Chino Hills girls soccer capture championship of North Orange County Classic

The Inland Insider covered Chino Hills girls soccer beating Corona Centennial in the semifinals and then Santiago in the championship of the North Orange County Classic on Monday. They beat Centennial 6-0 and beat Santiago 6-5 in penalty kicks after a scoreless tie. Checkout the highlights and video of the semifinal and final victories.

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Bonita girls basketball sweep pool play in Las Vegas to remain unbeaten, advances to Monday’s semifinals

At the Las Vegas Holiday Classic, undefeated Bonita swept its pool by defeating University (56-48), Liberty (60-40) and Georgetown Texas, (47-39). In Monday’s semifinals, Bonita (12-0) will take on defending champion Reno (NV.) at 11:40 a.m. In the earlier semifinals, Centennial will take on West Torrance at 10:20 a.m. The winners will meet in the championship later that afternoon at 3:40 p.m. If Bonita goes on to win the tournament and starts 14-0, they will likely remain undefeated through the Hacienda League before the CIF playoffs again. And you know what that likely means? An undefeated record almost certainly will result with an invitation to the Open Division to compete with the best of the best. Is that good or bad?

MONDAY UPDATE: Bonita’s perfect season ends, losing 68-52 to Reno, NV., in the semifinals Monday. Bonita returns home, 12-1

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Walnut takes Damien to the limit, but Jeremy Hemsley bails out the Spartans to take the Covina Boys Basketball tournament

Damien sneaks by Walnut with two-point victory to take Covina tourney title: Damien High School’s scheme was not to get the ball to Jeremy Hemsley and let him go one-on-one against Walnut. But in crunch time of the 60th annual Covina Christmas Tournament on Monday night, that’s exactly what the Spartans did. “We just needed a bucket,” Hemsley said. “I knew coach would give the ball to me or my teammates. Either they would have got the shot or I would have got the shot.”
The two-time tournament MVP scored eight of the Spartans’ final 11 points en route to Damien’s 60-58 victory over Walnut to win its third consecutive tournament title.

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South Hills girls soccer remains undefeated by crushing host Walnut 9-1 to take tournament title

STORY: South Hills junior Jackie Zermeno and sophomore Amber Marinero each scored twice and Hailey Zerbel put on a passing and shooting clinic to lead the high-scoring Huskies to a 9-1 victory over host Walnut to win the Walnut Girls Soccer Tournament Monday night.
Five other players also scored, but it was the speedy Zerbel who ignited the highlight goal of the night with a flip-throw in that bounced off a couple of players in the box before Marinero flicked it over Walnut’s goalie, Elena Trigueros to give South Hills a 3-0 lead.

South Hills’ Hailey Zerbal with a must watch flip throw-in that leads to a goal
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Glendora Baseball camp starts the day after Christmas

What: Glendora Baseball Camp
When: December 26-27 – 9:00am to 2:00pm
For: Ages 8 to 14 at Glendora High School Baseball Field
Info: Two days of learning to hit, field and throw. Glendora High School coaches and players will focus on fundamentals and mechanics to help you take your game to the next level. Players will be divided up into smaller groups to allow them to work on all parts of the game. Don’t miss out on all the fun! LUNCH INCLUDED.
Cost: $100 payable to Glendora Community Baseball
CONTACT: Jeff Kaye at 626-261-1034 with any questions or reservations.

Please fill out player registration form.

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HE’S BACK: Former Los Altos legend Greg Gano will take over as Wilson’s head football coach

“It’s going to be a nice, new challenge,” Gano said. “I don’t have a magic wand, so it’s going to take time. They know that. I know that. It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to figure that out. “We’re going to try and put a staff together, work hard and be competitive.”

coachganoBy Aram Tolegian Greg Gano is back in Hacienda Heights. Gano, who won four CIF championships at Los Altos, was named head coach of the Wilson High School football team last Friday. Gano is the fourth head coach at the school in four years … conversely, Wilson is Gano’s third job in the past two years. “You always think the grass is greener and it’s not, and I’m back in the district where I spent most of my coaching career and I’m excited about being here,” Gano said.Wilson’s football program has fallen on hard times in recent years. The Wildcats were 1-9 this fall and didn’t win a game in the Valle Vista League. Nick Christos, who was in his second year at the helm, resigned as head coach shortly after the season.
Prior to that, the Wildcats were coached by veteran Bob Burt, who was brought in to stabilize the program after the hasty exit previous head coach Brian Zavala. Burt was also supposed to mentor Christos, who served on Burt’s staff.

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Diamond Bar football standout Cordell Broadus, the son of rapper Snoop Dogg, has left the school

“He told me that he wants to play for a bigger school to get him ready for college,” Diamond Bar coach Ryan Maine said. “We’re going to miss his presence at wide receiver. We wish him the best of luck.”

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By Aram Tolegian
Wide receiver Cordell Broadus, son of famous rapper Snoop Dogg, checked out of Diamond Bar High School on Friday and plans to transfer to a bigger school to get prepared for his college football career.
Broadus denied rumors earlier this month that he was leaving Diamond Bar for Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, NV. His next destination is unknown at this time.
“He told me that he wants to play for a bigger school to get him ready for college,” Diamond Bar coach Ryan Maine said. “We’re going to miss his presence at wide receiver. We wish him the best of luck.”

TMZ PICKS IT UP: TMZ picked up Aram’s story and gave In the Huddle credit for posting it first. TMZ also reporting that they hear Cordell could be heading to St. John Bosco, who is playing for the state title on Saturday.

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Girls Basketball: Paulina Santana scores 27 points to lead Bishop Amat into Arroyo Tourney finals; Lancers beat Cantwell, 50-40

By Steve Ramirez
@SteveRRamirez on Twitter
EL MONTE –
Bishop Amat High School has won the Gary Houston Memorial Christmas girls basketball Classic so much over the years, it’s almost like the Lancers’ home tournament.
Bishop Amat, which has won the 19th annual even 11 times, will get a chance tonight at an even dozen.
Paulina Santana scored a career-high 27 points, including 12 in a key second-quarter run, and the Lancers advanced to the championship game with a 50-40 victory over Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary in the semifinals Friday night at Arroyo High School.
Janae Chamois also had 11 points for Bishop Amat, which improved to 7-1. The Lancers will face South Torrance, a 43-41 winner over Oak Hills, in tonight’s title game at 7:30 p.m. at Arroyo High School.
Sylvia Garcia had 21 points for Cantwell, which slipped to 6-3. The Cardinals will face Oak Hills at 6.
Bishop Amat, getting 12 points on four 3-pointers from Santana in the second quarter, led 26-22 at halftime before using two surges to lead 41-29 at halftime. Cantwell countered with an 11-3 run in the fourth quarter before losing, 50-40.
Bishop Amat coach Richard Wiard: “We were OK (Friday). I don’t think it was our best defensive game. I know it wasn’t our performance. But obviously, we shot the ball well. But we can’t win a lot of games if we don’t get scoring closer to the basket. Our two starting post players had four points. We have to get the ball closer to the basket.”
Cantwell coach Omar Villalta: “We’re a resilient bunch. We’re not going to die. We pushed the ball. We play the speed game. We knew, even down 16, that if we push the ball, play defense, we will be fine.”
GARY HOUSTON MEMORIAL CHRISTMAS CLASSIC
Semifinals
Friday

Bishop Amat 50, Cantwell 40
South Torrance 43, Oak Hill 41
Finals
Saturday

Bishop Amat vs. South Torrance, 7:30 p.m.

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Friday’s High School Basketball Tournament semifinals: Bishop Amat advances to finals of Arroyo; Bonita knocked out in boys La Canada tourney

Friday’s Basketball Semifinals Preview: The draw for the La Canada High School boys basketball Holiday Classic went exactly as diagrammed. Keppel, host La Canada, Bonita and St. Francis will complete pool play tonight with the winners of each game going to Saturday’s finals. “It kind of worked out the way we thought it might,” La Canada coach Tom Hofman said. “We have two good games (today).”

Another league title for Bonita and Greg Eckler Staff photo by Keith Birmingham

Another league title for Bonita and Greg Eckler
Staff photo by Keith Birmingham

ARROYO GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Friday’s semifinals

South Torrance 43, Oak Hills 41
Bishop Amat 50, Cantwell 40
Saturday’s championship
Bishop Amat vs. South Torrance, 7:30 p.m.

SAN DIMAS GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Friday’s semifinals

Vista Murietta 62, Chino Hills 36
Lakeside 52, Diamond Ranch 48
Saturday’s championship
Vista Murietta vs. Lakeside, 2:30 p.m.
Third-Place: Diamond Ranch vs. South Hills, 1:30 p.m.

LA CANADA BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Friday’s semifinals
St. Francis 50, Bonita 26
Keppel 51, La Canada 48

Saturday’s championship
St. Francis vs. Keppel, 7:30 p.m.
Third place game: Bonita vs. La Canada, 6 p.m.

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ALL-AREA GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Bishop Amat’s Emily Hubert and coach Dan Lodolo lead the way

hubert2SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER OF THE YEAR
EMILY HUBERT, BISHOP AMAT, JUNIOR
By Stephen Ramirez
How good was Bishop Amat High School cross country runner Emily Hubert this season?
Well when you consider she missed significant training time due to injury and still set the pace for the area while qualifying for the CIF State championships for the second consecutive season, the answer is simple and to the point:
She was very good.
WXVMTSACFor her efforts, Hubert is the 2013 Tribune Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.
“I had missed time in seasons before,” Hubert said. “I knew how to prepare myself and be ready for the big meets. This year, it was a little further into the season, so I was so scared, because I was so out of shape and state was coming up. It was nerve-wracking, but having everyone around me kept me positive, and I knew I just had to believe in myself.”
It worked. Hubert, who’s uncle is former Bishop Amat standout football player Joey Getherall, followed up with a solid effort at the CIF-Southern Section championships and state meet. At CIF-SS finals at Mt. San Antonio College, she placed fifth in Division 3 with a time of 18 minutes, one second, which was also good enough for 34th among all divisions and the best time among local runners.
At the state championships in Fresno, she led the Lancers’ team charge with a 10th-place finish in Division III at 18:19. She was 60th overall.
“I had high expectations this year,” Hubert said. “This was the first year where we had a (strong) team to work up with me, so I was really excited going into the season. I really wanted to place higher at state than I did last year. I had my sights set on going to state again, but wanted to do better than last year.”
Now she hopes to conclude here career with a state 3-peat.
“Next year, I definitely want to work on staying healthy,” Hubert said. “I havent’ been able to go through a whole season of training yet. I really want to go through a whole season working harder than I’ve ever done before. At the state meet this year, I did finish a few seconds faster than I did last year, but place-wise I went back. I was realy disappointed in myself. I know I have potential, so I definitely want to do the best I can without any excuses.”
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ALL-AREA BOYS CROSS COUNTRY: Glendora’s Jeff Kirwin and coach Steve Sumner take top honors

kerwinTRIBUNE CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER OF THE YEAR
JEFF KIRWIN, GLENDORA, JUNIOR

By Stephen Ramirez
The 2013 boys cross country season began with heartache for Glendora High School, which tied to move on after long-time coach Don Sumner died in June.
Junior Jeff Kirwin honored his coach by putting of the performance of his career down the stretch to top all local runners and qualifying for the CIF State championships.
For his efforts, Kirwin is Tribune Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year.
“We tried to honor him throughout the season,” Kirwin said. “I was happy with (the season). It went well all. I was stoked to finish like I did and how the team progressed throughout the season.
“I went to state as a freshman and we didn’t go last year. I didn’t want to experience what happened last year when we didn’t make it. I remembered that the entire season.”

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Arroyo Girls Basketball tournament: Bishop Amat advances to Friday’s semifinals against Cantwell

Arroyo Girls Basketball’s 19th Annual Gary Houston Memorial Christmas Classic
POOL A: Arcadia/Oak Hills/Temple City
POOL B: El Monte/La Canada/South Torrance
POOL C: Azusa/Bishop Amat/San Marino
POOL D: Arroyo/Cantwell/Sonora

Monday’s results
Arcadia 50, Temple City 29
Cantwell 58, Sonora 48
Bishop Amat 64, San Marino 24
La Canada 45, El Monte 34
Tuesday’s results
Azusa 56, San Marino 35
Sonora 37, Arroyo 27
Oak Hills 50, Temple City 30
South Torrance 47, El Monte 22
Wednesday’s games
Oak Hills 47, Arcadia 40
South Torrance 47, La Canada 41
Cantwell 53, Arroyo 39
Bishop Amat 53, Azusa 19

Friday’s semifinals
Oak Hills vs. South Torrance, 6 p.m.
Cantwell vs. Bishop Amat, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday’s finals
Third place, 6 p.m.
Championship, 7:30 p

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San Dimas Girls Basketball tournament: Diamond Ranch, Chino Hills advance to Friday’s semifinals

By Steve Ramirez
@SteveRRamirez on Twitter
SAN DIMAS –
San Dimas High School girls basketball coach Gary Jackson figured the Saints would have a rough December, but could figure it out and be a challenger in the Valle Vista League come January.
But it’s hard to imagine he thought the start to the season would be this tough.
Chloe Werling scored 11 points and Morgan Allen had 10 and Chino Hills added to San Dimas’ woes with a 54-12 victory over the Saints in a San Dimas Sherise Edmonds Memorial Tournament pool-play game at San Dimas High School.
The Huskies scored 24 of the first 26 points and forced 26 turnovers to improve to 3-3.
Aunisha Leffridge scored six points for the Saints, who slipped to 0-6. San Dimas was 1 of 17 from the floor and had 13 turnovers in the first half.
San Dimas coach Gary Jackson: “It’s been our downfall all year. We’ve been battling some injuries and we seem to get off to slow starts. When we dig a hole that deep, (the opposition) sees blood, and its hard to fight back from the that.”

San Dimas Girls Basketball Tournament
Pool A: Gladstone, Claremont, Lakeside
Pool B: West Covina, Vista Murrieta, Upland
Pool C: Chino Hills, Diamond Ranch, San Dimas
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Monday’s round-robin results
Claremont 57, Gladstone 17
Vista Murrieta 66, West Covina 26
Diamond Ranch 32, Chino hills 21
Tuesday’s round-robin results
Vista Murrieta 67, Upland 23
Lakeside 56, Claremont 34
Diamond Ranch 53, San Dimas 37
Wednesday’s round-robin results
Chino Hills 54, San Dimas 12
Lakeside 93, Gladstone 25
Upland 60, West Covina 43
Friday’s semifinals
Vista Murietta vs Chino Hills, 6 p.m.
Diamond Ranch vs Lakeside, 7:30 p.m.

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Boys Basketball: Bonita gets defensive, uses key third quarter to beat South Hills, 59-33, in La Canada tourney game

By Stephen Ramirez
@steverramirez on twitter
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE –
Bonita High School has fielded one of the more-consistent boys basketball teams in the area in recent years, and that has changed this season
Kyle Gray and Russell Hernandez scored 14 points each and Bonita outscored South Hills, 23-4 in the third quarter as it won for the fourth time in five games with a 59-33 victory over the Huskies in a La Canada Holiday Classic pool play game at La Canada High School.
Dane Hollar had 12 points for Bonita, which improved to 4-1. The Bearcats also forced 26 turnovers.
Darius Scott had nine points and Darik Pradia had eight for the Huskies, who slipped to 4-4.
Bonita, which was 7 of 27 from the floor in the first half and 21 of 56 for the game, limited South Hills to just two field goals and four shots in the third quarter. The Bearcats forced 10 turnovers in the quarter and outscored the Huskies, 23-4 for a 42-23 lead before cruising in the fourth quarter.
Bonita coach Greg Eckler: “Overall, the intensity for this team has been really good. The second half today was really good. We still have a long way to go as a team. The big change (Tuesday) was in the second half. We kind of cranked up the defense and shot the ball better.”
South Hills coach Marc Hart: “We had more turnovers than shots in that third quarter. Their zone pressure caused us a lot of problems.
“We were a totally different team in the second half. The first half I thought we played really well.”

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A high school football player suspended a year for “hugging” … Yes, you read that right, hugging

FROM CNN: To Sam McNair, a 17-year-old high school senior in Duluth, Georgia, it was an innocent hug. “You never know what someone’s going through,” McNair told CNN affiliate WGCL in Atlanta. “A hug might help.”
It didn’t in this case because after McNair hugged a teacher, he ended up with a year-long suspension from Duluth High School, putting his college plans in jeopardy. “He’s a senior; he plays football. He was getting ready for lacrosse season, and you are stripping him of the opportunity to even get a full scholarship for athletics for college,” April McNair, Sam’s mother, told WGCL.

In other news, what’s going on at Mater Dei, where a boys basketball player left the program over alleged “bullying” according to OC weekly. The allegations are chilling.

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Was the 1992 Bishop Amat football team the best in San Gabriel Valley history?

San Gabriel Valley Tribune sports historian Jim McConnell put together a list of the best football teams in San Gabriel Valley history a couple years ago. With football season winding down with the state championships on Saturday, it’s fun to look back at who McConnell thought was the best of the best. In subsequent articles, he called the 1992 Bishop Amat team the best ever. Look at all the teams on his list, did he get it right? Click on the link and you decide….

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Baldwin Park football coach Chris Williams resigns over philosophical differences with administration

Baldwin Park football coach Chris Williams, who guided the Braves football team to a 7-4 record after going 0-10 in his first season, resigned over the weekend citing philosophical differences with the school’s administration. Williams, a walk-on coach who subbed in the district, felt he wasn’t getting the support he needed from the school. “I thought we improved a lot and were doing good things, but I wasn’t getting the support I needed and felt the school didn’t appreciate the progress we made, that’s the frustrating part for me. My athletic director (Carlos Aparicio) was great, but the administration and I just didn’t see eye-to-eye.”
Williams said he will return to school to work on his teaching credential.
“That’s what I’ve got to do,” Williams said. “The best thing for me and my family is for me to get my credential and work toward the future.”
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CIF-SS Basketball Polls: If the Bonita girls keep winning, they will likely be in the Open Division at the end of the season

We’ll keep an eye on the area’s fab four of Chino Hills, Damien boys and Bonita, Bishop Amat girls. All four schools are on the bubble to be selected to the new Open Division at the end of the year. CIF will consider teams that finish in the top ten of their divisional rankings. Bonita girls are the area favorites to get selected. If they do well in the Centennial tournament in Las Vegas coming up, that could seal their fate in the Open Division. Bonita girls are 8-0, even if they lose once in Las Vegas, when they return to the Hacienda League they will likely go undefeated again, meaning they could finish the season with only one, maybe two losses. That could be enough to get them in, which isn’t necessarily a good thing. Bishop Amat girls probably have no chance since they will likely lose a few once the Del Rey starts. Damien and Chino Hills will battle it out in the Sierra. My sense is if one sweeps the other, that could send the sweeper to the Open Division as well.
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CIF-SS BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS
DIVISION 1AA

1. Mater Dei, 2. Etiwanda, 3. Loyola, 4. Corona Centennial, 5. Mayfair, 6. Long Beach Poly, 7. Chino Hills, 8. Damien, 9. Rancho Cucamonga, 10. Roosevelt.
DIVISION 2AA
1. St. John Bosco, 2. Redondo Union, 3. Mira Costa, 4. Anaheim Canyon, 5. Glendora, 6. Murreita Valley, 7. Thousand Oaks, 8. Canyon Country Canyon, 9. Foothill, 10. Westlake.
DIVISION 3AA
1. Santa Margarita, 2. Brea Olinda, 3. Corona del Mar, 4. La Mirada, 5. Atascadero, 6. San Marcos, 7. Western, 8. Servite, 9. Yorba Linda, 10. Bonita

CIF-SS GIRLS BASKETBALL RANKINGS
DIVISION 1AA
1. Mater Dei, 2. Long Beach Poly, 3. Etiwanda, 4. Corona Santiago, 5. Lynwood, 6. Alemany, 7. Troy, 8. Bonita, 9. Canyon Springs, 10. Bishop Amat.
DIVISION 3AA
1. Lakeside, 2T. Diamond Ranch, 2T. Santa Barbara, 4. Garden Grove Pacifica, 5. San Juan Hills, 6. Esperanza, 7. South Hills, 8. Corona del Mar, 9. El Modena, 10. Wilson.

DIVISION 3A
1. Lakewood St. Joseph, 2. La Canada, 3. Oak Park, 4. South Pasadena, 5. Inglewood, 6. Santa Margarita, 7. Estancia, 8. Ocean View, 9. Ridgecrest Burroughs, 10. Covina.

LA CANADA BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
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Girls Soccer: South Hills is 5-0 with five shutouts after 7-0 victory over San Dimas, PLUS CIF RANKINGS

South Hills 7, San Dimas 0: The South Hills High School girls soccer team tied for last in the Sierra League a year ago and were 8-11 overall, but this season is a different story.
The visiting and unbeaten Huskies (5-0) recorded their fifth consecutive shutout in a 7-0 victory over San Dimas, ranked third in CIF-SS Division 6, on Monday.
Leading the way for South Hills, ranked fourth in the Valley, was sophomore forward Amber Marinero with two goals and an assist.

GIRLS SOCCER STANDINGS, SCHEDULES, LEADERS
Baseline League
Del Rey League
Hacienda League
Mission Valley League
Montview League
Sierra League
Valle Vista League

CIF-SS GIRLS SOCCER RANKINGS
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BOYS SOCCER, STANDINGS, SCHEDULES, LEADERS
Baseline League
Del Rey League
Hacienda League
Mission Valley League
Montview League
Sierra League
Valle Vista League

CIF-SS BOYS SOCCER RANKINGS
BSOCRANKINGS

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South Hills baseball honors late Cory Lidle with 2-1 win over Chaparral

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By John Sherrard
Recently hired baseball coach Darren Murphy of South Hills has only been on the job for two months and already he has helped guide the Huskies to a championship.
It may only be a fall baseball championship, but to win the 6th Annual Cory Lidle Memorial Tournament is special to the program, as Lidle was a graduate of South Hills.
South Hills, 5-1 in the tournament, won both a semifinal game (7-0 over Cathedral of Los Angeles) and the tournament final over Chaparral (3-2) of Temecula, 2-1, Saturday afternoon at South Hills high.
“It (win) takes a special angle of course because Cory is a graduate of South Hills so it’s a little extra significance,” Murphy said. “And also, us as a coaching staff, this is our first tournament with these kids, so it’s nice to win and change is good sometimes.”
In the championship game, pinch hitter Jake Johnson came off the bench and singled to left, scoring catcher Corey Cadek in the eighth inning for the win. Cadek opened the inning with a walk and was sacrificed to second
This is the second tournament title for the Huskies.
In the semifinal game, pitcher Gavin Velasquez went the distance, striking out ten batters and allowed only a first inning single.
Velasquez, a junior who has committed to Cal State Fullerton, was given a $1,000 scholarship for college by the Lidle Foundation for his performance in the tournament. It was presented by Cory’s sister-in-law Brandie Peters.
Velasquez was 2-0 in the tournament.
“It’s an honor to be even mentioned next to his name, who did a lot for the community,” Velasquez said.
With South Hills holding a slim, 2-0 lead in the semifinal game, the Huskies blew the game open with a grand slam in the sixth inning by pinch hitter Brennan Piceino to give South Hills a 6-0 lead.
The tournament featured 191 total teams, 24 of which were in the high school division.

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Hemsley pours in 26 points as Damien rolls to 77-44 victory over Burbank to take Glendora boys tournament final

By Stephen Ramirez
@steverramirez on Twitter
GLENDORA –
Damien High School enjoyed a dream season a year ago, when it won its first CIF-Southern Section boys basketball title and advanced two rounds in the state tournament.
The Spartans have picked up where they left off.
Jeremy Hemsley scored a game-high 26 points and Malik Fitts had 14 and Damien won its fifth consecutive game to start the season, a 77-44 victory over Burbank on Saturday to take the Glendora Tournament championship.
Damien, also getting 10 points from Isaiah McCullough, put this one away with first-half runs of 12-2 and 11-4 before opening the third quarter with surges of 8-4 and 20-10 to win handily.
Damien, getting 15 points from Hemsley, led 36-24 at halftime.
Jeremy Hemsley: “It feels real good. I think we play real hard. We have better chemistry than a lot of teams, so it feels good to be 5-0. We just want to continue to play hard, and if we do that I think we can win a lot more games.”

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