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Softball: The Roundup (3/16/16)

Cowboy_RoundupThe Roundup for Wednesday, March 16.

North Carolina-bound Hailey Jensen had a two-run homer and a pair of RBI singles and No. 20 Brea Olinda outlasted Yucaipa, 10-8, in eight innings at the Mark Takkinen Memorial Classic on Wednesday at Troy High.

DePaul-committed SS Maranda Gutierrez turned a game-ending double play to seal the win for the Wildcats (6-2). Yucaipa (4-2) is the defending CIF-SS Division 2 champion.

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In other Coach Takk Classic games:

Rosary Academy 9, Rowland Heights Rowland 1: Purdue-commit Nicole Siess went 2 for 3 with two runs and Maddie Elie had a two-run single and scored a run to lift the Royals.

Garden Grove 5, Burbank 1: Meredith Miller went 2 for 3 with a homer and four RBI for the Argos (5-3).

Yucaipa 14, El Dorado 4: Florida-commit Jordan Matthews went 4 for 4 with two doubles and two runs and Amanda Melodia went 3 for 3 with a double, a home run and three RBI for the Golden Hawks in the loss.

In the Saddleback Valley Tournament:

No. 18 Capistrano Valley 8, Laguna Hills 3: Hayley Henlsey hit a two-run homer, Ally Taylor went 3 for 4 with a double, two runs and two RBI and Oregon-commit Jasmine Sievers went 2 for 4 with two runs for the Cougars.

No. 4 Orange Lutheran 10, San Clemente 0: LSU-committed freshman Ciara Briggs went 3 for 3 with a triple, a stolen base, three runs and an RBI for the Lancers.

Santa Margarita 5, Dana Hills 3: Wagner-bound Kat Holmes-Stall went 2 for 4 with two RBI and Miranda Johnson went 2 for 3 with an RBI to lead the Eagles.

Marina 9, Tesoro 3: Julia Carreon went 2 for 2 with a triple and two walks, UC Santa Barbara-bound Kaitlin Barry went 2 for 3 with a triple and two RBI and Justine Coonis went 2 for 4 with an RBI to lead the Vikings.

In nonleague games:

Esperanza 12, La Verne Bonita 3: Maddie Schmidt went 2 for 4 with a run and two RBI, Sophia Tricoli went 2 for 2 with a run, a double and an RBI and Vivianna Vejar went 2 for 3 with two runs and three RBI for the Aztecs.

Beckman 11, Palose Verdes Peninsula Chadwick 1: Marissa Frausto went 2 for 3 with a double, a homer and three RBI, Katelyn Pang went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBI and Madelyn Holzberg and Heidi Friel had three hits apiece for the Patriots.

In the Costa Mesa Tournament:

Costa Mesa 16, Estancia 15

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