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Highlights and photos: Sam Garewal's 12 strikeouts push Canyon Crest to 1-0 win over La Costa Canyon

Senior Sam Garewal struck out 12 batters in his seven innings of work.

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Canyon Crest left-handed pitcher Sam Garewal has been borderline unhittable through the first month of the baseball season. That didn't change on Thursday afternoon.

The Northwestern-signee struck out 12 and allowed only one hit across his seven innings of work as the visiting Ravens needed extra innings to take down La Costa Canyon, 1-0. The first six innings of the game raced by as Garewal and La Costa Canyon starter Carson Tanner combined to allow only three hits in their 14 innings of work.

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Canyon Crest opened the top of the ninth inning with a double and walk. After a bunt and a pop out, junior Oliver Charat-Collins stepped up to the plate and laced the 2-1 offering over the shortstop's head and into left field, driving in the only run of the game.

Senior Neil Elias, working in relief of Garewal, allowed a one-out walk in the bottom of the ninth inning but was able to get the final two outs to secure the Ravens' seventh win of the season.