Sports Roundup: Flintridge Prep, Flintridge Sacred Heart cross-country squads move to CIF finals

GIRLS’ CROSS-COUNTRY

Flintridge Prep in CIF Southern Section Division V preliminaries: An impressive day was had by the Rebels on Saturday morning at the CIF Southern Section prelims at Riverside Cross-Country Course as they won their heat with 67 points, a comfortable 19-point margin ahead of St. Margaret’s.

Sasha Codiga made an impressive return after a fall at the Prep League finals and took sixth in 18 minutes, 54.2 seconds. Haley Allen took eighth in 18:56.7, Gabriela Bennett was 15th in 19:58.8 and Sophie Gitlin took 17th in 19:59.9.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in CIF Southern Section Division IV preliminaries: The Mission League champions took seventh in their heat at Saturday’s CIF prelims at Riverside Cross-Country Course.

The Tologs were led by the three-girl pack of Lauren Nettles (27th, 19 minutes 21.4 seconds), Samantha Covey (29th, 19:27.2) and Alexandra Christodoulou (33rd, 19:32.3).

BOYS’ CROSS-COUNTRY

Flintridge Prep in CIF Southern Section Division V preliminaries: As expected, the Rebels qualified for the CIF Southern Section Division V finals with their prelims performance on Saturday at the Riverside Cross-Country Complex with a second-place finish of 70 points in their heat behind Xavier Prep’s 64.

Sebastian Evans (sixth place, 16 minutes 59.8 seconds), Carson Hasbrouck (seventh, 16:59.8) and Evan Pattinelli (eighth, 17:00.0) packed together to lead the way for Prep.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Glendale Community College 71, Cerritos College 64: On Saturday, the Vaqueros won their second game in as many days at the Riverside City Tournament with Glendale High product Sylvia Vartazarian scoring 23 points and adding nine rebounds, two blocks and two steals.

Burroughs High product Brooke Radcliff also had a big game with 11 points, 13 rebounds, two steals and two assists, while Cheyenne Jankulovski added 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Paula Garcia came off the bench to contribute 10 points, five assists and three rebounds.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

Santa Monica City College 3, Glendale Community College 0: An arduous campaign came to a close on Friday for the Vaqueros as they lost 25-17, 25-18, 25-22.

Glendale (3-20, 0-8 in Western State Conference East) finished the year with 10 consecutive losses, lost 11 straight sets and has dropped 18 conference matches in a row dating back to 2015.

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