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 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


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/ 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 28 2021

Brumfield & Hodges Combine for 33 Points; PHS Cruises to 63-46 Victory Over Redondo Union in CIF D-1 Playoff Opener

Girls Basketball: Pasadena jumped out to an early lead and the Bulldogs would cruise to a 63-46 victory over Redondo Union in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs. Sydney Brumfield led the way with 19 points. Brumfield scored nine of Pasadena’s 18 first-quarter points, which helped PHS get out to an early […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 27 2021

Roosevelt Ends Flintridge Prep Season in First Round of CIF D-1 Playoffs; Mustangs Cruise to 68-41 Victory

Girls Basketball: There is so much that is right about high school sports in Southern California. But one of the things that needs to be fixed is punishing a small school for its success by moving them up to a division they don’t belong. And that’s what’s happened to Flintridge Prep. Kevin Kiyomura and his […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 27 2021

Woodbridge Defeats La Salle, 57-47, in First Round of CIF D-2A Playoffs; Audrey Chen Scores 20 Points

Girls Basketball: La Salle’s season came to an end on Wednesday night. The Lancers traveled to Irvine and fell, 57-47, in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 2A playoffs. Freshman Audrey Chen led the La Salle offense with 20 points. In her final game, senior Zarah Huo contributed 15 points. Reese Wong chipped in […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 24 2021

CIF Girls Playoff Schedule Includes Flintridge Prep & Pasadena Hosting First Round Games on Thursday

Editors Note: This is the schedule of schools we cover. CIF-SS Girls Playoffs First Round Games Start on Thursday: Division 1: Sierra Canyon at Flintridge Prep Redondo Union at Pasadena Division 2A: La Salle at Woodbridge West Covina at Twentynine Palms Pacifica Oxnard at Northview Arcadia at Chino Hills ** Covina & Walnut have first-round […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 24 2021

CIF-SS Girls Open Division Playoff Schedule & Seeding

Girls Open Division Schedule: Saturday: Pool A: West Torrance at Centennial Corona Winward at Orangewood Academy Pool B: Etiwanda at Mater Dei Lynwood at Harvard Westlake June 2: Pool A: Windward at Centennial Corona West Torrance at Orangewood Academy Pool B: Lynwood at Mater Dei Etiwanda at Harvard Westlake June 5: Pool A: Orangewood Academy […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 22 2021

Aubrey Ramos & Avery Ward Step Up in La Salle’s 47-22 Victory Over Hillcrest Christian

Girls Basketball: La Salle ended its 2021 spring basketball season 9-4. The Lancers defeated Hillcrest Christian, 47-22, on Friday afternoon. La Salle sat four of its starters to get ready for the playoffs. But a pair of freshman really stepped up. Aubrey Ramos scored a game-high 14 points. And Avery Ward added 10 points and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 22 2021

Flintridge Prep Wins 8th Consecutive Prep League Title w/50-33 Victory Over Poly; Gonzalez Scores 14 Points

Girls Basketball: The Wolves won their 66th consecutive Prep League game Friday and their eight straight league championship. Flintridge Prep cruised to a 50-33 victory over Pasadena Poly. Sofia Gonzalez finished off the final regular season game of her high school career with 14 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals. Ashlyn Zhang added 13 points, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 21 2021

PHS Wins Second Consecutive Pacific League Title after 51-Point Victory Over Muir; Brumfield Scores 19 Points

Girls Basketball: Pasadena officially secured its second consecutive Pacific League championship on Thursday. The Bulldogs put the game away after the first eight minutes and a 21-point lead. And PHS wrapped up its 7-0 league run with a 51-point victory over Muir on Senior Night. Sydney Brumfield led the way with 19 points. Kameria Piggee […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 21 2021

La Salle Offense Stalls in 40-29 Camino Real League Defeat at Cantwell Sacred Heart

Girls Basketball: La Salle finished the 2021 spring basketball season in third place after losing two of their final three Camino Real League games. The Lancers closed out the league part of their schedule with a 40-29 loss at Cantwell Sacred Heart. La Salle got just two points in both the second and fourth quarters. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 19 2021

Pasadena Clinches at Least Share of Second Consecutive Pacific League Title After 46-Point Victory Over Glendale

Girls Basketball: With one game  left in the regular season, Pasadena clinched at least a share of their second consecutive Pacific League championship. The Bulldogs got out to an early lead and cruised to a 74-28 victory over Glendale. PHS is now just a win over Muir (on Thursday) away from the outright title. Christine […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 19 2021

Audrey Chen Scores 20 Points in La Salle’s 45-32 Camino Real League Victory at St. Joseph

Girls Basketball: La Salle is trying to close out their regular season schedule on a high note. And on Tuesday night, the Lancers defeated St. Joseph, 45-32, in Lakewood. Freshman Audrey Chen led the way with 20 points. Reese Wong added 13 points in the win. Jayden Estrada led St. Joseph with 15 points. Up […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 18 2021

Flintridge Prep Improves to 11-0 After Monday’s 47-39 Victory Over La Canada; Ashlyn Zhang Scores 16 Points

Girls Basketball: With just one game to be played, the Flintridge Prep girls basketball program remained undefeated on Monday evening. The Wolves defeated La Canada, 47-39, and improved to 11-0 this spring season. Ashlyn Zhang had 16 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals. Sofia Gonzalez added 11 points, 14 rebounds and three assists. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ May 15 2021

Ashlyn Zhang Scores 27 Points & Grabs 9 Rebounds in Flintridge Prep’s 67-42 Victory at Providence

Girls Basketball: Flintridge Prep claimed its 65th consecutive Prep League victory on Friday. The Wolves defeated Providence,  67-42, and improved to 7-0 in league play. Ashlyn Zhang led the way with 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Sofia Gonzalez contributed 14 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a blocked shot. Audrie Sayoc […]

By Brian Baiotto