Agoura Faces No. 1-Seeded Valley Christian in Soccer Final

The Agoura boys' soccer team challenges Valley Christian of Cerritos today at noon at Gahr High School for the Southern Section's 1-A championship.

Agoura, 18-1-1 overall, entered the playoffs as the No. 2-seed team, while Valley Christian was No. 1.

Senior Brendan Wolf scored two goals Tuesday to help Agoura defeat Cabrillo, 4-1, in the semifinals. Wolf has scored seven times in the Chargers' three playoff games. Agoura's other playoff victories came against Elsinore (6-0) and St. Bonaventure (3-0).

Valley Christian, the Olympic League champion, has not allowed a goal in the playoffs. The Crusaders opened post-season play by beating Paso Robles, 6-0. They then defeated Brentwood, 1-0, and Santa Paula, 1-0, to reach the finals. Valley Christian is 20-1-1 overall.

The Simi Valley girls' soccer team plays La Quinta in the 3-A final at 6 p.m. at Gahr.

The Pioneers, 24-0-2 overall, are seeded second in the playoffs, right behind top-ranked La Quinta, 24-2-2 overall.

Simi Valley stopped Marmonte League rival Royal, 3-1, in a semifinal game Tuesday. Before that, the Pioneers had defeated Canyon of Canyon Country, 4-0, and Tustin, 3-0, in the playoffs.

Both La Quinta and Simi Valley had byes in the first round. The Aztecs have post-season victories over Villa Park (2-0) and Pacifica (4-1) and Camarillo (3-1).

New Cal Lutheran Volleyball Coach

Carey Snyder, assistant athletic director at Cal Lutheran College, has been named the school's head volleyball coach.

Snyder, who replaces former head coach Don Hyatt, was an assistant volleyball coach during the l984 season. Currently the Cal Lutheran softball coach, Snyder also has coached the Regal women's basketball team.

A 1976 graduate of Springfield (Mass.) College where she played softball and volleyball, Snyder now gives coaches' clinics in both sports during the offseason.

Guide to City Parks

A free brochure that lists addresses and telephone numbers of Los Angeles City Recreation and Parks Department facilities is now available. The list includes parks, golf courses, tennis courts, camps, year-round swimming pools and recreation centers.

To obtain the San Fernando Valley map--or any others--send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size (No. 10) envelope to: Public Relations Office, Room 1350, Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department, 200 N. Main St., Los Angeles CA, 90012.

Raiders Play Basketball

A basketball exhibition, sponsored by the Westland School and featuring the L.A. Raiders and celebrities, will take place at Birmingham High in Van Nuys at 6 p.m., March 16.

At a cost of $12.50 for unreserved seats and $50 for reserved seats, spectators will witness the basketball finesse of the Raiders' Lester Hayes, Marcus Allen and Rod Martin, among others. Expected at the celebrities' end of the court are actor Mike Farrell, Olympian Rafer Johnson, actress Shelley Fabares and others.

The price includes a hot dog, soft drink and chips--along with prizes and autographs.

Information: (213) 472-0591.

CLC Baseball at Pt. Loma

The Cal Lutheran College baseball team travels to San Diego today for a non-league double-header at noon with Pt. Loma College.

The Regals, 7-4, will start pitchers Bob Richmond and Paul Ohrt, both losers their last time out against La Verne University. Richmond's record stands at 1-2 while Ohrt is 3-1.

Cal Lutheran head coach Al Schoenberger said he has been pleased with the play of catcher Todd Dewey, first baseman Rob Burden and designated hitter Bob Ginther.

Deaf Volleyball Team

The USA Deaf Men's Volleyball team returns to action Sunday, traveling to Fountain Valley High School for a U.S. Volleyball Assn. tournament. Matches run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pierce College's found itself in tough competition against the USA-Deaf team in a recent match. The Brahmas lost, 15-13, 15-10, 12-15 and 15-13.

The hearing-impaired team defeated Long Beach City College in a five-game match last Friday for its second straight win over college-level teams.

The deaf team's tournaments continue through July. It is seeking sponsors and donations.

Information: 708-2735.

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