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Glendale lacrosse falls in CIF playoffs

SPORTS ROUNDUP:

April 30, 2013|From Staff Reports

GIRLS’ LACROSSE

Chaminade 11, Glendale 4: Lymayre Aguilar finished with three goals Tuesday for the Nitros, who saw their season come to a close in a US Lacrosse CIF Southern Section North Division second-round road match.

Elibeth Torres scored one goal for the Nitros, who finished 6-10.

“We had plenty of opportunities, but we didn’t shoot very well,” said Glendale Coach Joe Campbell, whose team picked up a 7-5 first-round home victory against Beverly Hills. “We had a young team and we made strides in getting back to the playoffs.”

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Against Beverly Hills, Aguilar collected a team-high three goals. The Nitros received a pair of goals from Ahuiexel Lopez-Engleman and one apiece from Ariella Ruiz and Claire Bernardo. Glendale, which went 3-4 for third place in the Prep League, got five saves from goalkeeper Jenina Villabroza.

BOYS’ GOLF

St. Francis in Mission League final: The Golden Knights carded a 372 on Tuesday at Lakewood Country Club to place second in league.

St. Francis received a strong effort from Vince De Pinto, who earned medalist honors with a three-under-par 69. St. Francis (11-4, 10-4 in league) got 73s from Johnny Brandt and Michael Mozilo, a 78 from Jack Tenney and 79 from Michael Finney.

“We got some good scores to move us up to second,” St. Francis first-year Coach Kyle Ostrom said. “I’m real happy with us getting second.”

De Pinto, Brandt, Mozilo, Tenney and Finney will participate in the league’s individual final, which will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson Golf Course at Griffith Park. The top nine move on to the CIF Individual Tournament.

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL

Arcadia 3, Crescenta Valley 0: Needing a win in their Pacific League finale on the road to automatically qualify for the playoffs, the Falcons were swept Tuesday afternoon, 25-23, 25-16, 25-17.

CV finished its season at 7-13 and 5-7 in league. For full story, see www.glendalenewspress.com.

Glendale 3, Hoover 1: The Nitros capped off an impressive turnaround season with a 25-11, 23-25, 25-21, 25-22 victory over their rivals at home.

“It was a great win for our seniors,” said Glendale Coach Ta'ase Mose, whose team went 8-11, 3-9 in the Pacific League after a 1-15 (1-11) campaign a year ago. “We’ve been working all season; we started slow but finished strong.”

Glendale closed the year on a two-match winning streak after sweeping Burbank on Thursday.

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