May 27, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

Marina gets strong pitching from Lux to defeat El Modena 4-1; Beckman wins 2-0

Marina High’s baseball team captured a 4-1 victory over El Modena Friday in the Loara Tournament.

Junior pitcher Chad Lux threw a complete game in Marina’s home opener, a a Loara Tournament first round game.  The game lasted less than 90 minutes, according to Coach Toby Hess.

Lux scattered five hits, struck out one and did not allow a walk over seven innings.

With Marina tailing 1-0 in the bottom of the fourth, junior left fielder, Trevor Lanksbury hit a three-run homer to left field. 

In the fifth inning, David Mashburn, who was 2 for 3, knocked in a run with a two-out single to make it 4-1.

Marina advances to the second round of the Loara Tournament.  Weather permitting, they will play again Saturday against Servite.

Beckman 2, Kaiser 0: The Patriots evened their record at 2-2 with a victory i the Chino Hills Tournament. Mick Hyodo had one of the RBI for the Patriots. Tristan Dupont pitched six innings for Beckman.

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