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Bulldogs beat CIF champion


Burbank 16, Hoover 2: The Bulldogs improved to 2-0 on the season

with Thursday’s nonleague victory against the defending CIF Southern

Section Division I champion, which lost all of its top players from


last year, including standout singles players Dylan Kim, Sergy

Vagramian and Sam Tadevosian.

For Burbank, No . 1 singles player Haig Kassabian proved

unstoppable, winning, 6-0, 6-1, 6-1.


The Bulldogs won eight of nine sets in singles and in doubles.


Crescenta Valley 85, Burroughs 47: Emily Warden triumphed in three

events and Hillary Thornton won twice for the Falcons in Thursday’s

season-opening nonleague victory at home.

Warden won the 100-meter high hurdles (17.6 seconds) and the 300

intermediate hurdles (53.0), and contributed to a victory in the 400

relay, joining Melissa McCauley, Rachael Rigamat and Erin Vossmeyer.


The Indians won just six events on the day.

Burbank 71, Glendale 40: The Bulldogs won the first meet of the

season Wednesday at Glendale High.

Burbank had a pair of double winners in Allison Ivie and

Quintashia Mixon.

Ivie, a sophomore, won the 1,600 (6:02.6) and the 3,200 (13:23).

Mixon, a junior, excelled in the hurdle events, clocking 20.36 in the

110 high hurdles and 56.77 in the 300 low hurdles.


“Overall, I think we ran as expected,” Burbank Coach Darin Wolf

said. “If our girls can stay healthy, we’ll be competitive. Our times

will need to improve, but it’s just the first meet.”


Crescenta Valley 78, Burroughs 49: Ben Kessen and Brent Smith were

both doubles winners for the Falcons, who also won the 400- and

1,600-meter relays in Thursday’s season opener at home.

CV took the 400 in 44.8 seconds and the 1,600 in 3:38.8 and also

received wins from Paul Ovuoba in the 100 (11.2) and Nick Peterson in

the long jump (20 feet 1).

Burroughs won seven events on the day and took second in three


Glendale 68 1/2, Burbank 48 1/2: The Bulldogs dropped their

first meet of the season Wednesday at Glendale High as the Nitros’

Phi Le won four events (long jump, triple jump, 200 meters and 400



Mark Keppel 211, Burroughs 213: The Indians dropped to 0-2 on the

year with Thursday’s loss at Alhambra Golf Course.

Burroughs’ Jeff Looby tied with Keppel’s Andrew Lee for

low-medalist honors on the par-36 course, shooting a 37.

For the Indians, Chris Roseli and David Hamanak each shot 42s and

Paul Lundquist shot a 44, while Austin Radaker founded out Burroughs’

scoring with a 48.

Crescenta Valley 204, Burbank 214: Falcon golfers John Denny and

Damian Yi both shot a five-over-par 40 on Wednesday at DeBell Golf

Course to lead CV (1-1) to the nonleague victory.