All-Baseline League football honors

Upland High School vs Rancho Cucamonga High School during Friday night football game November 8, 2013 at Upland High School in Upland.LaFonzo Carter/ Staff Photographer

Most Valuable Offensive Player - Trevor Wright, Upland
Most Valuable Defensive Player – Chris Unga, Rancho Cucamonga

First team offense
Ian Borngrebe, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Chris Brenner, Sr., Los Osos
Durron Burton, Sr., Los Osos
Cristian Casillas, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Jake Crites, Sr., Etiwanda
Blake Fisher, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Donnie Greene, Jr., Upland
Tyler Hilinski, Jr., Upland
Marcellus Hunter, Sr., Alta Loma
Aaron Manning, Soph., Rancho Cucamonga
Ben Northrup, Sr., Glendora
Britton Noskof, Sr., Glendora
Kempson Pearce, Soph., Etiwanda
Darryn Ratliff, Sr., Etiwanda
Jesus Soltero, Jr., Alta Loma
Marquis Wimberly, Sr., Upland

First team defense
Treyjohn Butler, Soph., Etiwanda
Ralston Compton, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Robert Cuevas, Jr., Rancho Cucamonga
Jeff Farrar, Sr., Upland
Ryan DeGuzman, Jr., Glendora
Dillon Fink, Sr., Glendora
Deshawn Fortune, Jr., Etiwanda
Uepi Kaufusi, Jr., Rancho Cucamonga
Mataele Kauvaka, Sr., Upland
Khaylen Kearse-Thomas, Jr., Etiwanda
Zach Lewallen, Jr., Glendora
Artuz Manning, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Dillon Shiver, Sr., Los Osos
Tacory Spencer, Sr., Etiwanda
Dylan Taylor, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Carlos Tobar, Sr., Los Osos
Michael West, Sr., Los Osos

Second team offense
Ugo Akams, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Amrit Atwal, Sr., Alta Loma
Quinn Bechard, Sr., Alta Loma
Zach Berdnik, Sr., Etiwanda
Levi Bruce, Sr., Etiwanda
Kieran Campbell, Jr., Glendora
Ronnie Esther, Sr., Upland
Matt Fink, Soph., Glendora
Jayson Miles, Sr., Alta Loma
Khalil Muhammed, Jr., Rancho Cucamonga
Ryan Padilla, Sr., Glendora
Ethan Pulley, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Amin Raad, Sr., Glendora
Caleb Repp, Jr., Los Osos
Christian Samarzich, Sr., Upland
Caleb Watkins, Soph., Glendora

Second team defense
Blaine Biemans, Sr., Alta Loma
Xavier Bunch, Sr., Alta Loma
Jacob Contreras, Jr., Rancho Cucamonga
Vincent Elefante, Jr., Upland
Gabriel Espinoza, Jr., Rancho Cucamonga
Tyrell Evans, Sr., Glendora
Colin Grady, Jr., Glendora
Elijah Jones, Jr., Upland
Jacob Jorgenson, Sr., Los Osos
Austin Lomeli, Sr., Upland
Kameron Powell, Jr., Upland
Alan Rios, Sr., Los Osos
Chris Rocha, Sr., Los Osos
Malik Shelton, Sr., Los Osos
Troy Thomas, Jr., Upland
Malik Ware, Sr., Etiwanda
Savion Whitney, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga

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All-Baseline League girls’ volleyball

Team champion – Rancho Cucamonga
MVP - Kylie Miller, Soph., Rancho Cucamonga

First team
Vanessa Aguillard, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Sarah Dixon, Jr., Los Osos
Samantha Frost, Jr., Rancho Cucamonga
Cynthia Giron, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Ashley Kaylor, Sr., Los Osos
Becca Lowden, Jr., Glendora
Lauren Nicholson, Sr., Upland
Aeryn Owens, Jr., Alta Loma
Kristen Sanchez, Jr., Alta Loma
Ashten Smith-Gooden, Sr., Los Osos

Second team
Breia Beale, Fr., Rancho Cucamonga
Danica Durdines, Sr., Los Osos
Breanna Golsch, Alta Loma, Jr.
Kerrigan Hect, Sr., Los Osos
Alyssa Herrera, Jr., Etiwanda
Christa Letourneau, Sr., Glendora
Erin Napolean, Sr., Etiwanda
Alyssa Ybanez, Sr., Los Osos
Calista Papakalos, Sr. Upland

Honorable mention – Alex Campos, Upland; Dana Chaney, Upland’ Kayla Fulton, Etiwanda; Delaney Goodrich, Los Osos; Olivia Habern, Glendora; Derrica Johnson, Etiwanda; Ashley Mickey, Alta Loma; Maddie Neely, Glendora; Gabrielle Oddo, Alta Loma; Courtney Patron, Rancho Cucamonga; Kyriaki Tsigkounis, Rancho Cucamonga.

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Baseline League boys water polo All-League



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Team champion – Los Osos
Most Valuable Player – Jared Strong, Sr., Los Osos

First team
Ben Andres, Sr., Los Osos
Ryan Beyer, Sr., Glendora
Josiah Gordan, Sr., Etiwanda
Tommy Halverson, Jr., Los Osos
Johnny Perez, Sr., Upland
Drake Santos, Sr., Los Osos
Hunter Schoeller, Fr., Rancho Cucamonga
Austin Stewart, Jr., Los Osos
Josh Vega, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga

Second team

Luke Andres, Soph., Los Osos
Corey Brooks, Sr., Los Osos
Zack Fevrara, Sr., Glendora
Vince Gudenau, Sr., Los Osos
Conner Pause, Jr., Rancho Cucamonga
Parker Schrich, Sr., Rancho Cucamonga
Trevor Smith, Sr., Etiwanda
Andrew Torres, Jr., Upland
Ty Williams, Jr., Los Osos

Honorable mention - Rider Beyer, Glendora; Brody Coulter, Upland; Bryce Furukawa, Etiwanda; Joseph Galgani, Los Osos; Matthew Graham, Upland; Dawson Hartwig, Etiwanda; Shane Holt, Rancho Cucamonga; Austin McMillin, Rancho Cucamonga; Daniel Renteria, Glendora; Jordan Scott, Los Osos

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Diamond Ranch offensive lineman, Damien kicker named to All-State football team


First Team Offense
WR — Michiah Quick (Central, Fresno) 5-11, 170, Sr.
WR — John “JuJu” Smith (Long Beach Poly, Long Beach) 6-1, 180, Sr.
TE — Tyler Luatua (La Mirada) 6-4, 230, Sr.
OL — Kammy Delp (Diamond Ranch, Pomona) 6-4, 305, Sr.
OL — Toa Lobendahn (La Habra) 6-5, 295, Sr.
OL — Damien Mama (St. John Bosco, Bellflower) 6-5, 350, Sr.
OL — Kolton Miller (Roseville) 6-8, 280, Sr.
OL — Jordan Poland (La Jolla Country Day) 6-8, 335, Sr.
QB — Keller Chryst (Palo Alto) 6-4, 210, Sr.
RB — Royce Freeman (Imperial) 6-1, 220, Sr.
RB — Joe Mixon (Freedom, Oakley) 6-1, 205, Sr.
PK — Kevin Robledo (Westlake, Westlake Village) 6-0, 170, Jr.

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Two-time CIF champion Chino pitcher named to all-state team

Miranda Viramontes actionGranted, she is among elite company in a state that fields elite softball teams, but the only surprise would have been if Miranda Viramontes wasn’t named one of the best in California. Fresh off leading her team to a second consecutive CIF championship, the rising senior pitcher committed to Utah was named to the Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team.

Viramontes won 21 consecutive starts to finish out the season. She posted a 0.36 earned-run average during the regular season and allowed two runs in five postseason games. In all, she finished with five no-hitters, six one-hitters and 15 shutouts.

Etiwanda UCLA-bound shortstop Delaney Spaulding and Rancho Cucamonga Florida-bound outfielder Justine McLean were named to the all-state second team. Spaulding hit .511 with 10 home runs, 36 RBIs and 45 runs scored her senior season while McLean batted .580 with 31 runs scored and 31 steals.

Click the link below to see the Cal-Hi Sports all-state team, the medium and small school all-state teams and more.

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2013 All-Valley Boys Volleyball Team: Claremont senior follows in big footsteps

Steven Zetterberg Claremont POY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Stephen Zetterberg, Claremont
Story By Staff Writer Michelle Gardner
Volleyball isn’t the traditional sport for boys to focus on growing up in the Inland Empire. For most that would be basketball, soccer or baseball.

Stephen Zetterberg grew up competing in those too but older brother Andrew played volleyball, so that’s the sport he gravitated toward.

He’s gotten pretty good.

Zetterberg, 17, registered 234 kills in 68 sets in leading the Wolfpack (25-6, 11-1 in Pacific League) to the second round of the CIF playoffs. He earned first team All-CIF recognition in Division II and is being honored as the All-Valley Player of the Year.

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2013 All-Valley Boys Golf team: Damien’s Tsujimoto goes out on top

Brandon Damien Golf POY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Brandon Tsujimoto, Damien, Senior
Story By Staff Writer Keith Lair
Brandon Tsujimoto started the 2013 golf season strong and finished just as strongly.

The senior helped the Spartans to the season-opening Riverside Poly tournament championship. He had Damien’s co-low score of the event. He had the Spartans’ low scores in other tournaments and helped Damien to an undefeated team season and the Sierra League title.

He was fourth in the Father Joe Barry Masters tournament at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course. The Spartans finished fourth in the two-day tournament. He was 16th in the three-day Champions Invitational at the Golf Club at Terra Lago. He was also low medalist in six league matches.

He seemed to play his absolute best golf when it counted the most. That would be the postseason.

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2013 All-Area Tennis Team: Alta Loma’s Brown keeps advancing the ball

Victor Brown Alta Loma Tennis POYPLAYER OF THE YEAR: Victor Brown, Alta Loma, Jr.
Victor Brown’s season was difficult to measure in sets — he didn’t lose one in Baseline League play. The Alta Loma junior lost just two games en route to his third consecutive league championship.

Don’t be surprised if he improves on that number next season.

Brown’s game is clearly developing each season, evidenced by his trip to the CIF-SS Individual final this year.
As a freshman he reached the round of 16. His sophomore season ended with a 7-5, 7-6 loss in the quarterfinals — he still laments not having capitalized on a set point in the first — to eventual CIF champion Gage Brymer, who will play at UCLA in the fall.

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2013 All-Valley Girls Track Team: High jumper proves she’s real McCoy

Story by Pete Marshall, Staff Writer
It’s hard to fathom that at the beginning of the season, she was quitting track and field. By the end, she was winning state and hoping to compete in track in college.

“I always knew I could do it (win state),” Miller senior Rachel McCoy said. “But it’s always surprising when I actually do it.”

Such was the journey this season for McCoy. The senior, who has signed with Long Island University to play basketball, won state in the high jump as a sophomore with a solid, but unspectacular jump of 5 feet, 8 inches. That gave her an ego problem.

“I got this attitude that I can do anything,” she said. “This should be run my way. It was immature to think that.”

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