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SPORTS ROUNDUP: Crescenta Valley girls’ soccer maintains first-place standing


Crescenta Valley 5, Pasadena 0: The Falcons maintained their first-place tie with Arcadia heading into Thursday’s Pacific League finale, as they won at home on Thursday. Crescenta Valley is now 13-3-2 and 11-1-1 in league.


Glendale 5, Muir 1: The host Nitros picked up a Pacific League home victory Tuesday. Glendale improved to 5-7-1 in league.


Burbank 4, Hoover 1: Visiting Hoover fell Tuesday in a Pacific League match. The Tornadoes dropped to 1-9-3 in league.

Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 4, St. Francis 0: A trip to the playoffs still hangs in the balance for St. Francis after it fell on its home pitch Monday — its fourth game in a row being shut out. The Golden Knights fell to 6-10-5, 4-6-1 in the Mission League.


Muir 61, Glendale 60: Up by a point with seconds to play and with a chance to seal the game with an open layup, Glendale was victimized by the “block of the year,” from Jelani Mitchell, according to Glendale Coach Steven Snodgress.


The Mustangs then tied the game and hit the game-winner from the free-throw line to get the Pacific League win on Tuesday.

Vahe Aristakessian had a game-high 31 points to go with six rebounds, while Arthur Terzyan had 12 points for the Nitros (9-16, 4-9 in league).

St. Francis 43, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 31: Behind a game-high 15 points from sophomore Kyle Leufroy and a solid team defensive effort, the Golden Knights improved to 14-12, 4-7 in Mission League on their home floor Monday.

Noah Willerford and Markar Agakanian also scored nine and eight points, respectively, for St. Francis, which also got seven points and nine rebounds from Evan Crawford.


Holy Family 40, L.A. Sacred Heart of Jesus 31: Melissa Chan contributed 12 points Tuesday to spark the host Gaels Tuesday in a Horizon League contest at Pacific Park Community Center. Charise Talaro added 10 points for Holy Family (3-4 in league).


Glendale Community College 8, College of the Sequoias 1: The host Vaqueros (1-2) registered a nonconference victory Tuesday. Glendale received singles wins from Sofia Tavitian (6-1, 6-2), Allie Amour (6-1, 6-1), Ashley Sumudio (6-1, 6-1), Amanda Dring (7-6(7-3), 6-3), Sydney Farzadkish (6-2, 6-1) and Fnu Nerissa (6-2, 6-1).


Tavitian and Amour worked together to earn an 8-0 doubles win for the Vaqueros, who got an 8-5 win from the tandem of Dring and Sumudio.