May 25, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

Orange High’s Jonathon Long throws a no-hitter against Savanna in season opener

Orange High’s Jonathon Long, who has signed with Long Beach State, threw a no-hitter Saturday. (Photo courtesy Orange athletics)

Orange High senior Jonathon Long threw a no-hitter Saturday in the second game of a doubleheader against Savanna.

Long, who has signed to play college baseball with the Long Beach State Dirtbags, pitched seven innings, struck out six and walked one in the Panthers 1-0 victory.

Jason Miranda had a double for the walk-off win, driving in Efrain Ayala in the bottom of the seventh.

Long was also 3 for 5 at the plate with two triples. Orange won the opener 9-4.

It was one of two no-hitters on the day. Saddleback pitcher Alonso Contreras threw a no-hitter against Santa Ana Valley.

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