Sports Roundup: Flintridge Sacred Heart water polo picks up first-ever CIF win

GIRLS’ WATER POLO

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 7, San Dimas 2: It was an evening of firsts for the Tologs, as they picked up the program’s first-ever playoff victory on the road in the wild-card round of Tuesday’s CIF Southern Section Division V playoffs.

With the victory, Mission League fourth-place Flintridge Sacred Heart improved to 15-14 and earned a date into Wednesday’s first round, where the Tologs will travel to face fourth-seeded Orange League champion Santa Ana Valley (22-7) at 4 p.m.

“It’s an amazing feeling to get our first-ever CIF playoff win,” said Flintridge Sacred Heart Coach Carlos Ponce, who also picked up postseason triumph No. 1 after 13 years of coaching. “Making CIF has been wonderful and the girls deserve where they finished in league and getting a ‘W’ today. They keep telling me they want more, so we’ll see.”

The trio of Kaley Mitchell, Emily Gray and Zoe Droenko led the way with two goals each, while goalie Trisha Canessa finished with 11 saves.

Flintridge Sacred Heart led, 3-1, after one and, 5-1, at halftime before taking a 6-1 advantage after three periods.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Glendale Community College 5, Oxnard College 4: The Vaqueros (1-2) scored four runs in the sixth inning to pick up a nonconference home win Tuesday at the Glendale Sports Complex.

Madison Stillwell had a two-run double.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Glendale Community College 11, L.A. Harbor College 1: Visiting Glendale (5-2) registered a nonconference victory Tuesday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Glendale Community College 54, Citrus College 45: The Vaqueros posted a Western State Conference East Division victory Saturday. Glendale (16-10, 6-2 in the division) got 15 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals from Luna Panosian and 11 points, three steals and two blocks from Angela Basco. Kristina Sahakian added eight points and seven rebounds.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Citrus College 79, Glendale Community College 68: Visiting Glendale fell Saturday in a Western State Conference East Division contest. The Vaqueros (12-13, 2-6 in the division) received 20 points and five rebounds from Jordan Matthews.

Serigne Athj added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Glendale, which got 12 points from Frank Irowa and 10 points from Dom Gully.

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