DAY IN SPORTS: SLUMPING? BURCH IS ANYTHING BUT.Byline: Daily News
Danielle Burch did it with both her arm and her bat Monday in Verdugo Hills' 13-0 victory over visiting North Hollywood in a Sunset Six League game.
The senior had 11 strikeouts and tossed her second no-hitter of the season. In addition, Burch hit a three-run home run for the Dons (11-10, 1-0), who extended their league winning streak Noun 1. winning streak - a streak of wins
streak, run - an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies" , which dates back to last season, to 19 games.
``She's been struggling with her pitching lately, but she came out and did a good job,'' Dons coach Darren Fitzgerald Darren Fitzgerald (born December 16, 1977 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a Northern Irish football player who plays as a forward. He currently plays for Ballymena United in the Irish League. Honours
Irish Cup Winner 2001
Northern Ireland International: Under-21 said. ``She had a lot more control and kept her velocity throughout the game. Hopefully, she's working out of her little slump.''
Teammates Dena De Pompa (3-4, HR, 2 RBI RBI
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 ) and Laura Hovestrydt (2-4, HR, 4 RBI), Jessica Meza (grand slam grand slam
1. The winning of all the tricks during the play of one hand in bridge and other whist-derived card games.
2. Sports The winning of all the major or specified events, especially on a professional circuit. ) and Aleida Arenas (4-4, 2 runs) each contributed to Verdugo Hills 17-hit attack.
In other prep softball:
--San Fernando 11, Reseda 5: Lorana Arreguin and Olga Hernandez each had four hits, and teammates amd sisters Julie and Christina Jimenez each added three hits for visiting San Fernando San Fernando, city, Argentina
San Fernando (săn fərnăn`dō), city (1991 pop. 144,761), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. It is a district administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area. (12-4, 2-0) in the Valley Mission League.
--Birmingham 10, Taft 0: Melissa Santana pitched a complete-game three-hitter with eight strikeouts and at the plate, the senior finished 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBI for host Birmingham of Van Nuys (16-5, 1-0) in a West Valley League contest.
In prep baseball:
--Cleveland 4, Granada Hills 0: Byron Grubman pitched a complete-game three-hitter with 11 strikeouts for host Cleveland of Reseda in the West Valley League.
Adam McLeod hit a home run and teammates Trevor Arroyo and Adam Olbrychowski Adam Olbrychowski is a junior at Pepperdine University. He was born on September 7, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. He attened high school at Cleveland High, and he was the fifth draft pick by the New York Yankees in the 2007 MLB Draft. Adam is 6' 3" tall and weighs 180 pounds. each had doubles for the Cavaliers (11-7, 1-3).
--San Fernando 6, Kennedy 5: Pedro Montero mon·te·ro
n. pl. mon·te·ros
A hunter's cap with side flaps.
[Spanish, hunter, from monte, mountain, from Latin m led off the seventh with a bunt for a base hit and scored the game-winner on John Sandoval's sacrifice fly for the visiting Tigers in the Valley Mission League game.
In boys' tennis:
--North Hollywood 4, LACES 3: North Hollywood's Mike Baek defeated David Shin 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 to clinch the Sunset Six League victory for the host Huskies (4-4, 3-2).
--Poly 5, SOCES SOCES Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies 2: Brothers Seve and Don Madrona won in their doubles match as Poly of Sun Valley (5-3, 2-3) won the Sunset Six League match at home.
In boys' golf:
--In the 26nd Annual Palmdale Invitational: Highland of Palmdale's Brandon Olsson earned medalist honors with a two-over par round of 74 at the Crystalaire Country Club.
Olsson, a junior, shot a 33 on the back nine holes, including an eagle and four birdies. Teammates Pat Lodono (82) and Eugene Park (82) finished in 10th and 12th place respectively. Brent Buckingham of Canyon shot a round of 80 to finish in sixth place.
--In the Alpha League Tournament: Jimmy Anderson
Jimmy Anderson (born January 22, 1976 in Portsmouth, Virginia) is a starting pitcher who plays for the Florida Marlins organization. (L.A. Baptist) and Travis Gatza (Paraclete of Lancaster) shared medalist honors with two-over par rounds of 72 at the Balboa golf course.
--Jamie Mah (Sylmar) 2 triples, 3 RBI
--Casey Gordon (Simi Valley) 3-4, double RBI
--Kelly Zakosek (Granada Hills) 3-4, home run, 3 RBI
--Samantha Johnson (Granada Hills) 2-3, triple, 3 RBI
--Riane Johnson (Canoga Park) home run, 3 RBI
PRIME-TIME PLAYERS (see text)