Basketball/ Jan 20 2022

Colony Hands Glendora its First Palomares League Loss; Titans Defeat Tartans, 64-47, on Wednesday Night

Photos by Carlo Montalbo Boys Basketball: Glendora was able to hang with Colony through the first two quarters of Wednesday night’s Palomares League game. The Titans, however, who are on the CIF-SS Open Division watchlist, and currently ranked eleventh in the latest Division 1 poll, used a 36-21 run in the second half to pull […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 20 2022

Glendora Picks Up 73-33 Blowout Victory at Colony; Tartans Win First Palomares League Game of 2021-22 Season

Photos by Carlo Montalbo Girls Basketball: Glendora picked up its first Palomares League victory of the 2021-22 season on Wednesday. The Tartans used a 29-6 run in the third quarter to secure a 73-33 victory. Hailey Schaffer led the Tartans offense with 16 points. Emma Barnett chipped in with 13 points. Up next: The Tartans will […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 20 2022

Bishop Amat Claims 49-42 Camino Real League Victory Over La Salle on Wednesday Night

Boys Basketball: La Salle fell to 1-2 in Camino Real League games after Wednesday’s 49-42 to visiting Bishop Amat. Three of the four quarters were decided by two points or less, but Amat had an 11-5 advantage in the third period. Derek Peterson had a game-high 21 points for the Lancers. Ben Shaw led Amat […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 20 2022

San Dimas Girls Remain Undefeated in VVL Games After Victories Over West Covina (54-47) & Diamond Ranch (57-14)

Girls Basketball: San Dimas bolstered its spot atop the Valle Vista League with victories over West Covina and Diamond Ranch. On Tuesday, the Saints picked up a 54-47 win at West Covina. SDHS outscored WCHS 29-18 in the second half to secure the victory. The Saints’ Janessa Rodriguez (16) and Olivia Romero (14) combined for […]

By Brian Baiotto


Soccer/ Jan 20 2022

After Slow Start Offensively, West Covina Scores Three Times in Second Half to Defeat Covina, 3 -1, in a VVL Showdown

Boys Soccer: Trailing 1-0 in the second half of its Valle Vista League showdown with Covina, West Covina erupted for three goals and picked up a 3-1 victory. The Bulldogs got even with the Colts when Isaac Baez was able to head in a corner kick. Jared Sanchez gave WCHS its first lead of the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Soccer,Top Stories/ Jan 20 2022

Maranatha Gets Two Goals From Whit Wilder in Tuesday’s 5-1 Victory Over Village Christian; Minutemen Improve to 2-1 in Olympic League

Photo by Mitsi Yamashita: Boys Soccer: Maranatha moved into second place in the Olympic League on Tuesday. The Minutemen controlled Village Christian, 5-1, and leapfrogged the Crusaders in the league standings. Whit Wilder scored twice, and the first came off an assist by Sawyer Throop. George Peterson scored on a penalty kick, and Peterson had […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Jan 20 2022

San Dimas Defeats West Covina, 6-3, on Tuesday & Edges Diamond Ranch, 1-0, in OT, on Wednesday; Saints 5-0 in VVL Games

Girls Soccer: San Dimas picked up its fourth and fifth Valle Vista League victories over the past two days. The Saints claimed a 6-3 victory over West Covina, and edged Diamond Ranch, 1-0, in overtime. Ryenne Zerbel scored the lone goal on Wednesday for SDHS. After falling to San Dimas, the Bulldogs had to settle […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 19 2022

Zaye Salgado & Ethan Chavez Score 12 Points Apiece in San Dimas’ 73-43, Valle Vista League Victory at West Covina

Photos by Robert Ketterling: Boys Basketball: San Dimas jumped on West Covina early on Tuesday night and cruised to a 73-43, Valle Vista League road victory. The Saints entered the second period with a 15-point lead and never looked back. Zaye Salgado had 12 points and four assists for SDHS. And Ethan Chavez contributed 12 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 19 2022

Burroughs Closes Strong to Defeat Pasadena, 62-60, in Tuesday’s Pacific League Contest; Jason Guyton Led PHS w/18 Points

Boys Basketball: For the first time in six years, Pasadena High School has two Pacific League losses. The Bulldogs dropped a 62-60 decision to visiting Burroughs on Tuesday night. PHS (3-2) currently sits in fourth place in the Pacific League standings. Burroughs closed out the game on a 19-11 run to nip the Bulldogs, 62-60. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 19 2022

Flintridge Prep Shakes Off Rust & Defeats Pasadena Poly, 54-46, on Tuesday; Wolves Get 35 Points From Ashley Chea

Girls Basketball: Another Prep League game. And another victory for Flintridge Prep. The Wolves, who hadn’t played in three weeks, opened the new year with a 54-46 victory at Pasadena Poly. It is their 70th consecutive Prep League win. The Panthers, who were led by Paige Lim’s 29 points, actually held a tw0-point lead after […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 19 2022

RJ Smith (21) & Kaleb Smith (20) Combine for 41 Points in Damien’s 88-53 Victory Over RCHS; Spartans 3-0 in Baseline League

Boys Basketball: Damien became the first SGV area program to 20 wins on Tuesday. The Spartans improved t0 20-1 after an 88-53 victory over visiting Rancho Cucamonga. RJ Smith hit three 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 21 points. Kaleb Smith had 20 points and hit two 3-pointers of his own. Aaron Glass led Rancho […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Jan 18 2022

Zach Murphy Scores 28 Points in Ayala’s 80-64 Victory Over Bonita in Monday’s Palomares League Battle

Thanks to Josh Thompson for the game info and photos: Boys Basketball: Ayala had to wait nearly two weeks longer than expected to open its Palomares League schedule, but the Bulldogs made the most of it. Bonita and Ayala were originally slated to play on January 4, but COVID-19 pushed it back to Monday night. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Water Polo/ Jan 18 2022

Anika Nichols Scores 6 Goals in Glendora’s 18-8 Victory Over Claremont in Monday’s Palomares League Match Up

Girls Water Polo: Glendora stayed one-half game back on first-place Bonita thanks to an 18-8 victory over visiting Claremont on Monday. Anika Nichols led GHS with six goals and an assist. Hailey Andress contributed four goals, six assists, seven steals and an ejection drawn. Liz Ramirez finished with a pair of goals and assists, as […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 18 2022

Aiden Chavez Hits Seven 3-Pointers & Scores 30 Points, But Damien Blows Out Upland, 87-52, in Baseline League Game

Boys Basketball: You know it’s not your day when you hit 10 3-pointers as a team, and still lose by 35 points. But that’s exactly what happened to the Upland boys basketball program. The Highlanders’ Aiden Chavez hit seven 3-pointers and finished with 30 points. Damien, however, was balanced as usual, and cruised to an […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories,Wrestling/ Jan 17 2022

Walnut’s Ramirez, Flores & Barreto Place Second at Five Counties; Northview’s Limon Finishes Third at 120 Pounds

Wrestling: Five Counties Team Placing & Points: 1- Buchanan (327) 2- St. John Bosco (214.5) 3- Fountain Valley (201.5) 4- Gilroy (192) 5- SLAM (177.5) 6- Rancho Bernardo (157.5) 7- Centennial Corona (130.5) 8- Yucaipa (118) 9- Central (117) 10- Northview (113) 11- Servite (110) 12- Millikan (101.5) 13- Walnut (99.5) 14- Regis Jesuit (88) […]

By Brian Baiotto


Soccer/ Jan 17 2022

San Dimas Improves to 3-0 in Valle Vista League Games After Friday’s 3-2 Victory Over Charter Oak

Girls Soccer: The defending champs actually trailed by a goal the half. But with a pair of second-half goals, San Dimas defeated Charter Oak, 3-2, and upped their VVL record to 3-0. Madeline Taylor scored a pair of first-half goals for Charter Oak. The Saints’ Reagan Parkhill would counter with two goals of her own, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 16 2022

Malik Khouzam’s 30 Points & 5 Assists Leads Walnut to a 77-41 Victory Over Rowland in Hacienda League Contest

Boys Basketball: Walnut picked up its first Hacienda League victory of 2021-22 on Saturday. The Mustangs put Rowland away early and cruised to a 77-41 victory. Walnut had an 18-point advantage after the first quarter, and took a 56-20 lead into the half. Malik Khouzam had a monster game with 30 points and five assists. Khouzam […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 16 2022

Aaron Park’s 12 Points Leads San Dimas to 38-30 Victory Over Northview in Saturday Night’s Valle Vista League Showdown

Boys Basketball: One night after dropping its first Valle Vista League game of the season at Charter Oak, the San Dimas boys program welcomed Northview to its gym. It wasn’t a great night offensively for either school, but the Saints defeated the Vikings, 38-3o, on Saturday night. SDHS had an 18-8 lead at the half, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 16 2022

San Dimas Girls Take Leg Up in Valle Vista League; Saints Defeat Northview, 50-32, on Saturday

Girls Basketball: In a battle of unbeatens in Valle Vista League play, San Dimas picked up an important 50-32 victory over Northview. The Vikings struggled to get their offense going all night, but it was the second and fourth quarters that saw SDHS outscore NHS by a margin of 34-15. Jaelyn Ramos (16 points) and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Soccer/ Jan 15 2022

Sanaa Turner Scores Two Goals in West Covina’s 5-0 Victory Over Northview in a Valle Vista League Showdown

Girls Soccer: West Covina had gone more than a month since its last victory. On Friday, though, the Bulldogs shut out Northview, 5-0, in a Valle Vista League contest. WCHS held a 1-0 lead at the break, and then exploded for four second-half goals to pick up their first VVL win of the 2021-22 season. […]

By Brian Baiotto