The Burroughs High School varsity softball team blanked host Crescenta Valley High in La Crescenta, 12-0, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Senior Stevie Dabbadie, who went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, pitched a one-hit shutout with five strikeouts and two walks over five innings.
Junior Phoebe Spangler went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, two runs and a steal, sophomore Chloe Centeno went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and an RBI, and freshman Karlee Earl went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run. Junior Alyssa Rosales went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run while junior Gizelle Rangsiyawong went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Senior Lilly Lewis registered a hit, two RBIs and a steal, senior Rachel Little and sophomore Alyssa Morales each finished with a hit and a run, and junior Eliza Torres scored twice.
The first-place Bears (20-4 overall, 8-1 in league) narrowly beat Wilson High in Long Beach, 4-3, in a nonleague game last Saturday as Dabbadie, who went 2-for-4 with a run, racked up 11 strikeouts in a complete-game performance. Centeno, Little and Rosales each went 2-for-4 with an RBI while Rangsiyawong recorded a double and a run. Earl tallied a hit and an RBI while Lewis had a base hit. Senior Laurel Piper and Torres each scored a run while Rosales and Spangler walked once.
JBHS previously lost a league game at Arcadia, 7-5, as Little slugged a home run with two runs, an RBI and a walk. Lewis went 2-for-4 with a double and a run while Spangler and Dabbadie each went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Piper recorded a hit, an RBI and a run, Rangsiyawong tallied a hit, and Centeno walked, scored a run and stole a base.
With the regular season concluded this week, the CIF-Southern Section playoff brackets will be released today at 10 a.m.
The fourth-place Bulldogs (14-10 overall, 4-4 in league) lost to visiting Arcadia, 9-3, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday. Individual statistics were not reported to the Burbank Leader by the Burbank coaching staff.
The playoff pairings will be released today at 10 a.m.
First published in the April 29 print issue of the Burbank Leader.