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Birmingham baseball claims third straight City title in dramatic victory over Palisades at Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES — Birmingham freshman pitcher Chris Romero had done all he could. Coach Matt Mowry had already pulled starter Alex Ballesteros. The Patriots were clinging on to a one-run lead after giving up a five-run advantage. The drama was mounting and Palisades had the bases loaded with one out in the fifth inning. An L.A. City Section Open Division title was on the line. Birmingham celebrates after defeating Palisades, 9-5, in the City Section Open Division final at Dodger Stadium on Satur...
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State roundup: Muckleshoot Tribal’s Rosalie Fish wins three titles, makes statement while doing it

She raced to raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women.
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State girls track and field: Again in a rout, Tahoma wins third consecutive team title

Since finishing second in 2016, the Bears have crushed the competition at the state championship.
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State softball: Garfield becomes first Seattle Public Schools team to win championship

Kaia and Nicola Simpson combined to go 7 for 7 at the plate with six RBI in the title game, a 10-4 victory over Yelm.
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State soccer: Justin Blachman comes up big to deliver Lakeside a championship

He had a goal and an assist as the Lions handed Bellevue its first lost of the season, 2-0.
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State soccer: Vashon Island claims first state soccer championship

Tommy Delargy scored two goals as the Pirates upset Winlock-Toledo 3-1 in the title game.
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Calabasas girls track shorthanded but still chasing CIF State title

CLOVIS >> Don’t count out the Calabasas girls track and field team just yet. Calabasas, the team that had two individuals and two relay teams disqualified for competing in too many events in the Marmonte League Finals last month, may still have a shot at a state title. DeÕanna Nowling, center, of Calabasas competes in the 100 meter dash during the CIF State Track and Field meet at Buchanan High School on Friday, May 24, 2019 in Clovis, California. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-Ne...
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State track and field: West Seattle’s Chloe Cunliffe breaks her meet record in pole vault

The national record holder in the pole vault repeated as state champ and broke the mark she set last year.
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Joey Thomas leaves Garfield to coach at Kansas community college

The football coach lost his job at Garfield, and decided to embark on a new challenge.
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CIF-SS football playoff divisions for 2019 season

The CIF Southern Section released the football playoff divisions for the 2019 season. Eight teams will be selected at the end of the regular season to play in the Division 1 playoffs. All of the other divisions (Div. 2 through Div. 14) will have 16 teams in its playoff bracket. DIVISION  1 / 2 (24 schools) Mater Dei St. John Bosco Oaks Christian Mission Viejo Orange Lutheran JSerra Centennial/Corona Upland Bishop Amat Chaminade Serra Rancho Cucamonga San Clemente Murrieta Valley Vista Murrieta V...
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El Camino Real’s Joey Klein voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week (May 24)

Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Athlete: Joey Klein School: El Camino Real Sport: Baseball Noteworthy: Klein drove in the winning run with a single to left field in the bottom of the seventh inning to give El Camino Real a 1-0 win over Kennedy in the L.A. City Section Open Division quarterfinals on Friday. The No. 2-seeded Conquistadores will face No. 3 Palisades on Thursday at USC’s Dedeaux Field at 4 p.m. for a chance to play in their second consecutive City final at Dodger Stadiu...
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Natalie Carlos of Godinez voted Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week (May 24)

Southern California Girls Athlete of the Week Athlete: Natalie Carlos School: Godinez Sport: Softball Noteworthy: The pitcher allowed only one earned run in a pair of complete-game victories and belted two solo home runs to help the Grizzlies win the CIF-SS Division 4 title. Carlos fired a two-hit shutout and hit two solo home runs in a 5-0 victory against Culver City in the semifinals and tossed a five-hitter with five strikeouts in a 15-1 victory against El Segundo in the finals. FINAL TALLY: ...
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Birmingham’s Johnny Tincher can backflip into City history on Saturday at Dodger Stadium

There’s just one game left to play, which means for Birmingham senior catcher Johnny Tincher, there’s one more backflip to be had. Tincher, who stands 5-foot-7, 145 pounds, has been performing celebratory backflips with each win since the opening weeks of last season, according to coach Matt Mowry. That’s more than 40 backflips heading into Saturday’s L.A. City Section Open Division final at Dodger Stadium against Palisades at 1 p.m., as Birmingham looks to win its third straight City crown. Aft...
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Birmingham earns shot at third straight City baseball title with narrow win over Sun Valley Poly

LOS ANGELES — The chase for a three-peat is still intact. What might be considered improbable runs have been made to look normal for Birmingham High’s baseball team, which clinched a third straight berth in the L.A. City Section Open Division final with a 1-0 win over Sun Valley Poly on Thursday night at USC. Birmingham’s Massai Dorsey #13 is tagged out by Poly catcher Isaac Salazar #55 during their L.A. City Section semifinal game at Dedeaux Field on the USC campus in Los Angeles Thursday, ...
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El Camino Real edged by Palisades in pitcher’s duel in City semifinals

LOS ANGELES — Cole Kitchen. For the past four seasons, El Camino Real baseball couldn’t be spoken of without Kitchen’s name being uttered. A soft-spoken player with a big presence. It seemed fitting that Kitchen was the last batter on Thursday evening, trailing by one run with a man on base and two outs, Kitchen had a chance to expand on his already amazing high school resume. Palisades players celebrate their victory over El Camino Real during their L.A. City Section semifinal game at Dedea...
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El Camino Real baseball edged by Palisades in pitchers’ duel in City semifinals

LOS ANGELES — Cole Kitchen. For the past four seasons, El Camino Real baseball couldn’t be spoken of without Kitchen’s name being uttered. A soft-spoken player with a big presence. It seemed fitting that Kitchen was the last batter on Thursday evening, his team trailing by one run with a man on base and two outs, Kitchen had a chance to expand his already amazing high school resume. Palisades players celebrate their victory over El Camino Real during their L.A. City Section semifinal game at...
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State track and field Day 1 report: Issaquah’s Julia David-Smith takes title in 1,600

The mile race has been loaded with talent in recent years, and this year was no exception.
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Oak Park’s Austin Liu qualifies for state golf tournament

PASADENA — On an overcast afternoon that included a steady drizzle, 124 high school golfers descended on Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena for the CIF State Boys Golf Southern California Regional Championship. At stake were spots in next week’s CIF State tournament at Pebble Beach’s Poppy Hills Course. The nine individuals and top three teams would earn automatic qualifier spots. One of the golfers who earned a spot to the tournament was Oak Park’s Austin Liu. The senior birdied the 14th and 17th ...
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Paraclete’s Joey Estes named Gold Coast League baseball MVP

Paraclete ace pitcher Joey Estes was named the 2019 Gold Coast League baseball MVP. Estes went unbeaten this season, going 8-0 and striking out 124 batters along the way. The Long Beach State commit had an impressive ERA of just .91. The Spirits shared the Gold Coast League title with Windward, each going 10-2. First-team all league selections Aaron Abraham, Brentwood, Sr.;Julian Galvan, Crossroads, Sr.; Ryan Armour, Viewpoint, Sr.; Bryce Wygant, Paraclete, Sr.; Cory Roberts, Paraclete, Sr.; And...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, High School Sports, ESTES, San Fernando Valley, Long Beach State, Paraclete, Ryan Armour, Gold Coast League, High School Baseball, Joey Estes, Cory Roberts, Aaron Abraham Brentwood Sr, Julian Galvan, Bryce Wygant Paraclete Sr


Lakeside’s Corbin Carroll named Gatorade state baseball player of the year

The future MLB draft pick is also a contender for national player of the year honors.
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Local standouts set to contend for medals at CIF State Track and Field Championships

The charm of the CIF Southern Section Masters track meet, the sectional qualifier for this weekend’s state finals in Clovis, comes from the many heartfelt tales that emerge from the meet. There is the story of Crespi’s Jonathan Da Silva, who qualified for state in the triple jump after failing to make it past sectional preliminaries last season. There is the remarkable story of Calabasas sophomore Jade McDonald, who, in her first full season, qualified in three events (100-meter hurdles, long ju...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Suarez, Valencia, High School Sports, Westlake, Ramirez, San Fernando Valley, Evan Bates, Moorpark, El Camino College, Calabasas, Newbury Park, Clovis


State Golf: Central Kitsap’s Brittany Kwon, a future Husky, wins fourth state title

It was the perfect ending for a perfect career. Central Kitsap’s Brittany Kwon, who will play her college golf at Washington, became what is believed to be the state’s first four-time state golf champion Wednesday. The senior won the Class 3A state girls title by three strokes (139-142) at Hawks Prairie Golf Course in Lacey. […]
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Analysis: How high can Washington soar with Jaden McDaniels and Isaiah Stewart in 2019-20?

With Jaden McDaniels coming to Washington, Washington's starting lineup begins to look much clearer, as does their road to another NCAA tournament in 2020. Here's what to make of it all.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Ncaa, High School Sports, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Washington WASHINGTON, Jaden McDaniels, Isaiah Stewart


Ava Justman, Jordyn Vanhook highlight West Valley League softball awards

Chatsworth pitcher Ava Justman was named the 2019 West Valley League softball MVP. Justman finished the season 19-2 with an ERA of .51 and 263 strikeouts in 26 appearances, giving her an average of roughly 10 strikeouts per game. Justman is committed to the University of Wisconsin. El Camino Real’s Jordyn Vanhook, an Arizona State commit, was selected as the league’s Player of the Year. Vanhook had 44 hits, 31 RBIs and 11 home runs on her way to a three-home run performance in the L.A. City Sect...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Birmingham, Cleveland, Chatsworth, High School Sports, Arizona State, San Fernando Valley, Vanhook, West Valley League, Granada Hills, Emma Burnett, High School Softball, Jordyn Vanhook, Ava Justman


Saugus’ Gracie Keene named Foothill League softball MVP

Saugus sophomore Gracie Keene was named the 2019 Foothill League softball MVP. Keene is one of the best hitters in the area, and will soon be one of the most feared hitters in Southern California her junior and senior year. Keene, a Tennessee commit, belted eight home runs and brought in 35 runs this season – both team highs. Teammate Leslie Reynaga was named the league’s Pitcher of the Year. Reynaga was 13-4 this season with an ERA of 1.89 and struck out 88 batters in 92 2/3 innings. Keene and ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tennessee, Valencia, High School Sports, Southern California, Saugus, Keene, San Fernando Valley, Reynaga, Foothill League, High School Softball, Emma Bramson, Gracie Keene, McKenna Gibson


Oaks Christian’s Maya Brady named Marmonte League softball MVP

Oaks Christian senior Maya Brady was named the 2019 Marmonte League MVP. Brady led her team in RBIs (32), hits (43), runs scored (36) and home runs (12). Brady’s batting average was a mind-boggling .558. The UCLA commit was walked 19 times and only struck out on five occasions. Brady boasted a .657 on-base percentage with a slugging percentage of 1.142. She also showed her dominance on the base paths, stealing a successful 10 bases on 13 attempts. One local high school football coach, who also c...
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Federal Way star Jaden McDaniels breaks silence, announces commitment to Washington

First Isaiah Stewart, and now Jaden McDaniels. Next up for the Huskies: a trip to the Final Four? “That’s how I feel,” Stewart said last month before signing with Washington. “That’s how I’ve always felt. Big things are happening at UW. … It’s a team game and you never want to put too much on […]
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Epic pitching battle awaits El Camino Real and Palisades in City semifinals

The year 2016 was good to El Camino Real, it’s the last time the baseball team won a L.A. City Section title. It’s also the last time the softball team lifted a City championship. On Saturday, Jordyn Vanhook hit three home runs to give the softball team the City crown in a 9-0 win over Granada Hills at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Now, baseball has to hold up its end of the deal. No. 2-seeded El Camino Real is two wins away, but needs to top No. 3 Palisades on Thursday at 4 p.m. at USC’s Dedeaux F...
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Elias Galaviz leading Sun Valley Poly baseball into uncharted territory

The Sun Valley Poly baseball team will head into Thursday night’s City Section Open Division semifinal at USC’s Dedeaux Field as the heavy underdog, despite being the higher seed. The No. 4-seeded Parrots are facing No. 8 Birmingham, the two-time defending City champions. It will mark the program’s furthest run in the post season since 1999, when Poly lost to Chatsworth in the Division I final at Dodger Stadium. It’s the furthest coach Gabe Cerna has led the program in his 10 years as the head c...
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High school baseball awards, league selections

Click each baseball league link to see the MVP, Pitcher of the Year and all-league selections. —Coastal Canyon League —Foothill League —Marmonte League —Mission League This page will be updated as the Daily News receives more all-league certificates.
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