DOWNEY - Ale Guillen struck out four batters in seven innings as Downey High School's girls softball beat Santa Monica, 8-2, on Tuesday.Guillen improved her nonleague record to 4-2. Downey's Anissa Urtez went 4-for-4, including one RBI. The Vikings are 5-3 on the season. *Downey Calvary Chapel, meanwhile, shut out Windward, 8-0, in the league opener. Sydney Colenzo led Downey with a homerun and two RBIs. She also scored three times. Calvary Chapel's overall record is 3-7. *Warren High baseball had an easy time against Dominguez on Tuesday, cruising to an 18-1 victory. The Bears (6-1) collected 22 hits over seven innings, including four from Daniel Roman. *Downey baseball lost its fifth game in a row Tuesday, falling to Gahr, 6-3. Downey's Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the fifth inning to pull the Vikings within one run, but Gahr added two more runs in the bottom of the inning to secure the win. Downey fell to 0-2 in league and 3-10 overall.
********** Published: March 22, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 49