CIF boys water polo rankings feature local teams

Redlands East Valley (white) vs. Claremont (black) in the CIF-SS Division 5 Championship water polo game at Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine, CA on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. REV defeated Claremont, 7-5. (Photo by Rachel Luna/Redlands Daily Facts)

Here are CIF polls for boys water polo for the week of Oct. 17:

Division 1- 1.Harvard-Westlake; 2. Mater Dei; 3. Huntington Beach; 4. Orange Lutheran; 5. Corona del Mar; 6. Foothill; 7. Newport Harbor; 8. Loyola; 9. El Toro; 10. Santa Barbara.

Division 2 – 1. tie, Laguna Beach, Agoura; 3. Santa Margarita; 4. Murrieta Valley; 5. Long Beach Wilson; 6. Ventura; 7. Villa Park; 8. tie, Palos Verdes, Hoover; 10. Dos Pueblos.

Divsion 3 – 1. Oaks Christian; 2. Redlands East Valley; 3. San Clemente; 4. Aliso Niguel; 5. Riverside Poly; 6. La Serna; 7. Ayala; 8. Claremont; 9. Costa Mesa; 10. Crespi.

Division 4 – 1. Northwood; 2. Chino Hills; 3. Rancho Cucamonga; 4. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame; 5. Royal; 6. Redondo Union; 7. Cerritos; 8. La Quinta; 9. Walnut; 10. St. John Bosco.

Division 5 – 1. Corona; 2. La Canada; 3. Burroughs; 4. Temple City; 5. Murrieta Mesa; 6. Jurupa Valley; 7. San Dimas; 8. San Juan Hills; 9. Great Oak; 10. Santa Ynez.

Division 6 – 1. Xavier Prep; 2. Ocean View; 3. Diamond Bar; 4. Alta Loma; 5. Chino; 6. Arcadia; 7. Roosevelt; 8. Rowland; 9. Etiwanda; 10. Norco.

Division 7 – 1. Katella; 2. Santa Maria; 3. Chaffey; 4. Shadow Hills; 5. Pasadena Poly; 6. La Sierra; 7. Saddleback; 8. Arroyo Valley; 9. Charter Oak; 10. Nogales.

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Local teams holding strong in CIF girls tennis rankings

From left, Redlands High School tennis team captains Harkiran Saluja, Nikita Friche, and Sarra Larif have their portrait made on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Redlands High School in Redlands, Ca. (Micah Escamilla/Redlands Daily Facts, SCNG)

Here are CIF polls for girls tennis the week of Oct. 17:

Division 1 – 1. Corona del Mar; 2. Campbell Hall; 3. Harvard-Westlake; 4. Peninsula; 5. University; 6. Arcadia; 7. Oaks Christian; 8. San Clemente; 9. Dana Hills; 10. Northwood.

Division 2- 1. Beckman; 2. Palos Verdes; 3. Cate; 4. Foothill; 5. Riverside Poly; 6. Redondo Union; 7. Viewpoint; 8. Yucaipa; 9. Redlands; 10. Cerritos.

Division 3- 1. Alhambra; 2. Los Osos; 3. Walnut; 4. Temple City; 5. Cypress; 6. Serrano; 7. Great Oak; 8. Orcutt Academy; 9. Redlands East Valley; 10. Mayfield.

Division 4 – 1 Elsinore; 2. Arroyo; 3. La Serna; 4. Magnolia; 5. Alta Loma; 6. Bishop Montgomery; 7. JW North; 8. Chaminade; 9. Mark Keppel; 10. Mayfair.

Division 5- 1. Rim of the World; 2. Gladstone; 3. Rancho Mirage; 4. Ramona; 5. Patriot; 6. Montclair; 7. Garey; 8. San Jacinto; 9. Temescal Canyon; 10. Norte Vista.

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Claremont cross country teams retain CIF rankings

Here are the CIF polls for cross country for the week of Oct. 17:

BOYS
Division 1 –
1. Great Oak; 2. Dana Hills; 3. Roosevelt; 4. Burbank Burroughs; 5. Beaumont; 6. California; 7. Trabuco Hills; 8. El Toro; 9. Yucaipa; 10. Arcadia; 11. Placentia Valencia; 12. Arroyo Grande; 13. Chaparral.

Division 2 – 1. Loyola; 2. Claremont; 3. West Ranch; 4. Mira Costa; 5. Saugus; 6. Mission Viejo; 7. Ventura; 8. Ayala; 9. Simi Valley; 10. Anaheim Canyon; 11. Newport Harbor; 12. Tesoro; 13. tie, Hueneme, San Juan Hills.

Division 3- 1. Brea Olinda; 2. West Torrance; 3. Baldwin Park; 4. Cathedral; 5. Palos Verdes; 6. Bloomington; 7. Paso Robles; 8. Sultana; 9. St. John Bosco; 10. Ocean View; 11. South Pasadena; 12. Indio; 13. tie, Servite, Esperanza.

Division 4 – 1. Foothill Tech; 2. JSerra; 3. Harvard-Westlake; 4. Oaks Christian; 5. El Segundo; 6. San Luis Obispo; 7. Big Bear; 8. Covina; 9. Bishop Amat; 10. Granite Hills; 11. Laguna Beach; 12. Fillmore; 13. Costa Mesa.

Division 5 – 1. Fintridge Prep; 2. Desert Christian; 3. Cerritos Valley Christian; 4. Thacher; 5. St. Margaret’s; 6. Campbell Hall; 7. Pasadena Poly; 8. Brentwood; 9. Crossroads; 10. Viewpoint; 11. Xavier Prep; 12. Ontario Christian; 13. Woodcrest Christian.

GIRLS

Division 1 – 1. Great Oak; 2. Arcadia; 3. Yucaipa; 4. Vista Murrieta; 5. Dana Hills; 6. ML King; 7.  Trabuco Hills; 8. Long Beach Poly; 9. Fountain Valley; 10. El Toro; 11. San Clemente; 12/ Burbank; 13. Foothill.

Division 2 – 1. Claremont; 2. Saugus; 3. Anaheim Canyon; 4. Capistrano Valley; 5. Serrano; 6. Mira Costa; 7. Northwood; 8. Ventura; 9. Tesoro; 10. Simi Valley; 11. Ayala; 12. Mission Viejo; 13. West Ranch.

Division 3 – 1. Palos Verdes; 2. Esperanza; 3. Moorpark; 4. Norwalk; 5. Corona del Mar; 6.Laguna Hills; 7. West Torrance; 8. Brea Olinda; 9. Oak Park; 10. Yorba Linda; 11. Bolsa Grande; 12. Royal; 13. tie, Santa Margarita, Torrance.

Division 4 – 1. Bishop Amat; 2. JSerra; 3. Foothill Tech; 4. Mayfield; 5. La Canada; 6. El Segundo; 7. Big Bear; 8. Covina; 9. Granite Hills; 10. Harvard-Westlake; 11. Atascadero; 12. St. Lucy’s; 13. Marymount.

Division 5 – 1. Flintridge Prep; 2. Pacifica Christian; 3. Sage Hill; 4. Sacred Heart of Jesus; 5. St. Margaret’s; 6. Bell-Jeff; 7. Xavier Prep; 8. Pasadena Poly; 9. Brentwood; 10. Viewpoint; 11. Crossroads; 12. Woodcrest Christian; 13. Chadwick.

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Leif Williams named wrestling coach at Webb

Just studying at Pomona College and playing football for the Pomona-Pitzer football team can occupy a lot of time. But Leif Williams has something else to add to his already busy schedule. He has take the position of head wrestling coach at nearby Webb School.

leifwilliams-2The native of Dekalb, Ill., attended Dekalb High School, one of the top wrestling programs in a region where wrestling is popular.

He wrestled at anywhere from the 172-pound weight class to the heavyweight division in his high school career.

He also served as a club wrestling coach, working with elementary and middle school students in both freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, and also coaching underclassmen at DeKalb High.

Williams has met with about nine Webb students interested in wrestling. He plans to hold tryouts and encourage football players to join the wrestling team.

Williams, an economics major, has also been part of a resurgence with the Sagehens football team which is 4-1 overall and 3-0 in SCIAC play, its best start since 2000.

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Glendora’s Hayden Pearce commits to Cal State San Bernardino

Glendora High School baseball standout Hayden Pearce has committed to NCAA Division II Cal State San Bernardino.

Hayden Pearce

Pearce, a pitcher, liked the direction the Coyotes program is headed under David Martinez, who is entering his second year.

“He’s a pitching guy so he can connect with us on a whole different level,” Pearce said. “I feel like I can go there and have an impact right away.”

Pearce was also considering some Division I schools – Nevada-Reno, Utah Valley and Lone Beach State as well Division II schools Azusa Pacific and Cal Poly Pomona.

He plans to major in kinesiolgy and business administration.

“They’re building a new campus on stadium that should be ready by the time I get there and it will be fun to be part of the first team to play there.” he said.

The Coyotes were 22-29 overall and 17-20 in California Collegiate Athletic Association play last year. That was significant progress from a 10-39 overall and 8-32 in CCAA play the previous year.

 

 

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Inland Empire Challenge coming up on Saturday

The Inland Empire Challenge, the cross country meet that is billed as a San Bernardino County championship, a Riverside County championship and an Inland Empire championship, all rolled into one, takes place on Saturday.
 The event at Glen Helen Regional Park In San Bernardino gets underway with the first race at 7:45 a.m. The top races in the meet are the boys sweepstakes race at 9:30 a.m. and the girls sweepstakes race at 9:50 a.m.
All of the schools in the meet are from San Bernardino or Riverside County.
In the boys sweepstakes race, San Bernardino County ranked teams include Ayala (No. 6 in CIF Southern Section Division 2), Bloomington (No. 3 in D3), Sultana (No. 7 in D3) as well as Ontario, Chino Hills, Rancho Cucamonga and Los Osos.
Redlands East Valley’s Elias Opsahl, who won the first Citrus Belt League race of the season, will compete in the race as an individual.
Top Riverside County teams in the race include three Division 1 ranked teams: No. 1 Temecula Great Oak, No. 4 Eastvale Roosevelt and No. 5 Beaumont.
In the girls sweepstakes, ranked San Bernardino County teams are Serrano (No. 6 in Division 2), Ayala (No. 8 in Division 2), as well as Redlands, Chino Hills, Etiwanda and Rancho Cucamonga.
Rim of the World’s Destiny Jacobo is also in the race as an individual.
 From Riverside County, top teams are Great Oak (No. 1 in Division 1) and Vista Murrieta (No. 4 in Division 1).
 A year ago, Great Oak boys and Yucaipa girls won the sweepstakes team titles. Yucaipa, which has both its boys and girls ranked, is back but is not on the list of entries for the sweepstakes races.
In all, 39 schools from San Bernardino County and 36 from Riverside County are represented.
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Rancho Cucamonga stays fifth in CIF D1 football poll

Rancho Cucamonga’s Nick Acosta scrambles to pass Upland’s Andre Barnes at Upland High School in Upland, CA., Friday, October 7, 2016. (Staff photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

Division 1 – 1. Mater Dei (6-0); 2. Corona Centennial (5-1); 3. St. John Bosco (5-1); 4. Mission Viejo (7-0); 5. Rancho Cucamonga (6-0); 6. Orange Lutheran (4-2); 7. Serra (4-3); 8. Long Beach Poly (4-2); 9. Chaminade (4-2); 10. JSerra (4-2).

Division 2 – 1. Heritage (6-0); 2. Murrieta Valley (4-2); 3. Oaks Christian (5-2); 4. Norco (6-1); 5. Arroyo Grande (6-1); 6. Valencia (4-2); 7. Redlands East Valley (4-2); 8. San Clemente (4-2); 9. St. Bonaventure (5-2); 10. La Habra (3-3).

Division 3 – 1. La Mirada (5-2); 2. Edison (5-1); 3. Cathedral (6-0); 4. St. Francis (6-0); 5. Oak Hills (5-1); 6. Villa Park (5-1); 7. Los Alamitos (4-2); 8. Rancho Verde (5-1); 9. Buena Park (5-1); 10. La Serna (3-3).

Division 4 – 1. Charter Oak (6-0); 2. Sierra Canyon (6-0); 3. Lompoc (7-0); 4. Corona del Mar (5-1); 5. Downey (5-1); 6. Damien (5-1); 7. Cajon (5-1); 8. Murrieta Mesa (4-2); 9. Redondo Union (3-3); 10. Etiwanda (3-3).

Division 5 – 1. Calabasas (7-0); 2. Paloma Valley (6-0); 3. Salesian (5-1); 4. Capistrano Valley (6-10; 5. Moorpark (5-1); 6. Foothill (5-1); 7. Ventura (5-2); 8. La Quinta (3-3); 9. Troy (4-2); 10. Roosevelt (4-2).

Division 6 – 1. Los Altos (6-0); 2. Saugus (6-0); 3. Yucaipa (5-1); 4. Summit (5-1); 5. Paraclete (3-3); 6. Elsinore (5-1); 7. Crescenta Valley (5-1); 8. Mira Costa (4-2); 9. Lawndale (3-3); 10. Long Beach Wilson (5-2).

Division 7 – 1. St. Margaret’s (6-1); 2. Oxnard Pacifica (5-2); 3. Tustin (5-1); 4. Golden Valley (4-2); 5. El Segundo (5-1); 6. San Gorgonio (3-3); 7. Norte Vista (4-2); 8. Huntinton Beach (3-3); 9. St. Paul (2-4, includes 2 forfeit losses); 10. Diamond Ranch (3-3).

Division 8 – 1 .Grace Brethren (5-1; 2. San Dimas (6-0); 3. El Modena (5-1); 4. Chino (4-2); 5. Moreno Valley (3-2); 6. Northview (5-1); 7. Yorba Linda (5-1); 8. Sunny Hills (5-1); 9. Don Lugo (4-2); 10. Citrus Valley (4-2).

Division 9 – 1. Riverside Notre Dame (4-2, includes 2 forfeit losses); 2. Cerritos Valley Christian (4-2); 3. Perris (5-1); 4. Ridgecrest Burroughs (4-2); 5. La Salle (4-2); 6. Antelope Valley (4-2); 7. West Ranch (4-2); 8. Arrowhead Christian (4-2); 9. Silverado (4-2); 10. Kennedy (4-2).

Division 10 – 1. Rubidoux (6-0); 2. Dos Pueblos (5-1); 3. Santa Ynez (6-0); 4. Aquinas (5-1); 5. Grand Terrace (5-1); 6. Leuzinger (4-2); 7. Brethren Christian (6-1, includes 1 forfeit loss); 8. Gahr (6-0); 9. Apple Valley (5-1); 10. St. Anthony (4-2).

Division 11 – 1. Katella (6-0); 2. Ramona (5-0-1); 3. Crean Lutheran (6-10; 4. Oak Park (5-1); 5. Culver City (4-2); 6. Montebello (5-1); 7. Arcadia (6-0); 8. Victor Valley (6-1); 9. Heritage Christian (5-2); 10. Bishop Montgomery (4-2).

Division 12 – 1. Segerstrom (6-0); 2. St. Genevieve (6-0); 3. Arroyo (6-1); 4. Calvary Murrieta (5-1); 5. Rancho Mirage (4-2); 6. Pacific (5-1); 7. Rim of the World (4-1-1); 8. Village Christian (5-1); 9. Silver Valley (4-2); 10. Hillcrest (4-2).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Claremont stays No. 2 in CIF Division 4 volleyball ranking

Chino Hills celebrates a point against Rancho Cucamonga at Chino Hills High School in Chino Hills, CA., Tuesday, October 4, 2016. (Staff photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

Here are CIF volleyball polls for the week of Oct. 10:

Division 1 – Santa Margarita; 2. Mater Dei; 3. Mira Costa; 4. Huntington Beach; 5. Edison; 6. Lakewood; 7. Marymount; 8. San Juan Hills; 9. Redondo Union; 10. Flintridge Sacred Heart.

Division 2 – 1. Ventura; 2. Orange Lutheran; 3. El Dorado; 4. Temecula Valley; 5. Beckman; 6. Esperanza; 7. Palos Verdes; 8. South Torrance; 9. Louisville; 10. Chino Hills.

Division 3 – 1. La Salle; 2. Sage Hill; 3. Saddleback Valley Christian; 4. Glendora; 5. Lakewood St. Joseph; 6. Bishop Montgomery; 7. Notre Dame Academy; 8. West Ranch; 9. Troy; 10. Agoura.

Division 4 – 1. Elsinore; 2. Claremont; 3. Sierra Canyon; 4. Monrovia; 5. Arcadia; 6. Westridge; 7. Bonita; 8. Apple Valley; 9. Mission Prep; 10. Palm Desert.

Division 5 – 1. Mayfair; 2. La Quinta; 3. Culver City; 4. Quartz hill; 5. El Segundo; 6. Valley View; 7. Oak Hills; 8. Alta Loma; 9. St. Margaret’s; 10. Alemany.

Division 6 – 1. Laguna Blanca; 2. Santa Ynez; 3. Crossroads; 4. Shadow Hills; 5. Vistamar; 6. Gabrielino; 7. Beaumont; 8. Hemet; 9. Bell Gardens; 10. El Rancho.

Division 7 – 1. St. Paul; 2. St. Anthony; 3. St. Monica; 4. Riverside Notre Dame; 5. Loma Linda; 6. Ontario Christian; 7. Garden Grove; 8. Schurr; 9. Archer School; 10. Don Lugo.

Division 8 – 1. Gladstone; 2. Grace Brethren; 3. Pomona Catholic; 4. Burbank Providence; 5. Foothill Tech; 6. Mary Star of the Sea; 7. Rancho Mirage; 8. Katella; 9. Linfield Christian; 10. Duarte.

Division 9 – 1. Buckley; 2. Upland Christian; 3. Oakwood; 4. Mammoth; 5. Miliken Community; 6. Santa Clarita Christian; 7. Calvary Murrieta; 8. Capistrano Valley Christian; 9. Pacific Lutheran; 10. Faith Baptist.

Division 10 – 1. University Prep; 2. Thousand Oaks Hillcrest; 3. Avalon; 4. Southlands Christian; 5. Santa Rosa Academy; 6. San Jacinto Academy; 7. ACE; 8. AAE; 9. Lake Arrowhead Christian; 10 .Hesperia Christian.

 

 

 

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Claremont cross county teams lead latest CIF rankings

Here are latest CIF cross country rankings for the week of Oct. 10:

BOYS
Division 1 –
1. Great Oak; 2. Dana Hills; 3. Burbank Burroughs; 4. Roosevelt; 5. Beaumont; 6. Caiifornia; 7. Yucaipa; 8. El Toro; 9. Arroyo Grande; 10. Arcadia.

Division 2 – 1. Loyola; 2. Claremont; 3. West Ranch; 4. Mira Costa; 5. Ventura; 6. Ayala; 7. Saugus; 8. Anaheim Canyon; 9. Simi Valley; 10. Newport Harbor.

Division 3 – 1. Brea Olinda; 2. West Torrance; 3. Bloomington; 4. Cathedral; 5. Palos Verdes; 6. Paso Robles; 7. Sultana; 8. St. John Bosco; 9. Baldwin Park; 10. tie, South Pasadena, Ocean View.

Division 4 – 1. Foothill Tech; 2. JSerra; 3. Harvard-Westlake; 4. Oaks Christian; 5. San Luis Obispo; 6. El Segundo; 7. Bishop Amat; 8. Big Bear; 9. Laguna Beach; 10. Fillmore.

Division 5 – 1. Flintridge Prep; 2. Desert Christian; 3. Cerritos Valley Christian; 4. Thacher; 5. St. Margaret’s; 6. Campbell Hall; 7. Brentwood; 8. Santa Maria St. Joseph’s; 9. Pasadena Poly; 10. Xavier Prep.

GIRLS
Division 1 –
1. Great Oak; 2. Arcadia; 3. Yucaipa; 4. Vista Murrieta; 5. Dana Hills; 6. ML King; 7. Trabuco Hills; 8. Fountain Valley; 9. Long Beach Poly; 10. tie, El Toro, Foothill.

Division 2 – 1. Claremont; 2. Saugus; 3. Capistrano Valley; 4. Anaheim Canyon; 5. Ventura; 6. Serrano; 7. Mia Costa; 8. Ayala; 9. Tesoro; 10. Mission Viejo.

Division 3 – 1. Palos Verdes; 2. Esperanza; 3. Moorpark; 4. Norwalk; 5. Laguna Hills; 6, Bolsa Grande; 7. Corona del Mar; 8. West Torrance; 9. Oak Park;10. Brea Olinda.

Division 4 – 1. Bishop Amat; 2. Foothill Tech; 3. JSerra; 4. Mayfield; 5. El Segundo; 6. La Canada; 7. Big Bear; 8. Atascadero; 9. Covina; 10. St. Lucy’s.

Division 5 – 1. Flintridge Prep; 2. Pacifica Christian; 3. Sage Hill; 4. Sacred Heart of Jesus; 5. St. Margaret’s; 6. Bell-Jeff; 7. Xavier Prep; 8. Brentwood; 9. Pasadena Poly; 10. Viewpoint.

 

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Rancho Cucamonga-Chino Hills ranked 2-3 in Division 4 boys water polo

Here are this week’s CIF rankings in boys water polo for the week of Oct. 10:

Division 1 – 1. Harvard-Westlake; 2. Mater Dei; 3. Huntington Beach; 4. Orange Lutheran; 5. Corona del Mar; 6. Foothill; 7. Newport Harbor; 8. Loyola; 9. El Toro; 10. Santa Barbara.

Division 2 – 1. Laguna Beach; 2. Agoura; 3. Santa Margarita; 4. Murriea Valley; 5. Long Beach Wilson; 6. Ventura; 7. Palos Verdes; 8. Villa Park; 9. Los Alamitos; 10. Dos Pueblos.

Division 3 – 1. Oaks Christian; 2. Redlands East Valley; 3. San Clemente; 4. Aliso Niguel; 5. Riverside Poly; 6. La Serna; 7. Ayala; 8. Claremont; 9. Costa Mesa; 10. Crespi.

Division 4 – 1. Northwood; 2. Rancho Cucamonga; 3. Chino Hills; 4. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame; 5. Royal; 6. Redondo Union; 7. Cerritos; 8. Tesoro; 9. University; 10. La Quinta.

Division 5 – 1. Temple City; 2. Corona; 3. La Canada; 4. Murrieta Mesa; 5. Burroughs; 6. Jurupa Valley; 7. San Dimas; 8. San Juan Hills; 9.  Santa Ynez; 10. Great Oak.

Division 6 – 1. Xavier Prep; 2. Ocean View; 3. Diamond Bar; 4. Alta Loma; 5. Chino; 6. Arcadia; 7. Roosevelt; 8. Rowland; 9. Etiwanda; 10,. Norco.

Division 7 – 1. Katella; 2. Santa Maria; 3. Chaffey; 4. Shadow Hills; 5. La Sierra; 6. Pasadena Poly; 7. Saddleback; 8. Arroyo Valley; 9. Charter Oak; 10. Granite Hills.

 

 

 

 

 

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