The O-line is always executing blocks to make holes the size of the Red Sea, said Monrovia running back Marquise Williams, who has rushed for over 200 yards in each of the last two games. (Sarah Reingewirtz/Staff) Continue reading →
Monrovia High School s Dwight Smith runs around a Montclair defender earlier this season. The Wildcats play Paraclete in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Mid Valley Division playoffs on Friday. (Greg Andersen/Staff Photographer) Continue reading →
CIF Playoffs prognostication time.
It’s once again time to put our heads together to decide the winners in Round 2 of the playoffs.
Weekly count: Round 1 Galetti 9-4, Total 131-50-2; Calpreps 8-5, Total 127-53-2
Second Round Matchups
Central Division Pasadena vs. Canyon Springs at Moreno Valley High School, 7:30 p.m. – Galetti (Pasadena); Calpreps (Canyon Springs 35-28)
Mid-Valley Division La Salle vs. Santa Clara at Channel Islands High School, 7:30 p.m. – Galetti (La Salle); Calpreps (Santa Clara 35-21) Bishop Diego at Temple City, 7:30 p.m. – Galetti (Temple City); Calpreps (Bishop Diego 34-13) Blair at Cerritos Valley Christian, 7:30 p.m. – Galetti (Blair); Calpreps (Blair 34-28) Paraclete at Monrovia, 7:30 p.m. – Galetti (Monrovia); Calpreps (Paraclete 35-17)
Northeast Division St. Margaret’s at Maranatha, 7:30 p.m. – Galetti (St. Margaret’s); Calpreps (St. Margaret’s 35-14)
Southeast Division San Gabriel at La Habra, 7:30 p.m. – Galetti (La Habra); Calpreps (La Habra 41-17
San Gabriel High’s Marcos Villalobos picks up yardage during the first half of Friday s CIF-SS playoff opener against Santa Fe. The Matadors beat the Chiefs in overtime, 14-7. Keith Birmingham/Staff Photographer
Flintridge Sacred Heart’s goal of winning the CIF-Southern Section Division I-A championship fell one game short at Mission League rival Harvard-Westlake defeated the Tologs in four games, 24-26, 25-7, 25-21, 25-21 at Cypress College.
Sacred Heart’s Samantha Orlandini (5) stands alone with her thoughts as Harvard Westlake beat the Tologs for the CIF-SS Division I-A championship. (Pasadena Star-News Staff Photo Keith Birmingham)
Flintridge Sacred Heart head coach Shelli Orlandini holds the runner-up trophy after Harvard Westlake beat the Tologs for the CIF championship. (Pasadena Star-News Staff Photo Keith Birmingham) Continue reading →
Mayfield defeated St. Margaret’s in four games to claim the CIF-Southern Section Division IV-AA championship. It was the Cubs’ first CIF title since 1978.
Mayfield Senior School players celebrate a four-game victory over St. Margaret’s at Cypress College.
Mayfield’s Abby Read ,11, Left, hugs Katy Mc Gee , Center, and Susan Carlson, as Mayfield beat St. Margaret 25-17 in the final game to win the CIF championship. (Pasadena Star-News Staff Photo Keith Birmingham)
Mayfield’s Michelle Gibson (1) celebrates as Mayfield beat St. Margaret 25-17 in the final game to win the CIF championship. (Pasadena Star-News Staff Photo Keith Birmingham) Continue reading →