Harvard-Westlake is seeded No. 1 in Southern Section Division 1 baseball playoffs

The best opening matchup is Thursday’s Division 2 clash between Ventura St. Bonaventure and pitcher Jake Saum and Simi Valley and pitcher Owen Sharts. The game will be played next to the campus of Sacred Heart School off Highway 126 and Wells Road in Ventura. Saum, a junior committed to UCLA, struck out 19 batters in a game this season. Sharts, a Nevada signee, has been one of the best pitchers this season.