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Area Roundup 1-30-13: Silver Knights boys soccer team clinches playoff spot
HESPERIA • The Riverside Prep boys soccer team clinched second place in the Cross Valley League and a playoff berth with a 9-1 victory over Summit Leadership Academy on Wednesday afternoon.
The Silver Knights (11-3-1, 5-2-1 CVL) has a chance to claim a share of the league title and the top playoff seed with a victory over Academy for Academic Excellence on Feb. 5.
Riverside Prep led only 2-1 at halftime before exploding for seven goals in the second half.
Alex Moncada had a hat trick and an assist, Miguel Marin had two goals and two assists, Jonathan Nolasco and Rafael Zavala each had a goal and an assist, Roberto Diaz scored and Rudy Medina recorded his first goal of the year.
The Silver Knights host Mojave on Friday before their showdown with AAE.
Prep Boys Basketball
• VICTOR VALLEY 62, BARSTOW 53: At Victorville, the Jackrabbits used a strong fourth quarter to pull away from the Aztecs in a Desert Sky League game.
VVHS led Barstow by three at the end of the third quarter, but put up a 23-point effort in the fourth.
KeSean Walker scored a game-high 18 points and added four rebounds, two steals and two assists and Raymond Clark added 13 points.
George Morales led Barstow with 12 points.
Victor Valley (11-8, 7-2 DSL) will travel to Granite Hills on Friday. Barstow (7-14, 2-8 DSL) will host Riverside Prep on Friday in nonleague action.
Morales 12, Salawa 10, C. Boston 10, J. Boston 6, Addison 5, Joseph 5, Silva 3, Ardon 2.
VICTOR VALLEY (62)
Walker 18, Clark 13, Jackson 12, James 9, Cotton 6, Vadillo 2, Session 2.
Barstow 13 8 15 17 — 53
V. Valley 14 14 11 23 — 62
3-point field goals — Barstow 6 (Salawa 2, Morales 2, Addison, Silva); Victor Valley 4 (James 2, Clark 2).
• BURROUGHS 79, GRANITE HILLS 74: At Ridgecrest, the Cougars hit 16 3-pointers but still fell short in a Desert Sky League contest.
Chandler Redix hit 9 3-pointers en route to a 29-point performance, and Basleal Ayinalem also scored 29 points and hit 6 3s of his own. DeAngelo Ashley added nine points, 10 rebounds and four blocks.
Michael Polman scored a game-high 30 points and hit five 3-pointers for Burroughs.
Granite Hills (8-15, 2-8 DSL) will host Victor Valley on Friday.
GRANITE HILLS (74)
Ayinalem 29, Redix 29, Ashley 9, Yarber 4, Nesby 2, C. Wilson 1.
Mi. Polman 30, Martin 16, Ma. Polman 11, Young 8, Ledford 8, Kauppi 7.
G. Hills 15 12 19 28 — 74
Burroughs 13 20 18 28 — 79
3-point field goals — Granite Hills 16 (Redix 9, Ayinalem 6, Yarber); Burroughs 9 (Mi. Polman 5, Ma. Polman 3, Kauppi). Fouled out — Nesby (G).
Prep Boys Soccer
• VICTOR VALLEY 2, BARSTOW 1: At Victorville, the Jackrabbits’ Victor Palafox scored twice with assists from Werner Gramajo on both goals.
Brandon Palafox made four saves for Victor Valley.
Victor Valley (12-2-3, 6-2-1 Desert Sky League) travels to face Granite Hills on Friday.
• GRANITE HILLS 9, BURROUGHS 0: At Ridgecrest, the Cougars scored four goals in the first eight minutes to pick up a road win.
Ryan Pinkerton had three goals and two assists and Bobby Amato had two goals and two assists.
Jacob Padilla, Luis Corona, Martin Aguilera and David Vallejo scored a goal each as well.
Diego Ramirez, Danny Carvajal, Jordan Brito and Bryant Soriano each had an assist.
Granite Hills (14-5-1, 7-3 DSL) hosts Victor Valley on Friday.
Prep Girls Soccer
• GRANITE HILLS 9, BURROUGHS 0: At Apple Valley, Michelle Alozie continued her torrid scoring pace with three goals against the Burros.
Lindsay Hutton and Michelle Zarate each scored two goals. Katie Savaadra added one goal and an assist and Britni Barrcman scored also.
B.K. Smith had three assists, Ashlenn Bradbury added two helpers and Ashley Gilliland, Haley Howell and Cassidy Vogel had an assist each.
The Granite Hills defense didn’t give up a shot.
Granite Hills (12-5-3, 10-0 DSL) plays Victor Valley away on Friday.