Santiago of Corona softball team is highest ranked team to go down in Tuesday’s CIF Southern Section contests. Top-ranked Mission Viejo and San Dimas in baseball both cruise.
In Tuesday’s section playoff games in baseball and softball from around the state, the biggest upset victim was the Corona Santiago girls. The Sharks lost 3-2 to Los Osos of Rancho Cucamonga in the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs and ended the season 29-4. They began the week at No. 4 overall in the state and No. 1 in Division I.
Other notable scores from softball ranked teams:
Mission Viejo 10, Oxnard 0
No. 1 Diablos go to 28-0 and move on to CIFSS D2 quarterfinals.
Pioneer (San Jose) 8, Mt. Pleasant (San Jose) 0
No. 2 Mustangs go to 28-0 and will be in Saturday’s CCS D2 final. No. 8 Archbishop Mitty plays Wednesday.
Yucaipa 3, Capistrano Valley (Mission Viejo) 1
No. 3 Thunderbirds to to 28-3 and move on to CIFSS D2 quarterfinals.
Pacifica (Garden Grove) 9, Valencia 0
Mariners, who are defending CIFSS D1 champions, were No. 5 in state this week and would be No. 1 now for D1 in state divisional rankings with Santiago going out.
Los Alamitos 9, Lutheran (Orange) 1
No. 9 Griffins won battle over No. 12 Lancers in CIFSS D1 bracket.
Canyon (Anaheim) 5, Chino Hills 3
No. 14 Huskies are beaten in CIFSS D1 playoffs in what also was final game in remarkable season for senior Tannon Snow. She was held hitless in the contest.
Notable scores on Tuesday from baseball state-ranked teams:
San Dimas 17, Garden Grove 0
No. 1 Saints go to 30-0 and move on to CIFSS Division III quarterfinals.
JSerra (San Juan Capistrano) 7, Fountain Valley 5
No. 3 Lions go to 26-4-1 and move on to CIFSS Division I quarterfinals.
College Park (Pleasant Hill) 3, Berkeley 2
No. 5 Falcons go to 23-4 and won in first round of CIF North Coast Section D1 playoffs.
Valencia 4, Agoura (Agoura Hills) 3
No. 8 Chargers fell to the Vikings in CIFSS D1 bracket. Valencia also is one of three from Foothill League playing in Friday’s quarterfinals along with Hart of Newhall and Saugus.
El Dorado (Placentia) 3, Harvard-Westlake (N. Hollywood) 0
No. 10 Wolverines are out as well in the CIFSS D1 playoffs. They finished 24-6. El Dorado improved to 21-8.