Baseball

June 8: Week in sports for Rancho Santa Fe, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas

June 8: Week in sports for Rancho Santa Fe, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas

Baseball:

Cathedral Catholic pushed Helix to the brink in the San Diego Section Open Division tournament.But the Dons couldn’t quite close the deal.The defending champions lost to Helix 4-0 in the championship game on June 1.The Dons lost their first game of the double-elimination tournament on May 24.

They won their next two games to advance to the finals against previously unbeaten Helix, which meant they needed to defeat the Titans twice. After a 1-0 victory over Helix on May 30, they forced a second game on June 1.The Dons were held to five hits in the deciding game.

Wayne Hoffman led the Dons with two hits.Dons starter Nick Nastrini, a junior who...

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