GIRLS BASKETBALL: Mustangs on a mission

Muir hasn’t forgotten last year’s playoff loss

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From left, Brittany Henderson, Cherrish Wallace and Eliza Pierre are ready to step up for top-ranked Muir HIgh School. (Keith Birmingham / Staff)

STAR-NEWS TOP TEN
1. Muir
2. Monrovia
3. South Pasadena
4. Maranatha
5. La Canada
6. Flintridge Prep
7. Westridge
8. Keppel
9. Pasadena Poly
10. Pasadena

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Renaissance Academy opens at No. 1

Tiny La Canada school happens to be area powerhouse

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From left, Josh Thomas, Justin Cook and Yader Combs help make Renaissance Academy a basketball power and the area’s top-ranked boys team. (Sarah Reingewirtz/Staff Photographer)

STAR-NEWS TOP TEN
1. Renaissance Academy
2. Pasadena
3. Maranatha
4. La Canada
5. Alhambra
6. Pasadena Poly
7. La Salle
8. Monrovia
9. Muir
10. Keppel

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FOOTBALL: All-Area teams

Ok kiddies, I’m taking a page out of one of Fred’s old posts.

Since the football season came to a crashing halt in the West San Gabriel Valley, let’s look ahead at the All-Area teams.

Here’s the format of how the list was done last year. I’m putting last year’s list all the way to honorable mention.
Let’s try to be serious about this? :)

You can list as many categories as your heart desires, or just the first team.

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FOOTBALL: Then there were none

The West San Gabriel Valley’s football season came to a bitter end with all seven remaining teams suffering season-ending losses.
I want to thank everyone for a strong showing on the blog during the football season. It’s been a blast. Please continue to visit during basketball, soccer, baseball, softball and all of the other seasons.

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Weekly count:
Second Round
Galetti 2-5, Final Total 133-55-2; Calpreps 6-1, Final Total 133-54-2


Second Round Matchups
Central Division

Canyon Springs 21, Pasadena 20 – The Bulldogs fall shot on two-point conversion in loss.

Mid-Valley Division
Santa Clara 64, La Salle 28 – Lancers out of this one from the opening kickoff.
Bishop Diego 45, Temple City 0 – Rams outmatched by Cardinals.
Cerritos Valley Christian 34, Blair 24 – A bitter end of the line for Vikings
Paraclete 23, Monrovia 20 – Wildcats take the No. 1 seed to the limit.

Northeast Division
St. Margaret’s 49, Maranatha 7 – Home cooking not enough for Minutemen.

Southeast Division
La Habra 59, San Gabriel 14 – Clock strikes midnight for Matadors.
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