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 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 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 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


Basketball/ May 28 2021

Maranatha Defeats Price, 67-56, in CIF D-3AA Second Round; Tim Tucker Wins 500th Career Game

Boys Basketball: Maranatha gave its legendary coach, Tim Tucker, career victory No. 500 on Friday afternoon. And it came in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 3AA playoffs. The Minutemen got 16 points from Marko Mihajilovic and 15 more from Terrance Hampton Jr. in a 67-56 victory over Price. The reason for the early […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 27 2021

Diego Guevara Scores 23 Points in West Covina’s 13-Point Victory at Workman; Bulldogs Win First Playoff Game Since 2008

Boys Basketball: The last time West Covina won a boys playoff game, current Bulldogs’ seniors Diego Guevara and Michael Reyes were five years of age. That was all the way back in 2008. So, Guevara and Reyes wanted to do something about it. And they did. Guevara had 23 points and four rebounds, and Reyes […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 27 2021

Clark, Jacobson & Smith Pace GHS Offense in Wednesday’s 52-37 Victory Over SDHS in 1st Round of CIF D-3A Playoffs

Photos by Carlo Montalbo: Boys Basketball: Glendora got out to an early lead on Wednesday night and never looked back. The Tartans led by seven after the first quarter, 12 at the half and cruised to a 52-37 victory over San Dimas in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 3A playoffs. Austin Clark had […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 27 2021

Villa Park Cruises to 74-52 Victory Over PHS in 1st Round of CIF D-1 Playoffs; Zavior Smith Leads Bulldogs With 25 Points

Boys Basketball: Villa Park did something on Wednesday night that no one had done to Pasadena in more than 15 years. The Spartans knocked the Bulldogs out of the playoffs in the first round. VP defeated PHS, 74-52, in a CIF-SS Division 1 contest. MaxPreps only goes back to 2004, so that’s the furthest we […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 24 2021

CIF-SS Boys Playoff Schedule Includes San Dimas vs Glendora on Wednesday

Editors Note: These are programs this site covers. CIF-SS Playoff Schedule All First-Round Games on Wednesday: Division 1: St. Francis at Oak Park Villa Park at Pasadena Bonita at Chaminade Division 2A: Beckman at La Canada La Salle at San Marcos Division 3A: Ayala at El Segundo Norco at Charter Oak San Dimas at Glendora […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 24 2021

CIF-SS Boys Open Division Playoff Schedule & Seeding; Damien Opens Friday at Mater Dei

Boys Basketball: Open Division Schedule: Friday: Pool A: St. John Bosco at Sierra Canyon Ribet Academy at Etiwanda Pool B: Harvard Westlake at Centennial Corona Damien at Mater Dei June 1: Pool A: Ribet Academy at Sierra Canyon St. John Bosco at Etiwanda Pool B: Damien at Centennial Corona Harvard-Westlake at Mater Dei June 4: […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 22 2021

Glendora Closes Out Regular Season Schedule With a 77-34 Nonleague Victory Over Calvary Baptist

Photos by Carlo Montalbo Boys Basketball: Glendora notched its 18th victory of the regular season, and they didn’t get a single point from their starters. GHS handled Calvary Baptist, 77-34, on Friday evening. And no, this wasn’t a disciplinary issue, it was just a chance to honor the hard work of every member of the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 22 2021

Malik Thomas Scores 24 Points in Damien’s 86-49 Victory Over RCHS; Spartans End Regular Season, 26-2

Boys Basketball: After a couple games away, Malik Thomas was back in the saddle again. Thomas scored a game-high 24 points and hit a pair of 3-pointers in three quarter of work. The Spartans used a 61-24 run in the second and third periods combined to pull away for an 86-49 Baseline League victory. Jaiden […]

By Brian Baiotto