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LeGrand delivered an epic goal to cap an emotional week for Royal, scoring in extra time to propel Royal to a 3-2 victory over rival Simi Valley in a match dedicated to hospitalized coach Kevin Corley. LeGrand also scored early in the second half for Royal.
Grouwinkel netted a hat trick to lead South (10-1-2, 3-0) past rival West in a 3-2 win last Wednesday. Grouwinkel scored in the game’s first two minutes to help South jump out to an early lead.
The 6-foot-1 center/power forward had a pair of double-doubles to lead the Spartans to a pair of Rio Hondo League victories. She had 16 points and 12 rebounds against San Marino and 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots against Temple City. She leads the 16-4 Spartans in scoring average (11.3), rebounding (6.8) and blocks (1.0). She also averages 1.7 steals per game.
The 5-foot-4 guard scored 65 points in two games last week with 32 coming against Colony and 33 in the next game against Don Lugo. In the two games she also had 10 steals and eight rebounds. Johnson, a transfer from Bloomington Christian, is averaging 20.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 5.2 steals and 2.2 assists.
The senior scored twice against Huntington Beach, including the winning goal in overtime, and and once in a 2-1 victory over Fountain Valley. She has 20 goals this season, third most in the county.
The forward netted two goals and scored four points Wednesday in a victory over Chaparral, marking the second consecutive week in which she had four points in a game. The Broncos lead the Southwestern League with a 3-0-0 league mark. They are 10-3-2 overall.
Redlands East Valley
Weeks scored twice in a win over Yucaipa and assisted on the Wildcats’ only goal in their tie against Citrus Valley. She leads the first-place Wildcats with 10 goals and five assists.
The Millikan Rams(10-4-4, 4-0-2) have played themselves into contention for the Moore League championship through the first round, without losing a game so far. The Rams got a huge result last week beating Wilson 3-0 on the road, with all three goals coming in the second half. Up 1-0, the Rams went down a player after a red card in the 53rd minute. Junior Gabi Reyes scored a pair of header goals in the 56th and 59th minute to ensure a victory. Millikan hasn’t won a girls’ soccer league title since 1991.
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