Basketball/ Jun 18 2021

Four GHS Starters Foul Out in 67-65 Overtime Loss to Shalhevet in Second Round of CIF-State D-3A Playoffs

Boys Basketball: It’s not easy to win a basketball game when 80-percent of your starters foul out. And it’s even more difficult when your opposition has everyone at their disposal. But that’s what Glendora was faced with in Thursday night’s second round of the CIF-State Division 3A playoffs. The Tartans led by 14 points in […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 16 2021

Noah Smith’s 24 Points Leads GHS to 56-44 Victory Over El Camino Real in 1st Round of CIF-State D-3A Playoffs

Photos by Carlo Montalbo: For additional action shots from Carlo, please visit his website at:https://i4pix.smugmug.com/Sports Boys Basketball: After four days of rest and enjoying their CIF-SS Division 3A championship, Glendora was back on the court Tuesday evening. The Tartans took a 17-point lead into the break and went on to defeat El Camino Real, 56-44, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 16 2021

Malik Thomas Scores 33 Points in Damien’s 102-71 Victory Over St. Joseph in 1st Round of CIF-State Open Division Playoffs

Boys Basketball: Layoff? What layoff? Apparently the 11 days since Damien had last taken the court didn’t affect the Spartans in the slightest. On June 4, Damien defeated Harvard Westlake, 77-72, in the CIF-SS Open Division finale. Fast forward to June 15, and the Spartans cruised to a 102-71 victory over visiting St. Joseph (Santa […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 11 2021

Jack Anderson Steps Up Huge w/16 Points & 6 Rebounds; GHS Defeats Marina, 53-50, to Claim CIF D-3A Championship

Photos by Carlo Montalbo: For additional action shots from Carlo, please visit his website at: https://i4pix.smugmug.com/Sports Boys Basketball: It’s almost impossible to describe just how far the Glendora High School basketball program has come this year. GHS began the season on March 23rd. And the Tartans suffered a 23-point loss to Damien on an outdoor […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 11 2021

Emma Lazaro Hits Pair of Late 3-Pointers; Ayala Defeats San Dimas, 57-54, to Win CIF-SS D-3A Championship

Photos by Josh Thompson Girls Basketball: Emma Lazaro will never forget June 10, 2021. The Ayala senior hit a 3-pointer with 30 seconds left in the CIF-SS Division 3A finals to pull even with visiting San Dimas. And she wasn’t done yet. Lazaro’s 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left on Thursday night won Ayala a CIF […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 06 2021

San Dimas Earns Spot in CIF-SS D-3A Finals After 66-60 Victory Over South Pasadena in Overtime

Girls Basketball: Just when things looked to be a lock that San Dimas would earn its spot into the CIF-SS Division 3A championship game, South Pasadna roared back. The Saints led the visting Tigers, 42-28, in Saturday’s semifinal round. To their credit, South Pasadena closed out regulation on a 27-13 run to force overtime. The […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 05 2021

Austin Clark Hits Game Winner w/1.6 Seconds to Play; GHS Earns Spot in D-3A Finals After 55-53 Victory Over Citrus Valley

Thanks to Carlo Montalbo for the photos. For additional action shots, please visit his website at https://i4pix.smugmug.com/Sports Boys Basketball: Austin Clark sure knows how to finish halves in dramatic fashion. The Glendora senior hit a long 3-point shot at the buzzer to pull the Tartans to within three points at halftime in Friday’s CIF-SS Division […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 05 2021

Malik Thomas Pours in 27 Points & Leads a Furious Final Surge; Damien Defeats Harvard Westlake, 77-72, in Open Division Play

Boys Basketball: Damien has shown a remarkable resilience all season, and Friday was no different. Trailing by nine points at the half against visiting Harvard Westlake in the final of three CIF Open Division pool games, the Spartans stormed back and defeated the Wolverines, 77-72. Damien used a 22-10 surge in the fourth quarter and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 04 2021

La Salle Girls Hoops Coach Scott Wiard & His 5-Time CIF Champion Father, Richard, Hosting Youth Camp, June 28-July 1

Girls Basketball: La Salle girls basketball coach Scott Wiard is hosting a four-day girls youth camp for athletes between the sixth and eighth grades. It will take place on June 28th & July 1st at La Salle High school. Wiard is offering a two-for-one, as his father, Richard Wiard, will be co-leading the camp. Richard […]

By Brian Baiotto


Soccer/ Jun 04 2021

Ally Limos & Kyla Schuster Scores Two Goals Apiece in San Dimas’ 5-0 Victory Over Paraclete in the CIF State D-4 Semifinals

Girls Soccer: San Dimas cruised to a 5-0 victory over Paraclete in the semifinal round of the CIF State Division 4 playoffs on Thursday. And the first goal of the game, which came around the seven-minute mark, really set the tone for the rest of the contest. San Dimas coach Josh Arenas described the goal […]

By Brian Baiotto


Wrestling/ Jun 03 2021

Northview’s Girls & Boys Programs Defeated Paloma Valley (43-42) & Fountain Valley (43-21), Respectively, in CIF Team Duals

Photos by RT Tolentino Wrestling: It must have been a pretty satisfying feeling for the Northview wrestling program on Wednesday. The Vikings’ girls started the afternoon by edging their guests from Paloma Valley, 43-42, on criteria. And after the conclusion of the CIF-SS Division 1 girls quarterfinal round, it was time for the top-seeded program […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 03 2021

Cajon Edges Bonita, 47-46, in Wednesday’s Quarterfinal Round of the CIF-SS Division 2AA Playoffs

Girls Basketball: Bonita hosted Cajon on Wednesday night in a CIF-SS Division 2AA quarterfinal showdown. The Cowboys entered the game with an 11-0 record and their average margin of victory was 44 points. Cajon left La Verne 12-0, but did so by the skin of their collective teeth. The Bearcats had three untimely turnovers in […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 02 2021

Chenorhavorian Hits Buzzer Beater in Arcadia’s 65-64 Victory Over Wiseburn Da Vinci in D-4AA Quarterfinal

Boys Basketball: It wasn’t just the 65-64 victory over Wiseburn Da Vinci in the quarterfinal round of the CIF-SS Division 4AA playoffs that had Arcadia excited, it was just as much the way they did it. Shant Chenorhavorian hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer to earn the Apaches a spot in Friday’s semifinal round. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 02 2021

Glendora Earns Spot in CIF D-3A Semifinal After 55-52 OT Victory at Palm Desert; Clark & Smith Combine for 40 Points

Boys Basketball: When is a 102-mile drive each way to the desert and back a good time for a high school kid? When they come home having earned a spot in the CIF-SS Division 3A semifinals. Glendora earned a 55-52 victory in overtime at Palm Desert High School. Ayden Green scored all six of his […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 02 2021

Jaden Winfield’s Hot Shooting Leads Riverside King to 62-56 Victory Over Maranatha in CIF D-3AA Playoffs

Boys Basketball: Jaden Winfield was nails on Tuesday. He scored a game-high 29 points on 13-of-17 shooting, and Riverside King defeated Maranatha, 62-56, in the quarterfinal round of the CIF-SS Division 3AA playoffs. The Wolves took a nine-point lead after the first quarter and were able to edge the Minutemen by six points. Sean Rowland […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jun 01 2021

Centennial Goes on 4th Quarter Run to Pull Away From Damien; Huskies Claim 81-69 Victory in Open Division Showdown

Boys Basketball: Aaron McBride scored 11 of his team-high 19 points in the decisive fourth quarter, and Centennial defeated Damien, 81-69, in the second round of the CIF-SS Open Division playoffs. The Huskies took a 55-53 lead into the final eight minutes and outscored the Spartans, 26-16, on Monday night. Damien’s Malik Thomas led all […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 31 2021

San Dimas Grinds Out 49-48 Victory Over Cal High in Second Round of CIF-SS D-3A Playoffs

Girls Basketball: San Dimas earned a spot in Wednesday’s  CIF-SS Division 3A quarterfinals by edging Cal High, 49-48, on Saturday evening. Janessa Rodriguez stepped up big time, tallying game highs in scoring (14 points) and rebounds (10). Jaclyn Ramos chipped in with nine points in the win. Allison McGill contributed eight points, including a pair […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 30 2021

Alisha Wilson Scores 26 Points in Bonita’s 58-31 Victory Over St. Mary’s Academy in 2nd Round of CIF D-2AA Playoffs

Girls Basketball: Bonita jumped out early in Saturday’s CIF-SS Division 2AA second-round game. The Bearcats had a 20-point lead at the half and cruised to a 58-31 victory over St. Mary’s Academy. Alisha Wilson was the model of consistency. Wilson finished with 26 points, including six apiece in the first, second and fourth quarters, and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 29 2021

Glendora Grinds Out 54-51 Victory Over Oak Hills in Friday’s CIF-SS Division 3A Second-Round Playoff Game

Photos by Carlo Montalbo Boys Basketball: Glendora didn’t finish off their second round victory as smoothly as they would have liked, but the bottom like is definitely ‘scoreboard.’ An athletic Oak Hills program put up a furious charge late, but the Tartans hit their free-throws and played solid defense down the stretch to claim a […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 29 2021

RJ Smith & Malik Thomas Combine for 40 Points; Damien Edges Mater Dei, 55-51, in 1st Round of CIF Open Division Playoffs

Boys Basketball: Damien went out to Orange County and held Mater Dei to just 18 points in the second half. And the Spartans came home with a 55-51 victory over the Monarchs in the first round of the CIF-SS Open Division playoffs. RJ Smith led Damien with 21 points and Malik Thomas chipped in with […]

By Brian Baiotto