SPORTS ROUNDUP: Flintridge Sacred Heart swimming teams clinches share of Mission League title


Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 109, Alemany 61: The visiting Tologs clinched at least a share of the Mission League title with the win Tuesday. Flintridge Sacred Heart (6-0, 4-0 in league) received two wins apiece from Kirsten Vose and Kate Herrill.

Vose won the 200-yard individual medley in 2 minutes 11.09 seconds and the 100 freestyle (54.60). Herrill captured the 50 freestyle (25.17) and the 100 backstroke (1:03.01).

The Tologs can win the league title outright Thursday with a victory against Chaminade at Loyola High.


Flintridge Prep 3, Webb 0: Chadd Cosse collected nine kills and four aces Tuesday to propel the host Rebels to a 25-10, 25-11, 25-14 Prep League win. Michael Leslie added seven kills for Flintridge Prep (14-6, 5-0 in league).

Crespi 3, St. Francis 0: Charles McCarthy finished with 16 kills Tuesday for the visiting Golden Knights, who fell, 25-22, 25-22, 25-22, in a Mission League match. David Thompson contributed 21 assists for St. Francis (5-9, 1-7 in league).

La Cañada 3, Gabrielino 2: Freshman Connor Walbrecht tallied 44 assists, 16 digs, six kills and two blocks in a thrilling five-game Rio Hondo League win on the road Thursday by scores of 25-22, 24-26, 22-25, 25-16, 16-14.

Orion Burl added 13 kills and 14 digs, whole Jonathan Sullivan tallied 19 kills, two aces and two blocks for the Spartans, who also received seven kills each from Jack Anderson and Mel Schroeder. Connor Belcher also added 18 digs and five assists for La Cañada, which improved to 7-7, 3-1 in league.


La Cañada 8, South Pasadena 2: Michelle Grochow and Jessica Ogden each went two for three with a home run and two runs batted in in Tuesday’s home Rio Hondo League win.

Alyssa Stolmack (RBI, stolen base) and Brenna Gay also had multi-hit games for La Cañada (10-7, 5-2 in league), which also received a complete-game from Maddy MacKenzie. MacKenzie struck out six, gave up five hits and two walks in the win.

It allowed the Spartans to rebound from a pair of losses in the Woodbridge Tournament on Saturday. The Spartans dropped both games at Bill Barber Park in Irvine by scores of 8-0 to Villa Park and Woodbridge.

Stolmack and Gay each singled in the game with Villa Park, amassing the Spartans two hits in the contest. Olivia Leyva, Michelle Musso and Grochow each had base knocks in the loss to Woodbridge, comprising the three hits La Cañada, which dropped out of the top-10 rankings in CIF Southern Section Division IV, had in the loss.

Mayfield 10, Flintridge Prep 5: Ashley Kim drove in three runs Tuesday for the visiting Rebels in a Prep League game. Flintridge Prep dropped to 1-11, 0-6 in league.

Kim also went four for five with a pair of home runs, doubles, seven runs batted in and four scored in a 13-12 loss in eight innings to Chadwick Saturday.

Flintridge Prep battled back from a 12-10 deficit, scoring two runs in the bottom of the seven to send the game to an extra inning. It was the second extra-inning loss the Rebels, who committed seven errors, suffered this week after a 6-5 walk-off loss to Westridge to Wednesday.

Jenna Galper also doubled and drove in a run for Prep (1-10, 0-5 in league), which racked up 11 hits in the game and received RBI from Kyla Bradley and Alex Tutwiler.

The Rebels also fell to Rio Hondo Prep, 13-3, in Prep League play on Friday behind a two RBI day from Kim.

Flintridge Sacred Heart 16, Louisville 3 (five innings): Sumner Hanula had two doubles and drove in three runs Tuesday to spark the Tologs to a Mission League road win called after five innings because of the 10-run rule. Kaitlin Powers had three hits and scored four runs for Flintridge Sacred Heart, which got two hits and three runs batted in from Kelly Jacobs to improve to 8-7-2, 1-2 in league.

The Tologs were shut out in a Mission League home game with Harvard-Westlake, 4-0, Thursday.


La Cañada 15, South Pasadena 5: With Monrovia not scheduled to play again until April 23, the Spartans took back sole possession of first place in the Rio Hondo League with Tuesday’s home win.

Clayton Herrmann went two for four with three runs batted in for La Cañada. Jacob Yonan and Scott Moulin each drove in two runs in the win.

It helped La Cañada (10-5, 5-2 in league) bounce back from its 4-3 loss to Monrovia on Friday in which it left the tying runner at third in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 9, St. Francis 4: The host Golden Knights fell Friday in a Mission League contest at Jackie Robinson Field. St. Francis dropped to 0-6 in league.


St. Francis 10, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 8: The host Golden Knights received a pair of singles victories from Alex Kavakian (6-4, 6-1) and Mostafa El-Harazi (7-6(7-4), 6-4) on Tuesday in a Mission League match at Fremont Tennis Center. St. Francis improved to 8-7, 4-3 in league.

La Cañada 12, South Pasadena 6: Singles player Joshua Kim (6-0, 6-0, 6-1) and Ryan Lee (6-4, 6-0, 6-0) swept for the Spartans, who improved to 11-1, 5-1 in the Rio Hondo League Friday at home.


La Cañada 184, Temple City 245: Collin Morikawa and Joshua Suh each shot under par in Tuesday’s Rio Hondo League match at the par-36 Eaton Canyon Golf Course with a 34 and 35, respectively. Daniel Rhee and Gator Stehlin carded a 38 and 39, respectively, for the Spartans, who improved to 13-1, 6-0 in league.

La Cañada also defeated San Marino on Thursday, 189-201, at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. Morikawa earned medalist honors with a one-under 33. Stehlin carded a 35 and Adam Horne added a 40 for the Spartans.

Pasadena Poly 219, Flintridge Prep 245: Jack Bouchard fired a one-over-par 37 on Tuesday for the Rebels in a Prep League match at Brookside Golf Course No. 1. Flintridge Prep fell to 6-5, 0-4 in league.

On Monday, Flintridge Prep recorded a nonleague tri-match win at Woodley Lakes Golf Course. Flintridge Prep finished with a 209, followed by Heritage Christian 222 and Milken Community 234. Bouchard finished with an even-par 36 for the Rebels, who got a 38 from Jonah Sacks.

Loyola 191, St. Francis 204: Vince De Pinto fired a three-over-par 38 on Tuesday for the visiting Golden Knights in a Mission League match at Wilshire Country Club. St. Francis (7-4, 6-3 in league) received a 39 from Michael Finney and a 40 from Johnny Brandt.


Alemany 78, St. Francis 35: The Golden Knights received some strong individual efforts in Thursday’s home Mission League meet.

Christopher Rodriguez, a freshman, won the 1,600-meter race and was runner-up in the 3,200. Eric Knowles took the long jump with a mark of 19 feet eight inches, and Caleb Simmeth set a personal record of 15.10 seconds while taking third in the 110-high hurdles.


Alemany 88, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 12: The Tologs picked up a pair of wins from Noelle Niederhaus and Jackie Scherer in the 1,600- and 800-meter races, respectively, Thursday in a Mission League meet at St. Francis High.

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