GCC 5, L.A. Pierce 1: Jon Felfoldi tossed eight shutout innings,
striking out eight and scattering four hits for the Vaqueros, who posted
an important Western State Conference victory Thursday at Stengel Field.
Felfoldi (8-1) was supported by the bats of Evan Shahak and Anthony
Stabile, who hit their ninth and third home runs, respectively, lifting
GCC (25-11, 13-6 in conference) to a five-run advantage after six
Stabile also recorded his 11th double in a two-for-four effort, one of
three Vaqueros -- along with Keith Bowman and Matt Friedrichsen -- to
collect two hits.
Shahak scored twice for GCC, which travels to L.A. Pierce College at 1
p.m. today for another critical conference showdown.
BOYS’ TRACK AND FIELD
La Canada 84, Temple City 42: Sparked by two victories each from
Michael Collins, Tommy McGuinness and Charlie Porter, the Spartans
improved to 4-0 in Rio Hondo League dual meets with Thursday’s win at
Collins excelled in the distance events, winning the 1,600 meters in 4
minutes 58.6 seconds and the 3,200 in 11:11.1.
McGuinness continued his dominance in the field, taking the long jump
in 19 feet 5 inches and the triple jump in 37-9, in addition to finishing
second in the high jump in 5-10.
The senior also contributed to the victorious 400 relay team, along
with Patrick Perrigue, Porter and Nick Shupper.
Porter also posted wins in the 100 (11.3) and the 110 high hurdles (15.8).
Perrigue just got outleaned by Porter in the 100, but rebounded to win
the 200 in 23.9.
Mark Moore (300 intermediate hurdles in 42.7), Nick Sinclitico (shot
put in 47-2 1/2), Lawrence Young (800 in 2:17.7) and Ryan Young (400 in
55.2)) all won events for La Canada, which captured 12 of 15 events.
St. Francis 78, Chaminade 49: The Golden Knights had no problem
winning Thursday’s Mission League meet at home, improving to 3-2 on the
year and in league.
Kevin Herron and Pat Donovan highlighted the individual performers for
St. Francis, winning two events apiece.
Herron took the 100 meters in 11.19 seconds and the 200 in 23.2. In
the 100, Herron edged out teammate Kenny Patton, who came in second in
Donovan won the 400 in 55.11 and the 800 in 2:09.7. Other winners
included Robert Bistagne in the high jump (5 feet 6 inches) and Marc
Tarzia in the pole vault (12-0).
GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD
La Canada 75 2/3, Temple City 51 1/3: The Spartans improved to 2-2 in
Rio Hondo League dual meets with Thursday’s victory at home.
La Canada won eight of 15 events, led by Krissy Smith, the team’s lone
Smith captured both the 100-meter intermediate and 300 low hurdles in
20 seconds and 53.1, respectively.
The Spartans recorded three other victories on the track, including
Stephanie Lee winning the 800 in 2:34.1, Tara Sharma taking the 3,200 in
12:15 and the 1,600 relay team of Jennifer Clary, Kristyn Cosgrove, Haley
Frame and Lee triumphing in 4:48.
Talene Ghazarian led a trio of winners in the field events, capturing
the triple jump in 28 feet 3 inches. Daina Mattis won the shot put with a
throw of 28-7 and Lindsay Sherman took the high jump with a leap of 4-8.
Chaminade 69: Flintridge Sacred Heart 58: The Tologs (4-2, 2-2 in
Mission League) managed just four victories in the 15 events in
Thursday’s league dual meet at St. Francis High.
Katie Woods captured the 400 meters in 1 minute 4.8 seconds and
Flintridge Sacred Heart’s 1,600 relay team also triumphed in 4:52.
In the field events, Katie Mitchell was victorious in the long jump in
15 feet 4 inches and Kim Burghdorf won the high jump with a leap of 4-8.
Hoover 16, Glendale 2: The Tornadoes mixed up their lineup, but the
result was the same in Thursday’s Pacific League match against cross-town
Hoover improved to 14-0, 5-0 in league, losing just twice in doubles.
Jack Karapetian and Vahe Kassabian -- who are usual doubles players or
substitutes -- swept all three of their singles sets.
In doubles, usual No. 1 singles player Dylan Kim teamed up with Eddie
Choi at No. 1 doubles to win, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3.
The lone set victories for Glendale, which lost to Hoover, 17-1,
earlier this season, were won against Hoover’s doubles team of Eugene Kim
and Carl Weber.
Glendale’s Ryan French and Paul Shin won, 6-3 and Steve Kim and Narek
Postadzhyan won, 7-5.
Flintridge Prep 13, Rio Hondo Prep 0: The Rebels improved to 6-8 and
4-2 in the Prep League with the mercy-rule victory at home.
Jenny Sinclair was an infield single away from pitching a perfect
game. The sophomore struck out seven in her five innings of work.
Kristen Ziegler went three for four with a tripe and two doubles. She
drove in three runs. Ali Thompson drove in four for Flintridge Prep.