By Gideon Rubin
Cathedral Catholic continued its great start as the Dons showcased their depth in an 8-0 shellacking of Mater Dei in a nonleague game on April 14.
Nine Dons players contributed one hit and five Dons pitchers combined on a three-hitter as the Dons won their third straight game and their 11th in 12 games.
Daniel Camarena homered and scored two runs and Russell Reeder had one hit and two RBI to lead the Dons offensively.
Camarena struck out five batters and allowed one hit and no walks in two innings.
Starter Michael Martin, who was credited with the win, struck out five batters and allowed one hit and two walks in two innings.
The Dons got improved to 12-2 overall for the season.
Santa Fe Christian extended its winning streak to 11 games as the Eagles opened Coastal League South play with two straight wins.
The Eagles opened league with a 10-0 victory over Horizon on April 13, and then beat Parker 5-1 two days later.
Nolan Gannon struck out 10 batters and allowed three hits and one walk in five innings to lead the Eagles in the Horizon game.
Barrett Floyd led the Eagles offensively, going 2 for 5 with a double and three RBI, and Gannon was 2 for 4 with two RBI.
Bobby Zarubin, John Gamble and Josh Estill each contributed two hits.
Gamble pitched a complete game three-hitter to lead the Eagles in the Parker game. Gamble struck out six batters and allowed three walks.
Zarubin had two hits and two RBI including a homer to lead the Eagles offensively.
Cal Roberts and Jake McKinney each added two hits.
The Eagles improved to 2-0 in league and 11-3 overall for the season.
Torrey Pines rebounded from a three-game series sweep at the hands of Rancho Bernardo with a sweep of their own.
The Falcons took all three Palomar League games from Mt. Carmel.
They opened the series with a 9-0 win on April 12, and went on to win 12-1 on April 14 and 2-1 two days later.
Ryan Zehner pitched six innings of two-hit ball for the win in the series opener. He struck out eight batters and allowed three walks.
Chad Thurston led the Falcons offensively, going 2-for-3 with a homer, a double and three RBI.
Taylor Murphy has three hits including a double and Michael Mullen had a double, a triple and three RBI to lead the Falcons in the second game.
The Falcons improved to 3-3 in league and 14-4 overall for the season.
Santa Fe Christian trounced San Diego Jewish Academy 22-3 in a Coastal League North game on April 13.
Susan Weaver had three hits and four RBI to lead the Eagles, and Grace Reynolds and Elyssa Reyes each added two hits and three RBI.
The Eagles improved to 1-1 in league and 4-9 overall for the season.
Cathedral Catholic rebounded from its first Western League loss with a big win.