Northview as dominant as ever at CIF-SS Southern Division finals, winning six individual titles

Below: Northview’s Carlos Garcia, left, beat Canyon’s Jaime Nunez in the 126lb match during the CIF-SS Southern Division Individual wrestling championships at Brea Olinda High

By Keith Lair, Staff Writer
BREA — Excuse Northview assistant coach Bobby Bellamy if he confused the two-day CIF-Southern Section Southern Division wrestling championships as a dual meet.

On Saturday evening, the Vikings emerged with a breakout night, and a school record, winning six CIF-SS individual titles.

“Wow! Wow!” Bellamy said. “That pretty much sums it up. These kids performed at a level that exceeded my expectations.”

Vincent Parra, Carlos Garcia, Daniel Valles, Bryan Salinas, Javier Arellano and Eddie Bernal all scored victories.

“The whole team has been working hard,” Bernal said. “We stick together as a family and we work together. We are all connected and we all have one team goal and the coaches have made that very clear to us. They have high expectations and we embrace the challenge.”

Of the 11 finals matches in which the Vikings had competitors, they won 10.

“The championship round, they just clinged together,” Bellamy said. “It was amazing to win so many. The credit goes all to the kids. They really left everything on the mat.”
The only Northview loss in the day’s final matches was in the 160-pound championship match. Top seeded Steven Lopez fell to Arroyo Valley’s Bryan Garcia, 8-6. (To continue click thread)

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Girls Basketball Playoffs: Suarez scores final six to lead Charter Oak to a 47-46 win over San Dimas; Bonita, Diamond Bar, Covina, St. Lucy’s, Diamond Ranch and Bishop Amat all advance

Charter Oak’s Marissa Suarez scored 10 of her game-high 17 points in the fourth quarter, including the final six to lead the Chargers to a dramatic 47-46 victory over San Dimas in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3A playoffs at Northview on Saturday night.
Charter Oak missed two free throws trailing by 3-points with just over a minute to play, but Suarez grabbed the rebound and scored. After San Dimas turned the ball over on the inbounds, Charter Oak fed Suarez under the basket, and she scored to put the Chargers in front, 45-44. After San Dimas scored, Suarez came back and scored again with 14 seconds left, scoring the final six points for the Chargers to go back up, 47-46. San Dimas had a chance to win on the final possession, but a lay-up at the buzzer rimmed out. Check the for story and reaction in tomorrow’s paper.

SATURDAY’S GIRLS BASKETBALL RESULTS
Division 1A
First round

Diamond Bar 32, La Sierra 26
Division 2AA
First round

Royal 84, Ayala 55
Thousand Oaks 53, West Covina 34
Chino Hills 52, Redlands East Valley 44
Division 2A
First-round

Saugus 57, Claremont 29
Division 3AAA
Second round

Arroyo Grande 62, Arroyo 36
Bonita 49, Los Amigos 35
Division 3AA
Second round

Antelope Valley 73, Rosemead 43
Diamond Ranch 61, Hawthorne 41
Irvine 58, Wilson 36
Division 3A
Second round

Charter Oak 47, San Dimas 46
Atascadero 66, Azusa 20
St. Lucy’s 65, Ocean View 34
Bishop Amat 65, Hesperia 34
Covina 58, Ganesha 20
Division 4A
Second round

Windward 115, Workman 46
Oaks Christian 59, Duarte 47

Wednesday’s second and quarterfinal rounds
Division 1A
Second round

Diamond Bar at Temecula Valley, 7 p.m.
Division 2AA
Second round

Chino Hills at Ventura, 7 p.m.
Division 3AAA
Quarterfinals

Agoura at Bonita, 7 p.m.
Division 3AA
Quarterfinals

Palos Verdes at Diamond Ranch, 7 p.m.
Division 3A
Quarterfinals

Oak Park at Charter Oak, 7 p.m.
St. Lucy’s at Atascadero, 7 p.m.
Bishop Amat at Lakewood St. Joseph, 7 p.m.
La Canada at Covina, 7 p.m.

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Girls Water Polo results, St. Lucy’s beat Rio Mesa 15-8 and Bonita beat Pasadena Poly, 13-5

GIRLS’ WATER POLO PLAYOFFS RESULTS AND UPDATES

DIVISION 3
Saturday’s Results

Murrieta Valley 15, South Pasadena 6
La Serna 10, Charter Oak 6
Arroyo Grande 11, Vista Murrieta 8
St. Lucy’s 15, Rio Mesa 8
Wednesday’s semifinals at Heritage Park (Irvine)
St. Lucy’s vs. Arroyo Grande, 1:45 p.m.
La Serna vs. Murrieta Valley, 3 p.m.

DIVISION 5
Saturday’s Results

Bonita 13, Pasadena 5
Redlands East Valley 10, Burbank Burroughs 5
Crescenta Valley 14, Los Altos 13 (OT)
Temescal Canyon 13, Walnut 4
Wednesday’s Semifinals at Mt. San Antonio College
Crescenta Valley vs. Temescal Canyon, 6 p.m.
Redlands East Valley vs. Bonita, 7:30 p.m.

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Boys Hoops: La Verne Lutheran advances with 68-52 win over Big Bear

La Verne Lutheran played its first game without Arizona-bound junior Eric Cooper Jr., who suffered a broken finger in Lutheran’s CIF-Southern Section Division 4AA first-round win over Marshall.

Cooper’s broken finger will eventually require surgery and he’s doubtful for the rest of the playoffs, but the Trojans’ other Arizona-bound player, McDonalds All-American senior forward/center Grant Jerrett, is still what makes the Trojans go and he had another monster game in Saturday’s 68-52 second-round win over Big Bear at the University of La Verne.

Jerrett finished with 29 points, 12 rebounds, three blocks and had eight dunks to help the second-seed Trojans (20-6) advance to Tuesday’s second-round, where they will be on the road at Oaks Christian (22-5).

Lutheran’s game with Big Bear was postponed until Saturday because of snowy conditions in Big Bear that forced the Bears to wait until Friday to beat Banning in the first round.

Lutheran raced to a 14-0 lead, but couldn’t put away the feisty Bears, who knocked in 12 3-pointers and closed to within nine points in the fourth quarter, but that’s as close as they got, finishing the season 21-3.

Lutheran’s McKay Anderson also had a big game, finishing with 16 points, six rebounds and three assists. Cameron Osorno gave the Trojans three players in double figures, finishing with 10 points and five assists.

Listen to postgame reaction from Trojans coach Eric Cooper, who explains the challenge of trying to win a divisional title without Cooper Jr., and the chances of his return in the playoffs.

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Boys Basketball playoffs: Bishop Amat wins in miracle finish, rallying from 13 down with 2:01 to play to win OT, 66-61; Charter Oak shocks second seed San Marcos; Glendora, Damien, Bonita, Walnut, Covina and Chino Hills advance

Bishop Amat wins in overtime, 66-61: Bishop Amat’s unbelievable finish against visiting Wilson in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3A boys basketball playoffs Friday night was worth every comeback cliche imaginable.

Game Story: Glendora Senior guard Kyle Gordon scored 26 points and the Tartans held host Whittier to 25 percent shooting as the Tartans won its first CIF-Southern Section playoff game in three seasons with a 57-37 victory over the Cardinals in a Division 2A game at Perry Gym.
Game Story: No. 1-seed Damien made such quick work of visiting Citrus Valley in a 54-31 victory in the Division 3AAA second round, that coach Matt Dunn found himself emptying his bench much to the delight of a rowdy student section that itself probably played a role in the Blackhawks’ demise.
Game Story: The Bonita High School boys basketball team pulled away in the second half for a 59-44 win over Brea Olinda in a CIF-Southern Section Division 3AAA second-round playoff game at Sonora High on Friday night.

FRIDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF RESULTS

Division 1A
First-round games

Glendale 56, Diamond Bar 49
Chino Hills 57, Burbank 45
Walnut 73, Yucaipa 61
Division 2A
First-round

Don Lugo 40, Rowland 38
Glendora 57, Whittier 37
Leuzinger 80, Baldwin Park 39
Division 2AA
First-round

Ayala 46, Kaiser 32
Division 3AAA
Second round

Damien 54, Citrus Valley 31
Bonita 59, Brea Olinda 44
Pasadena 68, Beaumont 40
Division 3AA
Second-round

South Torrance 68, Los Altos 44
Charter Oak 48, San Marcos 45
Division 3A
Second round

Alemany 90, Azusa 45
Bishop Amat 66, Wilson 61, OT
Atascadero 60, Northview 51
Covina 50, St. Francis 41
Division 4AA
Second round

Serra 75, Workman 24
Saturday
Big-Bear-Banning winner vs. La Verne Lutheran at University of La Verne, 1 p.m.
The Inland Insider was at Chino Hills 57-45 win over Burbank. The Sierra League went 4-0 in the first round.

Tuesday’s second round and quarterfinal games
Division 1A
Second Round

Walnut at Capistrano Valley, 7 p.m.
Vista Murrieta at Chino Hills, 7 p.m.
Division 2A
Second Round

Leuzinger at Glendora, 7 p.m.
Division 2AA
Second Round

Riverside Poly at Ayala, 7 p.m.
Division 3AAA
Quarterfinals

Damien at Arroyo Grande, 7 p.m.
Bonita at Pasadena, 7 p.m.
Division 3A
Quarterfinals

Alemany at Bishop Amat, 7 p.m.
St. John Bosco at Covina, 7 p.m.
Division 3AA
Quarterfinals

Yorba Linda at Charter Oak, 7 p.m.

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Girls Soccer Playoffs: Bishop Amat beats Walnut 3-1; Sierra League dominates opening round, St. Lucy’s shocks No. 2 St. Joseph and Ayala, Claremont and Chino Hills win; Diamond Bar and Sierra Vista also advance

By Fred J. Robledo
Walnut girls soccer coach Lorraine Hansen had a few choice words about the officiating and Bishop Amat attacking midfielder April Juarez had a few words about the chippiness following the Lancers’ 3-1 victory over the Mustangs in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 girls soccer playoffs.

It was the second straight year the defending champion Lancers ended the Mustangs’ season in the first round. It got physical and there were even a pair of players yellow carded after getting tangled and throwing punches.

Juarez, who had a pair of goals and was part of creating the game-clinching goal late, laughed it off.

“They’re fun to play against because they get mad at us because we’re winning and they want to hit us and stuff,” Juarez said of facing Walnut. “It just cracks me up.” (To continue click thread)

Amat–Walnut girls soccer photo gallery

Friday’s First Round Girls Soccer Playoff Results
Division 3
Bonita 4, Oak Hills 1
Chino Hills 1, Flintridge Prep1, Chino Hills advances on PKs
Ayala 3, Sultana 0
Bishop Amat 3, Walnlut 1
Claremont 3, Bishop Montgomery 0
Diamond Bar 2, Arroyo Grande 1
St. Lucy’s 2, St. Joseph 1, OT
Division 6
Garden Grove 5, Duarte 0
Ocean View 7, Nogales 2
Sierra Vista 1, Beaumont 0
Wilson 1, Cate 0
Segerstrom 6, Baldwin Park 0
Loara 1,La Puente 0
Division 7
Rosemead 1, Montebello 1, Rosemead advances on PKs
Arroyo 3, Animo Leadership 0
Viewpoint 5, South El Monte 0

Wednesday’s second round games
Division 3
Bonita at Granite Hills, 3 p.m.
La Mirada at Chino Hills, 3 p.m.
Ayala at Quartz Hill, 3 p.m.
Bishop Amat at Yorba Linda, 3 p.m.
Claremont at Pasadena Poly, 3 p.m.
Serrano at Diamond Bar, 3 p.m.
Mayfair at St. Lucy’s, 3 p.m.
Division 6
Sierra Vista at Wilson, 3 p.m.
Segrestrom at Ganehsa, 3 p.m.
Oxford Academy at San Dimas, 3 p.m.
Division 7
Arroyo at Citrus Valley, 3 p.m.
Firebaugh at Rosemead, 3 p.m.

The Inland Insider was at Ayala’s 3-0 win over Sultana, check it out

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Northview looking to do more damage at CIF-Southern Section wrestling finals this weekend at Brea Olinda

By Aram Tolegian, Staff Writer
Fresh off of its second consecutive CIF-Southern Section Division 2 team championship, things will get progressively more difficult this weekend for the Northview High School wrestling team at the Southern Section individual championships.

The Vikings qualified all 14 members of their weight classes, but just how many win titles and/or advance to next week’s Masters meet figures to dwindle sharply, thanks to the strength of the Southern Division.

“These guys have won Five Counties, they’ve had an outstanding season, so they’re one of the best teams we’ve had here,” Northview coach David Ochoa said. “I’m going to really honest, the division we’re in is very tough.

“We’re going to have to have really great tournaments or a lot of these guys won’t be wrestling next weekend. It’s a really competitive division.”

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Girls Basketball Playoffs: Bonita’s Brianna Kennedy has big night as Bearcats roll South Hills, 62-29; Diamond Ranch, Bishop Amat, Wilson, Workman and Duarte all advance

By Fred J. Robledo
Bonita High School sophomore Nikki Wheatley makes the game look so easy with her ball-handling and quickness that you forget the Bearcats have a 6-foot-3 senior center named Brianna Kennedy who is on her way to Loyola Marymount University.
Offensively, Kennedy didn’t do much this year. Not because she couldn’t, she didn’t need to with the speedy Wheatley scoring so much in transition and the Bearcats cruising to the Hacienda League title to earn the second-seed in the CIF-Southern Section Division 3AAA playoffs.
But if Bonita has serious intentions of returning to the divisional championship game for a second straight season, Kennedy will have to be a force, especially in the later rounds against teams with more depth.
That’s why it was especially pleasing for Bonita coach Darren Baumunk to watch Kennedy finish with a game-high 19 points and eight blocks in Bonita’s easy 62-29 first-round victory over neighboring South Hills on Thursday.

Game Story: Wilson girls hangs on for win over La Mirada
Game Story: San Dimas no match for South Pasadena in 59-37 loss.
Game Story: Charter Oak takes care of El Monte in first-round girls hoops win

TONIGHT’S GIRLS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND RESULTS
Division 3A
Charter Oak 46, El Monte 35
Azusa 25, Estancia 21
Bishop Amat 67, Santa Paula 32
Artesia 52, Gladstone 40
Division 3AAA
Gahr 71, Baldwin Park 27
South Torrance 55, Rowland 44
Arroyo 54, Fullerton 31
Los Amigos 53, Glendora 33
Bonita 62, South Hills 29
Division 3AA
Jurupa Valley 69, Sierra Vista 32
Rosemead 41, West Valley 34
Diamond Ranch 69, El Modena 18
Wilson 49, La Mirada 40
Division 4AA
Harvard-Westlake at Rowland, 7 p.m.
Duarte 70, San Marino 27
Workman 83, Harvard-Westlake 64

SATURDAY’S SCHEDULE
Division 1A
First round

La Sierra at Diamond Bar, 7 p.m.
Division 2AA
First round

Ayala at Royal, 7 p.m.
West Covina at Thousand Oaks, 7 p.m.
Redlands East Valley at Chino Hills, 7 p.m.
Division 2A
First-round

Claremont at Saugus, 7 p.m.
Division 3AAA
Second round

Arroyo Grande at Arroyo, 7 p.m.
Bonita at Los Amigos, 7 p.m.
Division 3AA
Second round

Rosemead at Antelope Valley, 7 p.m.
Diamond Ranch at Hawthorne, 7 p.m.
Wilson at Irvine, 7 p.m.
Division 3A
Second round

Charter Oak vs. San Dimas at Northview, 7 p.m.
Azusa at Atascadero, 7 p.m.
Ocean View at St. Lucy’s, 7 p.m.
Hesperia at Bishop Amat, 7 p.m.
Ganesha at Covina, 7 p.m.
Division 4A
Second round

Windward at Workman, 7 p.m.
Oaks Christian at Duarte, 7 p.m.

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Boys Soccer Playoffs: Mountain View magic is back, beats Santiago 4-3 in OT; Damien beats Esperanza 2-0; Mission Valley League champ South El Monte falls, 3-2; La Puente beats Serrano, 3-1

Wilson-La Caada highlights from Star-News staffer Miguel Melendez…

Game Story: La Canada beats Wilson, will host Mountain View on Tuesday in highly anticipated second-round match.
Game Story: Duarte hangs tough with champion El Rancho before falling, 1-0


THURSDAY’S BOYS SOCCER FIRST-ROUND RESULTS
Division 2
Claremont 2, Tustin 1
Indio 3, South Hills 1
Damien 2, Esperanza 0
Division 4
El Rancho 1, Duarte 0
Diamond Ranch 2, St. Genevieve 1
Santa Monica 4, Bonita 0
La Puente 3, Serrano 1
Sierra Vista 2, Beverly Hills 1, OT
Diamond Bar 2, Whittier 1
Oaks Hills 3, Ganesha 2, 2OT
Division 5
Monrovia 1, Baldwin Park 0
Santa Paula 3, South El Monte 2
Mountain View 4, Santiago 3, 2OT
La Canada 3, Wilson 0
Colton 4, Pomona 1

TUESDAY’S SECOND ROUND SCHEDULE
Division 2
Sunny Hills at Claremont, 3 p.m.
Damien at Valley View, 3 p.m.
Division 4
El Rancho at Diamond Ranch, 3 p.m.
Cathedral at La Puente, 3 p.m.
Diamond Bar at Crescenta Valley, 3 p.m.
Salesian at Sierra Vista, 3 p.m.
Division 5
Mountain View at La Canada, 3 p.m.

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What would happen if Charter Oak and Bishop Amat girls met in the Division 3A playoffs? Wiard would be in a tough spot

The Charter Oak girls basketball team is the ninth seed in the watered-down Division 3A basketball playoffs. Bishop Amat is the third seed. Amat advancing to the championship is a huge possibility while the Chargers are a longshot, but not impossible. But here’s the problem, Richard Wiard is both the athletic director at Charter Oak and the girls basketball coach at Bishop Amat. I don’t mind Wiard having both duties, he’s a coaching legend in these parts and is someone with great character, but this is a tough spot for him to be in. A meeting in the final would be a disaster for Wiard and raise a huge conflict of interest question. Fortunately for Wiard, Charter Oak is on the opposite side of the Division 3A bracket. Wiard can thank CIF for doing so, it would have been a P.R., disaster for Wiard if Amat had to meet Charter Oak in the first or second round. How would that look? There are no CIF rules preventing Wiard from being the AD at one school and a coach at another, but there are always the ethical issues of what happens if they meet, especially in the playoffs, or in this case, the championship. Good scheduling can prevent the two from meeting in a non-league or tournament, but CIF is CIF, Wiard has no control once the brackets are released.

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La Verne Lutheran’s Eric Cooper Jr., breaks and dislocates finger, doubtful for second round; Trojans may not play second round until Saturday because of snow in Big Bear

Where is Gary Vitti when you need him? La Verne Lutheran junior Eric Cooper, Jr., who averages 16 points for the two-time defending state champion Trojans, dislocated and broke the index finger on his right hand (his shooting hand) in the Trojans’ 72-28 win over Marshall and is listed as doubtful for the Trojans’ second-round Division 4 playoff game. “If it was just a dislocation he could play,” Trojans coach Eric Cooper said. “But a break is a different thing. He’s got a splint on it now and we’re going to see a specialist. He wants to play but he hasn’t even caught a ball yet. He’s day to day, we’ll see how it goes.”
Lutheran is scheduled to play the winner of tonight’s first-round game between host Big Bear and Banning on Friday at the University of La Verne at 7 p.m. The Big Bear-Banning game was postponed Wednesday because of snowy conditions and La Verne just got word that tonight’s game might be postponed again until Friday, which would push Lutheran’s second-round game to Saturday. If that happens, Cooper said the Trojans would host the winner at 1 p.m., at the University of La Verne. We’ll keep you posted

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Boys Basketball playoffs: Covina survives Pioneer’s late run, wins 63-58 and Valle Vista goes 3-for-3 with Northviw and Wilson winning; Damien, La Verne Lutheran and Workman win big; Lutheran’s Eric Cooper Jr., dislocates finger


By Fred J. Robledo, Staff Writer
COVINA HANGS ON: After scoring just one field goal in the second quarter and clinging to a one-point halftime lead, Covina High School boys basketball coach Will Bissman spoke with his point guard and floor leader Mike Peters and told him to go to work.

That’s exactly what Peters did, scoring eight of his game-high 19 points in the third to lead Covina to a 63-58 victory over visiting Pioneer in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3A playoffs on Wednesday.

Peters scored the Colts’ first four points in the third quarter, then set up Matt Hicks for an easy bucket, then found Nino Harrell open for a corner 3-pointer to go up 41-32 midway through the third to extend the lead. (To continue click thread)

Game Stories
Damien routs El Dorado 57-37
Los Altos holds on to beat Gabrielino 63-61
South Pasadena routs hapless San Dimas, 59-37

WEDNESDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL PLAYOFF RESULTS

Division 3AAA
Damien 57, El Dorado 37
Beverly Hills 61, Arroyo 38
Esperanza 73, South Hills 47
Bonita 80, Cerritos 28
Division 3AA
Agoura 67, Diamond Ranch 66
Torrance 67, Rosemead 48
Los Altos 63, Gabrielino 61
Charter Oak 60, Temescal Canyon 51
Division 3A
Azusa 62, Tahquitz 60
Bishop Amat 50, Santa Paula 36
Wilson 84, Rubidoux 55
South Pasadena 59, San Dimas 37
Santa Margarita 65, La Puente 35
Estancia 44, Gladstone 43 (OT)
Northview 85, Yucca Valley 71
St. Francis 66, Mountain View 33
Division 4AA
Workman 75, Bosco Tech 38
La Verne Lutheran 72, Marshall 29

LUTHERAN UPDATE …
La Verne Lutheran’s University of Arizona bound forward Grant Jerrett scored a game-high 25 points to go with eight rebounds and three blocks to lead the second-seed Trojans to a 72-29 first round win over Marshall
The Trojans’ Cameron Osorno added 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists and McKay Anderson had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
The news wasn’t all good for the Trojans. Junior Eric Cooper Jr., left the game with a dislocated finger after scoring nine points with four assists and seven rebounds. Cooper will be re-evaluated for the next round.

FRIDAY’S BASKETBALL PLAYOFF LINEUP
Division 1A
First-round games

Diamond Bar at Glendale, 7 p.m.
Burbank at Chino Hills, 7 p.m.
Yucaipa at Walnut, 7 p.m.
Division 2A
First-round games
Rowland at Don Lugo, 7 p.m.
Glendora at Whittier, 7 p.m.
Baldwin Park at Leuzinger, 7 p.m.
Division 3AAA
Second round games

Citrus Valley at Damien, 7 p.m.
Bonita at Brea Olina, 7 p.m.
Division 3AA
Second-round games

South Torrance at Los Altos, 7 p.m.
San Marcos at Charter Oak, 7 p.m.
Division 3A
Second round games

Alemany at Azusa, 7 p.m.
Wilson at Bishop Amat, 7 p.m.
Northview at Atascadero, 7 p.m.
Covina at St. Francis, 7 p.m.
Division 4AA
Second round games

Workman at Serra, 7 p.m.
Big-Bear-Banning winner vs. La Verne Lutheran at University of La Verne, 7 p.m.

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Girls Soccer Wild Card: St. Lucy’s Shannon Kent scores game winner, Regents beat Los Altos 1-0; Walnut wins 4-0, sets up rematch at Bishop Amat on Friday

By Fred J. Robledo, Staff Writer
The rain and poor field conditions didn’t do St. Lucy’s or host Los Altos any favors during Wednesday’s CIF-Southern Section Division 3 girls soccer wild-card game.
Neither team could muster much through the run of play, both struggling to push through puddles of water to earn clean shots on goal.
St. Lucy’s senior Shannon Kent, known more for her speedy runs and finishes around the goal, took advantage of one of the Regents’ few opportunities in the dying seconds of the first half.
With a loose ball rolling in front of her 20 yards away, Kent drove a right-footed shot that dipped under the crossbar in the 40th minute for the lone goal, giving St. Lucy’s a 1-0 victory. (To continue click thread).

Game Story: Rosemead makes a splash with 2-0 win over Kern Valley.

TODAY’S GIRLS SOCCER RESULTS
Division 3
St. Lucy 1, Los Altos 0
Walnut 4, Cerritos 0
Division 7
South El Monte 4, Cantwell Sacred Heart 0
Rosemead 2, Kern Valley 0
Rolling Hills Prep 1, Gabrielino 0

WE NEED RESULTS: We will post results immediately on the new Prep Scores Results Blog as soon as coaches or representatives from teams call them in. If you look at the Tribune prep sports webpage, you’ll see the blog in the top right corner which will be updated throughout the evening as soon as results are called in or emailed to us. You can call in results to 626-962-8811, ext. 2233, 2242 or email results to scores@sgvn.com. I will also post the final scores and update as much as I can throughout the entire playoffs.

FRIDAY’S GIRLS SOCCER FIRST ROUND SCHEDULE
Division 3
Oak Hills at Bonita, 3 p.m.
Chino Hills at Flintridge Prep, 3 p.m.
Sultana at Ayala, 3 p.m.
Walnlut at Bishop Amat, 3 p.m.
Bishop Montgomery at Claremont, 3 p.m.
Arroyo Grande at Diamond Bar, 3 p.m.
St. Lucy’s at St. Joseph, 3 p.m.
Division 6
Duarte at Garden Grove, 3 p.m.
Nogales at Ocean View, 3 p.m.
Beaumont at Sierra Vista, 3 p.m.
Cate at Wilson, 3 p.m.
Baldwin Park at Segerstrom, 3 p.m.
Loara at La Puente, 3 p.m.
Division 7
Rosemead at Montebello, 7 p.m.
Animo Leadership at Arroyo, 3 p.m.
South El Monte at Viewpoint, 3 p.m.

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Boys Soccer wild-card: Pasadena beats Los Altos 2-1 even though Bulldogs played a man down; Bonita wins 5-1; Chino Hills loses 2-0

Los Altos falls to Pasadena, 1-0: Every time the Los Altos High School boys soccer team had an opportunity, there stood pesky Pasadena in the way Tuesday afternoon.
Whether it was clearing goals – twice, no less – in the mouth of the goal or scoring on a counter in the second half just before playing a man down nearly the entire second half because of a red-card ejection, the Bulldogs put on quite the tease before making it official with a 2-1 win over the Conquerors in the wild-card round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 playoffs.

TODAY’S BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFF GAMES
Tuesday’s Wild Card results

Division 2
Garden Grove Pacifica 2, Chino Hills 0
Division 4
Duarte 1, Bishop Montgomery 0
Bonita 5, Burbank 1
Pasadena 2, Los Altos 1
Division 5
Arroyo Grande 1, Arroyo 0
Santa Paula 1, Nogales 0
Wilson 0, Malibu 0, Wilson advances on PKs

Boys soccer wild card games kick-off the winter playoff season with Bonita, Arroyo and Nogales all at home, and Chino Hills, Duarte, Los Altos and Wilson on the road. We will post results immediately on the new Prep Scores Results Blog as soon as coaches or representatives from teams call them in. If you look at the Tribune prep sports webpage, you’ll see the blog in the top right corner which will be updated throughout the evening as soon as results are called in or emailed to us. You can call in results to 626-962-8811, ext. 2233, 2242 or email results to scores@sgvn.com. I will also post the final scores and update as much as I can throughout the entire playoffs.

Tom Kiss was at Chino Hills’ 2-0 loss at Pacifica. Check out his highlights and postgame interviews.

THURSDAY’S FIRST-ROUND UPDATED
Division 2
Tustin at Claremont, 3 p.m.
South Hills at Indio, 3 p.m.
Esperanza at Damien, 3 p.m.
Division 4
Duarte at El Rancho, 3 p.m.
St. Genevieve at Diamond Ranch, 3 p.m.
Bonita at Santa Monica, 3 p.m.
Serrano at La Puente, 3 p.m.
Sierra Vista at Beverly Hills, 3 p.m.
Whittier at Diamond Bar, 3 p.m.
Ganesha at Oak Hills, 3 p.m.
Division 5
Baldwin Park at Monrovia, 4:30 p.m.
Santa Paula at South El Monte, 3 p.m.
Santiago at Mountain View, 3 p.m.
Wilson at La Canada, 3 p.m.
Colton at Pomona, 3 p.m.

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