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Call goes La Canada’s way in CIF-SS baseball quarterfinals

STUDIO CITY >> Campbell Hall pitcher RJ Collins had his outing going smoothly through six innings. But with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, his solid performance was nearly derailed. He was cleated by La Canada catcher Graham M...

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    Diederich leads Los Altos to quarterfinals

    HACIENDA HEIGHTS >> Dominant is the only way to describe the performance of Savannah Diederich on Tuesday afternoon. The Los Altos junior pitched a two-hitter, struck out 13 batters and knocked in two runs with a double and a home run to lead the Conquerors to an 8-0 win over Crescenta Valley in a CIF-Southern Section Division 3 second-round softball game. The third-seeded Conquerors (24-6) will travel to Ayala for a quarterfinal game at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday. It is the...

    By John Honell Correspondent|

  • High school volleyball

    Oak Park volleyball gets hyped up, rallies for regional win

    OAK PARK >> Something was off with the Oak Park volleyball team. A sluggish third set had the No. 3 seed Eagles on the verge of elimination in the Southern California Division 1 regional playoffs. Something had to change. Cue the hype circle. The players locked arms on each other’s shoulders and jumped around together, hoping to shake away a sluggish start against La Costa Canyon. Then the Eagles rallied to win 22-25, 25-19, 22-25, 25-16, 15-11 at home...

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  • Boys Volleyball

    El Camino Real setter John McNally headlines All-CIF L.A. City Section selections

    Setter John McNally had such an impact on the El Camino Real High School boys volleyball team that he earned co-CIF L.A. City Section Player of the Year honors despite his team falling to Palisades in the final. McNally shared the award with Palisades libero Jeff Stuart as the City Section announced the All-City squads on Monday. McNally had powered El Camino Real to the 2016 title and then directed an almost entirely new cast of players back to the 2017 final. Teammate...

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  • High School Sports

    Oak Park, Notre Dame, Calabasas, Kennedy volleyball qualify for So Cal Regionals

    Four local boys volleyball teams qualified for the week-long Southern California Regionals that begin Tuesday at host sites and will conclude Saturday at Huntington Beach Edison. Oak Park, ousted in the CIF Division 1 semifinals by Corona del Mar, received a second life in the Division I Regional as the No. 3 seed and will host No. 6 La Costa Canyon on Tuesday. Oak Park could potentially set up a showdown with No. 2 Loyola on Thursday and could get a rematch with Corona del Mar...

    Tony Ciniglio
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  • High school track and field

    Thousand Oaks’ Miles Zoltak overcame lane assignment to win CIF-SS 400 title

    Thousand Oaks High School junior Miles Zoltak stood in Lane 9 during the CIF Southern Section Division 2 boys 400 meter final knowing the tough task ahead. Despite being one of the state’s top 400 runners and winning at the Mt. SAC Relays, a slower than expected race in the prelims put him in the outside lane. “It was a goof race,” Zoltak said. “I had a strategy and I threw it out the window.” This time, Zoltak listened to his coaches and...

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  • High school golf

    SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week: Matt Wolff, Westlake

    Name: Matt Wolff School: Westlake Sport: Golf Year: Senior Noteworthy: The Oklahoma State recruit had a stellar week, shooting a 7-under 65 in last Monday’s CIF Northern Division Team Championships at Soule Park in Ojai, which anchored a second-place finish for his Westlake team. Wolff then shot a 3-under 69 at Rancho San Marcos on Thursday that qualified him for the SoCal Regionals Thursday at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena. What is So Cal Prep...

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  • High school track and field

    SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week: Tara Davis, Agoura

    Name: Tara Davis School: Agoura Sport: Track and field Year: Senior Noteworthy: The Georgia recruit had a day for the ages. Davis captured three CIF Southern Section Division 2 crowns on her 18th birthday, giving her nine in her storied career to tie her with Marion Jones for the most all-time. She set an all-conditions CIF record in the long jump in 22...

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  • High school track and field

    Agoura’s Tara Davis soars to big marks at CIF-SS track finals

    NORWALK >> Tara Davis knew it the minute she landed in the long jump pit. The Agoura senior’s eyes got wide as she held her head in her hands. Then the board made it official: a wind-aided leap 22 feet, 3 3/4 inches in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 finals. Not only did she set the state prep record for best mark under all conditions but it was second-best all time under all conditions behind Kate Hall of Lake Region High in Maine (22-5). “On my...

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  • Boys Volleyball

    Notre Dame boys volleyball overcomes Calabasas for first CIF crown

    NORWALK >> During Christopher Hall’s entrance interview to Notre Dame High School before his freshman season, athletic director Kevin Rooney posed a poignant question. “He asked me if I was going to help Notre Dame win a CIF championship,” Hall said. Hall’s response? “Yes I am,” Hall told Rooney confidently. Four years later — playing under the coaching of his father Jim Hall — the USC-bound setter...

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  • Boys Volleyball

    Kennedy boys volleyball tops Hollywood for L.A. City Division III title

    LOS ANGELES >> Kennedy middle blocker Anthony Simone stretched his arms out like tree branches. After a deflection, he ran to the back line and then jumped in the air to celebrate the championship he and his teammates had just clinched. Simone slammed home a kill to lift No. 7 Kennedy to the L.A. City Section Division III title against top-seeded Hollywood at Roybal Learning Center in four sets, 25-17, 15-25, 25-15, 25-21. The victory gave Kennedy (8-23) its first title...

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