McClain signs with Weber State

Redlands kicker/punter Shaun McClain, an all-CIF and all-Sun performer, has signed with Weber State after an official visit to the Ogden, Utah campus this past weekend according to his parents and Redlands assistant coach Kevin Haugh.

McClain chose Weber State over Montana State, who he had temporarily committed to around National Signing Day. He is the fourth Terrier to sign a letter of intent with a Division I school, joining linebacker Jordan Thomas (San Diego State), offensive lineman Justin Corrales (Bryant University) and linebacker Cole Gridley (Valparaiso).

Girls basketball scores, matchups

Was covering minor league hockey today, therefore I apologize for the lateness. Games to be played Wednesday.

Division 1-AA
Local 2nd round scores
Colony 70, Lynwood 68
Millikan 40, Cajon 31
Etiwanda 70, Rialto 58
Troy 47, Silverado 29

No. 1 Long Beach Poly at No. 7 Colony
No. 12 Millikan at No. 4 Etiwanda

Division 1-A
Local 2nd round scores
Chino Hills 41, El Toro 29
Summit 67, Riverside Poly 35
Ayala 68, Capistrano Valley 37
Rancho Cucamonga 60, Redlands East Valley 39

No. 1 Canyon Springs at No. 9 Chino Hills
No. 5 Mira Costa at No. 4 Summit
No. 3 Ayala at No. 6 Crescenta Valley
No. 8 Rancho Cucamonga at No. 2 Santa Monica
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Girls soccer second-round matchups

These games will be played Wednesday.

Division 1
Esperanza at Trabuco Hills
Murrieta Valley at Palos Verdes
Capistrano Valley at Long Beach Poly
Los Osos at Santa Margarita
Moorpark at Edison
Buena at Long Beach Wilson
Mater Dei at Los Alamitos
Royal at San Clemente

Division 2
Harvard-Westlake at El Dorado
Laguna Hills at Valencia
Hart at Redlands East Valley
Crescenta Valley at Corona del Mar
Beckman at Burbank
Anaheim Canyon at Ayala
Saugus at Yucaipa
St. Lucy’s vs. Brea Olinda-Flintridge Sacred Heart winner
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Boys basketball scores, matchups

Rounding it all up from yesterday’s 2nd-round action and setting up Tuesday’s quarters.

Division I-AA
Local 2nd Round results
Upland 68, Montebello 63
Etiwanda 62, Trabuco Hills 34
Los Osos 86, Thousand Oaks 79 (OT)

No. 8 Los Alamitos at No. 1 Mater Dei
No. 10 Upland at No. 4 Rancho Verde
No. 3 Corona Centennial at No. 6 Etiwanda
No. 2 Long Beach Poly at No. 11 Los Osos

Division 1-A
Local 2nd Round results
Chino Hills 56, Walnut 38
Colony 84, Paloma Valley 68
Roosevelt 54, Cajon 50

No. 8 Santa Monica at No. 1 Chino Hills
No. 4 Colony at Tesoro
No. 11 Roosevelt at No. 3 Leuzinger
No. 2 Loyola at No. 7 Mission Viejo

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Boys soccer 2nd round playoff matchups

To be played Tuesday.

Division 2
Santa Barbara at Chino Hills
Saddleback at La Sierra
Buena Park at Corona Santiago
Arlington at Katella
Placentia Valencia at Corona
Valley View at Dos Pueblos
Santa Ana at Bell Gardens
Glendora at Riverside Poly

Division 3
Chapparal at Savanna
Garey at Paramount
Lompoc at Great Oak
La Quinta at Canyon Country Canyon
Coachella Valley at Santa Maria
Montclair at El Rancho
Redlands at Ontario
Santa Ana Valley at Lompoc Cabrillo
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Girls basketball second-round playoff matchups

Was at Colony-Yucaipa girls soccer, so I’m a bit late on this. These will be played tomorrow.

Division I-AA
Alhambra at No. 1 Long Beach Poly
No. 7 Colony at No. 9 Lynwood
No. 5 Cajon at No. 12 Millikan
No. 4 Etiwanda at No. 13 Rialto
No. 3 Fullerton Troy at No. 14 Silverado
No. 11 San Clemente at No. 6 Great Oak
No. 8 Jordan at No. 10 Warren
No. 2 Corona Santiago at No. 15 Rancho Verde

Division I-A
No. 16 Dana Hills at No. 1 Canyon Springs
No. 9 Chino Hills at No. 7 El Toro
No. 12 Chaparral at No. 5 Mira Costa
No. 4 Summit at Riverside Poly
No. 3 Ayala at Capistrano Valley
No. 6 Crescenta Valley at No. 11 Riverside King
No. 10 Redlands East Valley at No. 8 Rancho Cucamonga
No. 2 Santa Monica at No. 14 Perris
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Boys playoff basketball 2nd round matchups

Games are set for Friday. These are the divisions with county teams remaining.

Division I-AA
No. 1 Mater Dei at No. 16 Jordan
No. 9 Oxnard Pacifica at No. 8 Los Alamitos
No. 10 Upland at No. 5 Montebello
No. 4 Rancho Verde at Lakewood
No. 3 Corona Centennial at Lynwood
No. 6 Etiwanda at Trabuco Hills
No. 7 Thousand Oaks at No. 11 Los Osos
No. 15 Knight at No. 2 Long Beach Poly

Division I-A
Walnut at No. 1 Chino Hills
No. 10 Dana Hills at No. 8 Santa Monica
No. 12 Crescenta Valley at Tesoro
Paloma Valley at No. 4 Colony
No. 3 Leuzinger at No. 15 Capistrano Valley
No. 11 Roosevelt at No. 6 Cajon
No. 7 Mission Viejo at No. 9 Valencia
No. 16 Patriot at No. 2 Loyola
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San Bernardino County wrestlers will be taking over Oxnard

Or at least, it seems that way.
Five different leagues (De Anza, Desert Sky, Mojave River, Mt. Baldy and Sunkist) with San Bernardino County schools will be sending wrestlers to Oxnard Pacifica High for the CIF-SS Northern Division individual championships on Friday and Saturday.

Four of those leagues: Desert Sky, Mojave River, Mt. Baldy and Sunkist all have wrestlers who are seeded among the top five in their weight class. The top five in each weight class advance to the CIF-SS Masters Meet next week.

Of the 70 wrestlers in the division seeded in the top five, 37 are from San Bernardino County.
Montclair leads county schools with top five seeds, (seven), followed by Bloomington and Colony (five), Sultana (four), Barstow, Victor Valley and Hesperia (three), Kaiser (two), Ontario (two), and one each for Granite Hills, Apple Valley and Rim of the World.

Six of the 14 top-seeded wrestlers in the division are also from the county: Barstow’s Sean Silva (112), Hesperia’s Ivan Pinto (125), Bloomington’s Phillip Hendrix (130), Montclair’s Joseph Martinez (135), Hesperia’s Chris Sloat (160) and Sultana’s Manuel Mazariegos (heavyweight).

SAL, MRL to face off Thursday in boys soccer

An interesting twist in the Division 5 boys soccer playoffs presents itself today, as the Mojave River League and San Andreas League face off in three separate first-round games.

Two of the games, Pacific at D5 No. 2-seed Hesperia and San Gorgonio at Serrano, will take place in the High Desert while Apple Valley will travel down the hill to face SAL champion Cajon. Both Pacific and Apple Valley helped create this unusual triumvirate by winning their wild-card games Tuesday, as Pacific defeated visited Monrovia 2-1 while the Sun Devils went on the road to beat Salton City West Shores 3-1.

It’s almost similar to college bowl season, as two of the more notable league in the area get to butt heads in postseason play – definitely providing a juicy little subplot to the boys soccer playoffs.

Colton job search, recruiting moving along

The search for Colton’s next football coach is close to reaching its next stage according to Yellowjackets athletic director Harold Strauss. The job, which opened at the end of January, will say open until Tuesday, with interviews set to take place shortly after.

“It’s going well,” Strauss said. “I wasn’t sure how much interest we’d get because of the economy, but we have a good list going. We have 2 or 3 out-of-staters — one from South Carolina and a couple more from the East Coast — which is surprising.”

Along with the coaching position, Strauss indicated that senior cornerback Jonathan Mack will likely take official visits to Southern Miss and South Dakota State. Mack, who committed to UNLV, has not signed yet, as the Rebels are looking to see if scholarship room can be cleared for him. In the interim, Mack is pursuing other options.

Also, junior linebacker Rodney Hardrick is receiving heavy interest from USC, Oregon and Boise State according to Strauss, with the Trojans expected to offer a scholarship at their junior day later this month.