With soccer season underway, let’s talk about some of the big tournaments going on in the next couple of weeks.
Who’s going where and how do you think they’ll fare?
Let’s kick this one around shall we?
Muir hasn’t forgotten last year’s playoff loss
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
3. South Pasadena
5. La Canada
6. Flintridge Prep
9. Pasadena Poly
Tiny La Canada school happens to be area powerhouse
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
4. La Canada
6. Pasadena Poly
7. La Salle
Valley Christian comes back to beat Vikings
Pushing and shoving between Cerritos Valley Christian and Blair causes the refs to call the game with 1 mintue remaining on the clock during their CIF-SS playoff game in Cerritos. Jeff Gritchen/Long Beach Press-Telegram
‘Cats don’t have enough
Paraclete slips by Monrovia
Monrovia High School’s Marquise Williams heads for a touchdown early in the game Friday against Paraclete. The Wildcats suffered a 23-20 loss in the CIF-Southern Section quarterfinals. Greg Andersen/Staff Photographer
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.
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.
Galetti 2-5, Final Total 133-55-2; Calpreps 6-1, Final Total 133-54-2
Second Round Matchups
Canyon Springs 21, Pasadena 20 – The Bulldogs fall shot on two-point conversion in loss.
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.
St. Margaret’s 49, Maranatha 7 – Home cooking not enough for Minutemen.
La Habra 59, San Gabriel 14 – Clock strikes midnight for Matadors.
Pasadena High School’s Rose City Classic opens 2007 boys basketball season in style
Question: Who will be among the West San Gabriel Valley’s elite this season?
Love returns from injury, sparks team to quarterfinal berth
Above: Maranatha running back Mark Love.