Roundup: Jose Coto is making impact for El Camino Real’s unbeaten soccer team

Jose Coto has been a major contributor for El Camino Real's 5-0 soccer team.
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Lots of high school soccer teams are welcoming back players who chose to play for the club-based Academy League, and several are making an impact for their high school teams.

Jose Coto of El Camino Real has helped his team to a 5-0 start. In his latest contributions, he had a goal and an assist in El Camino Real’s 3-2 West Valley League win over Granada Hills on Thursday. In 2019, he played for Real So Cal. Another ex-Academy League player, Roberto Apolinar, leads El Camino Real with six goals and three assists.

Servite 3, Bell Gardens 0: The Friars improved to 7-1. JT Danks, Daniel Gutierrez and Jesus Melgoza each scored goals.

Cathedral 6, Crescenta Valley 1: Alek Palomares and Daniel Vega each had two goals for the unbeaten Phantoms (7-0, 2-0).

Girls’ soccer

El Camino Real 5, Granada Hills 1: The Conquistadores handed defending City champion Granada Hills the defeat in a West Valley League match. Kylie Yuzon had seven saves in goal.



Villa Park 2, Rosary 1: Sydney Somerndike struck out seven and threw a three-hitter. Mikayla Maher had two hits.

Sierra Canyon 5, Granada Hills 3: Freshman Hailey Shuler threw all nine innings and went four for five with a home run.

Norco 7, Murrieta Mesa 0: Stevie Hansen allowed two hits with five strikeouts.


Royal 2, Moorpark 0: The Highlanders (9-0, 1-0) opened the Coastal Canyon League with a victory behind Riley Feigenbaum, who struck out seven in six shutout innings. He also had a squeeze bunt.

Sierra Canyon 5, JSerra 4: Bryce Bond struck out six and allowed no hits and no runs in four shutout innings to start the game for Sierra Canyon. Jaden Noot had two RBIs and Jackson Slipock had two hits.

Camarillo 5, Pacifica 0: Cameron Cooper struck out five and allowed one hit in five innings. Alex Sadowsky had two hits and two RBIs.

Loyola 2, Calabasas 1: Joey Frey finished with six strikeouts in five innings for the Cubs.

Glendora 13, Colony 2: Sam Collett went four for five with three RBIs. Jeff Isenhart hit a home run and was the winning pitcher.

Harvard-Westlake 4, Mira Costa 2: Freshman Bryce Rainer struck out five in four innings. Davis White threw three shutout innings of relief.

Burroughs 5, El Camino Real 1: Aiden Cremarosa struck out five in six innings.

Chaminade 8, Bishop Amat 6: Josh Kopell hit a three-run home run for the Eagles. Tyler White had two doubles and a triple for Bishop Amat.


Northview 14, Eitwanda 7: Dean Curley and Nick Peoples hit home runs for Northview. Jack Holman homered for Etiwanda.

Woodbridge 8, Laguna Hills 4: Lucky Ramanathan struck out seven in 4 1/3 innings of relief.

Laguna Beach 9, Nogales 3: Ryan Strickland and Max Burchi each had two hits.

Trabuco Hills 7, Tesoro 2: Bobby Gray had two doubles and Joey Gray had two RBIs.

Beckman 3, Irvine 0: Zach Ireland struck out six with no walks in six shutout innings.

Santa Margarita 9, Aliso Niguel 1: Jack Collins finished with two hits and three RBIs. Matthew Porchas allowed one hit in five innings.

Narbonne 9, Taft 5: Owen Martin went three for three and DJ Orona added two hits and pitched 2 1/3 innings of relief.

San Pedro 4, Granada Hills 3: Jake Harper homered for the Pirates.

Sylmar 10, Carson 0: The Spartans opened with a victory behind Favian Pinion, who had three hits and three RBIs.

Banning 5, Roosevelt 2: Anthony Joya struck out 10 in five shutout inning. Frankie Franco had a two-run single.

Yucaipa 9, Cajon 4: Wyatt Dotty struck out 13 in six innings.

Oxnard 7, Hueneme 1: Ian Contreras struck out six in six innings and Anthony Lopez went three for three.

Simi Valley 10, Crescenta Valley 0: Donnie Silecchio had three hits and three RBIs for the unbeaten Pioneers. Aiden Phipps allowed four hits in six scoreless innings.

Orange Lutheran 6, Birmingham 2: Luke Summers allowed two hits in five scoreless innings.

Boys’ basketball

Westlake 69, Ventura 47: Elijah Elohim finished with 21 points.

Colony 69, Hesperia 42: Jaidyn Simpson led the way with 21 points for 3-0 Colony.

Damien 81, Maranatha 52: Damien is 10-0.

Viewpoint 66, Newbury Park 47: Giovanni Goree scored 24 points and Osiris Nalls 17 in the debut for Viewpoint.

St. Bonaventure 67, Channel Islands 26: Freshman Dylan Benner had 15 points.

St. John Bosco 71, Beckman 45: The Braves (4-0) received 24 points from Scotty Washington and 19 from Jeremiah Nyarko.

Santa Ana Mater Dei 82, Calvary Chapel 43: Nick Davidson scored 19 points and Wilhelm Breidenbach and Harrison Hornery added 16 points each.


Santa Fe Christian 71, JSerra 64: Isaac Peralta scored 25 points for JSerra.

Girls’ basketball

Harvard-Westlake 65, Aliso Niguel 48: The Wolverines improved to 4-0. Kiki Iriafen had 20 points.