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Bulldogs Blank Pasadena; Bears Crush Hesperia

The Burbank High School varsity baseball team blanked visiting Pasadena, 4-0, in a Pacific League game last Friday as Jimmy Cafferty, who slugged a solo home run, pitched a complete game shutout with 15 strikeouts, three walks and two hits.
Bryant Johnson went 2-for-3 with a home run, Ben Castillo recorded a double and two RBIs, and Dylan Wierbilis went 2-for-3 with a run. Colby Bette and Robert Snyder each had a base hit, Danny Betancourt walked once and stole a base, and Julian Gonzalez walked once.
The Bulldogs edged host Pasadena, 8-7, in a league matchup last Tuesday. Betancourt went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs while Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Snyder allowed one hit and three walks with a pair of strikeouts across three scoreless innings to earn the win while Bette recorded three strikeouts over 2.2 innings. Wierbilis registered a hit, two runs, an RBI and a stolen base while Johnson tallied a hit, two RBIs and a run. Ryan Sebastion finished with a hit and an RBI, Joe Maslyk produced a hit and a stolen base, and Miklo Reynoso had a hit and two walks. Cafferty walked once, scored a run and stole a base, Danny Edwards was credited with an RBI and Kainan Koury walked once.
Burbank was previously edged in a league game at Glendale, 1-0. Cafferty allowed one unearned run on two hits and no walks with 12 strikeouts over six innings in a splendid performance on the mound. Castillo and Snyder each had a base hit.
The Bulldogs (7-2 overall, 4-2 in league) will open a two-game set against visiting Hoover High of Glendale on Tuesday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m.


The Bears routed host Hesperia, 17-3, in a nonleague game last Thursday. JBHS previously lost a nonleague game at Walnut, 1-0. Individual statistics were not reported to the Burbank Leader.
Burroughs (6-5 overall, 4-0 in league) will open a two-game set against visiting Pasadena on Tuesday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m.

First published in the March 25 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

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