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La Cañada Defeats Monrovia for 4th Consecutive Victory

First published in the April 14 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.

The La Cañada High School varsity softball team defeated host Monrovia, 7-2, in a Rio Hondo League game on Tuesday.
Sophomore pitcher Elle Leckrone went the distance, allowing two earned runs on five hits and two walks with seven strikeouts. She also finished 2-for-5 at the plate with a pair of runs scored. The multi-hit performance was her third in four April contests while extending her hitting streak to a season-best 11 games.
Sophomore Ashley Lovejoy paced the offense with a 3-for-4 performance, including two doubles and three RBIs, while senior Amy Lyman added a pair of doubles, two RBIs and a run scored. Junior Kyra Davis collected two base hits and a pair of runs scored, freshman Bentley Lebrecque posted a base hit, an RBI and a run scored, freshman Abigail Milton produced a base hit, a stolen base and a run scored, and senior Nicole Wong and sophomore Mia Salardino each had a pair of base hits.
LCHS previously collected consecutive shutout wins in a doubleheader during the Village Christian Spring Fling tournament last Saturday. The Spartans crushed Glendale in the matinee matchup, 13-0, as Wong and Lebrecque combined to toss a four-inning no-hitter. Wong and Lebrecque each pitched two innings with two and four strikeouts, respectively. Meanwhile, Leckrone continued her terrific season at the plate by finishing 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles, three RBIs and a run scored. She owns a team-best .611 batting average, 140 points higher than Wong’s second-best .471 average, in addition to her team-high six home runs, eight doubles, 29 RBIs and 33 hits. Senior Kylie Sever went 2-for-2 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored, Milton finished 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of runs scored, and Wong and junior Riley Breckheimer each collected a pair of hits, including a triple, two runs scored and an RBI. Davis notched a pair of base hits, two runs scored and an RBI, Lyman registered a pair of base hits and a run scored, and Salardino produced a base hit, an RBI and a run scored. Lovejoy tallied two RBIs and a run scored, while Lebrecque had a base hit.
LCHS shut out Arleta High, 10-0, in the first game of a doubleheader last Saturday as Lyman paced the offense by collecting a pair of doubles, an RBI and a run scored. Meanwhile, Leckrone allowed two hits and one walk over four innings with six strikeouts. She and teammate Milton each added a base hit, an RBI and a pair of runs scored at the plate. Wong went 2-for-4 with a double, a pair of RBIs and a run scored, Salardino produced two base hits and a run scored, and Davis tallied a double, a run scored and an RBI. Junior Sydney Zoltzman registered a base hit, an RBI and a run scored, Lebrecque recorded two hits and an RBI, and Lovejoy had a base hit and an RBI.
The Spartans (13-5 overall record, 5-3 in league) will visit South Pasadena for a Rio Hondo League game on Friday, April 15, at 3:30 p.m. LCHS is tied with San Marino (5-3 in league) for second in the league standings, as the rubber match between the two schools is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m.

FLINTRIDGE PREP

Photo by Eric Danielson / Outlook Valley Sun
Madison Lin drove in two runs and scored in Flintridge Prep’s 9-6 loss to Mayfield Senior of Pasadena last week.

The Wolves lost a Prep League game at Mayfield Senior of Pasadena, 9-6, last Tuesday.
Senior Luna Tobar went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a pair of runs scored, while junior Madison Lin tallied two RBIs and a run scored.
Flintridge Prep (2-9-1 overall, 1-6 in league) is scheduled to visit Pasadena Poly in a league game on Friday, April 15, at 3:45 p.m.

FLINTRIDGE SACRED HEART
The Tologs have been idle since routing Notre Dame Academy of Los Angeles, 21-0, to remain undefeated in Sunshine League play. FSHA (11-7 overall, 4-0 in league) is scheduled to square off at Alverno Heights Academy of Sierra Madre on Thursday, April 19, at 3:30 p.m.

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