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CIF State Basketball Playoff Pairings: Second Round

CIF State Basketball Playoff Pairings: Second Round 

Cougars Cut Down by Lumberjacks

By Tim Peterson (Glendora) – Azusa Pacific was outscored 17-7 in the fourth quarter and fell to Humboldt State 66-60 Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Division II Women’s Tournament at Felix Event Center.

Long Leaves Bassett

By Tim Peterson (La Puente) – Chris Long has stepped down as the head football coach at Bassett after two years sources confirmed Friday.

Bulldogs State Their Case

By Tim Peterson (Pasadena) – Pasadena went on a 28-10 run in the fourth quarter in a 69-47 rout of Narbonne Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF Division I State Tournament at Marshall High.

Galaxy Off on the Right Foot, 2-1

By Tim Peterson (Carson) – The Galaxy scored twice in the span of two minutes in the first half and it was enough to beat Portland 2-1 Sunday night in the 2018 MLS season opener before a sold out crowd of 25, 462 at StubHub Center.

Pasadena Ousted by Okongwu, Chino Hills

By Tim Peterson (Glendora) – Oneyka Okongwu scored 38 points to carry Chino Hills to a 72-56 win over Pasadena Saturday night in the CIF Division 1 Championship game at Felix Event Center.

Glendora Completes Perfect Run

By Tim Peterson (Glendora) – Glendora jumped out to a 28-12 halftime lead and went on to beat Downey 47-35 Friday night to win the CIF Division 2A title at Felix Event Center on the campus of Azusa Pacific University.

The Peterson Principle: 2/28/2018

By Tim Peterson Raise your hand if you predicted at the start of the season that the top two teams in the Montview League and and the second place team in the Miramonte League would be in the CIF Finals. Okay, put your hands down. You’re lying.

Galaxy Comes up Short in Preseason Finale

By Tim Peterson (Carson) -Vancouver scored once in each half and it proved to be enough to beat the Galaxy 2-1 Saturday night in the preseason finale before 9,020 at StubHub Center.

Baseball’s Back! Norwalk Splits With South

By Tim Peterson (South El Monte) – High School baseball opened Saturday in various cities across the CIF Southern Section. In South El Monte Norwalk and South El Monte split a double header. The Lancers beat the Eagles 6-2 in the first game but South rallied from a 5-0 deficit to win the nightcap 7-6.