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with David Felton

CIF State Regional Boys Volleyball Playoffs: La Serna rally comes up short in loss to Sage Creek

By Stephen Ramirez CARLSBAD >> The best season in the history of the La Serna High School boys volleyball team will not include a CIF State Southern California Regional championship. But the Lancers died hard Thursday, nearly rallying from two … Continue reading

Softball playoffs: That’s a wrap; Notre Dame defeats Schurr to end area season

By John Sherrard MONTEBELLO >> Schurr High School’s softball team scored 24 runs in its \first three CIF Southern Section playoff games, but the Spartans ran into a pitcher that ended the scoring spree and their season. Notre Dame junior … Continue reading

Baseball second round; quarterfinal matchups

Tuesday’s second round Division 1 J.W. North 10, No. 4 South Hills 8 No. 2 El Toro 3, Bishop Amat 2 Division 2 Glendora 3, Rio Mesa 2 Palm Desert 4, La Mirada 3 Division 3 Walnut 7, Sierra Canyon … Continue reading

Softball second round; quarterfinal matchups

Second round: Tuesday Division 1 Pacifica (GG) 3, South Hills 0 Santiago (C) 3, La Habra 1 Division 2 St. Lucy’s 10, No. 1 Gahr 4 Charter Oak 8, Upland 7 Division 3 Los Altos 8, Ayala 0 Patriot 4, … Continue reading

Boys Volleyball: La Serna takes aim at CIF State SoCal Regional title

CIF State Boys Volleyball SoCal Regional playoffs What does the La Serna High School boys volleyball team do for an encore? The Lancers, fresh off winning the school’s first CIF Southern Section boys volleyball title by defeating Cerritos in four … Continue reading

Baseball: La Mirada leads area terrific three into CIF-SS second round

CIF-SS BASEBALL PLAYOFFS Division 2 La Mirada (24-5) at Palm Desert (20-7) >> The Matadores, who advanced to the quarterfinals last season, have a tough task against traditional power Palm Desert. La Mirada, which beat Temescal Canyon (6-3) in the … Continue reading

Softball: La Habra leads area fantastic five into CIF-SS second round

CIF-SS SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS SECOND ROUND Division 1 La Habra (20-7) at Corona Santiago (23-6) >> The Highlanders, who were ranked in the state Top 10 by CalHiSports earlier in the season, have recaptured their old swagger recently, routing Sunny Hills … Continue reading

Baseball: First-round scores; second-round matchups

First-round scores Division 1 No. 4 South Hills 4, Damien 0 Bishop Amat 2, Chaminade 1 Division 2 Glendora 7, Woodcrest Christian 2 Mira Costa 7, San Dimas 3 La Mirada 6, Temescal Canyon 3 Division 3 No. 1 Quartz … Continue reading

Softball: First-round results, second-round games

First round Division 1 South Hills 4, Huntington Beach 3 No. 4 Mater Dei 5, Bishop Amat 1 La Habra 9, Yorba Linda 3 Division 2 St. Lucy’s 5, Glendora 3 Santa Monica 7, St. Paul 2 Brea Olinda 6, … Continue reading

CIF-SS Playoffs: La Mirada softball routs Irvine in Division 3

By Stephen Ramirez LA MIRADA >> La Mirada High School, after losing its final two regular-season games last week, didn’t come into the CIF Southern Section softball playoffs on a positive note. But success in the postseason usually comes from … Continue reading

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