Burroughs polo falls to Hoover in league tournament


Burroughs in Pacific League Tournament: The Indians fell in a consolation match of the tournament after a 12-6 defeat to Hoover at Burbank High on Tuesday afternoon.

Senior Oscar Hernandez scored a team-high four goals and tallied six steals, while seniors Daniel Silva and Gary Kazanchyan added a score each. Goalie Dillon Weigand finished with nine saves for Burroughs (7-11, 1-6).

The Indians rallied from a 2-0 first-quarter deficit and trailed Hoover, 4-3, at halftime. The Tornadoes pulled away in the third with a 4-2 period in leading, 8-5, entering the fourth.

"We showed improvement in this game, which is what I liked," Indians Coach Michael Singhanate said. "We had a rough year, but I'm proud of the effort today."


Burroughs d. Pasadena, 25-14, 25-17, 25-16: The Indians stayed in the hunt for a Pacific League championship with a win Tuesday against the Bulldogs.

Burroughs (10-2 in league) is one match behind league-leading Arcadia.

Against Pasadena, Caitlyn Cottrell paced Burroughs with 14 kills. Teammate Katie Rutecki added eight kills and 15 assists and California Lutheran University-bound Dani Gonzalez had 16 digs.


Burbank Vikings: Three teams from the local youth tackle program ended the regular season with undefeated records after notching wins Saturday.

Junior Green (8-0) defeated the Highland Bulldogs, 42-0, Midget Green (8-0) got by Lancaster, 44-6, and the Pee-Wees beat the Santa Clarita Warriors, 26-24.

Also getting victories were Senior Black (4-4) against the Santa Clarita Seminoles, 30-6, and Bantam White (5-3) against Canyon, 24-14.

Suffering losses were Senior Green (8-0) against Palmdale, 28-6, Junior Black (3-5) against Canyon Gold, 34-12, Midget Black (2-6) against the Santa Clarita Seminoles, 56-20, Bantam Black (2-6) against the Santa Clarita Chiefs, 32-0, and the Gremlins (1-6) against Valley, 36-0.

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