Softball: Palm Beach Gardens improves to 6-0

Kyla Gates collected two hits and struck out four on the mound, helping the undefeated Palm Beach Gardens softball team to a 16-0 rout of John I. Leonard on Thursday in Greenacres.

Haley Hoffman was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored and Savannah Jones went 2-for-2 with two RBIs for Gardens (6-0).

Park Vista 13, West Boca Raton 3: Nicole Vumbaca hit a grand slam and Alyssa Dragovich was 2-for-3 with three RBIs as the Cobras (4-2) handled the Bulls in Lake Worth.

Santaluces 2, Forest Hill 1: Mackenzie Strickland was 2-for-3 with a single and a triple, and Maddie Garcia tripled and singled as the Chiefs (4-3) held off the Falcons in West Palm Beach.

Royal Palm Beach 21, Pahokee 0: Miranda Hill was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and Phoenix Stricker went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs as the Wildcats (5-1) cruised past the Blue Devils in Pahokee.

Olympic Heights 3, Boca Raton 2: Kelsey Friend was 2-for-3 with three runs scored as the Lions edged the Bobcats in Boca Raton.

Oxbridge Academy 17, Fort Pierce Westwood 2: Caridad Estes was 2-for-2 with three runs scored and Lianna Mullins went 2-for-3 with one home run and three RBI as the Thunderwolves routed Westwood in Fort Pierce.

Olympic Heights 3, Boca Raton 2: Kelsea Friend was 2-for-3 with three runs, and Theresa Stettner was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs to lead the Lions (6-2) past the Bobcats in 9 innings.

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