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Pasadena Poly 15, Flintridge Prep 1: Natalie Treister went two for three with a double and three-run home run to finish with four RBI and Natalie Edwards was three for four with two doubles to help the Panthers notch a Prep League home win.

Heather Choi got the win in the circle for Poly (4-2, 2-0).

Rio Hondo Prep 5, Westridge 3: Westridge was dealt its first loss in Prep League play on Friday, despite a 14-strikeout performance from pitcher Jackie Pai.

Sydney Estrada had three hits and Erin Golden had two for the Tigers (3-4, 3-1).


Crescenta Valley 3, Pasadena 2: The Bulldogs put up quite a fight, but succumbed in their Pacific League opener on the road Friday, Falcons hurler Elliot Surrey, bound for UC Irvine, struck out 11 and allowed two hits.

"I think you take away a lot of positives," Bulldogs Coach Mike Parisi said. "I thought we played great, I thought we competed. We just came up short.

"If they do that every single time, we'll win a lot of games."

Those two hits were back-to-back doubles in the fourth from Alex Baer and Brandon Carrillo, which scored Andrew Phillips, who walked, and Baer to tie the game at 2.

"We got a few clutch hits to tie it," Parisi said.

But Pasadena (3-4) allowed a run in the fifth to fall. Starter Patrick Saucedo was tagged with the loss after five innings in which he allowed eight hits.


La Cañada 173, Crescenta Valley 204: The Spartans turned in a dominant performance to improve to 8-1 in Thursday's nonleague match at the par-34 La Cañada Country Club.

Collin Morikawa and Noah Bernstein shared top honors with one-under-par 33s, while teammate Josh Suh shot a 34 and Andrew Park notched a 36.

San Marino 195, South Pasadena 215: San Marino's Jack Shelton carded a one-under-par 36 and teammate Alan Hong shot a 36 on Thursday afternoon to lead the Titans to a Rio Hondo League victory at Santa Anita Golf Course.

Ben Allen carded a 37 for San Marino (5-3, 1-0 in league). South Pasadena (1-1 in league) received a 36 from Harry Yadav.

Pasadena Poly 199, Flintridge Prep 218, Webb 226: Freshman Manny Medrano shot a par-35 as the Panthers (7-1, 4-0) won Thursday's Prep League tri-meet at Altadena Golf Course.

David Hong shot a 37, while Willie Moffly carded a 39 and girls' standout Victoria Morgan shot a 40.

The Rebels went 1-1 in Thursday's Prep League tri-meet at the par-35 Altadena Golf Course.

Jack Bouchard led the Rebels with a 36, while Josh Kim had a 42, Richard Lo a 45 and Chris Wirthlin a 47.

Valley Christian 220, Maranatha 251: Jack Chan led the Minutemen (2-4, 0-2) in defeat in an Olympic League contest at Rio Hondo Golf Course on Thursday afternoon.

Chan shot a 43, while McKay Weiler carded a 44 and Aaron Change wasn't too far off in shooting a 50.


Crescenta Valley 15, South Pasadena 3: The Tigers (3-4) fell in a nonleague contest Wednesday afternoon.

South Pasadena's top doubles team of Krishna Mocherla and Scott Richards swept their action in picking up all the Tigers' points.


Cathedral 3, Maranatha 0: Senior Robert Flewelling led the Minutemen (3-4) in a nonleague defeat, 25-15, 25-22, 25-22, Friday afternoon at home.

The visiting Minutemen (3-3, 0-1) opened Olympic League play with a 25-18, 25-14, 31-29 defeat on Thursday afternoon.

Flewelling led Maranatha with 17 kills and setter Kevyn Lee finished with 30 assists.

San Marino 3, La Cañada 1: The Titans got the best of the Spartans in both teams' Rio Hondo League opener at San Marino Thursday, 25-18, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20.

La Cañada (1-6) got 10 kills each from Orion Burl and Jon Sullivan and eight blocks from Peter Gilmour. The Titans improved to 2-5 with the victory.

Harvard-Westlake 3, St. Francis 0: Chris Thompson had 34 assists Thursday for the visiting Golden Knights, who suffered a 27-25, 25-21, 26-24 Mission League defeat. Michael Bacall finished with 12 kills, while Charles McCarthy and Wesley Coffey added 10 apiece for St. Francis (6-4, 3-4 in league).


La Cañada 119, San Marino 50: The Spartans opened up Rio Hondo League action in dominating fashion Thursday at San Marino winning all but one event.

Dane Bell led La Cañada to wins in the 500 and 200-yard freestyle races.


Alemany 74, St. Francis 52: James Knowles led the Golden Knights to wins in the 110-meter high and 300 hurdles with times of 14.38 and 39.19 seconds, respectively, Thursday at St. Francis.

The Golden Knights (1-3 overall and in league) also got first-place finished from JD Kiefer in the 1,600 (4:53), Eric Knowles in the triple jump (40 feet five inches) and Kibby Gosnell in the pole vault (13-6).

Alemany 63, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 62: Noëlle Niederhaus took home the triple jump for the Tologs, who fell to 1-2 overall and in league, with a mark of 32 feet 10 inches at St. Francis Thursday.

Niederhaus also teamed with Stephanie Vargas, Drew Washington and Kayla Montgomery to win the 4x400 relay in 4 minutes 4.51 seconds. Caroline Treinen won the pole vault in 8-0 for Sacred Heart, which also got wins from Brianna Silverman in the 400 (1:05.53), Riley Gilmartin in the 1,600 (5:55) and Mary Molina in the 3,200 (13:30).

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