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    Orange County man gets 10 years in prison for DUI crash that killed a Hemet driver
    • March 26, 2024

    MURRIETA — A 55-year-old man who killed a motorist in a driving under the influence head-on collision in Winchester was bound for state prison Monday to serve a 10-year term behind bars after pleading guilty to felony charges.

    Ernest “Sniper” Lugo of Westminster admitted one count each of DUI gross vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of controlled substances, with a sentence-enhancing great bodily injury allegation, during a status hearing Friday at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta.

    Riverside County Superior Court Judge Stephen Gallon imposed the sentence stipulated by the court prior to the plea.

    Lugo fatally injured 65-year-old Jose Montanchez Jr. of Hemet in the Oct. 22, 2023, wreck on Domenigoni Parkway at Alamar Mesa Drive.

    The California Highway Patrol said that Lugo was at the wheel of a 2016 Chevrolet pickup that entered the eastbound lane of Domenigoni while traveling west at an unconfirmed speed about 7:20 p.m. that Sunday.

    “The pickup was going the wrong way,” CHP Officer Jonathan Torres told City News Service at the time. “A 2008 BMW was eastbound on Domenigoni, going the right way, and the pickup collided head-on with the BMW.”

    Montanchez’s BMW and the defendant’s pickup both sustained significant damage. Debris from the impact was hurled onto a Nissan sedan trailing the BMW, but damage to that vehicle was minor, according to Torres.

    County fire paramedics reached the location minutes later and pronounced Montanchez dead at the scene.

    Lugo and his passenger, whose identity was not disclosed, suffered minor injuries and were taken to a regional trauma center for treatment. The defendant was screened for alcohol or drug impairment, and officers verified Lugo had been driving under the influence. He was taken into custody without incident.

    The passenger was treated and released from the hospital.

     

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    NCAA Tournament: USC women rout Kansas, advance to Sweet 16
    • March 26, 2024

    LOS ANGELES — Invisible smoke billowed off her hands just a couple minutes into the second quarter, USC’s McKenzie Forbes catching a pass in transition and draining another 3-pointer, coming back in the huddle and blowing on locked-and-loaded finger guns.

    There is something to her demeanor, to her shot-making, when moments hang in the balance. When momentum can shift at the drop of the hat. JuJu Watkins is this program’s leading woman, but Forbes is their emotional barometer, her shot-making dropping exclamation point after exclamation point as her face remains expressive as a period.

    Forbes was not perfect on Monday night, the second round of USC’s NCAA Tournament push against Kansas. She shot just 6 for 19 from the field to get her 20 points. She racked up six turnovers. But in the most crucial seconds, she was there as she always manages to be, combining with Watkins (28 points, 11 rebounds, five assists) to lead top-seeded USC to a 73-55 victory over eighth-seeded Kansas in front of a jubilant crowd at the Galen Center.

    The Trojans (28-5) advanced to face fifth-seeded Baylor (26-7) in a regional semifinal on Saturday in Portland, Oregon. The Bears knocked off fourth-seeded Virginia Tech, 75-72, in their second-round matchup and will present a test for USC with their offensive depth and activity.

    Forbes made six 3-pointers in all, each seeming more timely than the last, gesturing to the home crowd at one fourth-quarter stall and single-handedly summoning a swell.

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    With USC leading by eight early in the second quarter, coming off a steal, Forbes pulled. Bam. Finger-guns.

    With USC up by 10, midway through the second quarter, after a scale-tipping Kansas 3-pointer, Forbes pulled. Bam. 

    With USC up by 11, a couple of minutes later, Forbes caught on the wing and let fly from deep. Bam.

    “It’s great to see her shining, especially right now, when the moment’s even – the spotlight’s even brighter,” teammate Kaitlyn Davis said Sunday. “And you can see the whole crowd light up, too, when she hits those shots.”

    Davis would know, once fierce rivals in the Ivy League. Around a year ago, exactly, Forbes and Harvard knocked Davis and Columbia out of the Ivy League Tournament; the memory still stung to talk about for Davis, leaning against a locker Sunday with a pained smile.

    On Monday night, though, Forbes helped erase a separate unpleasant memory of Davis’ – her Columbia program falling in the WNIT championship last year to Kansas – in beating the Jayhawks (20-13). She buried two more 3-pointers in the third quarter, launching one off-the-bounce transition 3-pointer without any inhibition to extend USC’s lead to 10, coming back in the fourth quarter with two big-time blocked shots to help key a final Trojans push.

    USC’s dream season continues, on to the Sweet 16 for the first time since the early 1990s and the days of Cheryl Miller manning the sideline. The Trojans last went this deep when they reached the Elite Eight in 1994, 10 years after the school won the second of its back-to-back national championships.

    This USC run, though, has been built as much on the back of stifling defense as the shot-making shoulders of Watkins or Forbes. They swarmed in the first quarter, Rayah Marshall warding off Kansas’ 6-foot-6 force Taiyanna Jackson in the paint and guard Kayla Padilla bumping down in the post with as much ferocity as her 5-9 frame could carry.

    Marshall was a force within her minutes early, the frontcourt player’s continued evolution one of the keys to USC’s late-season surge. She had come into Monday with five double-doubles in her last six games; when Jackson tested her on an early hook shot, Marshall swatted it into the stands, walking away with a flex and nose upturned. She finished with four steals and two blocks, and USC forced 11 Kansas turnovers in the first half, taking a nine-point lead on the back of Forbes’ shot-making.

    Kansas, though, made a massive push in the third quarter – just as USC head coach Lindsay Gottlieb knew they would. This was a veteran group, coming off the WNIT championship; as USC waited in the tunnel Friday watching Kansas battle Michigan Saturday in overtime, Davis said, the realization came: “Okay, this is March.”

    And the Jayhawks mauled their way to a 9-0 run with time ticking in the third, cutting USC’s lead to one, Kansas’ S’mya Nichols attacking the paint with abandon. Watkins, though, flashed a large stop-sign, draining an above-the-break 3-pointer to bottle up Kansas’ momentum and send the Trojans on a 17-2 run that spanned the end of the third and the start of the fourth.

    Forbes’ leadership – coming both loud and quiet, a super-senior veteran capable of both calming her words and barking in a shrill tone – reared its head proud in the fourth. After an early-period swat by Forbes, she found a wide-open backup big Clarice Akunwafo underneath on a pretty feed, only for Akunwafo to blow the layup and a subsequent putback.

    Back down the floor, Forbes put her arm around Akunwafo in a pick-me-up and whispered in her ear. Poised. Level.

    The next possession down, Akunwafo grabbed a Watkins miss and finished a putback.

    In the game of her life, Akunwafo dominated the fourth quarter, Gottlieb entrusting her with crucial minutes and the senior junior delivering with a flurry of huge offensive boards. She finished with nine rebounds and six blocks, helping close out Kansas as the crowd erupted over late Watkins makes.

    Nichols scored 22 points to lead the Jayhawks, while Taiyanna Jackson had 10 points and 18 rebounds.

    More to come on this story.

    ​ Orange County Register 

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    NCAA Tournament: UCLA women rally past Creighton to reach Sweet 16
    • March 26, 2024

    LOS ANGELES — The fourth quarter made all the difference for the UCLA women’s basketball team on Monday night.

    Kiki Rice scored 24 points, Lauren Betts had 20 points and 10 rebounds and second-seeded UCLA rallied in the second half for a 67-63 victory over seventh-seeded Creighton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Monday night at Pauley Pavilion.

    “It was just finding a way,” Rice told reporters after the game. “Take it possession by possession, get a stop and get a score. That’s what we did in the second half. It was just not letting the deficit at halftime take away from our focus and what we needed to execute.”

    The Bruins (27-6) trailed by 10 points in the third quarter but outscored the Bluejays 33-21 in the second half to secure the win. UCLA will face third-seeded defending national champion LSU in a regional semifinal on Saturday afternoon in Albany, New York. Top-seeded Iowa and fifth-seeded Colorado are in the other semi.

    This is the second consecutive trip to the Sweet 16 for the Bruins after they reached that round a year ago before losing to South Carolina.

    Betts, the Bruins’ 6-foot-7 sophomore center, returned to the court after missing the Bruins’ first-round victory over California Baptist with an undisclosed injury.

    Rice scored 17 of her 24 points after halftime and Gabriela Jaquez added eight points to go with 11 rebounds for UCLA.

    Creighton (26-6) led 44-34 early in the second half before UCLA fought back. The Bruins got back into the game with a 20-7 run that included 11 points by Rice.

    “At this point this season, there’s one game and you’re out,” Rice said. “So I just knew that I needed to do whatever I had to do to help my team win.”

    The game was tied at 56-all after three quarters but UCLA turned up the defensive intensity and held Creighton scoreless for more than four minutes to begin the fourth quarter while putting together a 7-0 run to surge to a 63-56 advantage on a reverse layup by Rice.

    The Bruins’ seven-point lead was shaved to two in the final minutes, but Charisma Osborne drove into the lane for a floater that put the Bruins ahead 67-63 with 1:27 left. The teams then traded empty possessions before UCLA’s Angela Dugalić blocked a Creighton layup and the Bruins forced a jump ball with 3.6 seconds left that gave them possession.

    The experience of Creighton’s five senior starters allowed the Bluejays to play in transition and get out front early. UCLA didn’t take its first lead of the game until Rice sank two free throws and a 3-pointer after that with 4:05 left in the first quarter.

    The Bruins led 11-10, but only briefly, and scored most of their points on lay-ins and putbacks by Betts. She scored 12 points in the first quarter.

    UCLA struggled with Creighton’s off ball screens and transition game during the first half. Creighton went on an 8-0 scoring run sparked by Morgan Maly to start the second quarter, which forced UCLA to call a timeout. Rice scored on a layup coming out of the break and Osborne hit a corner 3-pointer, but the Bluejays continued to shoot with no hesitation to maintain their advantage.

    Creighton, which came into the game as the No. 12 team in the nation in terms of 3-pointers per game, shot 7 for 16 shots from behind the arc against the Bruins.

    “They’re a fantastic 3-point shooting team that gets contested threes and open threes,” Rice said. “So we knew we had to really run them off the line.”

    Jaquez showed her gritty side when she hit two shots in a row with under two minutes until halftime to cut the deficit to eight points. Creighton stayed the course to head into the break with a 42-24 advantage.

    “These types of games show you who loves to compete,” Close said, “and Gabriela Jaquez loves to compete.”

    UCLA locked in on defense in the third quarter and made shots fall for themselves. Brown jumped up for a block to force a turnover and Jaquez went in for a layup as the Bruins scored six straight points.

    “I thought Cam was huge,” coach Cori Close said. “(We have the) ability to go offense-defense with her because she’s such an anchor for us defensively. Holding them to 21 points in the second half was truly remarkable.”

    The Bruins forced Maly to miss a 3-point attempt, then Rice tossed a pass to Betts for a layup and a 50-50 tie. UCLA forced Creighton to miss more shots while rebounding and maintaining possession for as long as possible.

    Rice continued her takeover and dribbled through the paint for a layup and made two free throws after to bring the score to 54-51. Lauren Jensen hit a 3-pointer for Creighton to tie the score heading into the final quarter.

    Creighton, once fearless, was tentative in the waning minutes of the game. The Bluejays shot 13 for 22 from the field in the first half but only 9 for 28 in the third and fourth quarters.

    Jensen finished with 20 points and Maly had 18 for Creighton. Emma Ronsiek added 14 points.

    “I’m so proud of our team and just can’t say enough about how much joy I get out of coaching them,” Creighton coach Jim Flanery said. “I told them in the locker room, what this group has done is they have made the NCAA Tournament an expectation which is probably something that we haven’t had at Creighton, and that’s a credit to the work that they have put in.”

    It was the last time playing in Pauley Pavilion for graduate students Osborne and Camryn Brown, a moment especially significant for Osborne, who decided to return to UCLA for a fifth year.

    She currently ranks No. 2 in program history in career points. The top-scoring Bruin with 3,198 points is Denise Curry, who was in attendance for the game.

    “The Bruin bubble, the pride, the alumni,” Close said. “It’s probably one of my favorite things about being a coach at UCLA. It really means something. If you represent the four letters across your chest, you are family for life.”

    ​ Orange County Register 

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    Orange County softball stat leaders through March 23
    • March 26, 2024

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    Orange County softball stat leaders through Saturday, March 23.

    To be included, teams must have their stats up to date on the MaxPreps.com leaderboards.

    BATTING AVERAGE

    Name, school
    BA
    H
    AB

    Taylor Shumaker, Esperanza
    .667
    32
    48

    Desteny Saucedo, Loara
    .647
    11
    17

    Aleena Garcia, Whittier Christian
    .643
    36
    56

    Soraya Leuta Aniva, Savanna
    .640
    16
    25

    Isabella Gonzalez, Costa Mesa
    .639
    23
    36

    Gloria Craig, Calvary Chapel
    .625
    20
    32

    Carson Cruz, University
    .625
    20
    32

    Crystal Carrillo, Loara
    .625
    15
    24

    To’avalu Fina’i, Loara
    .625
    10
    16

    Brooke Washa, Calvary Chapel
    .621
    18
    29

    Ella Pace, Oxford Academy
    .617
    37
    60

    Ashley Capelouto, Ocean View
    .609
    28
    46

    Annika Sogsti, Pacifica
    .607
    17
    28

    Victoria Fauth, Savanna
    .591
    13
    22

    Alexandra Chavarin, Kennedy
    .585
    24
    41

    Kylee Cammarato, Capo Valley Chr.
    .585
    24
    41

    Kaya Collado, Ocean View
    .583
    28
    48

    Victoria Perez, Orangewood
    .577
    15
    26

    RUNS BATTED IN

    Name, school
    RBI
    PA
    GP

    Mia Camacho, Whittier Christian
    27
    57
    18

    Sofia Hernandez, Whittier Chr.
    25
    71
    19

    Ashley Capelouto, Ocean View
    23
    56
    14

    Aleena Garcia, Whittier Christian
    22
    75
    19

    Ella Pace, Oxford Academy
    21
    73
    19

    Jailyn Paderez, Whittier Christian
    21
    52
    15

    Daniela Perez, Oxford Academy
    19
    74
    19

    Danelia Paniagua, Oxford Academy
    19
    68
    19

    Taylor Falt, Anaheim
    19
    53
    12

    Jaidyn Soldin, Costa Mesa
    19
    40
    9

    Emily Ganguly, Oxford Academy
    18
    58
    19

    Serena Antillon, Western
    18
    42
    11

    Sophia Avina, Valencia
    18
    57
    55

    Cha Cha Miranda, Westminster
    18
    49
    17

    Makenzie Butt, Fountain Valley
    18
    51
    14

    Madi McDonnell, Capistrano Valley
    18
    45
    14

    Xiomara Martinez, Oxford Academy
    17
    68
    19

    Kylee Cammarato, Capo Valley Chr.
    17
    44
    12

    Allyson Schmida, Crean Lutheran
    17
    41
    13

    Samantha Orozco, Buena Park
    17
    35
    10

    Malaya Majam-Finch, Fullerton
    17
    33
    11

    RUNS

    Name, school
    R
    PA
    GP

    Ella Pace, Oxford Academy
    37
    73
    19

    Aleena Garcia, Whittier Christian
    36
    75
    19

    Monique Rojas, Oxford Academy
    32
    77
    19

    Daniela Perez, Oxford Academy
    32
    74
    19

    Mia Sierra, Oxford Academy
    30
    69
    19

    Sofia Hernandez, Whittier Christian
    25
    71
    19

    Kaya Collado, Ocean View
    25
    59
    15

    Danelia Paniagua, Oxford Academy
    22
    68
    19

    Jocelyn Aguilar, Westminster
    22
    58
    19

    Alexandra Chavarin, Kennedy
    22
    55
    16

    Isabella Gonzalez, Costa Mesa
    22
    42
    9

    Hayli McIlroy, Crean Lutheran
    21
    42
    12

    EARNED-RUN AVERAGE

    Name, school
    ERA
    IP
    ER

    Brianne Weiss, Orange Lutheran
    0.60
    58.0
    5

    Brynne Nally, Pacifica
    0.98
    57.0
    8

    Loula McNamara, Tesoro
    1.18
    71.0
    12

    Kylee Cammarato, Capo Valley Chr.
    1.40
    35.0
    7

    Mia Valbuena, Marina
    1.48
    61.1
    13

    Nevaeh Gomez, La Quinta
    1.71
    49.0
    12

    Kylie Loertscher, El Toro
    1.73
    60.2
    15

    Bayle Hunnicutt, Sonora
    1.82
    57.2
    15

    Zoe Prystajko, Huntington Beach
    1.85
    41.2
    11

    Olivia Kuhnel, Aliso Niguel
    1.96
    60.2
    17

    Madi McDonnell, Capistrano Valley
    2.00
    63.0
    18

    Malaya Majam-Finch, Fullerton
    2.14
    32.2
    10

    Sofia Gonzalez, Whittier Christian
    2.19
    48.0
    15

    Eva Hurtado, JSerra
    2.20
    73.1
    23

    Melissa Reed, Dana Hills
    2.24
    50.0
    16

    Elina Garcia, Edison
    2.55
    93.1
    34

    Mia Gonzalez, Buena Park
    2.60
    59.1
    22

    Gloria Craig, Calvary Chapel
    2.62
    32.0
    12

    STRIKEOUTS

    Name, school
    K
    BF
    IP

    Emily Ganguly, Oxford Academy
    111
    355
    82.0

    Brianne Weiss, Orange Lutheran
    106
    221
    58.0

    Scarlett Poitra, Orange
    92
    270
    55.1

    Mia Gonzalez, Buena Park
    92
    272
    59.1

    Kylie Loertscher, El Toro
    82
    250
    60.2

    Mia Valbuena, Marina
    81
    253
    61.1

    Eva Hurtado, JSerra
    79
    328
    73.1

    Zoe Prystajko, Huntington Beach
    76
    173
    41.2

    Abby Ford, JSerra
    76
    227
    51.1

    Nevaeh Gomez, La Quinta
    75
    237
    49.0

    Brynne Nally, Pacifica
    62
    223
    57.0

    Courtney Kols, Fountain Valley
    58
    296
    62.0

    Gloria Craig, Calvary Chapel
    58
    133
    32.0

    Jaydin McClure, Estancia
    58
    338
    47.0

    Desiree Leal, Western
    56
    304
    63.1

    Kylee Cammarato, Capo Valley Chr.
    56
    159
    35.0

    Kiyomi Okamoto, Beckman
    55
    295
    62.1

    Katelynn Mathews, Fullerton
    55
    91
    26.1

    Kayla Delgado, Ocean View
    55
    386
    81.2

    Bayle Hunnicutt, Sonora
    52
    247
    57.2

    Kayden Connaty, Garden Grove
    52
    206
    47.1

    Isabella Goulet, Valencia
    52
    322
    63.0

    Emory Cheng, Kennedy
    50
    251
    50.0

    ​ Orange County Register 

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    All-CIF Southern Section girls basketball honors for 2023-24 season
    • March 26, 2024

    The All-CIF Southern Section teams and the top individual award winners for 2023-24, selected by the Southern California Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association (SCIBCA), were announced Monday.

    OPEN DIVISION

    Player of the Year – Kennedy Smith, Etiwanda (12)

    Coach of the Year – Stan Delus, Etiwanda

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Izela Arenas Sierra Canyon 12

    Jordin Blackmon Bishop Montgomery 11

    Cydnee Bryant Centennial 10

    Jenessa Cotton Mater Dei 12

    Emily Eadie Sage Hill 12

    Maria Mejia Orangewood Academy 11

    Grace Knox Etiwanda 11

    Aliyahna Morris Etiwanda 11

    MacKenly Randolph Sierra Canyon 12

    Jerzy Robinson Sierra Canyon 10

    Kaleena Smith Ontario Christian 9

    DIVISION 1

    Player of the Year – Lev Feiman, Brentwood (11)

    Coach of the Year – Charles Solomon, Brentwood

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Jocelyn Pascual Brentwood 12

    Mikayla Oliver Oxnard 12

    Princess Cassell Orange Lutheran 12

    Deana Thompson Harvard Westlake 11

    Ella Zimmerman Redondo 12

    Zawadi Ogot Santiago 12

    Rylee Ghent Santiago 12

    Taliyah Mcferson Lynwood 12

    Reese Noa North Torrance 12

    DIVISION 2AA

    Player of the Year – Ryann Bennett, St. Anthony (12)

    Coach of the Year – Ray Bennett, St. Anthony

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Kadence Lloyd St. Anthony 11

    Leiayjah Mills Moreno Valley 11

    Bella Medina Moreno Valley 10

    Kylie Ng Keppel 12

    Bella Harmon Buena Park 10

    Adyra Rajan Fairmont Prep 10

    Dylan Tse South Pasadena 12

    Kai Staniland Ventura 10

    Julia Wilson Rancho Christian 11

    DIVISION 2A

    Player of the Year – Evan Van Lokeren, Louisville (11)

    Coach of the Year – Monica Hernandez, Louisville

    PLAYER,  SCHOOL, YEAR

    Taylor Westbrook Louisville 12

    Nyemah King Lakewood 11

    Cristina Jones Lakewood 12

    Amia Witt Notre Dame 12

    Léa-line Romain Santa Margarita 12

    Mariam Fahs Burroughs/Burbank 11

    Calie Rusandhy Beckman 12

    Victoria Hyatt Shadow Hills 12

    Tess Oldenburg Chino 9

    DIVISION 3AA

    Player of the Year – Delaney White, Oak Park (10)

    Coach of the Year – William Burr, Oak Park

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Delani Crawford Oak Hills 12

    Lindsay Gould Oak Park 12

    Justine Katz Dos Pueblos 12

    Marina Leiva Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary 11

    Gisele Martinez Anaheim 12

    Onyekachi Nwanze Cerritos 12

    Destiny Onovo Saugus 12

    Elizabeth Udeze Silverado 12

    Monica Villanueva Torrance 11

    DIVISION 3A

    Player of the Year – Rosie Santos, JSerra (9)

    Coach of the Year – Chyanne Butler, JSerra

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Addie Nolan JSerra 9

    Harper Gideons St. Margaret’s 11

    Annika Tufo St. Margaret’s 10

    Sydney Ghobrial St. Monica Prep 10

    Kayla Rice Dana Hills 9

    Bailey Roczey Villa Park 10

    Luv’lee Sadler San Jacinto 11

    Jamie Lac Oakwood 10

    Kiera Schroeder California Lutheran 12

    DIVISION 4AA

    Player of the Year – Justine Prajitno, Canyon/Anaheim (12)

    Coach of the Year – Sara Brown, Canyon/Anaheim

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Mandy Kohanim Beverly Hills 12

    Jasmine Prajitno Canyon/Anaheim 12

    Destiny Ihiaso Marshall Fundamental 12

    Kimiko Carmer Newbury Park 11

    Skylar Komatsu Newbury Park 11

    Aaliyah Perez-Sandi Ramona Convent 11

    Ndiah Hall Rancho Cucamonga 11

    Lauren Jensen Rancho Cucamonga 10

    Madilyn Stonebraker Santa Paula 10

    DIVISION 4A

    Players of the Year – Maddie Farnsworth, Palos Verdes (10)

    Coach of the Year – Daniel Rho, Palos Verdes

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Quinn Tamashiro Palos Verdes 9

    Katie Golden Palos Verdes 9

    Katelyn Gallagher Palm Desert 9

    Alanna Topete West Ranch 12

    Jatniel Cabrera Whittier Chr. 9

    Olivia Molina Ramona 10

    Niela Marshal Eastside 12

    April Medrano Eastside 12

    Camille Glover Immaculate Heart 11

    DIVISION 5AA

    Player of the Year- Nina Lacy, Adelanto (12)

    Coach of the Year– Charmaine Walker, Adelanto

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Heavenly Alexander Adelanto 12

    Jayleen Barajas Grand Terrace 11

    Camalia Carigma Savanna 10

    Yarexy Diaz Santa Ana 11

    Jirah Domingo La Mirada 12

    Savannah Govea Colton 11

    Donna Juarez Katella 11

    Sophia Rangel Loara 10

    Ashira Williams Elsinore 11

    DIVISION 5A

    Player of the Year – Niya Price, Antelope Valley (11)

    Co-Coaches of the Year – Deon Price, Antelope Valley & Edward Campbell II, Antelope Valley

    PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR

    Isabelle Alvarado Temecula Prep 10

    Abby Bennett Temecula Prep 9

    Imani Berry Morningside 11

    Daniella Escamilla Vasquez 9

    Rebecca Maldonado St. Pius X–St. Matthias Academy 9

    Evelyn Martinez St. Pius X–St. Matthias Academy 9

    Genavivie Medrano Samueli Academy 11

    Jocelyn Perez Hawthorne Math and Science Academy 9

    Ariana Soil Antelope Valley 11

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    CIF-SS boys tennis polls, March 25
    • March 26, 2024

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    The CIF-SS boys tennis polls, released Monday, March 25

    CIF-SS BOYS TENNIS POLLS

    (Selected by the CIF-SS Tennis Committee)

    OPEN DIVISION/DIVISION 1

    1. University

    2. Corona del Mar

    3. Harvard-Westlake

    4. Palos Verdes

    5. Loyola

    6. Woodbridge

    7. Beckman

    8. Peninsula

    9. Northwood

    10. JSerra

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    12. Oak Park

    13. Brentwood

    14. Marina

    15. Mira Costa

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    20. Claremont

    21. Portola

    22. Sage Hill

    DIVISION 2

    1. Foothill/Santa Ana

    2. Long Beach Wilson

    3. Santiago/Corona

    4. Mater Dei

    5. Troy

    6. Newbury Park

    7. King, Martin Luther

    8. Whitney

    9. Dos Pueblos

    10. El Dorado

    Others: Flintridge Prep, Great Oak, South Torrance, West Ranch, Windward

    DIVISION 3

    1. Murrieta Valley

    2. Camarillo

    3. Notre Dame/Sherman Oaks

    4. Cerritos

    5. Crean Lutheran

    6. Dana Hills

    7. Rancho Mirage

    8. Riverside Poly

    9. Fullerton

    10. La Serna

    Other: Geffen Academy, Upland, Webb

    DIVISION 4

    1. Millikan

    2. San Gabriel

    3. Rowland

    4. Garden Grove

    5. Long Beach Poly

    6. Foothill Technology

    7. Mayfair

    8. Mark Keppel

    9. Oakwood

    10. Chino Hills

    Others: Downey, Etiwanda, Rancho Cucamonga, Temescal Canyon

    DIVISION 5

    1. Western

    2. Hemet

    3. La Salle

    4. Arroyo

    5. South Hills

    6. Hillcrest

    7. Valley Christian/Cerritos

    8. Buena

    9. Summit

    10. Notre Dame/Riverside

    Others: Chino, Indio, Milken Community, JW North, Patriot, Schurr

    DIVISION 6

    1. Oak Hills

    2. Workman

    3. Duarte

    4. Northview

    5. Hueneme

    6. Hesperia

    7. Vista Del Lago

    8. Indian Springs

    9. Citrus Hill

    10. Rosemead

    Others: California, Garey, Jurupa Hills, Katella, Nogales, Orange Vista, Santa Ana Valley

     

     

     

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    CIF-SS boys lacrosse, March 25
    • March 26, 2024

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    The CIF-SS boys lacrosse polls, released Monday, March 25

    CIF-SS BOYS LACROSSE POLLS

    (Selected by the Boys Lacrosse Committee)

    DIVISION 1/2

    1. St. Margaret’s

    2. Loyola

    3. Foothill

    4. Mater Dei

    5. Santa Margarita

    6. Westlake

    7. JSerra

    8. Corona del Mar

    9. Crespi

    10. Los Alamitos

    DIVISION 3

    1. El Segundo

    2. Notre Dame/Sherman Oaks

    3. Oaks Christian

    4. Village Christian

    5. University

    6. Centennial/Corona

    7.  El Dorado

    8. Orange Lutheran

    9. Woodbridge

    10. Hart

     

     

     

     

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    CIF-SS girls lacrosse polls, March 25
    • March 26, 2024

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    The CIF-SS girls lacrosse polls, released Monday, March 25

    CIF-SS GIRLS LACROSSE POLLS

    (Selected by the Girls Lacrosse Committee)

    DIVISION 1/2

    1. Foothill/Santa Ana

    2. Marlborough

    3. Redondo Union

    4. Santa Margarita

    5. Mira Costa

    6. San Clemente

    7. Palos Verdes

    8. St. Margaret’s

    9. Murrieta Mesa

    10. Mater Dei

    Other: Chaminade, Crescenta Valley, Edison, Huntington Beach, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Santiago/Corona

    DIVISION 3

    1. El Dorado

    2. Glendale

    3. Temecula Valley

    4. San Marcos/Santa Barbara

    5. Orange Lutheran

    6. Laguna Beach

    7. Murrieta Valley

    8. King, Martin Luther

    9. Aliso Niguel

    10. Saugus

    Other: Cate, Great Oak, Northwood, Roosevelt, Thacher

     

     

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