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ROUNDUP : MONTCLAIR PREP'S FREEDMAN SETS HOME RUN RECORD.

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Montclair Prep's Tamra Freedman became the Southern Section all-time leader in home runs Thursday when she hit her 28th and 29th in a 24-0 softball win over host La Sierra.

Freedman passed Glendale's Jenny Dalton, who hit 28 home runs from 1990 to 1992.

``Oh my God, it's the best feeling,'' said Freedman, who has signed a national letter of intent with Texas. ``It feels so great.''

Freedman, though, had better watch out, because Sierra Vista's Brenda Iglesias entered this week with 26 career home runs.

No. 1 Thousand Oaks 2, Newbury Park 0: Kristin Combe had two hits, including an RBI triple, as the Lancers (16-3, 8-2) defeated the host Panthers (17-6, 5-5) in a Marmonte League game. Jennifer Sharron (13-3) struck out 11 for Thousand Oaks.

No. 2 Saugus 20, Canyon 1: Tracy Passafume and Amanda Milton each had four hits for the Centurions (18-5, 6-0) in a Foothill League win. Nicole Giordano had eight strikeouts for Saugus.

No. 3 Crescenta Valley 11, Pasadena 0: Melinda Moulden threw a no-hitter and Hope Robertshaw had three hits for the Falcons (17-4, 5-1) in a Pacific League win.

No. 4 Simi Valley 6, Royal 2: Brittney Green (7-1) struck out six for the host Pioneers (16-4, 7-3) in a Marmonte League win.

No. 5 Kennedy 2, Granada Hills 0: Sandra Durazo struck out nine for the Cougars (10-0), who defeated the Highlanders (10-7, 6-4) on two unearned runs in the ninth inning of a North Valley League game at Granada Hills.

No. 6 Hart 5, Burbank 0: Amanda Fortune (15-5) gave up no hits in four innings while striking out six for the host Indians (17-6, 4-2) in a Foothill League win over the Bulldogs (4-18, 0-6).

Franklin 1, No. 10 Verdugo Hills 0: Kim Wood threw a no-hitter with 14 strikeouts, but the Dons (19-3, 9-1) lost on two seventh-inning errors in a Northeast League game.

No. 7 El Camino Real 15, Chatsworth 5: Ramona Shelburne had four hits to lead the Conquistadores (16-3, 9-1) to a West Valley League win.

PREP BASEBALL

Grant 4, North Hollywood 3: Augustine Quevedo went 3 for 4 and scored two runs, including the game winner in the eighth inning, as the host Lancers (9-14, 6-7) knocked the Huskies (20-6, 10-3) out of first place in the East Valley League.

Quevedo scored from third on Dennis Moran's groundball when North Hollywood failed on an attempted double play. For the Huskies, Merrill Dunn had three hits.

Monroe 13, Reseda 11: Jose Nocera was 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBI to pull the visiting Vikings (5-8) into a first-place Mid-Valley League tie with Regents (8-11, 5-8), who got a 5-for-5, two home-run effort from Tony Chavez.

No. 6 Chatsworth 7, Birmingham 0: Greg Wold threw a one-hitter and Tom Morefield had two hits as the Chancellors (15-7, 10-3) won a West Valley League game. It was the second straight complete-game shutout by a Chatsworth pitcher.

Van Nuys 6, Canoga Park 4: Angel Barajas went 3 for 3, including a double and a home run, as the Wolves (2-11, 2-3) weathered a four-run Canoga Park seventh to knock off the host Hunters in a Mid-Valley League game. Shane Mochizuki added a two-run seventh-inning single for Van Nuys.

Wilson 7, Verdugo Hills 6: Ethan Slimak hit his sixth home run, but the Dons' (11-2, 10-2) Northeast League win streak ended at 10 games.

Granada Hills 13, Cleveland 8: Mike Wong went 3 for 4 with an RBI and Peter Gunny had a bases-loaded triple as the Highlanders (6-14, 2-11) knocked off the host Cavaliers (12-10, 8-5) in a North Valley League game. Mike Schultz went 2 for 4 with two RBI for Cleveland.

Kennedy 11, San Fernando 8: Down 8-4 going into their final turn at the plate, the Cougars (17-9, 9-4) scored seven runs, keyed by a two-run home run by Adrian Perez and a two-run single by Jairo Quesada in the North Valley League. Jack Cassel had three hits.

El Camino Real 6, Taft 5: Joe Merchan's seventh inning single scored Jared Maiden to give the host Conquistadores (13-9, 8-5) the win1) over the Toreadors (14-9, 7-6) in a West Valley League game. Woody Cliffords had three hits for El Camino Real.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Canyons 14, Mission 11: Jesse Daggett had two hits, including a three-run home run, and drove in four runs as the Cougars (17-8) remained in a first-place tie with Bakersfield in the WSC South. Bakersfield plays at Canyons in a WSC finale Saturday.

Pierce 10, Glendale 9: Josh Morgan and Kirk Mayer had three hits each and Harry Kenoi pitched a complete-game win for the host Brahmas (16-27, 8-17). Glendale (26-15, 15-10) was eliminated from title contention.

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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:May 2, 1997
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