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


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


Top Stories/ Feb 24 2024

Northview’s Bartoszek, Glendora’s Sachs & Walnut’s Falcon, Meza & Ramirez Earn Spots in Tonight’s State Title Matches

Wrestling: Championship Semifinal Results: 105: Anaya Falcon (Walnut) def. Jazmine Turner (Grace Davis), 7-6. 110: Deandra Meza (Walnut) def. Eden Hernandez (Poway), 3-2. 125: Sam Sachs (Glendora) def. Lilyana Balderas (Anaheim), 5-3. 140: Faith Bartoszek (Northview) pinned Gianna DiBenedetto (Bella Vista) at 1:35. BOYS: 120: Ronnie Ramirez (Walnut) def. Moses Mendoza (Gilroy), 2-1. 165: Joseph […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 24 2024

Blood Round: Eight Area Wrestlers Secured Spots on Podium at State w/First-Match Wins on Saturday Morning

Wrestling: BOYS: 106: Zachary Samano (Chino) def. Levi Mazzei (Frontier), 7-0. 126: Christian Garcia (Walnut) def. Kyle Holtberg (St. Mary), 3-2. 138: Jeremiah Bertalotto def. Jacob Bell (Etiwanda), 2-1. 144: Tommy Thongseng (Exeter Union) def. Ryder Yoshitake, 6-4 (OT). 150: Anthony Berg (Whitney) def. Mikel David Uyemura (San Marino), 5-2. 190: Sammy Acuna (Northview) def. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 24 2024

Day 3 Matchups: Six Area Wrestlers Vying for State Titles & 13 More Can Place w/First-Match Wins This Morning

Photo by RT Tolentino Wrestling: Championship Semifinal Schedule: GIRLS: 105: Anaya Falcon (Walnut) vs Jazmine Turner (Grace Davis) 110: Deandra Meza (Walnut) vs Eden Hernandez (Poway) 125: Sam Sachs (Glendora) vs Lilyana Balderas (Anaheim) 140: Faith Bartoszek (Northview) vs Gianna DiBenedetto (Bella Vista) BOYS: 120: Ronnie Ramirez (Walnut) vs Moses Mendoza (Gilroy) 165: Evan Manzo […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 22 2024

Walnut’s Ronnie Ramirez, Anaya Falcon & Deandra Meza Open CIF State Meet as No. 1 Seeds; Glendora’s Sam Sachs is Third at 125 Pounds

Boys & Girls Wrestling: The moment has finally arrived for California’s most elite high school wrestlers. The three-day CIF State Championships begins Thursday morning and runs through Saturday night at the Mechanics Bank Arena in Bakersfield. There are approximately 40 athletes that represent the 210 Prep Sports coverage zone, including a number of CIF-SS Individual […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 20 2024

This Weekend’s Playoff Schedule; Six Area Soccer Teams & Three Basketball Programs Vying for CIF-SS Championships

Photo by Mitzi Yamashita Soccer & Basketball: This Weekend’s Championship Game Dates, Locations & Times: Girls Basketball (Open Division): Friday: Etiwanda vs Sierra Canyon at 6 at Cal Baptist University in Riverside Girls Basketball (Division 4AA): Friday: Rancho Cucamonga vs Canyon at 10 am at Toyota Center in Ontario Girls Soccer (Division 4): Friday: Monrovia […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 19 2024

A Personal Tribute to Longtime SGV Tribune Sportswriter, Assistant Editor & Horse Racing Columnist, Art Wilson, Who Died at Age 71

Pictured L-R: Art Wilson, his sister Deborah Wills, and brother, Ed Wilson Local Sports: Dear Art Wilson, Thank you so much for all that you did to help, support and to encourage sportswriters along the way. It didn’t matter if we were ‘staff writers’ or nameless ‘stringers,’ you treated us with respect and you did […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 18 2024

List of 210 Prep Sports Boys & Girls Who Qualified for Next Week’s CIF State Championships in Bakersfield

Photo by RT Tolentino Area Placers (Top-four qualified for State): GIRLS: 100 Pounds: Malia Manibog (San Marino, second place) Destiny Huitron (Arroyo, second) Ryleigh Hayes (Northview, fourth) Sienna Montanez (Walnut, fourth) 105: Anaya Falcon (Walnut, champion) Leah Lopez (San Marino, fourth) 110: Deandra Meza (Walnut, champion) BK Martinez (Ayala, second) 115: Samantha Rivera (Northview, second) […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 15 2024

Majidi & Prajitno Combined to Score 41 Points in Canyon’s 56-49 Victory at Marshall Fundamental in CIF D-4AA Quarterfinal

Girls Basketball: Marshall Fundamental’s successful 2023-24 season came to an end on Wednesday evening. But not before a 20-win season, a second-place finish in the Mission Valley League, and a trip to the CIF-SS Division 4AA quarterfinal round. Canyon of Anaheim defeated the Eagles, 56-49, in Pasadena. The Comanches outscored the Eagles in the first […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 11 2024

Madelyn Degooyer’s 17 Points Helps Lead Marshall Fundamental to a 51-47 Victory at Corona in Second Round of D-4AA Playoffs

Girls Basketball: Marshall Fundamental earned a spot in Wednesday’s quarterfinal round of the CIF-SS Division 4AA playoffs. The Eagles secured a 51-47 victory at Corona on Saturday night. Marshall outscored their host in the first, second and fourth quarters. Corona used a 19-12 run in the third quarter to even the game at 35-35, but […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 10 2024

Luca Youssefian Completes Hat Trick in Maranatha’s 6-0 Victory at California Military Institute; MHS Hosts Kaiser in Tuesday’s D-6 Quarterfinal

Photos courtesy of Maranatha High soccer Boys Soccer: Maranatha has played lights out soccer for most of the second half of the season. They secured an outright Olympic League championship on the last day of the regular season with a 2-1 victory over Whittier Christian. And that hot streak has carried over into the CIF-SS […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 08 2024

Jovan Jester Scored 19 Points in Pasadena’s 55-51 Victory Over Palos Verdes in First Round of CIF-SS Division 2A Playoffs

Boys Basketball: Pasadena earned a spot in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 2A playoffs on Friday. But it didn’t come easy for the top-seeded Bulldogs. PHS defeated their visitors from Palos Verdes, 55-51, on Wednesday night. Pasadena got a game-high 19 points from Jovan Jester. PVHS outscored PHS, 30-29, in the second half. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 05 2024

Etiwanda’s Diaz, Solano, McSwain, Bell, Loera, Manzo & Vaita Win Individual Titles at Baseline League Finals

Wrestling: Baseline League Finals: Team Scores: Etiwanda (239.5) Damien (131) Rancho Cucamonga (124) Chino Hills (114) Los Osos (89) Upland (84.5) 106 Pounds: Title Match: Nathan Sloat def. RJ Gallego by forfeit. 1st Place – Nathan Sloat of Chino Hills 2nd Place – RJ Gallego of Los Osos 3rd Place – Deegan Bell of Etiwanda […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 05 2024

Wednesday’s First Round Schedule for CIF-SS Boys Playoffs; Damien has a bye in D-1 & Pasadena is Top Seed in D-2A

Boys Basketball: CIF-SS First-Round Schedule: Wednesday: Division 1: Village Christian at Etiwanda Walnut at Rancho Verde Damien has a first-round bye & on Friday, they will host the winner of Rancho Christian-Crossroads game Rancho Cucamonga at Anaheim Canyon Division 2AA: Maranatha at Crespi Diamond Bar at Oak Park Division 2A: Palos Verdes at Pasadena San […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 02 2024

Nate Garcia’s 28 Points Leads Damien to a 61-49 Victory Over Etiwanda to Secure Outright Baseline League Championship

Boys Basketball: A famous pro wrestler used to say, “to be the man, you’ve got to beat the man.” And for years, ‘the man’ in the Baseline League has been the Etiwanda Eagles. But on Thursday night, Damien won an outright Baseline League championship by defeating Etiwanda, 61-49, in a game they controlled throughout. The […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 01 2024

Miles Romero & George Peterson Score in Maranatha’s 2-1 Victory Over Whittier Christian; Minutemen Hand WCHS Just its Second Loss in 2023-24

Photos by Mitzi Yamashita Boys Soccer: Maranatha waited 19 long days for this opportunity. The Minutemen were on the wrong end of a 2-0 game at Whittier Christian back on January the 12th. Fast forward nearly three weeks, and MHS handed the Heralds a 2-1 loss. It was only their second setback of the season, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Feb 01 2024

Logan Hodson’s 18 Points Leads San Dimas to a 64-45 Victory at Covina to Secure a Third Consecutive Valle Vista League Championship

Photos by Robert Ketterling Boys Basketball: Some may have wondered if last week’s loss at Diamond Ranch would put any doubt in the minds of the San Dimas basketball program. SDHS had a one-game lead in the Valle Vista League standings with two games to be played this week. On Monday, the Saints cruised to […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Jan 31 2024

Xavier Clinton’s Five 3-Pointers & 21 Points Leads Damien to a 62-38 Victory at RCHS; Spartans Host Etiwanda on Thursday for Baseline League Title

Boys Basketball: Sports can be unpredictable at times. Take Rancho Cucamonga for example. The Cougars hosted Damien on Tuesday, and they entered the game on a four-game Baseline League win streak, including a 60-58 upset of Etiwanda six days prior in Rancho Cucamonga. Two weeks ago, in their first showdown at Damien, the Spartans edged […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Jan 30 2024

Bonita Cruises to an 83-43 Victory at Claremont; Bearcats to Host Glendora on Wednesday for Palomares League Title

Photos by Alyssa Cruz Boys Basketball: Bonita got the definition of a team win on Monday night. The Bearcats saw all 13 players that entered the game score in an 83-43 victory at Claremont. The winless Wolfpack (in league) actually scored 19 points in the first quarter. But BHS would outscore them, 56-24, the rest […]

By Brian Baiotto