High School Sports

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer Second Team

Brianna Albarian, Senior, Midfielder, La Cañada

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

All-Area Girls' Soccer First Team

Casey Basso, Senior, Midfielder/Forward, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

La Cañada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile

La Cañada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile

Every high school team has high hopes before the season — some realistic, some maybe not so much.

Flintridge Prep boys' tennis falls in league opener to rival Poly

GLENDALE — Cartier Juan believes the Flintridge Prep boys’ tennis team is heading in the right direction.

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball takes key match versus Chadwick

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball takes key match versus Chadwick

LA CAÑADA — Thanks to a friendly homecourt advantage, a key absence and the power of hitters Trip Westmoreland and Dante Fregoso, the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team took a big step toward defending its Prep League...

Trio of local schools perform well at Arcadia Invitational

ARCADIA — While top efforts were at a premium at the 47th annual Arcadia Invitational Track and Field Meet, that didn’t stop a handful of athletes from Crescenta Valley, Flintridge Prep and St. Francis high schools from thriving...

Flintridge Prep leads the way at Arcadia Invitational

ARCADIA — Reactions and accomplishments certainly differed for the several area athletes who competed on the first day of the 47th annual Arcadia Invitational Track and Field Meet at Arcadia High on Friday evening.

Burroughs High boys' volleyball sweeps through Crescenta Valley

Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball swept in league showdown with Burroughs

LA CRESCENTA — For quite some time, the Burroughs High and Crescenta Valley boys’ volleyball teams had been eager to meet up with the goal of gaining the upper hand in the hunt for the Pacific League championship.

Crescenta Valley High baseball too much for Burbank

GLENDALE — A season ago, the Burbank High baseball team and the Crescenta Valley High baseball team were neck-and-neck atop the standings and eventually shared the Pacific League crown.

All-Area Girls' Water Polo Second Team

All-Area Girls' Water Polo Second Team

Devin Aubert, senior, hole/set, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

All-Area Girls' Water Polo First Team

All-Area Girls' Water Polo First Team

Ani Aghakhanian, junior, utility, Crescenta Valley

Elissa Arnold, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo maintain tradition of greatness

Elissa Arnold, Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo maintain tradition of greatness

To look at the body of work compiled by the Crescenta Valley High girls’ water polo team this past season is to grab a snapshot of another successful campaign for the area’s top program.

Brooks, Burbank High softball shut out Crescenta Valley

Brooks, Burbank High softball shut out Crescenta Valley

BURBANK — Thus far in the Pacific League season, the Burbank High softball team, seen as the favorite by most to repeat as league champion, has run roughshod over some overmatched competition.

Glendale High golfer Caletena, Crescenta Valley conquer Brookside

PASADENA — Russell Caletena got to Brookside Golf Course No. 2 aware the conditions of the greens might not be too favorable for him leading up to Thursday’s Pacific League golf match.

Flintridge Prep baseball dealt heartbreaking loss to Poly

Flintridge Prep baseball dealt heartbreaking loss to Poly

PASADENA — For 6 2/3 innings, the script seemed oh so perfect for the Flintridge Prep baseball team.

All-Area Girls' Basketball Second Team

All-Area Girls' Basketball Second Team

Keilee Bessho, Junior, Guard, La Cañada

All-Area Girls' Basketball First Team

All-Area Girls' Basketball First Team

Katia Dabbaghian, Junior, Guard, Providence

La Cañada High's Chen pushed her team to new heights

La Cañada High's Chen pushed her team to new heights

Regardless of whether the La Cañada High girls’ basketball team played at home or on the road this past season, the Spartans’ jerseys had a certain uniformity of cardinal, gold and white.

Smiley, Crescenta Valley High baseball shut down Glendale

Smiley, Crescenta Valley High baseball shut down Glendale

GLENDALE — Though the Pacific League baseball season is still in its infant stages, it has been quite some time since Glendale High was ahead of Crescenta Valley in the league standings.

Flintridge Prep baseball struggles with errors in loss to Poly

GLENDALE — More than a week removed from its last game, the Flintridge Prep baseball team didn’t appear rested, but rusty versus Prep League rival Pasadena Poly on Tuesday afternoon.

Crescenta Valley High alumnus Trevor Bell put on MLB disabled list

Former Crescenta Valley High baseball player Trevor Bell was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday by the Cincinnati Reds because of right-elbow inflammation.

Hoover High baseball takes away value in loss to Arcadia

Hoover High baseball takes away value in loss to Arcadia

GLENDALE — The Hoover High baseball team learned something valuable in its game Friday against Arcadia.

Crescenta Valley High boys' volleyball continues perfect run against Arcadia

ARCADIA — A run that has been both impressive and equally unexpected continued for the Crescenta Valley High boys’ volleyball team Friday afternoon.

Burroughs High softball holds down Crescenta Valley

Crescenta Valley High softball held down by Burroughs

LA CRESCENTA — Cheyenne Steward had quite a bit on her mind Friday.

Crescenta Valley High baseball notches first league win at Burroughs' expense

Crescenta Valley High baseball notches first league win at Burroughs' expense

BURBANK — With both the Burroughs High and Crescenta Valley baseball teams, squads that had made the playoffs a season earlier, having opened up Pacific League play with losses to teams that had finished outside of the top four in league last...

Flintridge Prep's Weiss vaults to new heights

Flintridge Prep's Weiss vaults to new heights

LA CAÑADA — A laid back afternoon produced three unexpected results for the Flintridge Prep track and field program at the team’s Prep League cluster meet Thursday afternoon at La Cañada High.

College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC

College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Hoover High softball's first loss is emphatic one versus Arcadia

Hoover High softball's first loss is emphatic one versus Arcadia

ARCADIA — Having won its first five games of the season, it appeared the members of the Hoover High softball team had gained plenty of traction.

Crescenta Valley volleyball stays perfect with win over Glendale

Crescenta Valley volleyball stays perfect with win over Glendale

LA CRESCENTA — For a moment, albeit a brief one, it looked as if the Crescenta Valley High boys’ volleyball team’s undefeated season and 12-match winning streak were in jeopardy.

Crescenta Valley High baseball drops Pacific League opener to upstart Pasadena

GLENDALE — Just before the season began, Crescenta Valley High baseball Coach Phil Torres proclaimed Pasadena as the favorite to win the Pacific League championship this season, even though his Falcons had won the previous two league titles.

Glendale High boys' tennis picks up all-important win against Hoover

Glendale High boys' tennis picks up all-important win against Hoover

GLENDALE — Things have begun to heat up approaching the midway point of Pacific League. It’s led to a group of area boys’ tennis teams being all bunched together for second place.

Glendale High baseball dispatches Burroughs in Pacific League opener

GLENDALE — With new coaches occupying their respective dugouts, the Glendale High and Burroughs baseball teams have been eager to begin Pacific League action.

Crescenta Valley High boys' tennis stung by singles in loss to Arcadia

LA CRESCENTA — After jumping out of the gates in impressive fashion and winning its first four Pacific League matches, the Crescenta Valley High boys’ tennis team has dropped its last two to foes that appear to be vying for a title, along...

Errors fuel Burroughs softball win at Glendale's expense

Errors fuel Burroughs softball win at Glendale's expense

BURBANK — Perhaps the smallest and yet most complex difference that separated the Burroughs High and Glendale softball teams in Tuesday afternoon’s Pacific League opener was defense.

Crescenta Valley High alumnus Trevor Bell is back in the majors

Crescenta Valley High alumnus Trevor Bell is back in the majors

Former Crescenta Valley High standout Trevor Bell has a new home.

Glendale High baseball takes one from Flintridge Prep

Glendale High baseball takes one from Flintridge Prep

GLENDALE — Daniel Choi made sure the Glendale High baseball team left with at least one victory Saturday afternoon.

All-Area Boys' Basketball Second Team

All-Area Boys' Basketball Second Team

Grant Arthur, Sophomore, Guard, La Canada

All-Area Boys' Basketball First Team

All-Area Boys' Basketball First Team

Robert Cartwright, Senior, Guard, Flintridge Prep

All-Area Boys' Basketball Player of the Year: Grand season draws St. Francis' Leufroy deserved recognition

All-Area Boys' Basketball Player of the Year: Grand season draws St. Francis' Leufroy deserved recognition

Relatively unknown, Kyle Leufroy showed up on the doorstep of the St. Francis High gymnasium seeking an opportunity.

Crescenta Valley High swimming falls to longtime foe Hart

SANTA CLARITA — As they’ve done for nearly three decades, the Crescenta Valley High swim teams faced off with nonleague rival Hart on Friday at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center.

Balanced, on-point St. Francis High volleyball sweeps Chaminade

Balanced, on-point St. Francis High volleyball sweeps Chaminade

LA CAÑADA — With relative ease, the St. Francis High volleyball team got back on track Thursday night.

Fast start lifts St. Francis High lacrosse past Glendale

Fast start lifts St. Francis High lacrosse past Glendale

LA CAÑADA — Dylan Sweet had no difficulty comparing this season’s St. Francis High lacrosse team to last year’s version.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball doubles up Maranatha

LA CAÑADA — How big an impact the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy softball team will make within the competitive Mission League may very well center on how much the squad treats those contests as anything other than league play.

College Update: Surrey goes distance for UC Irvine

College Update: Surrey goes distance for UC Irvine

The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Crescenta Valley High swimming is nearly perfect versus Glendale

Crescenta Valley High swimming is nearly perfect versus Glendale

GLENDALE — Winning 21 of 22 possible events, the Crescenta Valley High boys’ and girls’ swimming teams continued their strong push toward league championships with convincing victories over host Glendale in Pacific League action...

La Cañada High boys' golf captures Burbank Invitational again

La Cañada High boys' golf captures Burbank Invitational again

BURBANK — With a tremendous amount of depth throughout the La Cañada High boys’ golf team’s lineup, it’s no coincidence the Spartans have been on quite a streak lately.

Crescenta Valley High finally opens league with sweep of Hoover

GLENDALE — Heading into Wednesday, all but one Pacific League boys’ volleyball team had already opened league play, with one squad, Arcadia, having four matches under its belt.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer player Dani Garcia is league's most valuable goalie

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer player Dani Garcia is league's most valuable goalie

A tough season wasn’t without rewards for the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy soccer team.

Quartet honored with All-CIF first-team accolades in boys' basketball

Quartet honored with All-CIF first-team accolades in boys' basketball

For the St. Francis High basketball team, it enjoyed its most successful season in program history.

Mistakes plague St. Francis High volleyball in league loss against Notre Dame

LA CAÑADA — After opening its campaign at home earlier this month, the St. Francis High volleyball team went on the road for the next four matches, including its first three in the Mission League. The Golden Knights finally found their...

Glendale High softball continues winning ways heading into league

GLENDALE — Offense has been abundant for the Glendale High softball team, and even with a nine-day layoff, the trend continued when the Nitros wrapped up nonleague play Tuesday afternoon.

Hoover High softball handles Sacred Heart of Jesus with ease

GLENDALE — The Hoover High softball team is aware that it will face tough competition once Pacific League play begins in April and opponents like Crescenta Valley High, Burbank and Burroughs line up against the Tornadoes.

General excellence merits Crescenta Valley High's Patten Pacific League acclaim

General excellence merits Crescenta Valley High's Patten Pacific League acclaim

In a year in which the Pacific League boasted quite a few talented individuals, senior Eric Patten and his Crescenta Valley High boys’ basketball team shined as brightly as anyone.

Hoover High softball off to 3-0 start

LOS ANGELES — Often times when a coach describes the state of his team as “a work in progress” or being in “a rebuilding process”, it’s safe to expect some losing to be involved.

Glendale High baseball shut out by El Camino Real

GLENDALE — Glendale High’s baseball team lost its fifth straight game — the last four coming in the Babe Herman Tournament — that saw it done in by solid pitching.

Tanner Carrico tosses no-hitter to lead Crescenta Valley High baseball victory

GLENDALE — On his final pitch Wednesday afternoon, Tanner Carrico hit the outside corner.

Trio of Flintridge Prep girls' basketball players earn league honors

Trio of Flintridge Prep girls' basketball players earn league honors

Throughout much of the season, Tala Ismail, Lacy Coan and Maya Okamoto proved to be a dangerous unit for the Flintridge Prep girls' basketball team.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimming begins league on right note against Harvard-Westlake

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimming begins league on right note against Harvard-Westlake

STUDIO CITY — With the core of its team back and a few talented underclassmen on board, it might be difficult to wrestle the Mission League title away from the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimming team.

Shaky start doesn't derail Flintridge Prep baseball

GLENDALE — There wasn’t much concern on the part of the players of the Flintridge Prep baseball team when they fell behind in the early innings Monday in their Prep League opener against Webb.

Lights go out on Crescenta Valley baseball in loss to La Salle

GLENDALE - Jordan Rodgers had the Crescenta Valley High baseball team’s number on Saturday night.

Led by Johnson, Flintridge Prep girls' soccer players honored by Prep League

Led by Johnson, Flintridge Prep girls' soccer players honored by Prep League

A relatively youthful Flintridge Prep girls' soccer team relied on the experience and leadership of senior fullback Chelsea Johnson this past season.

Two-out hits propel Hoover High baseball in tournament victory

GLENDALE — Scoring two-out runs has been a bane during the first couple of weeks of the season for the Hoover High baseball team.

Miscues, missed opportunities cost Crescenta Valley High baseball in 3-2 loss

GLENDALE — When it mattered most, the Crescenta Valley High baseball team couldn’t bring a run across the plate.

Led by singles, St. Francis High tennis thumps Crescenta Valley

LA CRESCENTA — Crescenta Valley High’s and St. Francis’ tennis teams have enjoyed similar success thus far this season.

Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo's Elissa Arnold named league player of the year

Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo's Elissa Arnold named league player of the year

Dominance in the pool resulted in a large share of awards for the Crescenta Valley High girls’ water polo team when the Pacific League honors were recently released.

Burbank, Crescenta Valley High split Pacific League track and field cluster meet

Burbank, Crescenta Valley High split Pacific League track and field cluster meet

LA CRESCENTA — In a Pacific League track and field cluster meet that was more rust-shaker than showdown, the Crescenta Valley High girls and Burbank boys showed off depth and may have signaled their intent for a title run after splitting action...

Sports Notebook: Trevor Bell turning in spectacular spring

Sports Notebook: Trevor Bell turning in spectacular spring

The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.

Gadsby, Crescenta Valley High survive sloppy game to notch victory over Fullerton

GLENDALE — Just four games into the 2014 season, Crescenta Valley High junior pitcher Brian Gadsby has looked every bit the Falcons ace and the highly-touted standout he’s quickly become.

St. Francis High basketball tops Kearny in state tournament debut

It didn’t take long for the St. Francis High basketball team to recover from a heartbreaking defeat in the CIF Southern Section Division III-A championship contest.

Ten boys' soccer players pick up All-Pacific honors

Ten boys' soccer players pick up All-Pacific honors

There proved to be plenty of good story lines generated around the Pacific League involving the three local boys’ soccer teams.

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