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John Olmstead’s 10th-inning walk-off homer lifts Newport Harbor to win over Fountain Valley

Junior John Olmstead hit a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Newport Harbor High baseball team to a 2-1 extra-inning upset of visiting Fountain Valley, ranked No. 6 in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 poll, in Tuesday’s Sunset League game.

Newport Harbor’s Cameron Mahaffy and Fountain Valley’s Jackson Ouellette turned in strong outings. Mahaffy went eight innings, giving up an unearned run and four hits while striking out six, and Ouellette fanned four and allowed two hits in 5 1/3 scoreless innings.

Kelly Austin struck out three in two innings and got the win for the Sailors (5-4, 1-1 in league).

Fountain Valley’s Shea Adame and Cedric Perez each went two for four.

The Sailors host Edison in a league game on Friday at 3:15 p.m., while the Barons (6-4, 1-1) play at home against Huntington Beach on Wednesday at 2:45 p.m.