THE DAY IN SPORTS: PARAJA IN 5TH PLACE, CSUN DROPS TO 2ND.
Cal State Northridge fell into second place in the second round of the 54-hole Big Sky Conference women's golf tournament Tuesday, dropping eight strokes behind first-round co-leader Weber State at Valleyview GC in Layton, Utah.
Kathy Paraja (76-79-155) leads Northridge and is fifth overall behind Taya Battistella of Portland State, who recovered from a first-round 80 to shoot a tournament-low 70.
Northridge is third in the men's competition, 11 strokes behind leader Weber State. Charles Ruiz (72-78), Manny Hayes (76-75) and Lance Dombroski (76-75) lead CSUN.
In boys' golf:
--Foothill tournament: Josh Vanek and Andy Smith shot 62 to help Hart outscore Valencia 332-335 at par-61 Vista Valencia and move within one win of a 10th Foothill League title in 11 years.
--Alemany 199, Crespi 205: Jon Feuerhelm shot 1-under-par 34 in the Indians' (9-3) nonleague win at Porter Valley CC.
In boys' tennis:
--El Camino Real 7, Taft 0: James Magsino defeated Joseph Tchan 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles to lead the defending City-champion Conquistadores (13-0, 10-0).
--Van Nuys 6, Monroe 1: Danny Kim remained undefeated in helping the visiting Wolves (13-0, 10-0) win a second consecutive Valley Mission League title.
In prep baseball:
--ECR 15, Taft 1: Greg Acheatel had two hits and pitched a four-hitter in the Conquistadores' (10-10, 3-6) win.
--Chatsworth 6, Birmingham 5: Brian Lee had three hits and four RBI to help the West Valley League-leading Chancellors (23-0, 9-0).
--Montclair Prep 28, Whitney 1: Brian Trump had five hits and eight RBI to lead the host Mounties (9-7, 3-1) to a Delphic League win.
In prep softball:
--Westlake 1, Thousand Oaks 0: Ashley Jones scored on an eighth-inning wild pitch as the Warriors (11-5-2, 3-4-1) handed the visiting Lancers (14-4, 7-1) their first Marmonte League loss.