College Roundup: Vanguard sweeps La Sierra

April 21, 2011



COSTA MESA — Host Vanguard won with mass production and with supreme efficiency to sweep both nonconference games against La Sierra on Wendesday.

The Lions (20-24) had 12 hits in a 9-8 win in Game 1, then managed a 3-1 triumph despite collecting only two hits.


Tyson Leighton went three for five with three runs batted in in the opener, including a home run and a triple.

Gabriel Garcia pitched six shoutout innings, allowing one hit, in the seven-inning finale to improve to 7-4.

Mike Leal and Robert Purpura posted saves for the Lions.

La Sierra is 12-20.



Orange Coast 385, Riverside 391

RIVERSIDE — Sophomore Matt Parkovich earned medalist honors after shooting two-under-par 70 in the Pirates' Orange Empire Conference match at Victoria Club Wednesday.

Josh Hurst and Jeff Fuzzard each finished with 78s for OCC (12-2 in conference).

Mike Squillace had a 79 and Lyon Lazare an 80.

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