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By Steve Breazeale

Dana Hills junior pitcher Louis Raymond on in relief against Aliso Niguel on April 9. Photo by Debbie Angle
Dana Hills junior pitcher Louis Raymond on in relief against Aliso Niguel on April 9. Photo by Debbie Angle

Dana Hills Baseball Win Streak Snapped

Looking to build on a five-game win streak that dated back to March 30, the Dana Hills baseball team couldn’t muster up enough offense in a 6-2 loss to Sea View League opponent Laguna Hills on April 17.

The Dolphins had senior pitcher Grant Dyer on the mound, who turned in his shortest outing over his last five starts. Dyer, who was tagged with just his second loss of the year, went 5 2/3 innings and though the box score says the Hawks put up six runs on his watch, only one of those were earned.

The Dolphins will get their final shot at Laguna Hills for the season when they take to the road in the last meeting between the two teams on April 19.

Next Game: 4/19 at Laguna Hills, 3:30 p.m.

Dolphins Volleyball Takes Season Series With Mustangs

The Dana Hills boys volleyball team faced South Coast League opponent Trabuco Hills for the second time this season on April 16 and came away with a 3-0 win.

The Dolphins (20-4, 4-1 league) defeated the Mustangs by the same score back on March 21 in their league opener.

The win was Dana Hills’ 14th straight-set win of the season and their second in a row after winning 3-0 over Tesoro on April 4.

The Dolphins will take a break from league competition with a non-league road match against Laguna Beach on April 19.

Next Game: 4/19 at Laguna Beach, 5:45 p.m.

Boys Lacrosse Edges El Dorado in OT

The Dana Hills boys lacrosse team needed extra time to defeat non-league El Dorado 9-8 on April 16. The win was the team’s third in a row. The Dolphins (8-6, 3-0) were set to face Laguna Hills in a non-league match on April 18. Results were not available at press time.

Chargers Rally Late to Best Dolphins Softball

Behind a big four-run sixth inning the El Toro softball team defeated Dana Hills 8-2 on April 16 in a South Coast League game. The win for the Chargers (10-12, 1-1) evened the rest of the playing field for the teams in league and put the Dolphins (6-11, 1-2) in sole possession of fourth place. The Chargers jumped up into a tie for second.

The Dolphins will now prepare for the final stretch of league play, as they get to play each South Coast team once in the next three weeks.

Next Game: 4/23 vs. Tesoro, 4:30 p.m.

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