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Vikings Division 4 CIF Champs

By Alex A. Gonzalez ANAHEIM —The Downey Vikings (12-2) (4-1) offense exploded to a 19-point lead over the Cypress Centurions (13-1) (5-0) and never looked back en route to a 40-7 win at Handel Field Friday night taking the title as Division 4 CIF-SS champions.

Mustangs Headed to Finals

By Alex A. Gonzalez Baldwin Park: The Muir Mustangs controlled the game’s pace Friday night in their 28-7 semifinal win against Baldwin Park at Ted K. Gorrell Stadium behind Jachai Pulley’s two rushing scores and Brandon Valencia’s two passing touchdowns. 

Golden Knights Advance to Semis

By Alex A. Gonzalez La Canada — St. Francis took care of business Friday night at Friedman field behind Devyn Turner and Jack Jacobs, who combined for five touchdowns in their 35-28 shootout win over Villa Park in the second round of the Division 5 CIF-SS playoffs. 

Saints March to Round 2

By Alex A. Gonzalez SAN DIMAS — The San Dimas Saints running back trio of Brian Jackson, Brian Freeland, and Caleb Morquecho combined for 242 yards on the ground and one touchdown Friday night in their 13-0 win over West Covina in their first-round matchup in the Division 9 CIF playoffs.

Claremont Crowned Champions

By Alex A. Gonzalez West Covina: The West Covina Bulldogs came into Friday night’s homecoming game against the visiting Claremont Wolfpack looking to repeat as San Antonio league champs.

Spartans Ramble Rams

By Alex A. Gonzalez Temple City — The La Canada Spartans came into Friday night’s game looking to accomplish two goals in their week nine contest against Temple City: End their two-game losing streak, and ruin Temple City’s Homecoming festivities. 

Tigers Make It Memorial

By Alex A. Gonzalez Los Angeles — It was a unique event for both the South Pasadena Tigers (8-1)(3-1) and Polytechnic Panthers (1-7)(1-3) on a warm Thursday night as the two teams went head-to-head in their Rio Hondo league matchup at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. 

Bears Beat Down Vikings

By Alex A. Gonzalez DOWNEY — The battle between cross-town rivals Warren and Downey lived up to the hype heading into Friday’s contest but was short-lived as the Bears dominated the Vikings 49-22 in front of a chaotic and rowdy crowd at Warren High school. 

Long Night For Condors

By Alex A. Gonzalez WHITTIER —The La Serna Lancers opened Del Rio league play on a cold Friday night against the California Condors and took a 7-0 lead into halftime but then scored 34 unanswered points after intermission en route to a 41-0 blowout win over the Condors at Sandy Thorstenson Stadium. 

Duronslet Dismantles Dons

By Alex A. Gonzalez Covina: Covina’s Adrian Rachal took the second-half kickoff and returned it 79 yards for the score, and Jake Duronslet added a 37-yard rushing touchdown late in the fourth quarter to seal their 31-12 win over visiting Sierra Vista on a cool Thursday night at Covina District Field.