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Burroughs back in title hunt

BOYS’ SOCCER

Burroughs 2, Hart 1: Burroughs climbed into second place in the

Foothill League with a win Tuesday at Luther Burbank Middle School.

Burroughs (11-7-2, 4-2-1 in league) is tied for second with Hart

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(12-3-6, 4-2-1) and trails league-leading Canyon (15-11-2, 5-1-1).

It is Burroughs’ fourth straight 2-1 league victory.

The winning goal was scored by Burroughs’ Chris Leiva in the 78th

minute.

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Down, 1-0, at the half, Burroughs tied the score early in the

second half when Sean Lowe made good on a shot by Michael Barbic that

hit the crossbar.

Freshman Kevin Cardenas got the win in goal for the Indians.

Canyon 6, Burbank 0: The Bulldogs remained winless in the Foothill

League Friday with a loss at Canyon.

The Bulldogs fell behind, 5-0, at the half.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

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Valencia 4, Burbank 2: Caroline Chrzan and Abby Castellon scored

goals for the Bulldogs Tuesday in a Foothill League loss at Valencia.

Burbank (7-11-3, 0-7) led at the half, 1-0.

Canyon 1, Burbank 0: The Bulldogs played well Friday but lost a

Foothill League match to the Cowgirls at Burbank.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Providence 39, Avalon 29: The Pioneers remained in the race for a

Liberty League championship Saturday with a victory at home.

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Selina Tech paced the Pioneers (16-3, 7-1) with 11 points.

Teammate Megan Campbell added nine points, 15 rebounds and five

blocks.

Providence 47, Avalon 37: The Pioneer tandem of Selina Tech and

Natalie Guzman was too much for the Lancers Friday in a Liberty

League game at Providence.

Tech had 18 points and Guzman had 17 points, 10 rebounds and six

steals.

Saugus 91, Burbank 43: Despite 22 points from Christine

Kepenekian, the Bulldogs fell Friday in a Foothill League game at

home.

The Bulldogs (12-10, 1-5) got off to a rocky start, as the

Centurions jumped out to a 25-13 lead after the first quarter.

Valencia 62, Burroughs 38: The Indians couldn’t get their offense

rolling Friday, falling in a home Foothill League loss.

Burroughs (11-9, 1-5) will likely not finish among the top three

teams in league after claiming third place last season.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Saugus 83, Burbank 43: The Bulldogs couldn’t recover from a first

quarter in which they were outscored, 21-12, Friday in a Foothill

League loss on the road.

Kamen Lane scored 15 points and Brandon Maskell added 13 for

Burbank (0-19. 0-6).

Valencia 83, Burroughs 53: Joey Paysinger scored 16 points Friday for the Indians in a Foothill League road loss.

After trailing, 16-15, after the first quarter, Burroughs (10-11,

1-5) was outscored, 27-12, in the second quarter.

Verbum Dei 72, Bell-Jeff 48: A depleted Guards’ team did all it

could to try to hang with the Eagles on Friday in a Santa Fe League

game at Bell-Jeff.

Bell-Jeff (9-11, 1-4) had just six players suited up for the game

against Verbum Dei, which is ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section

Division IVA. Three Guard players are injured and three missed the

game because they were taking part in a religious retreat.

Brendon Doyle scored 15 points and had nine rebounds and Max

Perrin added 13 points.

Compiled by Jeff Tully


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