Sports

PREPS

Tom Salter, an assistant coach at Bishop Amat, has been named head coach of the Lancer football team.

Salter replaces Mark Paredes, who resigned to become coach at J.W. North High in Riverside.

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The Muir High boys' track team turned the Arcadia/Foot Locker Invitational into its personal showcase on Saturday.

Senior Kenny Haslip set the tone by winning the 110 hurdles, the 300 hurdles and running a leg in the Mustangs' victorious 400 and 1,600 relays.

Muir defeated Douglass High (Ga.) in the 1,600 relay with a time of 3 minutes 13.38 seconds. Jamaal Carr, Haslip, DeSean Holmes and Obea Moore ran for Muir. Last month, Muir defeated Douglass at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships at New York.

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Jim Clausen, a former assistant football coach at Moorpark High, L.A. Valley College and Cal State Northridge, has been named head football coach at La Canada.

Clausen, 43, replaces Nic Larez, who resigned after last season.

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Center Chris Ott of St. Francis scored 15 points to lead the West to a 121-118 victory in the inaugural All-CIF All-Star Shootout basketball game.

Jecarl Riggins of Blair scored 16 points and Jamal Johnson of Muir added 15.

Forward Jeron Roberts of Charter Oak scored 27 points and Victor Lesley of Damien added 17 for the East.

Adrienne Davis of Covina scored 12 points and had eight rebounds to lead the East to a 79-51 victory over the West in the girls' game.

Liz Doud of Flintridge Sacred Heart scored 20 points for the West.

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

The Citrus College baseball team appears to be a contender for the state title.

The Owls, under Coach Skip Claprood, entered the week 21-4 and 11-1 in the Foothill Conference.

"This team has the ability to win a state championship," said Claprood, in his 21st season at the school. "We've got power from both sides of the plate, speed at the top and bottom of the lineup and depth on the mound."

Kevin Schramm, a sophomore designated hitter from Arcadia, is batting .553 with 47 runs batted in and a school-record 11 home runs for the Owls, who are ranked sixth in the state.

Freshman Tim Davidson is 6-1 with a 2.03 earned-run average and sophomore Brian Cooper is 4-0 with a 2.81 ERA.

Citrus plays host to Victor Valley today and San Bernardino on Saturday.

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The annual Mt. San Antonio College Relays will be staged this week at Mt. SAC with community college, university and open competitions.

The heptathlon and decathlon will be staged at Azusa Pacific University beginning today.

COLLEGES

For the fourth consecutive year, the Azusa Pacific men's and women's track teams swept the Golden State Athletic Conference championship meet.

Azusa Pacific's men won 12 of 20 events for a meet-record 205 points. Hong Li, a sophomore from China, won the long jump for the Cougars at 24 feet 9 3/4 inches. Senior Luke Walker won the pole vault at 17-1 3/4.

Sprinter Fatima Yusef led the Azusa Pacific women by establishing meet records in the 100 meters (11.69 seconds) and 200 meters (23.80). Debbie Malachowski won the shotput (38-10 1/4) the discus (142-6) and the javelin (127).

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The Cal Poly Pomona women's tennis team suffered its first loss of the season in a tournament at Pomona last weekend.

UC Davis defeated Pomona, 5-4, in the championship match. Wendy Gutierrez won a singles match for Pomona, but the Broncos' No. 1 player, Rebecca Huereque, suffered her first dual-match loss of the season. Pomona is 18-1-1 and 5-0 in the California Collegiate Athletic Assn.

The Pomona men's tennis team is at Cal Baptist today. The Broncos are 12-5 and 2-3 in the CCAA, but Pomona's Jauffrey Faustini is 24-0 and ranked No. 1 in the West region.

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The Azusa Pacific men's tennis team has clinched at least a share of its first Golden State Athletic Conference championship.

The Cougars have two matches remaining and will compete in the National Assn. of Intercollegiate Athletics district championships April 28-30.

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Cal Poly Pomona's baseball team entered the week having lost three of its last four CCAA games.

The Broncos, 22-16-1 and 7-6 in the CCAA, play host to Cal State San Bernardino this weekend. Pomona trails Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal State Dominguez Hills and UC Riverside, who are tied for first place at 9-5.

Aaron Edwards has 32 stolen bases, eclipsing the record of 31 set by Bryan Dean in 1982. Brian Dennis, who set an NCAA single-season record last year when he was hit by pitches 20 times, is on pace to set the NCAA career mark. Dennis has been hit 11 times this season and is seven shy of the record of 38 set by Jason Shapiro of UC Davis from 1991-93.

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The Azusa Pacific baseball team entered the week 21-13 and 5-5 in GSAC, two games behind first-place Westmont.

Azusa Pacific plays a conference doubleheader Saturday at Pt. Loma Nazarene.

PREP OF THE WEEK

Kenny Haslip, Muir--Haslip, a senior, won two individual events and was part of two winning relay teams at the Arcadia/Foot Locker Invitational track meet.

Haslip won the 110 hurdles, the 300 intermediate hurdles and helped the Mustangs win the 400 and 1,600 relays.

COLLEGE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Kevin Schramm, Citrus--Schramm, a sophomore designated hitter from Arcadia, hit his 11th homer, breaking the school's single-season record of 10 held by former major leaguer Dave Hostetler. Schramm also extended his hitting streak to 30 games, including the five last season.

Schramm is batting .553 with 47 runs batted in and has stolen 14 bases.

MISCELLANY

The public is invited to participate in three grass volleyball tournaments at Azusa Pacific University. Pairs competition in men's A, men's B, women's A and co-ed divisions will are scheduled for Friday, May 7 and June 16. The entry fee is $15 a team in advance, $17 on the day of the tournament. Information: (818) 812-3024.

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