South Pasadena Boys Dominate La Cañada; Saint Paul routs Bishop Amat – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The high school sports roundup for Monday, January 31:


South Pasadena 65, La Canada 62: After losing on a buzzer to La Cañada in the first round of Rio Hondo League action, South Pasadena won the rematch at home. The Tigers had to hold on after nearly losing a seven-point lead with just over a minute to play.

South Pasadena goes 16-7, 7-1 in the RHL while dropping the Spartans to 15-7, 4-2.

Sage Wayans was the Tigers’ leading scorer with 26 points while Jonathan Guy had 14 and Dillon Akers added 11. If South Pasadena beat San Marino in Friday’s league final, they will win the league title.

Saint Paul 72, Bishop Amat 49: The Swordsmen left no doubt, winning their seventh straight game to clinch the Camino Real League title with a rout of the Lancers. The Swordsmen improved to 17-9 and 6-0 while dropping the Lancers to 18-6 and 5-2.

The Swordsmen were led by Danny Patton’s 17 points and nine rebounds. Jordan Williams had 14 points, eight assists, and Allen Moser had 14 points and five rebounds.

Edgewood 68, Pomona 59: The Lions (19-5, 6-1) avenged an earlier loss to the Red Devils (17-8, 8-1) and equalized in the loss column in the Miramonte League title race. The Lions have a chance to tie or win the title in the league’s final week of action. Jaelin Brown led the Lions with 21 points.

Walnut 76, Wilson 75: The Mustangs probably didn’t expect to sweat like this, but the Wildcats almost pulled it off. Malik Khouzam led the Mustangs with 27 points and became the school’s career leading scorer with 129 3-pointers, which he accomplished in 56 games.

Ramadan Ibrahim also had a good night with 23 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Ryan Win finished with 10 points for the Mustangs, who improved to 18-7, 6-2 in the Hacienda League. Wilson fell to 14-12 and 4-4.

For the Wildcats, Aiden Chan scored a career-high 30 points. Jeremiah Susanto finished with 14 points and six rebounds.

Sierra Vista 53, Gladstone 19: The Dons improved to 18-6 and 4-2 in the Montview League. William Pacis led the way with 14 points and four assists. Hector Lopez had nine points to go with seven rebounds and Isaac Flores had six points and six rebounds.


San Dimas 61, Covina 47, OT: After the Colts defeated the Saints on Friday to take first place in the Valle Vista League, the Saints returned the favor on Monday to leave the teams tied for the league lead.

San Dimas improves to 13-7 and 6-2 while dropping the Colts to 17-8 and 6-2. They both have two league matches to play. Jaelyn Ramos led the Saints with 12 points and Janessa Rodriguez had 11 points and 20 rebounds. The Colts were led by 24 points from Miranda Morales.

Room 56, Cantwell-Sacred Heart 41: The Lancers improved to 20-2 and continued to look sharp as they prepare for next week’s playoffs. Audrey Chen, Reese Wong and Ellie Chen scored 14 points each to lead them, and Ryaan Riddle had 12 points. The Cardinals were paced by Leilony Cruz’s record 17 points.

Glendora 64, Alta Loma 26: After a tough loss to Bonita that ended the Tartans’ hopes of winning the Palomares League title, the Tartans (18-8, 5-3) bounced back with an easy win. Rylie Anderson scored a team-high 16 points and Hailey Schaefer finished with 12.

Pioneer 58, Glenn 13: The Titans beat Glenn for the second straight game with Honesty Interiano scoring 11 points to go with seven rebounds and four assists. Marina Interiano finished with 11 points, four rebounds and five steals and Kimberly Macias and Sarah Ramos each have nine points.

San Marino 47, Blair 32: Kailey Woo led the Titans with 15 points, Gianna Karkafi had 12 and Elaina Lee with 10. The Titans improved to 11-9 and 3-4 in the Rio Hondo League.



Ganesha 6, The Puente 2: Senior Giants forward Iledza Rodriguez’s historic run continued as she scored four goals in a key victory over the Warriors that clinched the Miramonte League title. Rodriguez leads the CIF Southern Section with 62 goals scored.

She became just the fifth person in section history to score 62 or more goals in a season, and there are still two regular season games left and the Division 6 playoffs, in which the Giants will be the one of the favourites.

The Giants improved to 14-3 and 8-0 while the Warriors fell to 7-3 and 3-3.

San Dimas 4, Charter Oak 3: Saints’ Ryenne Zerbel broke a 3-3 tie with her third goal to lead the Saints to victory, with Taylor Whitney also scoring. The Saints improve to 17-2-1 and a perfect 9-0 in the Valle Vista League.


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