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Roundup: Downey’s Larry Shelton celebrates 500th victory

A delicious chocolate cake was the reward given to coach Larry Shelton of Downey High after his basketball team’s 47-38 victory over Paramount on Friday night, win No. 500 in his 34-year head coaching career for the Vikings.

Downey is off to a 9-1 start. His teams have won four league titles. He has been a dependable grinder in the tough San Gabriel Valley League.

Servite 58, West Torrance 26: On Monday, Andrew Cook scored 17 points and Tyler Small 16.

Santa Ana Mater Dei 69, Fairmont Prep 59: USC-bound Harrison Hornery made seven threes and finished with 30 points for the 11-0 Monarchs.

JSerra 80, Orangewood 61: Robert Diaz scored 16 points.

St. Anthony 59, Loyola 47: St. Anthony improved to 6-0.

Morningside 65, Hawthorne 44: Omarion Shackelford had 23 points and 11 rebounds.

Baseball

Corona Centennial 4, King 0: Hudson Boncal threw five scoreless innings for Centennial. Ethan Quezada had three RBIs.

Corona 5, Roosevelt 3: Jake Springer continued his hot hitting with two hits.

Corona Santiago 4, Norco 3: Brandon Downer had two hits for Santiago. Cameron Kim had two hits and Grant Gray finished with two RBIs for Norco.

Gahr 3, Downey 1: Magallanes Noah gave up one run in six innings.

Royal 9, Culver City 2: Troy May hit a grand slam for Royal.

Thousand Oaks 5, Oaks Christian 1: The Lancers (13-0) remained unbeaten. Peyton Miller had a home run, and Miles Weiss threw a complete game. Nate Franco contributed three hits for Oaks Christian.

Westlake 4, Calabasas 0: Seth White struck out seven and gave up five hits.

San Pedro 9, Narbonne 0: The Pirates won their Marine League opener. Jake Harper had three hits and four RBIs.

Banning 4, Carson 0: Anthony Joya struck out 15 in 6 1/3 innings, giving him 56 strikeouts while allowing no runs in 27 innings this season. Shiloh Abito had three hits.

Sun Valley Poly 5, Granada Hills Kennedy 2: Jorge Martinez and Sean Dominguez each had two hits and two RBIs.

Cypress 10, La Palma Kennedy 0: Abbrie Covarrubias had a home run and four RBIs. Braden Guerra struck out nine in five innings.

Damien 13, Etiwanda 4: The Spartans opened Baseline League behind Alec Beck, who had three hits and four RBIs. Kaden Moeller had four hits.

Agoura 11, Newbury Park 1: Matt Tamura had three hits for Agoura.

Softball

Norco 13, Corona Santiago 3: Mattison Severns contributed three hits for Norco.

Westlake 13, Calabasas 1: Kylie Chung had a home run and four RBIs.

Huntington Beach 1, Murrieta Mesa 0: Zoe Prystajko threw a no-hitter with 14 strikeouts.