Boys Athlete of the Week/ Oct 15 2023

Ayala Two-Way Starter, Marquis Monroe, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Photo by Beth Oualline Boys Athlete of the Week: Quite simply, Marquis Monroe was the difference in Ayala’s 29-26 victory over their visitors from Bonita. It’s not politically correct to say, but the win likely secures the Bulldogs hopes of regaining the Mountain West League championship. Ayala still has Charter Oak and Alta Loma left, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Oct 07 2023

South Hills Senior, Matt Moreno, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week After Six Rushing TD’s on Friday

Boys Athlete of the Week: South Hills improved to 4-3 on Friday night after its 54-41 victory over visiting Don Lugo. There were many contributors in white and green, but Matt Moreno had a game that any running back would dream of having. Moreno, a two-sport (baseball & football) star, who will play baseball at […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Oct 02 2023

Arcadia Two-Way Starter, Mikal Reed, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: After starting the season 0-2, the Arcadia football program has found its stride. The Apaches have consecutive victories over Brea Olinda, Nordhoff and Morningside by a combined margin of 166-44. More importantly, Arcadia’s fourth straight win was a 59-14 beatdown of visiting Burbank in the Pacific League opener for both […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Sep 24 2023

Monrovia Quarterback, Brian Salazar, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Photos by RT Tolentino Boys Athlete of the Week: While most area programs have played six games, the Monrovia football team has just four games under their belt. That’s due to a game canceled by Palm Springs after the heavy rain that saturated the desert and an early-season bye week for the Wildcats. MHS has […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Sep 17 2023

Maranatha Running Back, Miles O’Malley, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week After Six Total TD’s on Friday

Pictured L-R: Carter Shupper, Miles O’Malley & Luke McNulty Boys Athlete of the Week: Maranatha went into Friday’s showdown with undefeated Western Christian knowing the Lancers would objectively be their toughest remaining regular season opponent on their schedule. It would be an experience, win or lose, that would help prepare the Minutemen for what they […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Sep 10 2023

Glendora Quarterback, Eric Najarro, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: There are a number of athletes responsible for Glendora starting the 2023 season at 4-0. And that long list includes the offensive line, running backs, receivers, defense and special teams. But one could make the argument that no one has played a bigger role in their success as has Eric […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Sep 03 2023

Covina High School Quarterback, Jacob Duronslet, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: Covina is off to a 3-0 start for the first time in recent memory. Through week two, the Colts have wins over California (42-0), South Hills (40-14), and Diamond Bar (42-32). CHS handed the Brahmas their first loss of 2023. The only thing better than being 3-0 has to be […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Aug 27 2023

Bonita Running Back, Jayden Montenegro, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Photos by Beth Oualline Boys Athlete of the Week: Bonita’s Jayden Montenegro is off to a great start to his senior season. The Bearcats two-way contributor played a huge role in road victories over Monrovia (56-21) and Ontario Christian (34-31) in weeks zero and one, respectively. On Friday night, Montenegro anchored the BHS ground game […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Aug 21 2023

St. Francis Quarterback, John Sanders, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week After Six Total TD’s

Photo by Ryan Tomey¬† Boys Athlete of the Week: There is something special about being the quarterback at St. Francis High School. Leading one of the SGV area’s premier programs into battle every Friday night in front of a packed house at Jim Bonds Stadium is part of that experience. The Golden Knights’ signal callers […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ May 15 2023

Upland’s Aiden Dufour & AJ Contreras, Members of the 2023 CIF D-2 Champs, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athletes of the Week

Boys Athletes of the Week: The Upland High School boys volleyball program has turned in a 2023 season that has been nothing short of incredible. Dating back to 2022, the Highlanders have now won 24 consecutive Baseline League matches without dropping a single set. Unlike 2022, where UHS was swept by Royal in the CIF-SS […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ May 06 2023

Charter Oak Junior, Athen Malone, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Photos by Gwen Pointer Boys Athlete of the Week: There isn’t a more unsettling feeling for a baseball player than falling behind early in a CIF-SS playoff game. It’s that knowledge that one’s season and in many cases a career is rapidly running out of oxygen that makes it so unpleasant. But don’t tell that […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Apr 29 2023

Arcadia’s Fernando Palencia Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week After Leading AHS to a Sweep of Crescenta Valley

Boys Athlete of the Week: Arcadia entered the final week of the 2023 regular season trailing first-place Crescenta Valley by one game, and that meant they’d need a two-game sweep of the Falcons to secure a fourth consecutive Pacific League title. After edging CV, 5-4, on Tuesday, the Apaches secured the sweep with an 11-2 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Apr 23 2023

Maranatha’s Cider Canon, Who Hit Five Home Runs in Four Games, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: What an eventful week it was for the Maranatha baseball program, and for senior Cider Canon. The Minutemen went 4-0, officially secured a sixth consecutive Olympic League championship and outscored their opponents by a combined margin of 53-7. In Olympic League play, they claimed a pair of wins over Heritage […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Apr 16 2023

Bonita’s Garrett Patterson, Who Threw a No-Hitter & Fanned 12, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: With four league games remaining, Bonita, Ayala and Glendora are in a three-way tie atop the Palomares League standings. This past week, the Bearcats picked up a two-game sweep over Claremont. In Thursday’s 7-0 victory over the Wolfpack, Garrett Patterson threw a no-hitter. Patterson walked one and struck out 12. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Apr 10 2023

Northview Shortstop, Dean Curley, Who Went 8-for-10 w/8 RBIs, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: Northview entered the week on a six-game losing streak, and one of the area’s most elite players, Dean Curley, had a tremendous three-day run. The Vikings dropped a 6-4 decision to Trabuco Hills on Monday. On Tuesday and Wednesday, NHS defeated Portola (13-0) and Aliso Niguel (7-1), respectively. Over that […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Mar 26 2023

Pasadena City College Sophomore, Jakob Guardado, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: PCC’s Jakob Guardado had about as impactful a week as a JC player could hope to have. On Monday, the Lancers sophomore salvaged the final game of a three-game set with LBCC. Guardado went the distance, allowing four runs, didn’t issue a walk and struck out seven in a 6-4 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Mar 12 2023

South Hills High School Pitcher, Sterling Patick, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Photo by Gia Cunningham Boys Athlete of the Week: Sterling Patick’s stock continues to rise every time he takes the mound for Darren Murphy. On Thursday, Patick shut out the CIF-SS Division 2 top-ranked Gahr Gladiators, 4-0, at the Perfect Game Tourney. Patick allowed four hits, didn’t walk a batter and struck out 10 for […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Mar 06 2023

San Dimas High School Pitcher, Kody King, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: After opening the season 3-0, San Dimas found itself on a two-game losing streak. And that included a 4-2 setback at Bonita on Feb 22. On Saturday afternoon, Kody King decided to do something about it. The Saints junior threw a two-hit shutout in a 1-0 victory over the visiting […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Feb 13 2023

Bonita Right-Handed Pitcher, Justin Santiago, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: Justin Santiago got off to about as impressive and efficient a start to his senior season as possible. The 6-foot-2 Bonita ace held the Northview offense in check throughout Saturday’s 2-1 victory in the 2023 season opener. Santiago allowed a single run in the top of the seventh, but finished […]

By Brian Baiotto


Boys Athlete of the Week/ Feb 06 2023

Bonita High School Sophomore, Tristan Fernandez, Named 210 Prep Sports Boys Athlete of the Week

Boys Athlete of the Week: If you don’t go to Bonita High School or wrestle in the Palomares League, there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Tristan Fernandez. And that’s because Fernandez is a quiet and humble kid, who also happens to be an ass-kicker for Coach Rob Froh and the Bonita wrestling program. […]

By Brian Baiotto