Sports Roundup: San Marino girls' soccer reigns in Rio Hondo League


San Marino 4, Monrovia 1:


For the first time since 2009, the Titans are Rio Hondo League champions after concluding their season with a league road victory Thursday afternoon.

The win improved San Marino’s record to 13-3-3, 7-0-3 as the Titans finished ahead of both South Pasadena (5-0-5) and La Canada (5-3-2).


“This championship means a lot because we worked hard for it,” San Marino Coach Jaime Acuna said. “This is a tough league, so to win it definitely prepares you for the playoffs.”

Senior forward Hope Welder paced the Titans with two goals, with one coming in each half. Teammates Quinta Addis and Alex Schuster added goals, while goalie Elizabeth Hannan finished with five saves for the Titans, who await the CIF Southern Section divisional pairings to be released Monday.

Marshall Fundamental 2, Campbell Hall 0:

The Eagles capped their regular season with a Delphic League road win Thursday afternoon.


With the victory, CIF Southern Section Division VII third-ranked Marshall finished the regular season with a 16-4-3 mark and the program’s first-ever Delphic League title.

“To turn around and look at the players’ faces and rejoice is special. They understand what’s going on and this title was a long time coming for these kids,” Marshall Coach Esteban Villanueva said. “They worked hard for it and to win today, against Campbell Hall, the team that took it from us last year was extra special.”

Sophomore defender

Jennifer Lopez

scored an unassisted goal in the 30th minute, which was followed by a goal from Erica Perez, who was assisted by defender Quetzali Del Villar, in the 70th minute that iced the contest.

Eagles goalie Ariel Martinez finished with four saves.


Pasadena 2, Muir 1:


The Bulldogs took a 2-0 lead through 58 minutes and held on for a Pacific League home victory Thursday afternoon.

Alejandro Loeza scored in the 17th minute off a free kick and Raymundo Alcaraz added a score in the 58th minute for the Bulldogs (14-5-2, 8-4-2), who received three saves from goalie Jimmy Castillo.

Senior forward Luis Ramirez scored on a penalty kick in the 80th minute for the Mustangs (8-6-6, 3-4-5).

Pasadena Poly 1, Chadwick 1:

A 72nd-minute goal from freshman forward Jack Queen preserved a Prep League home tie for the Panthers on Thursday afternoon.

Goalie Brian Ward finished with four saves for Poly (8-8-5, 3-2-3), which finished third in league.

Marshall Fundamental 5, Paraclete 0:

The Eagles capped a successful regular season with an Alpha League victory road victory Thursday afternoon.

With the win, the Eagles finished 16-4 overall and 9-3 in league in finishing second in league.


Pasadena Poly 60, Flintridge Prep 39:

Kiki Yang paced the Panthers with a game-high 24 points and six rebounds as Poly won its Prep League season finale Thursday afternoon.

Forward Kaitlyn Olah scored 12 points and six rebounds, Courtney Foster added nine points and five rebounds and Catherine Lehman chipped in nine points and 11 rebounds for Poly (19-5, 12-0).

Pasadena 38, Muir 34:

Dariel Johnson was a one-girl team for the Bulldogs in finishing with a game-high 24 points in pacing the Bulldogs to a Pacific League home victory.

With win, Pasadena improved to 5-18 overall and 3-11 in league.

Chy’annea Hodges scored eight points for the Mustangs (9-13, 4-10), while Tierra Adams added seven points.

Mayfield 59, Rio Hondo Prep 36:

Megan Villar had 24 points, four assists and three steals to lead the Cubs to a win in their Prep League finale.

Vicky Gutierrez added six points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Mayfield (10-9, 6-6 in league), while Melissa Venegas chipped in six points, five rebounds and three steals.

Whittier Christian 43, Maranatha 35:

Noelle Oki scored a team-best 10 points for the Minutemen in an Olympic League home contest Thursday afternoon.

With the defeat, the Minutemen fell to 9-17 overall and 3-5 in league.


Maranatha 52, Whittier Christian 47:

Pepperdine-bound guard Jeremy Major capped his regular season career by scoring a game-high 23 points in leading the Minutemen to an Olympic League home victory Thursday evening.

With the win, the Minutemen finish second in league with a 20-7 overall record and a 6-2 mark in league.

Flintridge Prep 63, Pasadena Poly 51:

Will Genske led the Panthers with 14 points in a Prep League road defeat Thursday afternoon.

Brad Shanks added 12 points for the Panthers (17-7, 4-4), who finished third in the Prep League.


Redlands 78, Caltech 47:

Guard Stephanie Wong finished with a solid effort in scoring 17 points and eight rebounds for the visiting Beavers in a SCIAC road loss Thursday evening.

Bridget Connor added nine points for the Beavers (1-21, 0-13).