Falcons capture league match


Crescenta Valley in Pacific League match: After coming up short in its first three attempts to win a Pacific League match, Crescenta Valley finally succeeded Tuesday.

Jocelyn Chia carded a two-over-par 36 to earn medalist honors at La Cañada Country Club, as Crescenta Valley finished with a 209 to best defending league champion Arcadia by 11 strokes and put the Falcons in second place in league.

"It's something we have been striving for," Crescenta Valley Coach Lee Pope said. "It ends a little run by Arcadia because they didn't lose a match all last year and the beginning of this year.

"Jocelyn's short game carried her."

The Falcons received a 40 from Amy Park, a 41 from Audrey Chung and a 42 from Deborah Chin.


Flintridge Prep 10, Chadwick 8: Prep's No. 1 singles Andrea Kevakian swept, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 in a Prep League match that also saw Jenise Vargas post a 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 sweep in singles at Peninsula Racquet Club on Tuesday.

In doubles, the No. 1 team of Kira Lee and Roya Gheissari also swept, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2, for the Rebels (6-2, 2-1 in league).

Crescenta Valley 14, Hoover 4: No. 1 singles Karen Ataian swept her three sets without losing a game and No. 2 Emily Borkowski also won a pair of sets to lead the Falcons in a Pacific League road win on Tuesday.

Viktoriya Shumakova and Jackie Dilanchyan also swept for Crescenta Valley (8-1, 5-1) in doubles.

Burbank 16, Glendale 2: The only wins for the Nitros (1-7, 1-5) in Tuesday's Pacific League road loss came from No. 1 doubles Celicia McLean and Rochelle Lingat, 6-3, 6-1.


Glendale 17, Arcadia 4: David Papazian scored five goals to lead the Nitros (11-4) to a win in their Pacific League opener at home on Tuesday.


Pasadena Poly 3, Flintridge Prep 0: Julia Miller led the visiting Rebels with nine kills in a 25-15, 25-14, 25-16 Prep League road loss on Tuesday. Kate Woolley added seven kills for Prep (4-7, 1-5).

Burroughs 3, Hoover 0: The Tornadoes fell to 10-7, 1-6 in the Pacific League with a 25-11, 25-2, 26-24 road loss on Tuesday.


Glendale Community College 3, Ventura College 1: The Vaqueros (5-8) closed out the week Friday with a 25-16, 22-25, 25-11, 26-24 nonconference victory. Sara Kert led Glendale with 20 kills and teammate Laila Souktani had 40 assists and six aces. Racquel Valenzuela had 49 digs for Glendale, which began the week Sept. 2 with a 14-25, 25-16, 25-18, 25-22 nonconference loss against Cuesta College.


Santa Barbara City College 2, Glendale Community College 0: The Vaqueros fell Friday in a Western State Conference match. Glendale is 1-6-2 and 0-1-1.


L.A. Pierce College 4, Glendale Community College 0: Glendale college suffered a Western State Conference loss Friday and dropped to 1-8, 0-2.

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