Khalil Denson came in for relief in the second inning with Serra trailing 4-2. After this, Khalil shut the door on Centennial for 3 2/3 innings giving up no runs 1 hit and 6 k's. Not only did Khalil perform great on the mound but had a productive day at the plate blasting his 1st home run high over the right field fence and added two other hits with 2 RBI's. It was the sharp pitching by Khalil and his ability to hold runners that halted the Centennial machine. Tim Ravare finished with a 3 for 4 day with 2 doubles and 2 RBI's. Catcher Ashton Edior was also productive with a 2 for 4 day with a home run 2 runs and 3 RBI's. This was Serra's 20th win of the season.
California High School Baseball - Serra defeats Centennial
(May 11, 2012: Gardena, CA 90249) Spectators at Friday's non-league battle between the Serra Cavaliers (Gardena, CA) and the visiting Centennial Apaches (Compton, CA), saw Serra's baseball squad knock off Centennial by a count of 11-4.
The Apaches now possess a 10-15 record.