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Baraq Ross and Viking Defense Propel Downey To Finals!

By Duane Barker (Mission Viejo) Baraq Ross rushed for 176-yards and three touchdowns and the Downey defense held Capistrano Valley in check as the Vikings advanced to the CIF Division IV Finals with a 41-21 victory on the campus of Capistrano Valley High School.

The Ten: 11/20/2017

(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”) 

Oilers Fall To Sun Devils In Second Round

By Duane Barker (Montebello) The Montebello Oilers hosted the Apple Valley Sun Devils Friday night in the second round of the CIF Division 10 playoffs and the Sun Devils turned out to be rude guests. When the final buzzer sounded the scoreboard showed a 59-28 advantage for the visitors from Apple Valley.

Colts Leave Westminster Feeling The Burns II…Advance To Semi-finals

By Duane Barker (Covina) – Covina jumped out to a 28-0 lead on the legs and arm of Nin Burns II and went on to beat Westminster 42-28 Thursday night in a CIF Division 11 Playoff second round contest at Covina District Field.

Mid Valley Scoreboard: CIF Playoffs Round 1

Scores from the first round playoff games in the Mid Valley area:

Spartans Dominate Falcons In First Round

By Duane Barker (Montebello) The Schurr Spartans faced the Valley Falcons Friday night at Ken Davis field in the first round of the Division 11 playoffs. The Spartans got huge games from Miguel Aguero, Kevin Lopez and Francisco Remigio in the complete domination of the Falcons in a 49-14 rout.

Gold Coast Title Belongs To Paraclete

(Lancaster) The Paraclete Spirits and the Sierra Canyon Traiblazers did battle on Friday night at Brent Carder Marauder Stadium on the Campus of Antelope Valley College for the Gold Coast League title. After four quarters the Spirits came out on top with a 26-7 victory and Gold Coast bragging rights for the year.

Spartans Lock Up The Almont

(Montebello) Behind six touchdown passes from Miguel Aguero, the Schurr Spartans locked up the Almont League title Friday night with a 56-10 drubbing of the Bell Gardens Lancers at Ken Davis field on the campus of Schurr High School.

Titans Too Much For TC

(San Marino) The San Marino Titans and the Temple City Rams hooked up in Rio Hondo League action Friday night. The Titans never trailed en route to a 49-19 win in front of  the large homecoming crowd.

Charter Oak Confirms Dominance In The Hacienda

(Hacienda Heights) The Charter Oak Chargers traveled south to Hacienda Heights to take on the Los Altos Conquerors in Hacienda League action. An early 7-0 by the Conquerors was quickly erased and the Chargers routed Los Altos 39-7 Friday night.