Baseball/ Mar 02 2024

Noah Obsenares Goes Distance & Allows One Earned Run on One Hit in Pasadena’s 5-2 Victory at Glendale

Baseball: Pasadena was able to salvage its two-game Pacific League series with Glendale. After falling, 5-1, on Tuesday, the Bulldogs bounced back with a 5-2 road victory. Noah Obsenares put PHS on his back on Friday, and he did the heavy lifting. Obsenares went the distance and allowed just one earned run on one hit. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 02 2024

Brock Foulds Goes Six Scoreless Innings & Doubles in Two in Rancho Cucamonga’s 3-0 Victory at Glendora

Baseball: Brock Foulds had a huge impact in Thursday’s 3-0 victory at Glendora. The Rancho Cucamonga junior provided six scoreless innings and struck out six. At the plate, Foulds went 2-for-4, with a run and a single. And it was his two-run double in the top of the sixth inning that gave the Cougars a […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 02 2024

Fernando Palencia Strikes Out 13 in Five Innings; Arcadia Finishes Sweep of Burbank Thanks to Friday’s 7-0 Road Victory

Baseball: Arcadia opened defense of its Pacific League championship this week with a two-game sweep of Burbank. The Apaches defeated the Bulldogs, 11-3, on Wednesday, and closed out the sweep, 7-0, on Friday. Fernando Palencia was dealing. The Apaches star senior went five innings, allowed just two hits, didn’t issue a walk and got 13 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 02 2024

Former Pasadena High Pitchers Joe Bacon & Ben Griffith Teamed Up to Shut Down Rio Hondo College in Friday’s 7-1 Victory; PCC Wins SCC Series, 2-1

College Baseball: Two former Pasadena High School pitchers combined to shut down the Rio Hondo College bats on Friday. Joe Bacon went seven strong, allowing one run on four hits in Pasadena City College’s 7-1 South Coast Conference victory at Rio Hondo. Bacon walked and struck out two RHC batters. Ben Griffith backed Bacon with […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 02 2024

Chaffey Bats Pound Out 19 Hits in 14-7 Victory Over SBVC; Jacob Billings Drives in Four, Including 3-Run HR in Fifth to Spark Rally

College Baseball: San Bernardino Valley College was six outs from its first Inland Empire Athletic Conference victory of the 2024 season. And it was happening on the field of the defending IEAC champs (Chaffey College). Trailing 7-6 in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Panthers rallied for eight runs and claimed a 14-7 victory. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 01 2024

PCC Offense Pounds Five Rio Hondo College Pitchers for 17 Hits in Thursday’s 13-5 South Coast Conference Victory

Thanks to PCC for the photos College Baseball: After opening South Coast Conference play 0-4, the Pasadena City College baseball program earned its first conference victory on Thursday. The Lancers pounded out a 13-5 victory over their visitors from Rio Hondo College. PCC out-hit RHC, 17-8. Jameson Ferraro improved his personal record to 2-2 after […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 01 2024

Jude Favela Tosses Six-Hit Shutout & Struck Out Four in San Dimas’ 7-0 Victory at Bonita

Photos by Beth Oualline Baseball: The only thing better than tossing a shutout is completing that feat against a rival. And that’s exactly what San Dimas’ Jude Favela did on Thursday. He tossed a six-hit shutout in a 7-0 victory at Bonita. Favela walked three and fanned four BHS batters. Of Favela’s 99 pitches, 61 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 01 2024

Warren Open Scoreless Pitcher’s Duel Late & Defeats Los Osos, 9-0, on Thursday Afternoon

Baseball: The only way to get prepared for Baseline League play and the postseason is to schedule games against southern section powers. And year in and year out, Warren is one of the better programs in the southern sections, led by their longtime coach, Scott Pearson. Los Osos traveled to Downey, and they were locked […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 01 2024

Maranatha Responds Well From Disappointing Season-Opening Loss to Defeat Alhambra, 10-8, in Thursday’s Nonleague Contest

Photo by Amanda Lin Thanks to Maranatha tennis for this report: Boys Tennis: Maranatha’s first match on Tuesday at San Gabriel was a beatdown that the Minutemen wouldn’t soon forget. For most of the team, it was the first competitive tennis match they’ve played in. Young … inexperienced … even clueless at times … are […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 01 2024

Strickland Tosses One-Hit, Five-Inning Shutout & Strikes Out Eight; Maranatha Opens Olympic League Play w/a 10-0 Victory Over Valley Christian

Baseball: Maranatha opened defense of its Olympic League championship in dominating fashion. The Minutemen crushed Cerritos Valley Christian, 10-0, in five innings. Zach Strickland tossed a one-hit shutout. Strickland issued one walk and fanned eight CVC batters. Riley Jones was stuck with the loss. Jones surrendered nine runs on five hits over 2 2/3 innings. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 01 2024

Tomas Bilvado Tosses Three-Hit Shutout in San Marino’s 4-0 Victory at Monrovia; Titans Junior Struck Out Seven

Baseball: San Marino’s Tomas Bilvado got the Titans off to a great start in Thursday’s Rio Hondo League opener. Bilvado tossed a three-hit shutout, as San Marino defeated their host from Monrovia, 4-0. Bilvado scattered three hits, walked three and fanned seven Wildcats. Joshua Griffiths, Isaac Diaz and Isaias Hernandez accounted for the Monrovia offense. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Mar 01 2024

Nate Garcia & Xavier Clinton Combine for 41 Points in Damien’s 74-54 Victory Over Redondo Union in Thursday’s CIF State D-1 Playoffs

Boys Basketball: Damien earned its spot in the CIF State Division 1 Southern California Regional Semifinal on Saturday. The Spartans defeated Redondo Union, 74-54, on Thursday night in La Verne. Damien used a 22-8 run in the second quarter and took a 42-24 lead into the break. Nate Garcia had a game-high 22 points. Xavier […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Feb 29 2024

Brock Mayer Goes 5 1/3 Scoreless Innings in Chaffey’s 9-2 IEAC Victory Over SBVC; Ryder Young & PJ Torrez Homered for Panthers

College Baseball: Chaffey College improved to 4-0 in Inland Empire Athletic Conference play on Wednesday. Brock Mayer went 5 1/3 scoreless innings in a 9-2 victory over San Bernardino Valley College. Mayer allowed three hits, issued three walks and struck out three. Andrew Griffin walked, singled, doubled and scored. Zachary Marquez had an RBI single […]

By Brian Baiotto


Soccer/ Feb 28 2024

George Peterson Scores Twice, Including Once in Overtime to Lead Maranatha to a 2-1 Victory Over Woodlake in First Round of CIF State Division 5 Playoffs

Boys Soccer: Maranatha has now gone 46 days without a loss. The Minutemen, fresh off securing the first CIF-SS Division 6 championship in program history, hosted Woodlake in Tuesday’s first round of the CIF State Division 5 playoffs. George Peterson scored in the first half to give MHS a 1-0 lead. He got a rebound […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Feb 28 2024

Matthew Lorenzano Goes Seven Scoreless Innings & Strikes Out Four in Mt. SAC’s 6-2 South Coast Conference Victory at ELAC

College Baseball: Mt. SAC opened South Coast Conference play with a 6-2 victory at East Los Angeles College. The Mounties led 6-0 before ELAC scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth inning. Julian Hernandez got the loss, in spite of having a solid outing. Hernandez went seven innings and allowed two […]

By Brian Baiotto


Soccer/ Feb 28 2024

Hackworth Completes Hat Trick in Monrovia’s 4-0 Victory Over Campbell Hall in CIF State D-4 Playoffs; Wildcats Get Second Shot at Louisville

Thanks to Rafi Maljian for this report Girls Soccer: Monrovia responded very well to its CIF-SS Division 4 title-game (2-0) loss to Louisville last Friday. Four days later, the Lady Wildcats opened the CIF State Division 4 playoffs at home with a 4-0 victory over their visitors from Campbell Hall. MHS led 3-0 at the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 28 2024

CIF State Playoff Scores: Damien Hoops, Covina & Maranatha Boys Soccer, & Etiwanda, Maranatha & Monrovia Girls Soccer Win First Round Games

Boys & Girls Soccer & Basketball: CIF State First-Round Scores: Boys Basketball: Division 1: Damien 69, St. Augustine 44 Up next: Redondo Union at Damien on Thursday at 7. Division 4: Palisades 52, Northview 44 Girls Basketball: Open Division: Etiwanda had a bye, & hosts winner of Wednesday’s Mater Dei-Mission Hills game on Friday at […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 28 2024

Garner & Allen Combine for 35 Points in Damien’s 69-44 Victory at St. Augustine in First Round of CIF State D-1 Playoffs

Boys Basketball: After falling 11 nights ago in the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinal to Windward, Damien opened CIF State Division 1 play in San Diego. And the No. 12 seeded Spartans controlled throughout in a 69-44 victory at No. 5 St. Augustine. Damien led by 19 at the break, and they enjoyed a 59-31 lead […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Feb 27 2024

Area JC Baseball Standings & This Week’s Schedule; Chaffey Tied for First Place in Inland Empire Athletic Conference w/Mt. San Jacinto & Desert

College Baseball: Inland Empire Athletic Conference: Mt. San Jacinto (12-2 overall, 3-0 in conference) Chaffey (8-7, 3-0) Desert (6-8, 3-0) Cerro Coso (7-9, 0-0) SBVC (5-10, 0-3) Victor Valley (3-8, 0-3) Barstow (2-15, 0-3) Chaffey’s Schedule: Tuesday: SBVC at Chaffey Thursday: Chaffey at SBVC Saturday: SBVC at Chaffey South Coast Conference: Long Beach (10-3, 3-0) […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 27 2024

Tuesday’s CIF State Playoff Schedule for Boys & Girls Basketball & Soccer; Etiwanda Earned First-Round Bye in Open Division Girls Hoops

Photo by Josh Thompson Basketball & Soccer: Tuesday’s CIF State Southern California First Round Playoff Schedule: Boys Soccer: Division 4: No. 5 Upland at No. 4 Monte Vista No. 7 Torres at No. 2 Etiwanda Division 5: No. 5 Covina at No. 4 Wilson No. 7 Woodlake at No. 2 Maranatha Girls Soccer: Division 2: […]

By Brian Baiotto