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Sports Roundup: La Cañada High girls' basketball stomps Schurr

January 09, 2014|From Staff Reports

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

La Cañada 46, Schurr 26: In a battle of Spartans, visiting La Cañada was never really challenged in picking up a nonleague victory Thursday evening.

Senior guard Courtney Chen led the charge with a game-high 12 points, five rebounds and four assists for La Cañada (12-4), while sophomore Sarah Kurdoghlian added seven points and junior Keilee Beesho hauled in eight rebounds.

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Up next for La Cañada, the reigning Rio Hondo League champion, is the league opener Wednesday afternoon versus visiting South Pasadena, last year’s league runner-up, at 5:15 p.m.

Alemany 68, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 25: The Tologs dropped a Mission League road tilt Thursday afternoon.

With the defeat, Flintridge Sacred Heart dropped to 5-11 overall and 0-2 in league.

BOYS’ SOCCER

La Cañada 2, Hart 0: Senior midfielder Filip Franke scored both his team’s goals in a victory for the Spartans on Thursday afternoon in the nonleague finale.

Franke was assisted by sophomore striker John Lee on the first score and then banged home a penalty-kick rebound off a shot taken by Joseph Kim as the Spartans scored both their goals in the second half.

Goalie Graham Labran-Boyd also finished with six saves as the defense pitched its eighth shutout this season.

Up next for La Cañada (7-2-3) is the Rio Hondo League home opener on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. versus South Pasadena in a meeting of the league’s top two teams from a year ago.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

La Cañada 3, Maranatha 0: The Spartans capped an undefeated run through their nonleague schedule with a road victory on Wednesday afternoon.

With the win, La Cañada improved to 9-0 and commences Rio Hondo League play at South Pasadena High on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

GIRLS’ WATER POLO

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 6, Alemany 3: The Tologs opened up Mission League play with a road victory Thursday afternoon.

Flintridge Sacred Heart (8-8 overall) led comfortably, 5-1, after three quarters and relied on three goals from sophomore Madeline Dulcich.

Defensively, the Tologs forced 12 steals, as goalie Elizabeth Hinckley finished with 12 saves.

Up next for Flintridge Sacred Heart is a road match on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. versus Harvard-Westlake.

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