* 1. Burbank boys’ cross-country team: The...

* 1. Burbank boys’ cross-country team: The Bulldogs finished second

in the Foothill League to a very good Canyon team. However, it was in

the postseason where Burbank really shined. Burbank placed seventh at

the CIF Southern Section Final and was 17th -- out of 113 teams -- in


the State Meet.

* 2. Bell-Jeff girls’ basketball team: The Guards finished second

in the Sunshine League and advanced to the CIF Southern Section

Division IVA final, losing to Westlake Village Oaks Christian, 53-44.


* 3. Burbank boys’ tennis team: The Bulldogs were the lone team to

win a league title, sharing the Foothill League crown with Valencia.

They also did well in the CIF Southern Section Division II playoffs,

advancing to the quarterfinals.

* 4. Burroughs boys’ basketball team: The Indians had to win their

last regular-season game just to make the postseason. However, they

advanced to the CIF Southern Section Division IIA playoff



* 5. Burbank boys’ swimming team: The Bulldogs surprised many by

placing second in the Foothill League final meet.

* 6. Burbank boys’ water polo team: Playing in the tough Almont

League, the Bulldogs held their own and finished third. Burbank also

got its first win against cross-town rival Burroughs in 11 years.

* 7. Burbank girls’ water polo team: The Bulldogs made their first

trip to the CIF Southern Section playoffs by finishing third in the

competitive Almont League.


* 8. Providence girls’ basketball team: The Pioneers placed second

in the Liberty League behind CIF Southern Section Division IVA

semifinalist L.A. Windward. The team also defeated No. 1-ranked

Encino Holy Martyrs during league play.

* 9. Burroughs football team: Competing in the talent-rich

Foothill League, the Indians defeated Saugus and came 20 yards away

from an upset of Valencia in a 14-7 loss. Burroughs also played well

in the playoffs, almost upsetting La Verne Damien in a 17-14

first-round loss.

* 10. Bell-Jeff baseball team: With a squad made up mostly of

freshmen and sophomores, the Guards showed they are a team of the

future by finishing second in the Santa Fe League.