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Antelope Valley College Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college located in Lancaster, California, USA. It is operated by the Antelope Valley Community College District, with a primary service area of 1,945 square miles covering portions of Los Angeles and Kern counties.  

The softball softball, variant of baseball played with a larger ball on a smaller field. Invented (1888) in Chicago as an indoor game, it was at various times called indoor baseball, mush ball, playground ball, kitten ball, and, because it was also played by women, ladies'  team hopes Tara Jensen's bat continues to be hot this weekend when the Marauders open the Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region,  Regionals with Saturday's game against Long Beach City (36-8).

Jensen finished the regular season batting .374 with 13 doubles and 28 RBI RBI
abbr. Baseball
runs batted in

Noun 1. rbi - a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"
run batted in
. Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.

The Antelope Valley
 (12-26), which has its lowest seed in the last 10 years at No. 14, will look to pitcher Lauren McDonald (8-10, 2.88 ERA).

- Sean Ceglinsky

HIGH SCHOOLS

Antelope Valley

Interviews for the boys' basketball position The five tactical basketball positions normally employed by organized basketball teams are: point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, and center. The rules of basketball do not mandate them, and in informal games they are sometimes not used.  vacated by Tom Hegre concluded Wednesday. A coach could be named by the end of next week. Hegre announced this month he would be leaving to coach basketball at the new Knight High opening in Palmdale next fall. He already has been replaced as athletic director Athletic director (commonly, "athletics director") is a position at many American colleges and universities, as well as in larger high schools and middle schools, which oversees the work of the coaches and related staff involved in intercollegiate or interscholastic athletic  by softball coach Kristi Speir.

- Matthew Kredell

Highland

With senior pitcher Nikki Secrease out for the season, Lauren Tantlinger responded to the challenge with one of her best overall games of the season Tuesday.

Tantlinger went 3 for 4 at the plate, scored two runs and drove in two runs. She also held first-place Quartz Hill to a 4-4 tie entering the fifth inning. Ultimately, though, she ran out of gas and Highland lost 9-5.

The loss drops the Bulldogs three games back of Quartz Hill in the Golden League but only one game back of second-place Lancaster, which lost to Littlerock on Tuesday.

- Ramona Shelburne Ramona Shelburne is an American sports journalist currently writing for the Los Angeles Daily News.

Shelburne was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She attended El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, California where she was a class valedictorian.
 

Lancaster

The softball team has an ideal chance to avoid falling too far back in the Golden League title race. After dropping two games behind In sports, the phrase games behind, often abbreviated as GB in tables, is a common way to reflect the gap between a leading team and another team in a sports league, conference, or division.  first-place Quartz Hill with a 4-1 loss to Littlerock on Tuesday, the Eagles (8-12, 3-2) will host Quartz Hill (17-3, 5-0) today at 3:15 p.m.

- Heather Gripp

Littlerock

The boys' volleyball team played Quartz Hill on Wednesday night to open up a week critical to the Lobos' hopes of advancing to the playoffs. With a record of 6-5 overall and 2-4 in the Golden League, Littlerock sits in fourth place and needs to win its final four matches, coach Rachel Behen said, to ensure a spot in the Southern Section postseason. ``It's definitely possible,'' Behen said. ``We have an incredibly talented and incredibly athletic team. It's just whether they want to play that day or not.''

Behen also hopes to send her team's seniors out on a positive note, including outside hitter and captain Jason Duncan, one of Littlerock's most consistent players this season. Littlerock will play Friday at Highland.

- Ross Siler

Palmdale

At the midway point of league play, things are looking up for the formerly struggling Palmdale softball team. The Falcons came to life Tuesday, beating rival Antelope Valley 8-5. Palmdale handed Antelope Valley ace pitcher Jessie Dunn one of her worst outings of the season as Kristine Gutierrez had three hits. Palmdale (6-13, 2-3) starts the second half of Golden League play today with a game at Littlerock.

- Matthew Kredell

Paraclete

The baseball team had the Olympic League's best team on the ropes Tuesday. But what was looking like an upset of Valley Christian of Cerritos crumbled in the late innings INNINGS, estates. Lands gained from the sea by draining. Cunn. L. Dict. h. t.; Law of Sewers, 31. , and the Spirits will have to beat the Lions on their home field to gain a split of a two-game series.

Paraclete jumped out to a 5-1 lead through five innings but allowed the Lions to rally and pull out an 8-5 win heading into today's rematch REMATCH Cardiology Clinical trials–Randomized Evaluation of Mechanical Assistance Therapy as an alternative in Congestive Heart failure–related to use of a portable, electric left ventricular-assist system–LVAS–eg, HeartMate®  in Cerritos. The Spirits dropped to 11-5-1, 2-3.

The Spirits are running out of time to record quality wins in one of the more competitive leagues in Southern Section Div. V. Just one league series, against Village Christian of Sun Valley in two weeks, remains.

- Chris Cocoles

Quartz Hill

The boys' tennis team can clinch its 13th consecutive Golden League title when the Rebels host Palmdale at 3:15 p.m. today. Quartz Hill secured at least a share of the title by defeating Antelope Valley 14-4 Tuesday despite playing without its usual No. 1 singles player.

- Heather Gripp
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