South Hills adds CIF Southern California Division III Region title to go with section title, beats San Luis Obispo, 2-1

Alina Cobian scored in the 64th minute, and after giving up the game-tying goal in the 67th minute, South Hills finished it off with Amber Marinero hooking up with Hailey Zerbel in the 72nd minute, giving the Huskies the CIF State Southern California Division III Regional championship to go with last week’s CIF-Southern Section Division 3 title. Story, photo’s and video highlights/interviews, posted later.
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All the goals in South Hill’s 2-1 victory over San Luis Obispo …

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Bonita shocks Santa Barbara, 70-67; Diamond Ranch, Duarte come up short

CIF-State Southern California Division Playoffs
Boys Basketball Quarterfinals
Division III

Bonita 70, Santa Barbara 67 — The Bonita High School boys basketball team may have finished as Southern Section runner up in Division 3AA but the Bearcats have taken advantage of the chance to compete in the state portion of the playoffs.
The No. 6-seeded Bearcats registered a 70-67 road win over No. 3 Santa Barbara 70-67 in a Division III Southern Regional quarterfinal Saturday night.

Division IV
El Camino 63, Diamond Ranch 58
Things didn’t look so good for the Diamond Ranch boys basketball team.
The Panthers trailed Oceanside El Camino by 17 points two minutes into the final quarter. But coach Eric Cooper’s team rallied and had a chance in the closing seconds before falling 63-58 in a Division IV Southern Regional quarterfinal on Saturday.

Girls Basketball Quarterfinals
Division IV
St. Anthony 60, Duarte 43
Turnovers plagued the Duarte girls basketball team in a 68-43 loss to St. Anthony in a CIF Division 4 state playoff second-round game on Saturday.Duarte, the fourth-seeded CIF-SS Division 4AA runner-up, had 24 turnovers in the loss.
“They’re talented,” Duarte coach Scott Wiard said. “Our kids did an unbelievable job competing. We were in it for a whole half, and then they went on a pretty big run there in the third quarter, and we weren’t able to get enough baskets to stay in it.”

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Saturday Recap: Mario Huizar led Sierra Vista baseball to shutout Alhambra

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Baseball
Sierra Vista 1, Alhambra 0 — Mario Huizar threw eight innings to lead the Dons (5-1) to the Elks Tournament victory.
San Marino 3, Gabrielino 0 — Christian LeRue pitched six innings for the Eagles (3-1, 3-1) in a nonleague loss.
Upland 11:2, Glendora 7:4 — Jake Gaudet pitched a complete game, striking out seven, Chris Takayoshi went 2 for 3 with an RBI and Chase Kerr went 1 for 3 with an RBI for the Tartans (5-2) in their second game of the day.

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South Hills confident heading to Saturday’s CIF-State SoCal Regional title game against San Luis Opispo

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What: CIF-State Southern California Regional Division III state championship
Where: Covina District Field
When: Saturday, 1 p.m.
Who: South Hills (25-1-5) vs. San Luis Obispo (27-1-1)

PREVIEW: For a school with one of the richest sports traditions in the San Gabriel Valley, what the South Hills High School girls soccer team is trying to accomplish is rare — even by its own standards.
After winning the school’s first CIF Southern Section championship last week with a 2-1 victory over Yorba Linda to win the Division 3 title, South Hills hopes its next page in the history books is adding a CIF State Southern California Division III Regional championship, and it has a chance to do it in front of a home crowd.
Top-seed South Hills (25-1-5) will take on third-seed San Luis Obispo (27-1-1) in a battle of once-beaten teams in the Division III championship Saturday at Covina District Field at 1 p.m.

SOUTH HILLS SEMIFINAL WIN: Hailey Zerbel’s sudden-death game winner in the first overtime lifted South Hills to a 2-1 victory over El Dorado in the CIF-State Southern California Regional championship. South Hills (25-1-5), which won the CIF-Southern Section Division 3 championship over the weekend, will go for the rare double against San Luis Obispo (27-1-1), a 3-1 winner over Helix on Saturday at Covina District Field at 1 p.m.

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Thursday Recap: Bishop Amat softball defeat St. Joseph after eight innings

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Softball
Bishop Amat 3, St. Joseph 1 (8) — The Lancers defeated the Jesters in a Del Rey League game. Alexis Vargas and Samaria Diaz both pitched four innings and Alyssa Barrera scored the winning run with a hit from Gaby Bracamonte.
Nogales 16, Walnut 6 — Peiu Tafisi was the winning pitcher for the Nobles (4-2) in a nonleague game.
Diamond Bar 9, Los Altos 9 — Casey Tamanaha went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs, Summer Anderson went 3 for 4 with a double and a triple and Andrea Gonzalez went 2 for 2 with two doubles for the Brahmas (3-2-1, 1-0) in a nonleague tie.

Boys tennis
Garey 18, Don Lugo 0 — The team of Chris Victor and Rogelio Castaneda swept in doubles and Ermis Lopez swept in singles for the Vikings (5-1-1) in a nonleague match.

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Thursday Recap: Ciara Granado went 5 for 5 for Edgewood softball victory

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Softball
Edgewood 17, Rowland 2 — On Thursday, Ciara Granado went 5 for 5 with two home runs and Samantha Alvarado was the winning pitcher.

Baseball
Sierra Vista 2, Monrovia 1 — Ricardo Reyes pitched seven innings to lead the Dons to defeat the Wildcats.

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South Hills baseball rallies to beat Mater Dei 4-3

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By Richard Hernandez
South Hills, the area’s top team, ventured into Orange County on Thursday night and brought home a come from behind win, scoring three times in top of the sixth to defeat Mater Dei, 4-3.
After struggling against Monarchs’ ace junior Michael Thomas through the first five innings, the Huskies’ bats came alive in the sixth.Karlos Morales and Johnny Dearth opened up the inning with a single and double respectively. Quinn Cotter then came through with the big blow, a line drive double just inside the third base bag which scored two and tied the game, 3-3.

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