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Staff reports

BOYS’ TENNIS

Hoover 14, St. Francis 4: No. 1 singles player Sam Tadevosian swept

his sets for the second consecutive match to lead Hoover (2-0) in a

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nonleague match against visiting St. Francis (1-1) at Fremont Park on

Thursday.

The freshman didn’t lose a game for the second straight match after

sweeping his sets against Crespi on Tuesday.

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St. Francis was led by their No. 2 doubles team of Jon Oh and Yuta

Nakanishi, who won two of their three sets.

Hoover will next play another nonleague league match at 3 p.m. Tuesday

against Valencia.

BOYS’ SWIMMING

Crescenta Valley 131, Alhambra 37: Gaku Ito won the 100-yard freestyle

with a mark of 54 seconds to lead CV (1-0) in a season-opening nonleague

meet at Almansor Park on Thursday.

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Peter Lee captured the 10 breastroke, clocking 1:06.38 and teammate

Van Dolan won the 200 individual medley in 2:12.85.

The Falcons will next compete in another nonleague meet against

Newhall Hart at 3:15 p.m. Thursday at College of the Canyons in Valencia.

GIRLS’ SWIMMING

Crescenta Valley 112, Alhambra 51: Jessica Ban and Lauren Sheridan

were double winners for the Falcons (1-0) in a season-opening nonleague

meet at Almansor Park on Thursday.

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Ban won the 200 individual medley (2:19.99) and the 100 backstroke

(1:06.91). Sheridan captured the 50 freestyle (26.90) and the 100

butterfly (1:11.12).

The Falcons will next compete in another nonleague meet against

Newhall Hart at 3:15 p.m. Thursday at College of the Canyons in Valencia.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

GCC 15, Chaffey College 7: Led by Vanessa Lira’s grand slam in the

first inning, the Vaqueros had no problem in Wednesday’s Western State

Conference game on the road.

GCC (13-4, 2-1 in conference) scored eight runs in the first to post

the easy victory.

Lira, who now has four home runs on the year, also got the win after

pitching 4 2/3 innings of relief, giving up two runs.

Cassie Acosta and Karen Regalado each tripled and Tiffany Flores added

a double for the Vaqueros. Regalado also added three runs batted in and

former Crescenta Valley graduate Amy Herrera added two RBIs.

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

La Canada 3, Glendale Adventist Academy 1: Led by a career-high 41

kills from senior Greg Gaudino, the Spartans posted a 15-9, 12-15, 15-9,

15-10 victory against the Cougars in Tuesday’s season-opener at home.

Ryan Facer had 21 assists for La Canada, which triumphed in Coach Dan

Nicholas’ coaching debut.

SOFTBALL

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 13, Mayfield 1: Jackie Fisher hit a

two-run home run and Caroline Hugar added an run-scoring triple to lead

the Tologs (1-0) in a nonleague game at the Glendale Sports Complex on

Friday.

Flintridge Sacred Heart starting pitcher Adrian Herlache (1-0) struck

out five and allowed one hit in a complete-game effort.

The Tologs will next play another home nonleague game against Pasadena

Poly at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

BASEBALL

Flintridge Prep 16, Buckley 7: Eric Sarkissian hit a pair of two-run

home runs and scored three runs to lead Flintridge Prep (1-0) to a

season-opening nonleague win Friday at Buckley in a game called after 4

1/2 innings because of darkness.

David Hudson, Mike Valdes and Won Park each collected two hits for the

Rebels, who will next play a nonleague game at 6:30 p.m. Monday against

Maranatha at Arcadia City Hall.

Birmingham 6, St. Francis 2: Ricky Valenzuela had a team-high two hits

for visiting St. Francis (0-1) Friday in a pool-play game in the San

Fernando Valley Tournament.

The Golden Knights will meet host Calabasas at 3 p.m. today in another

pool-play tournament game.

* All scores compiled by staff reports. To report a score, pleace call

637-3225 or 637-3228, fax 241-1975 or e-mail mirjam.swanson@latimes.com.


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