SPORTS ROUNDUP: Glendale lacrosse falls in CIF playoffs


Chaminade 11, Glendale 4: Lymayre Aguilar finished with three goals Tuesday for the Nitros, who saw their season come to a close in a US Lacrosse CIF Southern Section North Division second-round road match.

Elibeth Torres scored one goal for the Nitros, who finished 6-10.

“We had plenty of opportunities, but we didn’t shoot very well,” said Glendale Coach Joe Campbell, whose team picked up a 7-5 first-round home victory against Beverly Hills. “We had a young team and we made strides in getting back to the playoffs.”

Against Beverly Hills, Aguilar collected a team-high three goals. The Nitros received a pair of goals from Ahuiexel Lopez-Engleman and one apiece from Ariella Ruiz and Claire Bernardo. Glendale, which went 3-4 for third place in the Prep League, got five saves from goalkeeper Jenina Villabroza.


St. Francis in Mission League final: The Golden Knights carded a 372 on Tuesday at Lakewood Country Club to place second in league.

St. Francis received a strong effort from Vince De Pinto, who earned medalist honors with a three-under-par 69. St. Francis (11-4, 10-4 in league) got 73s from Johnny Brandt and Michael Mozilo, a 78 from Jack Tenney and 79 from Michael Finney.

“We got some good scores to move us up to second,” St. Francis first-year Coach Kyle Ostrom said. “I’m real happy with us getting second.”

De Pinto, Brandt, Mozilo, Tenney and Finney will participate in the league’s individual final, which will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson Golf Course at Griffith Park. The top nine move on to the CIF Individual Tournament.


Arcadia 3, Crescenta Valley 0: Needing a win in their Pacific League finale on the road to automatically qualify for the playoffs, the Falcons were swept Tuesday afternoon, 25-23, 25-16, 25-17.

CV finished its season at 7-13 and 5-7 in league. For full story, see

Glendale 3, Hoover 1: The Nitros capped off an impressive turnaround season with a 25-11, 23-25, 25-21, 25-22 victory over their rivals at home.

“It was a great win for our seniors,” said Glendale Coach Ta'ase Mose, whose team went 8-11, 3-9 in the Pacific League after a 1-15 (1-11) campaign a year ago. “We’ve been working all season; we started slow but finished strong.”

Glendale closed the year on a two-match winning streak after sweeping Burbank on Thursday.

Offensively, Hoover (0-15, 0-12) was led by Dan Sanidad (nine kills), Brandon Knight (eight kills) and Brandon Estrada (seven kills).

Chaminade 3, St. Francis 2: The Golden Knights dropped another Mission League heartbreaker at home, 25-20, 22-25, 25-23, 22-25, 16-14. Charles McCarthy posted a season-high 29 kills for St. Francis, which also got 20 assists, 17 kills from Chris Thompson and 26 assists from David Thompson.

The Knights fell to 6-11, 2-10 in league.


Hoover 10, Pasadena 3: The Tornadoes’ Jenesy Gonzalez went two for four with three runs batted in and a triple in Hoover’s Pacific League win Tuesday. Hoover also received two hits and two RBI from Alejandra Villasenor (two for two), Kaitlyn Williams (two for three, two doubles) and two hits, an RBI and double from Kelly Crockett.

Breana Aguilera gave up six hits, three runs and struck out two to earn the win in the circle for the Tornadoes (7-10, 2-8 in league).

Arcadia 5, Glendale 3: Jordan Lousararian kept the Nitros close in Tuesday’s Pacific League home game. The freshman went three for three with a double and pair of singles and allowed just one earned run in the loss.

Glendale (5-11, 3-7 in league) also received a double from Alex Howard.

Burbank 10, Crescenta Valley 2: The Falcons lost Tuesday to first-place Burbank and fell to 11-9-1, 7-3 in the Pacific League and into a third-place tie with Arcadia.

Hailey Cookson tripled and scored a run and Adela Alatraca had two hits, a run batted in and a run scored.

Chloe Fairbrother also had an RBI and pitched three scoreless innings of relief.

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Webb 15, Flintridge Prep 4: A three-run top of the sixth inning put the Rebels up, 4-2, but everything came apart in the bottom half, as they allowed 13 runs en route to a mercy-rule Prep League loss Tuesday at Webb.

Maddy Maker was three for three for Prep, which also had Ashley Kim drive in two runs. Chelsea Johnson also doubled and also had a run batted in the loss.

Flintridge Prep slipped to 1-16, 0-10 in league.

Harvard-Westlake 5, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 1: The Tologs fell to 9-11-2, 1-6 in league on the road Tuesday.


Pasadena 7, Hoover 0: The Tornadoes were no-hit in a Pacific League loss Tuesday at home. Hoover fell to 4-14, 2-8 in league.

Arcadia 13, Glendale 0: Errors dropped the Nitros to 2-16, 1-9 in Pacific League Tuesday on the road.


Crescenta Valley, Glendale and Hoover in Pacific League prelims: A slew of local athletes advanced to the league finals after taking part in the league prelims at Burbank High on Tuesday.

In the 200-yard freestyle, Young Tae Seo, Eddie Gallehugh, Ryan Moguel and Andrew Lockwood of Crescenta Valley qualified. Seo clocked 1 minute 43.62 seconds, Gallehugh finished in 1:50.88, Moguel clocked 1:51.47 and Lockwood clocked 1:54.89. In the 200 individual medley, Harrison Thai (1:56.20), Eric Park (2:04.96), Sol Yoon (2:10.54) and Daniel Park (2:16.89) of Crescenta Valley qualified.

In the 50 freestyle, Crescenta Valley’s Jacob Ksendzov (22.77), Brian Dertli (23.02), Antonio Camarillo (23.28) and Stephen Woo (23.51) qualified. In the 100 butterfly, Hyunsung Kim (55.86), Seo (55.94), Edward Yi (56.39), Parker Griffin (58.34) and Yoon (58.82) qualified. Eric Park (49.77), Dertli (49.93), Gallehugh (50.80), Camarillo (51.31) and Woo (51.43) qualified in the 100 freestyle. Yi (4:47.28), Moguel (5:07.80), Lockwood (5:15.46) and Ryan Assaf (5:35. 58) of Crescenta Valley qualified in the 500 freestyle.

Thai (59.28), Griffin (1:00.73), Robert Menke (1:01.77) and Russell Carpenter (1:04.99) qualified in the 100 backstroke. Ksendzov (1:04.32), Kim (1:05.61), Daniel Park (1:08.03) and Sam Catalfamo (1:08.16) of Crescenta Valley qualified in the 100 breaststroke.

Glendale’s only qualifier was Arthur Khachikyan in the 200 individual medley (2:16.16) and 100 backstroke (1:03.14).

Hoover’s lone qualifier was Jason Barbar in the 200 freestyle (1:55.84) and 500 freestyle (5:21.65).

The league finals will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Burbank.


Crescenta Valley, Glendale and Hoover in Pacific League prelims: Numerous local athletes moved on to the league finals Tuesday after participating in the league prelims at Burbank High.

In the 200-yard freestyle, Heather MacDougall (1:56.36), Maggie Connell (2:11.57), Lynley Fernandez (2:11.88), Elissa Arnold (2:11.88) and Natalie Krebsbach (2:13.26) of Crescenta Valley qualified. Any Aghakanian (2:27.35), Isabelle Seeto (2:31.28), Cameron Campbell (2:34.57) of Crescenta Valley qualified in the 200 individual medley. Iva Icheva (25.07), Jessa Gabor (26.55), Samantha Kohn (26.91) and Katie Benson (27.94) of Crescenta Valley qualified in the 50 freestyle. Tiare Coker (59.14), Gabby Grandos (1:07.33), Aghakanian (1:07.44) and Fernandez (1:10.96) qualified for the Falcons in the 100 butterfly. Gabor (59.11), Alyssa Nguyen (1:00.56) and Krebsbach (1:00.79) of Crescenta Valley qualified in the 100 freestyle. Coker (5:13.79), Kohn (5:48.34) and Arnold (5:52.53) qualified in the 500 freestyle. Icheva (1:01.06), Campbell (1:10.59), Nguyen (1:10.65) and Seeto (1:11.28) moved on in the 100 backstroke. Macdougall (1:07.58), Benson (1:15.66), Susanna Saakian (1:17.12) and Mira Cooptee (1:20.25) of Crescenta Valley qualified in the 100 breaststroke.

Among those qualifying from Glendale were Maddie Corpuz in the 200 individual medley (2:30.94) and 50 freestyle (1:07.73) and Biyouregh Boghozian in the 100 breaststroke (1:22.61).

The league finals will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Burbank.


Pasadena Poly 11, Flintridge Prep 7: The Rebels lost on Tuesday in a Prep League match to the rival Panthers, falling to 8-6 overall and 2-3 in league. Cartier Juan had two singles wins for Prep.

St. Francis in Mission League prelims: A pair of singles and doubles players participated in the event Monday at L.A. Valley College.

In singles, Kristian Esteve and Alex Kevakian picked up first-round wins. Esteve, won, 6-0, 6-2. Kevakian earned a 6-4, 6-3 victory.

Esteve suffered a 6-0, 6-1 second-round loss. Kevakian fell, 6-0, 6-1, in the second round.

In doubles, Mostafa El-Harazi and Greg Alle opened with a 6-4, 6-2 win before suffering a 6-0, 6-1 second-round defeat. Darren Kunitake and Alfred Lee lost, 6-0, 6-1, in the first round.

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