The Venice High School Gondoliers sent home five runs in the seventh inning to hand the host Westchester High School Comets a 14-9 Western League loss Monday, April 21st.

The Comets (7-12, 3-6) took an early 2-1 lead at the end of the first inning and scored three runs in the fifth to tie the score 9-9 after Venice grabbed four runs in both the third and fourth innings.

Venice (8-15, 5-4) finished with 13 hits in the game to nine for Westchester.

Nolan Sax, Daniel Hordo and Zack Mandell each finished with three RBI for Venice.

Westchester will next host Fairfax High in a league game at 3 p.m. Monday, April 28th.

Venice will play at Palisades High in a league game at 3 p.m. Monday, April 28th.

Jeremy Young blasted a home run to help lead the St. Bernard High School Vikings to a 5-1 Camino Real League victory over host Cathedral High School Friday, April 18th.

Young finished with four hits, including two RBI (runs batted in) in the game. Walter Pijeaux added three hits for St. Bernard. Jordan Taylor pitched a complete game, throwing four strikeouts.

With the victory, the Vikings (9-10, 4-5) avenged a 13-10 loss to Cathedral April 15th.

St. Bernard will next face host Bosco Tech High in a league game at 3:15 p.m. Friday, April 25th.

The Santa Monica High School Vikings remain in first place in the Ocean League with an undefeated league record after a dominating 22-4 victory over host Inglewood High School Thursday, April 17th.

The Vikings (9-10, 4-0) racked up four runs in each of the first three innings, taking a lead that was too big for Inglewood to overcome.

Santa Monica will host Morningside High in a league game at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, April 24th.

The St. Monica High School Mariners remain winless in Del Rey League play after a 11-4 loss to visiting St. Paul High School Friday, April 18th.

The Mariners (3-14-1, 0-8) are next scheduled to play host La Salle High School in a league game at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, April 24th.

In high school softball games:

The Venice High School Gondoliers racked up ten runs in the second inning on the way to a 16-0 blowout victory over L.A. CES in a Western League game Monday, April 21st.

The Gondoliers remain in second place in the league standings.

Danielle Mestas led the Gondos with four RBI, including one home run in the game. She also finished with eight strikeouts in five innings pitched.

Venice (15-4-1, 8-2) will end the regular season at University High School in a league game at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 30th.

The Westchester High School Comets were handed their first loss in nine games in a 5-1 defeat to Torrance High School in the El Segundo Tournament Saturday, April 19th.

The Comets (11-6, 9-1), who are currently in first place in the Western League standings, won eight consecutive league games before the loss to Torrance.

Torrance scored four runs in the third inning to take the lead, which it never relinquished, and held Westchester scoreless until the sixth. Westchester finished with six hits to four for Torrance.

The Comets next face L.A. CES in a league game at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24th.

The Santa Monica High School Vikings defeated North Torrance High School 3-2 in the El Segundo Tournament to pick up their seventh consecutive victory.

Santa Monica got on the scoreboard first with one run in the first inning but North Torrance overtook the lead with a run in both the third and fourth innings.

Santa Monica responded with one run in the fifth and another in the sixth to take back the lead for good. Holly Elander and Emma Woo each hit a home run for Santa Monica, which finished with five hits.

The Vikings (15-5, 4-0) remain undefeated in Ocean League play. They will next play at Inglewood in a league game at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, April 24th.

The St. Monica High School Mariners were defeated 7-1 by host Cantwell-Sacred Heart High School in a Camino Real League game Thursday, April 17th.

The Mariners scored early with a run in the first inning but Cantwell-Sacred Heart took the lead with two runs in the bottom of the first and held it for the remainder of the game. St. Monica (7-9, 2-2) finished with six hits to 12 for Cantwell-Sacred Heart.

The Mariners will play visiting Mary Star of the Sea High in a league game at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24th.

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