Stolmack gives Spartans just enough offense


La Cañada 2, Monrovia 0: The Spartans' offense struggled against the Wildcats once again this season, outside of a bloop single from Alyssa Stolmack that scored Olivia Leyva and Katy Lee, who singled and bunted their way aboard, respectively, in the bottom of the third inning.

Lauren Cox made it stand up for the win for La Cañada (13-2-1, 4-1-1 in Rio Hondo League), as she had a perfect game going through five innings, but wound up giving up two hits, while striking out eight batters in the game.

Kelsey Drange logged La Cañada's fourth and final hit.

Westridge 5, Flintridge Prep 3: The Rebels led Friday afternoon's Prep League contest, 2-1, going into the bottom of the fifth, where the Tigers scored three runs to take the lead for good.

Chelsea Johnson went two for three with a run scored for Prep (1-12, 1-5), which also got a run batted in from Rachel Simon.


La Cañada 184, South Pasadena 203: Colin Morikawa earned medalist honors for the Spartans Thursday at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club with a three-under-par 31.

Andrew Park was the next lowest scorer overall for La Cañada (14-3, 6-0 in Rio Hondo League) with a 35. Joshua Suh also shot a 37.

Alemany 188, St. Francis 198: Johnny Brandt shot a one-over-par 37 on Thursday for the visiting Golden Knights in a Mission League match at Hanson Dam Golf Course. St. Francis received 39s from Michael Finney and Jason Stumbaugh.

On Wednesday, St. Francis recorded a 210-215 win against Alemany at Brookside Golf Course No. 1.

Viewpoint 189, Flintridge Prep 245, Granada Hills Hillcrest Christian 267: Jack Bouchard carded a three-over-par 39 for the Rebels on Thursday in a Prep League match at Encino Golf Course. Josh Kim added a 43 for Flintridge prep (6-10, 2-6 in league).


La Cañada 16, Monrovia 2: The Spartans are three players down after losing No. 1 singles player Joshua Kim and No. 3 singles player Ryan Lee to injuries and another because of academic ineligibility.

It wasn't enough to keep La Cañada from cruising to a Rio Hondo League win over the Wildcats at home Friday.

Lewon Lim played singles for the first time this season and swept for the Spartans, who swept all their doubles matches.

Injuries got the best of La Cañada (7-6, 3-4) Thursday, though, as it fell to Temple City, 15-3.


Temple City 3, La Cañada 0: The Spartans remain winless in the Rio Hondo League after getting swept on the road by the Rams Thursday, 25-21, 25-15, 25-21.

Jonathan Sullivan and Jack Anderson each tallied five kills for La Cañada, which got 12 aces from Orion Burl.

Chadwick 3, Flintridge Prep 0: Kareem Ismail led the Rebels with 14 kills and two blocks in a Prep League road loss on Friday.

Chadd Cosse added 12 kills and Mike Lee finished with 36 assists for Prep (9-13, 2-4 in league).


Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 77, Saddleback Valley Christian 22: The Tologs capped off a perfect 10-0 season with a nonleague victory at home Thursday.

Sacred Heart won all 11 events with seven swimmers taking home individual victories.

Emily Balog, a junior, was the lone double winner individually, as she won the 100-yard butterfly in 1 minute 2.04 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:09.01, which was good for a CIF Southern Section Division I consideration time.

Three seniors — Monica Pernecky, Eva Dulcich and Brynn Whitehouse-Levine — also claimed wins.

Pernecky won the 100 freestyle in 59.12, Dulcich took the 50 freestyle in 25.40, which is good for a CIF consideration time, and Whitehouse-Levine won the 500 freestyle in 5:54.31.

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