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Going Gonzo: 7/20/2020

By Alex Gonzalez After months of waiting and pondering, we’re finally going to get sports back.

Spartans Claim Rio Hondo Crown

By Alex Gonzalez Temple City — The La Canada Spartans completed a perfect 10-0 record in the Rio Hondo league Thursday night complements to Ryan Grande’s 22-points and Kyle Brown’s game-high 27-points in their 76-67 win over the Temple City Rams at Temple City High School.

Spartans Stay Perfect In League

By Alex Gonzalez La Canada — Kyle Brown and Ryan Grande combined for 54 of La Canada’s 73-points Wednesday night while holding visiting Temple City to 63 at The Hotchkin Family Gymnasium, keeping their undefeated record in league play perfect.

Going Gonzo

By Alex Gonzalez After watching El Monte punch their ticket to play for a state title Friday night, the biggest thing that I took away from it was there is no team in the San Gabriel Valley that has more heart than the Lions of El Monte.

Sweet Victory for Aquinas

Gene Valdez threw two touchdown passes for St. Paul but it wasn’t enough. By Alex Gonzalez (Santa Fe Springs) —Aquinas tailback Terayon Sweet led his team to the CIF-SS Division 5 title Friday night when he scored three touchdowns in the Falcons 21-16 win over St. Paul.

Saints Silenced in Semis

By Alex Gonzalez San Dimas— With 42-seconds left in regulation, North defensive back Joey McCormack sent the visiting Saxons to the Division 9 final when he picked off Ryan Bulick’s pass, sealing the win 14-0 win over San Dimas in the CIF Division 9 semi finals.

Vikings Bounced by Ventura

By Alex Gonzalez (Covina) — The Ventura Cougars advanced to the second round of the Divison 7 playoffs Friday night behind Zack Rodriguez’s three-touchdown performance, leading them to a 38-35 win over Northview at Covina District Field.

Cougars Fall Short in Final Home Game

By Alex Gonzalez (Glendora) — The Azusa Pacific Cougars played their final home game of the 2019 season Saturday night with a 27-24 loss against the Central Washington Wildcats at Citrus college. 

In Armstead They Trust

By Alex Gonzalez (La Canada) — In his final regular-season home game, Kevin Armstead tallied 188 yards rushing and scored four touchdowns in St. Francis’ 38-0 win over Cathedral Friday night at Friedman Field. 

Miller Drafts a Win for Panthers

By Alex Gonzalez (Pomona) – The Diamond Ranch Panthers took control of their destiny in league play Friday night when they outdueled visiting South Hills 31-20 at Diamond Ranch high school, giving them at least a share of the Hacienda League title.