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Sports Roundup: Two La Cañada wrestlers capture league titles

WRESTLING

La Cañada in Rio Hondo League Tournament: La Cañada one-upped itself from last season at Wednesday’s event at Monrovia High.

The Spartans won two individual titles and qualified a record 13 wrestlers to the CIF Individual Championships.

Senior Johnny Vasily defended his 170-pound title for a third straight season and David Martoff won the 220-pound weight class.

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La Cañada had seven wrestlers place second in Hayden Henderson (106), Alex Mykalo (126), Daniel Park (132), Brandon Abboud (138), Iman Behshid (145), Will Henderson (182) and John Woodhouse (195).

Spartans Samir Khanna (113), Michael Lee (160), Will Smersfelt (285) placed third.

Seeds will be determined on Feb. 7 and CIF meets start on Feb. 8 at Brea Olinda High.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

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Flintridge Prep 51, Chadwick 45: Flintridge Prep picked up a Prep League home victory Wednesday.

The Rebels are 14-10, 5-2 in league.

St. Francis 91, Alemany 82: Andre Henry had a triple-double with 22 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists and Dennis Flowers III and Jason Gallant had 20 points each Wednesday to spur host St. Francis to a victory in the Mission League Tournament.

The Golden Knights are 22-6, 3-4 in league.

BOYS’ SOCCER

St. Francis 2, Crespi 1: Alex Jordan scored the winning goal with about 10 minutes left in the second half to lift host St. Francis to a Mission League victory Wednesday.

With the win, St. Francis (10-8-4, 5-4-3 in league) clinched a playoff spot.

Ian Odermatt scored a first-half goal for St. Francis off an assist from Jordan.

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“It’s a game that we needed to win and we responded,” St. Francis coach Glen Appels said.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

Chaminade 3, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 2: Jillian Willis scored two goals for the visiting Tologs in a Mission League defeat.

Flintridge Sacred Heart dipped to 7-4-3, 3-2-3 in league. It placed third in league.

GIRLS’ WATER POLO

La Cañada 11, Monrovia 6: The visiting Spartans posted a Rio Hondo League victory Wednesday.

La Cañada, which secured the league title Tuesday, improved to 18-7, 8-0 in league.

Chadwick 6, Flintridge Prep 5: Visiting Flintridge Prep fell Wednesday in a Prep League match.

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The Rebels (9-3 in league) finished tied for second in league with Chadwick.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 9, Louisville 3: The Tologs saw their season come to a close Wednesday following a win in a consolation match of the Mission League Tournament at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High.

Flintridge Sacred Heart (3-5 in league) received three goals from Bree Layseca and two each from Abby Kim and Amanda Ramirez.


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