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July 6, 2006
Muir Chase Plumbing won the Tri-Cities title in just three games and finished 21-3 overall for the year. In the first game, Muir Chase defeated Tujunga Shocks 15 -- 0. The game was called after five innings because of the 10 run mercy rule. Muir Chase bombed the Burbank Diamonds 12 -- 1 in the second contest. This game was also called after five innings because of the 10 run mercy rule. In the third game, Muir Chase blanked the Burbank Diamonds, 4 -- 0, to capture the title.
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July 6, 2006
The La Crescenta Bobcats, a local travel baseball team which plays in the 13U AAA division of the USSSA (United States Specialty Sports Association), played recently in the Memorial Day 300 tournament. On Saturday, the Bobcats played two games at Big League Dreams in Riverside and won both of them. The first game was played against the Cal Knights, a team from Mission Viejo. The final score was 13-5 in favor of the Bobcats. The Cal Knights were leading, 4-1, until the bottom of the fourth, when the Bobcats scored 12 runs.
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March 21, 2014
SOFTBALL La Cañada 4, Temple City 1: The visiting Spartans began Rio Hondo league play Friday with a win against the defending league champion. The Spartans (6-3) scored all four of their runs in the third inning. Rio Hondo Prep 20, Flintridge Prep 4 (five innings): The Rebels lost at home Friday, dropping their second Prep League game in as many days via mercy rule. Julie Yi had two hits for the Rebels, including a double, and drove in a run during the Rebels' four-run fourth inning that drew the score to 11-4.
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By Seth Amitin | July 17, 2008
Congratulations are due to the La Cañada 14-and-under girls? softball team, who beat five teams at the U14 Softball Double Elimination Championship held in Lancaster over the weekend. Facing Upland, the No. 1 seed from Northern California, in the first round, La Cañada won by mercy rule, 12-2, to advance. The Spartans then beat UC Del Sol, out of the San Diego district, Buena Park, the No. 1 seed out of Central California, and Antelope Valley, 3-1, 5-3 and 3-1 respectively.
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May 18, 2006
The La Canada freshman baseball team concluded a very successful season with two mercy rule road victories against Rio Hondo League foes. The Spartans opened last week on the road against San Marino. In a battle of first place teams, the Titans prevailed, 7-2. La Cañada was led by Luis Carrasquero with two hits and a stolen base, Eric Smith with one hit and two walks, and by Bryan Collins who blasted a solo home run. Jeff Oechsel and Andrew Schiller also had hits and Smith pitched four-and-one-third innings in relief, allowing only two hits while striking out five.
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By Timithie Gould | April 12, 2007
La Cañada softball suffered a difficult 15-0 loss to Rio Hondo's league leader Monrovia last Wednesday. After two solid innings pitched by junior Jade Stenzel, the defense fell apart allowing four hits and five runs in the third inning. Kristen Oechsel pitched relief nine batters into the third, finishing out the game with one strike out and two walks. The game ended at 15-0 due to the mercy rule which states that if a team is ahead by 10 or more runs in the fifth inning, the game will be called to prevent excessive scoring.
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March 23, 2006
Visiting Crescenta Valley buried the Flintridge Prep varsity softball team, 13-0, in a nonleague contest on March 15. The Rebels, who fell to 0-3 overall, will open Prep League play today (Thursday) with a 3:30 p.m. contest at Chadwick School. Prep will host Pasadena Westridge School in a league tussle at 3:15 p.m. next Tuesday and will host Burbank Providence in a nonleague game next Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Against the Rebels, CV scored three runs in the top of the first and added two more in the second inning to lead 5-0. The Falcons put the contest away with four runs in the fourth and four more in the fifth inning to put the mercy rule into effect and end the game after five innings.
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By David Sparks | February 9, 2006
The La Cañada boys' junior varsity basketball team won both of its Rio Hondo League games last week. Last Friday's contest against host San Marino started off as a close match, but the Spartans pulled away for a 55-36 victory. Will Baldwin, Steven Johnson and Joe Robinson all put in strong performances. Points were also put on the boards by Peter Pereyra and Alex Martinian. On Feb.1, the Spartans took on the Vikings at Pasadena Blair. La Cañada won in a landslide, leaving little doubt as to whom the better team was. By the end of the third quarter, the Spartans had scored 77 points and were on a pace to score more than 100 points for the first time ever.
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March 29, 2007
The La Cañada Spartan junior varsity baseball team rose to a 4-0 record in league play last week with wins against Gabriellino and South Pasadena. Andrew Schiller clinched the 12-2 mercy in the Gabrillino game with a walk-off single, driving in the mercy rule run. Charlie Banks hit three singles, stole four bases, and crossed the plate four times. Also hitting singles were AJ Kim, Ian Donnelly, Louis Carrasquero, Brian Collins and Jeff Oechsel. Trent Marderosian and Louis Carrasquero combined their pitching talent allowing no hits.
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July 6, 2006
Muir Chase Plumbing won the Tri-Cities title in just three games and finished 21-3 overall for the year. In the first game, Muir Chase defeated Tujunga Shocks 15 -- 0. The game was called after five innings because of the 10 run mercy rule. Muir Chase bombed the Burbank Diamonds 12 -- 1 in the second contest. This game was also called after five innings because of the 10 run mercy rule. In the third game, Muir Chase blanked the Burbank Diamonds, 4 -- 0, to capture the title.
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July 6, 2006
The La Crescenta Bobcats, a local travel baseball team which plays in the 13U AAA division of the USSSA (United States Specialty Sports Association), played recently in the Memorial Day 300 tournament. On Saturday, the Bobcats played two games at Big League Dreams in Riverside and won both of them. The first game was played against the Cal Knights, a team from Mission Viejo. The final score was 13-5 in favor of the Bobcats. The Cal Knights were leading, 4-1, until the bottom of the fourth, when the Bobcats scored 12 runs.
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