CIF Playoffs: Muir loses to Inglewood in final seconds, 48-45; Monrovia’s comeback falls short, 78-69

TONIGHT’S RESULTS

DIVISION III-A
Foothill 78, Monrovia 69
Inglewood 48, Muir 45 (Scroll down for this game’s recap)

By Miguel A. Melendez
Staff Writer

SANTA ANA – There was something eerily different about the Monrovia High School girls basketball team Saturday night.

Sure, there were some stretches when the Wildcats probably could have played better. But in between those 32 minutes, Monrovia also played long stretches where its sheer determination to fight was clearly evident.

And despite losing, 78-69, to Foothill in the semifinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division III-A playoffs, the Wildcats fought to the very end.

Trailing by 22 points with seven minutes left, Monrovia (18-7) mounted a comeback that was worthy enough to stop the home crowd from any early celebration.

Freshman standout Gina Henderson exploded for a game-high 38 points, and her 3-pointer with 1:40 left cut Foothill’s (28-1) lead down to nine, 74-65. The Wildcats got as close to within seven, 74-67, with 1:03 left, but the Knights showed why they earned the top-seed and now head to next week’s CIF championship game at the Honda Center.

Foothill continually exploited the lack of inside presence with easy give-and-go’s and numerous putbacks. USC-bound Christina Marinacci scored 33 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead the Knights. With 13.1 seconds left, Maryum Jenkins fouled Marinacci who had to come out with a bloody nose.

After the game, Jenkins walked over to Marinacci – still holding the bloody-soaked towel on her nose – to make sure she was OK and patted her on the back.

This was Monrovia’s first semifinals appearance in well over 20 years. The seniors on the team last made the quarterfinals three years ago.
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Melendez: Some of these searches go on forever

MIGUEL MELENDEZ COLUMN

It seems everywhere I go on assignment these days there’s a handful who ask the same question:

Any word on who will coach at “fill in the blank”?

Today marks the end of February and, after almost three months, there still is no official word on who will be head football coach at Pasadena, Temple City, La Caada and Duarte high schools.

The domino effect began last December when Kevin Mills resigned as coach of the Bulldogs.

Then came Randy Backus’ firing at Temple City in January, followed by Rich Wheeler’s announcement he was retiring at La Caada and finally Wardel Crutchfield’s firing at Duarte.

Of the four schools, La Caada has made the most progress. That’s saying something since the Spartans were one of the last schools to announce the hiring search.
“We didn’t want to wait long,” La Caada athletic director Tamar Hill said.

The Spartans didn’t.

Hill said they’re waiting for board approval and it could be announced within the next month.

“I think this person will be excellent for our program,” Hill added.

Believe you me, I tried prying the name but to no avail. My pledge to you, the reader, is to have that name come next week’s column or sooner.
Duarte has made considerable progress, too.

“It’s pretty much in play and we’re just tying some loose strings,” Duarte athletic director Robyn Garcia said. “I just have to wait for certain answers from the district.”

Garcia said there is no timetable to announce the hiring, but she did say she was attending a conference next week and she’d like to have everything in place before she leaves for the trip.

“We want to move forward but it’s out of my personal control,” she said.

Garcia would not divulge information when asked if former La Puente coach Ray Hernandez and former Blair and Marshall coach Tip Sanders were finalists for the job.

It’s more than what Pasadena and Temple City high schools can say.
It’s been two months, and both schools still are sorting through resumes.

Temple City athletic director John Van De Veere said the school will close the application process today and at least 14 candidates have applied.

“We will begin paper screening Monday, and hopefully within a week after that we will have interviews and go from there,” Van De Veere said. “That’s all I can really tell you.”
Pasadena athletic director Tony Brooks initially said the school wanted to have someone in place by February. After all, spring ball is not that far away.

But the school has made little progress.

“We are in the middle of it, put it that way,” Brooks said. “We are still going through resumes and narrowing names down and we’ll come up with a name I’m sure shortly, but we’re still in the process right now.”

Brooks would not give a number of applicants.

“When the hiring panel or committee comes to an answer and we get a name everyone has settled on, I’ll definitely let you know,” Brook said.

I’m holding you to it, Tony.

LOCAL ATHLETES HONORED

“Too often we see stories of high school football players in trouble with the law. What is often missed are the many players who work hard on the field and in the classroom to become good citizens.”

Those are the opening remarks to an e-mail sent to me by the Pasadena-San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation.

Twenty six area players will be honored at Monday’s scholar athlete banquet at Brookside Country Club.

Area honorees include Alhambra’s Daniel Imaa; Flintridge Prep’s Alec Storrie Lombardi; La Caada’s David Goldstein and Michael Weston; Muir’s Tramel Clipper and Tyree Mills and St. Francis’ Kevin Mitchell.

STAR IN THE MAKING
The next Mia Hamm?

That I’m not certain about, but what I am certain is Samantha Whitehead’s star potential.

Don’t be fooled by her seemingly fragile frame.

She’s a sophomore midfielder for the La Salle High School girls soccer team. It lost Thursday in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IV playoffs, but Whitehead sported a smile even after a painful loss in which the Lancers held a 2-0 lead at the half.

She’s extremely fast and despite her small frame she’s as physical as they come.

She’s also diabetic.

In one hand she carries her soccer bag. And in the other she carries her insulin pump.

Even though she makes some of us look like chumps on the pitch, I’m excited to see her maximize her potential over the next two years.

miguel.melendez@sgvn.com
(626) 578-6300, Ext. 4485

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CIF Boys Soccer: St. Francis, Rosemead headed to the semifinals; Season ends for La Caada and Monrovia

By Miguel A. Melendez
Staff Writer

LA CAADA — Well after the match ended, there was little anyone could say or do to console a fatigued Brian Blumenfeld.

After all, it was his keen eye that created numerous scoring opportunities for the La Caada High School boys soccer team.

For a split second, keeper Jack Hale braced an arm over his shoulder before choosing instead to walk alone.

In a match where they experienced a roller coaster of emotions, the Spartans certainly didn’t expect to find themselves in the lower tier of that ride, especially after their frantic effort in the waning minutes.

What felt like the beginning of something special came to an abrupt ending for La Caada on Thursday afternoon.

Baldwin Park held off the Spartans just long enough to win, 5-3, on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division V playoffs.

There was a little bit of everything in this match, highlighted by picturesque goals and creative counter attacks by a Spartans (18-7-3) team that matched the Braves’ (24-1) dominance in stretches at a time.

Finding themselves trailing 1-0 in the 16th minute off a Andrew Gonzalez goal, the Spartans scored the equalizer in dramatic fashion.

It had only started, but La Caada began executing its passing game. That’s when Matt McKenzie flew in from the top of the goalie’s box to score off a header in the 28th minute.

But there were some defensive lapses for the Spartans. None was more painful than Baldwin Park’s second goal in the 34th minute.

Off a throw-in from the left wing, Alberto Orozco scored from 17 yards out to make it 2-1. More upsetting was that the ball bounced at least four times before Orozco converted.
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……………Goodbye, Rocky Mountain News………………

News that the Rocky Mountain News will publish its last edition today after almost 150 years of service to Denver was received with sadness across the country in every newsroom. The newspaper industry is going through tumultuous times, no doubt. Can you imagine if there was no more Star-News? I’ve been a journalist for eight years. I love my job and I can’t imagine what it would be like to one day wake up and find myself without my dream job. Everyday I’m ever more so thankful for doing what I love most, but I am sad for my colleagues at The Rocky who find themselves at a deep loss. May they all find solace soon.


Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo.


CLICK THREAD TO READ WHAT THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS PREPS SPORTSWRITER AND PREPS EDITOR WROTE IN THEIR FINAL BLOG ENTRY.
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CIF Girls Soccer Playoffs: Alverno advances to semis; La Salle gives up 2-0 lead and loses in penalty kicks, 4-1; La Caada and Maranatha shutout, 2-0


Above: Samantha Whitehead’s tremendous speed was matched by Cathedral City’s team speed. The Lancers lost in penalties, 4-1. (Photo courtesy of John Blackstock)

TODAY’S QUARTERFINALS RESULTS

DIVISION IV
Cathedral City 2, La Salle 2 (Cathedral City wins on PK’s, 4-1): Seemingly, nothing could go wrong for the La Salle High School girls soccer team in the first half. But then came the second half. Playing a little too relaxed and underestimating Cathedral City’s relentless effort proved to be costly for the Lancers. The Lions powered their way back from a two-goal deficit in the first half to tie the game in regulation and eventually winning, 4-1, on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division IV playoffs. The tide had seemingly turned shortly after Cathedral City (16-5-5) got to within 2-1 in the 55th minute. It had been quite some time before the Lions were consistently adding pressure in the final third and it was only a matter of time until Emily Boffa scored on a left-foot volley off a Maria Grbavac corner kick. And after Boffa’s goal there was a significant change in mood on the field. When the teams got back in formation to re-start play, the Lions looked much more loose and the Lancers (15-7-5) appeared tight. Cathedral City’s overall team speed eventually wore down La Salle, and that couldn’t have been more evident when Jessie LaFrance split two defenders and sent a shot past the keeper and into the far post to tie the game, 2-2, in the 71st minute.

DIVISION V
South Torrance 2, Maranatha 0: When the final whistle blew, the Maranatha High School girls soccer team slowly limped off the field. For 80 minutes, the Minutemen sacrificed their bodies. Kimmie Sommers’ tears from immense lower back pain — and an even tougher loss to swallow — was proof of that. For 80 minutes, Maranatha ran in long stretches and showed glimpses of its ability to at times keep up with the much faster South Torrance team. Jessica Austin did her best to keep the large crowd in the game. They battled to the bitter end and when it was all over, the Minutemen were spent after leaving every ounce of energy on the field. Maranatha’s 2-0 loss in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division V playoffs Thursday night was not indicative of how close the Minutemen came from limping away with smiles on their faces instead of tears. But the harsh reality was that the Aztecs (21-3-5) countered well and their team speed trumped that of Maranatha’s (16-7-5). There was little South Torrance couldn’t do. They not only ran past defenders but also matched every bit of intensity and physicalness Maranatha exhibited.

El Segundo 2, La Caada 0: The visiting Eagles (19-4-1) proved to be too athletic, scoring a goal in each half to beat the Spartans (16-5-2) in the Division V playoffs. La Caada played exceptional the first 15 minutes but it all ended when senior forward Caroline Na suffered a knee injury and had to be carted off the field. And with the Spartans’ catalyst no longer in the game, El Segundo gained momentum and limited La Caada’s scoring opportunities. “We were the best team for the first 15 minutes,” Spartans coach Louie Bilowitz said. “We played great soccer and had four great shots, two of which hit the cross bar. We lost control of the game with (Na’s) injury.”
Bilowitz, who has coached soccer for 25 years including the last six as the Spartans coach, said he was extremely proud of his girls since La Caada last season was ousted in the first round. “Nobody expected this team to get as far as they did,” he said. “This is the first team that doesn’t have two or three dominant players. With this team, the reason I love it so much, is because they share the ball. “They’re not looking for the star player. Everybody’s participating and there were no egos involved. It’s just been a wonderuful team to coach and I was very honored to have coached this team.”

DIVISION VII
Alverno 6, Saddleback Valley Christian 1: Senior Jessica Capra scored two second-half goals to lead the Alverno High School girls soccer team to a 6-1 win over Saddleback Valley Christian on Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division VII playoffs. The second-seeded Jaguars (17-1-2) will play the CAMS-St. Paul winner in Tuesday’s semifinals, at a site to be determined. Capra scored in the 76th and 77th minute to give Alverno 4-1 and 5-1 leads.

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Monrovia rallies from behind to win, 51-49!!! Muir beats Bellflower to advance; La Caada loses to Notre Dame; Monrovia and St. Francis headed to quarters in boys soccer

By Miguel A. Melendez
Staff Writer

MONROVIA — It didn’t matter that the visiting St. Mary’s Academy girls basketball team went on a 16-1 run to end the first quarter.

And it certainly didn’t matter that Monrovia’s Jasmine Gordon and Maryum Jenkins got off to slow starts, which led to early frustration.

When it appeared the fifth-seeded Wildcats were headed toward the brink of disaster, Vanessa Hernandez kept the waters calm by reminding her teammates they hadn’t come this far to just throw away the season.

They didn’t.

Monrovia overcame a sloppy first half and went on a 9-0 run to start the fourth quarter to take the lead en route to a 51-49 victory over St. Mary’s on Wednesday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division III-A playoffs.

Monrovia (18-6) will play the Foothill-Sonora winner in the semifinals on Saturday at a site to be determined.

This was a physical game the Wildcats eventually won because of the will and determination of Hernandez and senior teammate Ashley Quionez, who scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Hernandez scored only seven points but it’s what doesn’t appear in the boxscore that helped the Wildcats prevail.

“I told them we had not come this far to just lose,” she said. “I kept saying ‘heart’ and reminded them about the time (St. Mary’s) beat us earlier in the season.”

The Belles (22-9) pounded Monrovia 69-43 on Dec. 30 in the Ayala Tournament.

But fortunately for the Wildcats, Gordon found her touch in the second half to finish with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Jenkins scored nine points, had five rebounds and three steals.

“I have four seniors,” Monrovia coach Rafael Camacho said. “The opportunity was there and they (seized) the moment.”

miguel.melendez@sgvn.com
(626) 578-6300, Ext. 4485

GIRLS BASKETBALL RESULTS

DIVISION III-A
Monrovia 51, St. Mary’s Academy 49

Muir 38, Bellflower 21: Brittany Henderson scored 12 points and Daysha Thomas had 10 to lead the Mustangs in the Division III-A playoffs. Muir (22-3) will play Inglewood in Saturday’s semifinals at Pasadena High at 7:30 p.m. Eliza Pierre scored seven points, grabbed 10 rebounds, had eight assists and seven steals.

DIVISION IV-AA
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 47, La Caada 38: The high-low offense is perfect for the La Caada High School girls basketball team. The Spartans have the post players and small, quick guards for backdoor layups to run the offense effectively. But there’s always a caveat. In Wednesday night’s CIF-Southern Section Division IV-AA quarterfinal game against visiting Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks, that caveat was Kody Burke. The 6-foot-1 center altered shots, got numerous blocked shots, had 22 rebounds and numerous put-back baskets to lead the third-seeded Knights to a 47-38 victory. “It is hard to stop her,” La Caada 6-foot forward Courtney McCutchan said. “Because you have a big girl in the middle, it’s pretty intimidating going down there. We didn’t get many post moves.” Burke was a one-girl wrecking crew inside. She had a game-high 26 points, most coming off her nine offensive rebounds. She scored 10 of Notre Dame’s 11 points in the second quarter. If she wasn’t putting back baskets, the Knights, 24-6, were feeding the junior for 3-footers.

DIVISION V-AA
Flintridge Prep at St. Joseph’s/Santa Maria
La Salle at Sierra

DIVISION V-A
Santa Clara at Pasadena Poly

DIVISION VI-AA
Sierra Canyon 43, Rio Hondo Prep 28

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BOYS SOCCER RESULTS

DIVISION I
St. Francis 1, Newbury Park 0: It’s all about timing. Amir Moore was sent into Wednesday’s CIF-Southern Section Division I second-round boys soccer playoff game with six minutes to play. Two minutes later, St. Francis High School sophomore Jake LaPorte lined up the Golden Knights’ only corner kick of the half against visiting Newbury Park. The kick went to the opposite side of the goal and Kim Chuchi headed it onto the ground in the middle of the goalie area. Moore, facing away from the goal to get the ball, turned and sent a hard shot into the net to give St. Francis a 1-0 victory and a berth in Friday’s quarterfinals. The Knights will play either Woodbridge or Long Beach Jordan.

DIVISION V
Monrovia 2, Desert Mirage 0: Call him The Spoiler. Certainly the mood was somber when the visiting Desert Mirage High School boys soccer team traveled 126 miles back to Thermal, courtesy of Monrovia senior midfielder Turner Ward. Ward was at the right place at the right time Wednesday when he scored off a header in the first half and assisted on another to lead Monrovia to a 2-0 victory over the Rams in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division V playoffs. Perhaps it was second-round jitters, but the Wildcats (21-2-3) looked vulnerable early in the first half. Desert Mirage (10-5-3) pressed early and often, but it didn’t take long for Monrovia to start playing its usual game. Whether it was precise passing or anticipation, the Wildcats took control and found open gaps that helped create numerous scoring opportunities. It didn’t take long before Monrovia capitalized on a set piece. Off a corner kick in the 14th minute, Ward’s header found the back of the net to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead.

La Caada 1, Sultana 1 (La Caada advances on PK’s, 4-3): This score courtesy of my new buddy, LCFooty.

DIVISION VI
Viewpoint at Pasadena Poly
Rosemead at Milken Community

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GIRLS WATER POLO
DIVISION IV
La Caada vs. Arroyo Grande, at Cuesta College, 3:15

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Arcadia’s luck runs out in girls soccer; La Salle, Rio Hondo Prep boys basketball ousted; Alverno, La Salle, Maranatha and La Caada girls soccer season alive!!

By Miguel A. Melendez
Staff Writer

ARCADIA — Sometimes all a team needs is a little luck to squeeze out a victory and make a memorable run in the playoffs.

Unfortunately for the Arcadia High School girls soccer team, it wasn’t going to be them.
Harvard-Westlake’s first-half luck carried over into the second and it came out on top, 2-0, over the Apaches on Tuesday night in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division II playoffs.

Arcadia (17-6-2) couldn’t shake the fact that even a dominating team can come out on the losing end in soccer.

For most — if not all — of the match, the Apaches dominated the Wolverines (15-4-3) with consistent pressure up top, where most of the action seemed to be.

Harvard-Westlake had only four scoring chances and converted twice, albeit that Arcadia’s miscommunication afforded the Wolverines a 1-0 lead in the 29th minute.

Donilynn Hunter-Sallustio stayed on top of the play and flicked the ball past Apaches keeper Dana Lockie. It wasn’t clear if Lockie thought a defender would clear the ball, but by the time she realized that was not going to happen, the ball was on its way past her and into the net.

“Sometimes you have to have a little luck, and we definitely rode our luck,” Harvard-Westlake coach Richard Simms said. “We rode it all the way to the second half.”

Arcadia had a chance to tie the score 1-1 when it was awarded a penalty kick after Ann Marie Tangorra was taken down on a hard slide tackle inside the box.

Highly touted sophomore Vania Robles lined up to take the penalty kick, but her shot sailed over the crossbar, yet another break for the Wolverines.

“If I had a chance to do it again, I’d probably give (Tangorra) the ball,” Arcadia coach Nick Tangorra said. “She’s our leading scorer and she singlehandedly beat Valencia (in the first round last week).

“I didn’t give it to (Tangorra) and I trusted Vania (but she missed).”

Still, the Apaches had numerous opportunities.

Chloe Torres created many of those chances, along with Tangorra and Robles.

Torres’ volley off a deflection in the near post was blocked with less than 4 minutes left in the first half.

Robles’ relentless effort in the mouth of the goal was evident midway through the second half, but she twice missed the back of the net on shots that went inches wide of the post.

Joleen Pimentel’s precise pass to Tangorra created one of the better opportunities in the 66th minute. Tangorra successfully maneuvered past three defenders and got off a shot that was deflected to a charging Robles in the far post. But before she could get off a shot, keeper Clara Jaques grabbed the ball to stop the play.

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(626) 578-6300, Ext. 4485

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BOYS BASKETBALL
Tonight’s Results

DIVISION IV-A
Oaks Christian 66, La Salle 52:
If a basketball team can get hot in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs, it can go a long way. La Salle High School was one of those teams. At least until Tuesday night. The Lancers ran into Oaks Christian, a hotter team and was eliminated in the Division IV-A quarterfinals. The host Lions shot 58.3 percent in the second half and pulled away for a 66-52 victory and a berth in Friday’s semifinals against Chaminade, which defeated Orange Lutheran, 71-70.

DIVISION VI-AA
Desert Christian 63, Rio Hondo Prep 51:
Rio Hondo Prep’s boy’s basketball team gave top-seeded Desert Christian all they could ask for in the first half of their CIF Southern Section Division VI-AA quarterfinal game on Tuesday.
Unfortunatley for the Kares, foul trouble and an extended cold streak in the third quarter allowed Desert to pull away to a 63-51 victory. After taking a 36-34 lead on a three pointer from Ed Drain with 6:12 remaining in the third, the Kares failed to score again until the 5:50 mark of the fourth quarter. The Kares missed 14 straight field goals in the stretch. During Rio Hondo’s drought, the Conquerors went on a 21-0 run to take a 55-36 lead, behind 8 points from forward Nick Law, who finished with 14 points.

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GIRLS SOCCER
Today’s Results

DIVISION II
Saugus 1, Flintridge Sacred Heart 0
Harvard-Westlake 2, Arcadia 0

DIVISION IV
La Salle 2, San Gorgonio 0:
Julia Barrero scored in the first four minutes and Samantha Cuerington’s blistering shot from 40 yards out in the 60th minute lifted the Lancers (16-7-5) in the Division IV playoffs. La Salle will play Cathedral City on Thursday in the quarterfinals. A coin flip today will determine the home site. Barrero’s goal came off a corner kick and scored from the top of the 18-yard box. Cuerington’s goal sailed over the keeper and into the net to give the Lancers the cushion.

DIVISION V
Maranatha 0, Paloma Valley 0 (Maranatha advances on penalties, 4-2):
Minutemen keeper Michelle Cornell blocked the Wildcats’ first penalty attempt and Kimmie Sommers scored Maranatha’s first PK attempt to lead the Minutemen in the Division V playoffs. The Minutemen will play against South Torrance, which defeated San Marino, 4-0. A coin flip today will determine Thursday’s home site. Maranatha coach Jolie Robison said both teams attacked but neither got a shot on goal. “They dominated the middle of the field but our defense held them strong,” Robison said.

La Caada 1, Oak Park 0: Morgan Ritticher may wear Kelly Clark’s shoes the remainder of the soccer season. No matter that the cleats are 2 sizes too small. On Tuesday afternoon, the 8-sized shoes felt just right. Perfect, actually. Ritticher, who left her shoes at La Caada High School, used the borrowed shoes to score the lone goal and give the Spartans a surprising 1-0 victory over host Oak Park in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division V playoffs. How surprising was the win? The Eagles, the Tri-Valley League champions and the tournament’s fifth seed, controlled almost the entire game. They had eight corner kicks and took 33 shots. La Caada took two shots on goal. But Ritticher scored when the Eagles couldn’t.

South Torrance 4, San Marino 0

DIVISION VII
Alverno 11, St. Matthias 0:
The Alverno High School girls soccer team went on the offensive Tuesday afternoon. The Jaguars led 10-0 at the half en route to an 11-0 win over St. Matthias in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VII playoffs at Rio De Los Angeles State Park. Junior Jessica Capra recorded a hat trick and Ameenah Issa, Marina Lasse and Celina Minissian each scored two goals to lead the Jaguars (16-1-2). Alverno will play against Saddleback Valley Christian in Thursday’s quarterfinal match at Rio De Los Angeles State Park, which is about 20 minutes away from Alverno.

Animo Leadership 5, Duarte 0

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Baseball: CIF-Southern Section preseason top 10 polls

Maranatha, Pasadena Poly and Arcadia?!?!? Is that all I really get?

DIVISION II
1. El Toro
2. Notre Dame/SO
3. Palos Verdes
4. Cypress
5. Redlands East Valley
6. Yucaipa
7. Crespi
8. Glendora
9. La Mirada
10. Paso Robles
Others: San Luis Obispo,
Foothill, Burroughs, Arcadia

DIVISION V
1. St Joseph/SM
2. San Jacinto
3. Hesperia
4. Carpinteria
5. Maranatha
6. Paraclete
7. Serrano
8. Mary Star of the Sea
9. Campbell Hall
10. Western Christian
Others: Azusa, La Puente
Bishop Diego

DIVISION VI
1. Bloomington Christian
2. Windward
3. Sage Hill
4. Grace Brethren
5. Pasadena Poly
6. Rosamond
7. Viewpoint
8. Oxford
9. Desert Christian/L
10. Avalon
Others: Upland Chr., Kern Valley
Bishop, Apple Valley Chr

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CIF Schedule for basketball, soccer and water polo

BOYS BASKETBALL
Tuesday’s quarterfinals
All games 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION IV-A
La Salle at Oaks Christian
DIVISION VI-AA
Desert Christian at Rio Hondo Prep

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GIRLS SOCCER
Tuesday’s Second-round games
All games 3 p.m. unless noted

DIVISION II
Flintridge Sacred Heart at Saugus
Harvard-Westlake at Arcadia, 5 p.m.
DIVISION IV
San Gorgonio at La Salle
DIVISION V
Maranatha at Paloma Valley
South Torrance at San Marino
Oak Park at La Canada
DIVISION VII
Duarte at Animo Leadership
St. Mathias at Alverno

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GIRLS BASKETBALL
Wednesday’s quarterfinal games
All games 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION III-A
St. Mary’s Academy at Monrovia
Muir at Bellflower
DIVISION IV-AA
Sherman Oaks Notre Dame at La Caada
DIVISION V-AA
Flintridge Prep at St. Joseph’s/Santa Maria
La Salle at Sierra
DIVISION V-A
Santa Clara at Pasadena Poly
DIVISION VI-AA
Sierra Canyon at Rio Hondo Prep

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BOYS SOCCER
Wednesday’s second-round games
All games 3 p.m.

DIVISION I
Newbury Park at St. Francis
DIVISION V
Desert Mirage at Monrovia
La Caada at Sultana
DIVISION VI
Viewpoint at Pasadena Poly
Rosemead at Milken Community

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GIRLS WATER POLO
Wednesday’s Game
DIVISION IV
La Caada vs. Arroyo Grande, at TBA

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