Basketball/ Feb 06 2023

Girls CIF-SS Playoff Schedule: La Salle Earns Top Seed in D-2AA, Etiwanda Faces Santiago in Open Division

Girls Basketball: Thursday’s First Round: D-2AA: Summit at La Salle Covina at Canyon Country Chino Hills at San Dimas Troy at Bonita D-2A: Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks at Northview Aliso Niguel at Claremont Glendora (first-round bye) plays Saturday vs Riverside Poly-Oak Hills winner on Thursday D-3AA: Victor Valley at Los Osos Arcadia at Pioneer […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 05 2023

La Salle Picks Up Victory No. 25 on Saturday; Lancers Cruise Past Rolling Hills Prep, 56-35, on Senior Night

Photos by Alex Veliz Girls Basketball: La Salle finished the 2022-23 regular season with a 56-35 nonleague victory over Rolling Hills Prep. Etiwanda’s 26 wins is most among any 210 Prep Sports girls program, while La Salle and Flintridge Prep are just one-game back of the Eagles with 25 regular season victories. The Lancers had […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 04 2023

Tarampi’s 12 Points Leads RHP to a 49-40 Victory at Chadwick; Kares 9-3 Mark in Prep League is Best in 20 Years

Girls Basketball: Rio Hondo Prep finished Prep League play with a 49-40 victory at Chadwick. The Kares 9-3 record was good enough to finish second behind undefeated Flintridge Prep. It’s RHP’s best showing in at least 20 years. Sophia Tarampi led the way with 12 points, including three 3-pointers. Tarampi also had three rebounds, three […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 04 2023

Ellie Chen Hits Game Winning 3-Pointer in OT La Salle Edges St. Anthony, 65-63, in Thursday’s Del Rey League Finale

Girls Basketball: No one deserved this moment more than Ellie Chen. For two years, Chen had to battle through injuries, but she’s back for her senior season and when La Salle needed a clutch shot, she stepped up. Trailing by one point and with seconds to play, Ellie’s younger sister, Audrey Chen, got her the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 03 2023

Anderson, Schaffer & Tomt Combine for 57 Points & Eight 3’s in GHS’ 77-58 Victory Over Ayala; Tartans Share Palomares Crown w/Claremont & Bonita

Photos by Carlo Montalbo. To view more of Carlo’s photos, go to (www.i4pix.smugmug.com) Girls Basketball: Glendora earned a share of their fourth Palomares League title in the last six years under the tutilege of Adam Nunemaker. GHS defeated visiting Ayala, 77-58, thanks to a 52-26 run between the second and third quarters. Glendora will share the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 02 2023

Flintridge Prep Finishes Prep League Championship Run w/a 12-0 Record; Wolves Pick Up Sweep of Defending Champs From Providence

Girls Basketball: The only way to regain the Prep League championship with a little penache would be to sweep the defending champions from Providence. And Flintridge Prep did that on Wednesday night. The Wolves cruised to a 53-36 victory, and finished league play at 12-0. Prep got out to an 18-2 lead after the first […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 01 2023

Bonita Hands Glendora a 46-40 Home Loss to Force 3-Way Tie Atop Palomares League Standings w/Claremont & GHS

Girls Basketball: It doesn’t get much more clutch than that. With three games to play in the 2022-23 regular season, Bonita trailed first-place Glendora and Claremont by one game. The Bearcats had to face the Wolfpack and Tartans on Friday and Tuesday, respectively. In the first round of Palomares League play, Bonita lost by three […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 01 2023

Kaden Cortes Hits Two 3’s & Scores 12 Points in La Salle’s 56-30 Victory at Serra; Lancers Closing in on Second in Del Rey League

Girls Basketball: La Salle is one win from claiming the Del Rey League’s No. 2 seed. On Tuesday, the Lancers cruised to a 56-30 victory at Serra. With one to go, La Salle trails Bishop Montgomery by one game. And the Knights host the the 2-21 Serra Cavaliers. As far as the Lancers went, Kaden […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Feb 01 2023

Sophia Tarampi Hits Six 3’s & Scores 22 Points in RHP’s 56-48 Victory Over Poly; Paige Lim Made Seven 3’s for Panthers

Girls Basketball: Rio Hondo Prep is closing out the 2022-23 regular season in impressive form. In fact, if the Kares defeat Chadwick in the season finale and undefeated Flintridge Prep sweeps Providence, RHP would tie the Pioneers for second place. But back to Tuesday. Rio Hondo Prep got six 3-pointers and 22 points from senior […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 31 2023

Flintridge Prep Wins Prep League Championship After 59-Point Beatdown of Poly; Chea Scores 26 on Senior Night

Photos by Krista Arase: Girls Basketball: After eight years atop the Prep League standings, Providence knocked Flintridge Prep off its perch in 2021-22. Fear not Wolves fans, your girls are back on top in 2022-23. And what better way to clinch and outright Prep League championship than to thump Poly, 85-26, on senior night. Flintridge […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 29 2023

RHP Earns 49-42 Prep League Victory at Providence; Kares Get Game-High 18 Points From Emma Carson

Girls Basketball: Rio Hondo Prep handed the defending Prep League champions their first home loss in league play. The Kares took a 12-point lead into the break and went on to claim a 49-42 victory at Providence. The win pulls RHP to within one-half a game behind the second-place Pioneers as they head into the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 28 2023

Bonita Has Earned its Way into Palomares League Title Chase After Friday’s 42-27 Victory Over Claremont

Girls Basketball: Bonita has played itself into contention for a shot at the Palomares League championship. On Friday, the Bearcats knocked off Claremont, 42-27, and vaulted into a two-way tie for second with the Wolfpack. With two games to play, the Bearcats trail first-place Glendora by just one game and they face the Tartans on […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 28 2023

Glendora Regains Sole Possession of First in Palomares; Tartans Blow Colony Out & Bonita Defeated Claremont on Friday

Photos by Josh Thompson of Champion Newspapers Girls Basketball: Glendora had a thoroughly enjoyable and successful Friday night. It started with a 71-14 thumping of their hosts from Colony. And then word got to GHS coach Adam Nunemaker that Bonita had knocked off Claremont. With two games to play, Glendora now had a one-game lead […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 28 2023

Flintridge Prep Clinches at Least a Share of Prep League Title; Pressley Huie Leads Way w/16 Points in 62-30 Victory at Chadwick

Girls Basketball: Thanks to Friday’s 62-30 victory and some help from Rio Hondo Prep, the Flintridge Prep girls basketball program has clinched at least a share of the 2022-23 Prep League title. The Kares handed Providence just its second setback, 49-42, in Burbank. Prep had a 38-15 lead at the half and let its star, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 28 2023

Marshall Fundamental Locks Up Mission Valley League’s No. 2 Seed; Eagles Crush Rosemead, 47-13, on Friday

Girls Basketball: Marshall Fundamental improved to 9-2 in Mission Valley League games on Friday. The Eagles easily defeated Rosemead, 47-13, as the Panthers scored just one point in the second half. Destiny Isiaso outscored Rosemead, 16-13, to lead Marshall. Maryn Goodwin chipped in with 14 points. Madelyn DeGooyer added four for the Eagles. With one […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 27 2023

Flintridge Prep Blows Out Westridge, 57-14, in Thursday’s Prep League Contest; Maddie Smith Led Wolves w/21 Points

Girls Basketball: With three games to play, Flintridge Prep is inching towards regaining the title of Prep League champions. Providence blunted the Wolves eight-year run in 2021-22, and after Thursday’s 57-14 victory at Westridge, the Wolves are the only league program without a loss. Maddie Smith had a game-high 21 points. Kassidy Huie chipped in […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 26 2023

Destiny Ihiaso’s 20 Points Leads Marshall Fundamental to a 60-43 Mission Valley League Victory Over El Monte

Girls Basketball: Marshall Fundamental all but secured second place in the Mission Valley League. The Eagles defeated El Monte, 60-43, on Wednesday, and they trail first-place Gabrielino by two games with two remaining. And Gabrielino earned the season sweep over the Eagles. But Wednesday’s victory boosts Marshall’s MVL record to 8-2. Destiny Ihiaso led the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 25 2023

Reagan Johnson Hit Six 3’s & Scored 22 Points, But Flintridge Prep Remained Unbeaten in Prep League Play After Tuesday’s 66-43 Victory Over RHP

Girls Basketball: Flintridge Prep is just playing on a different level than their Prep League counterparts. To add stock to that claim, consider that the Wolves average margin of victory in league games is 67-28. On Tuesday, they took a 22-point lead into the break, and defeated visiting Rio Hondo Prep by a score of […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 25 2023

La Salle Picks Up 37-34 Nonleague Victory at Campbell Hall on Tuesday Night; Lancers Got 16 Points From Audrey Chen

Girls Basketball: La Salle took a break from Del Rey League action and traveled to North Hollywood on Tuesday. The Lancers came home with a 37-34 victory at Campbell Hall. The game was so close that three of the four quarters were decided by one point. And La Salle outscored Campbell Hall, 11-9, in the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Basketball/ Jan 24 2023

Nate Garcia Scores 33 Points in Damien’s 72-48 Baseline League Victory Over Upland; Spartans Improve to 21-3

Boys Basketball: Three days after dropping a four-point decision to Etiwanda in Baseline League play, Damien was back on the court. And the Spartans got back to their winning ways. Damien improved to 21-3 overall and 5-1 in Baseline League games after its 72-48 victory over visiting Upland. Nate Garcia continued his incredible sophomore season. […]

By Brian Baiotto