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Sports Roundup: La Cañada High golf is tops out of trio

March 06, 2014|From Staff Reports

BOYS’ GOLF

La Cañada 182, San Marino 201, Burroughs 207: The Spartans prevailed in a nonleague tri-match on Thursday afternoon at the par-34 La Cañada Country Club.

Adam Horne led the way for the Spartans (2-0) in shooting an even-par 34 and was followed by teammates Josh Suh and Robby Stehlin, who carded a 36 each, followed by Colin Morikawa (37) and Sam Bernstein (39).

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St. Francis 190, Crescenta Valley 208: The Golden Knights picked up a nonleague victory Thursday at Brookside Golf Course No. 1. Michael Finny had an even-par 36 for St. Francis, which got a 37 from Johnny Brandt, a 38 from Joe Sarni and 39 from Stian Lintvedt . Paul Park had a 39 to lead the Falcons.

Flintridge Prep 243, Temple City 256: Jonah Sacks had a six-over-par 42 on Thursday for the host Rebels (2-0) in a nonleague match.

BASEBALL

Los Altos 8, La Cañada 4: The Spartans were unable to hold a late lead in falling in pool-play action of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament on Thursday afternoon.

The Spartans were ahead, 4-3, heading to the top of the sixth, but surrendered the final five runs of the game to fall to 0-2 this season.

Travis Clark got the start on the mound and went 4 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs. At the plate he had a pair of hits and a run. Justin Lewis went two for two with a run batted in, while Johnny Selsor reached base three times and drove a run in.

SOFTBALL

Sierra Canyon 6, Flintridge Prep 5: Kyla Bradley and Drew Montgomery each had two hits and one stolen base Thursday for the host Rebels (2-1) in a nonleague game. The Rebels earned a 5-2 win against Rowland on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Flintridge Prep opened its season with a 15-11 victory against Malibu.

Montgomery had three hits, drove in three runs and stole two bases and Alex Tutwiler had three hits and two RBI.

La Cañada 4, Alta Loma 3: A season’s first victory came to the Spartans in pool-play action of the San Dimas Tournament on Wednesday afternoon.

Senior pitcher Maddie MacKenzie (1-1) picked up the victory after relieving starter Hanna Heileson and tossed three innings, allowing one earned run on five hits with two walks and two strikeouts.

La Cañada (1-1) trailed, 3-0, after three innings, but scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth for the victory.

Brenna Gay had a run scored and two RBI, while Kara Thompson added a RBI and Michelle Grochow and Michelle Musso both scored a run for the Spartans.

Up next for the Spartans is more pool play action Friday at San Dimas versus Ontario Christian at 3:15 p.m.

La Cañada opened the season on Tuesday with a 6-1 tournament loss to Whittier Christian.

GIRLS’ TRACK AND FIELD

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 110, Chaminade 13: The Tologs kicked off their season with a dominant Mission League road victory on Wednesday afternoon.

Flintridge Sacred Heart won every event except the pole vault and had a few standout performances, led by the trio of junior Kayla Grahn, sophomore Holly MacVaugh and freshman Nia Harris.

MacVaugh took first in the 100-meter low hurdles (19.23 seconds) and 300 hurdles (52.95), while also finishing second in the high jump and shot put.

Grahn took home victories in the 1,600 (5:37.1) and the 3,200 (12:25.2), while Harris won the 100-meter sprint (12.93) in her high school debut.

The Tologs 400-meter relay squad of Harris, Kristian Mathews, Ella Gmelich and Kayla Montgomery also won their event in 51.93.

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