Valley Sun Sports Roundup: La Cañada girls’ basketball, soccer fall in opening playoff games


Brentwood 54, La Cañada 49: La Cañada, which won the Rio Hondo League championship, finished its campaign Thursday with a home loss in a CIF Southern Section Division I first-round contest.

The Spartans went 18-11.

Brentwood, which received an at-large berth out of the Gold Coast League, improved to 23-7.


Flintridge Prep 50, Arcadia 44: Host Flintridge Prep began the CIF Southern Section Division II-AA postseason Thursday with a win.

The Rebels, who won the Prep League championship, are 23-4.

Flintridge Prep will meet Los Altos in a second-round road game Saturday at a time to be determined.



Westminster 1, La Cañada 0: La Cañada saw its season conclude Thursday with a road defeat in a CIF Southern Section Division IV first-round match.

La Cañada, which took second in the Rio Hondo League, finished 8-10-2.

Westminster (15-4-4) won the Golden West League title.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 2, Riverside Poly 0: Second-seeded Flintridge Sacred Heart received two goals from Lauren Bolte to earn a victory Thursday in a CIF Southern Section Division II first-round match at the Glendale Sports Complex.

The Tologs, who finished tied for second in the Mission League, improved to 12-4-1 and got one assist each from Madison Leroy and Hillary Howard.

Flintridge Sacred Heart will travel to face Capistrano Valley in a second-round match at 5 p.m. Saturday.


Flintridge Prep 10, Western 9: Makena Walklett scored four goals Tuesday to spark visiting Flintridge Prep to a CIF Southern Section Division VI second-round victory.


Flintridge Prep, which took second in the Prep League, improved to 15-9 and will be the designated home team against top-seeded Laguna Hills in a quarterfinal match Saturday at a time and location to be determined.