Aggressive base-running got the Griffins close but did them in in the end as the team fell 3-2 to Norco in the semi-finals of the Michelle Carew Classic tournament. Norco went on to rally from five runs down to beat Orange Lutheran for the championship. The OC Register has the complete story.
ANAHEIM – Orange Lutheran’s preseason promise as arguably the most talented team in school history seemed to mold into championship form Saturday night at the Michelle Carew Classic. The Lancers just didn’t hold it long enough. Nationally-top ranked Norco rallied from a six-run deficit to stun second-seeded Orange Lutheran 7-6 in a wild championship game under the lights at Peralta Park.