• Elsinore softball team edges Indio to reach Division 6 championship game

    9 days ago - By Bésame

    The Elsinore softball team survived triple-digit temperatures and a couple of comeback attempts to beat Indio, 4-3 in eight innings, in a Division 6 semifinal game Saturday afternoon in the desert.
    Elsinore advanced to a CIF Southern Section championship game for the first time. The Tigers (21-7) will face another finals newcomer in Hillcrest (17-14) for that title at Barber Bark in Irvine on May 20 or 21.
    Elsinore had a chance to grab a quick lead but left the bases loaded in the first inning. The Tigers did break through in the third, however. Mikaela Matamoros doubled with one out and...
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  • Roosevelt softball team beats Gahr to return to Division 1 championship game

    9 days ago - By Bésame

    Priscilla Llamas spun a four-hitter Saturday afternoon as the Roosevelt softball team went on the road and knocked off Gahr, 3-0, in a CIF Southern Section Division 1 semifinal game.
    Roosevelt (27-3) will take on Los Alamitos (24-7) for the title at Barber Park in Irvine on May 20 or 21. Los Alamitos beat top-seed and unbeaten Oaks Christian, 4-0, in the other semifinal game Saturday.
    Llamas, a sophomore lefty, has battled a hand injury for much of this season, but she delivered one of her finest performances Saturday afternoon. Llamas went the distance for the first time in over a month...
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