4 with a solo shot for Westlake.


11TH PLACE


Granada Hills Charter 2, Moorpark 2


13TH-PLACE SEMIFINALS


Poly of Sun Valley 16, Oak Park 0: Vivian Little tossed a one-hitter with eight strikeouts in four innings, Jazelle Salguero went 2 for 4 with a double, two runsand three RBI and Natalie Topete went 3 for 3 with two doubles, a run and an RBI for the Parrots.

Oxnard 8, Cabrillo of Lompoc 0


13TH PLACE


Oxnard 5, Poly of Sun Valley 4: Naia Quilantang scored from third on a passed ball with two outs in the top of the ninth and the Yellowjackets (13-9) held on for the ITB win over the Parrots (21-7).


15TH PLACE


Oak Park vs. Cabrillo of Lompoc

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