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Area Roundup 1-29-13: D'backs win another MRL soccer title

PHELAN • The Serrano girls soccer team clinched the Mojave River League title with its 33rd straight league victory.

The latest victim was Oak Hills, which was shut out 6-0 Tuesday afternoon. The Diamondbacks (18-3-3, 9-0 MRL) have outscored their opponents 37-1 in league play this season.

Kallie Lynch and Kellsie Gleason scored two goals apiece, while Isalei Tauaese and Saida Aparicio added one each. Jasmine Cervantes had three assists, and Gleason and Lacey Slocumb tallied one apiece.

Janelle Flores and Kaylee Poffek split time in goal for Serrano and each made one save.

The D’backs host Apple Valley on Friday. Oak Hills (10-9-1, 2-6-1 MRL) hosts Hesperia on Thursday.

Prep Boys Basketball
• SILVERADO 82, APPLE VALLEY 62: At Apple Valley, the Hawks handily beat the Sun Devils in a nonleague contest.

Kristian Keys made his first seven 2-point attempts en route to 28 points. He also had seven rebounds, four assists and four steals to lead Silverado.

Mateo Jones added 19 points and 10 rebounds and Daveone Ambers pulled down 17 rebounds and had five steals and four blocks for the Hawks.

J.T. Roach had 24 points and five assists, Antoine Brown had 12 points and eight rebounds and Sheldon Lovett added 13 points and five assists for the Sun Devils.

Silverado (18-5) can clinch the league title when it hosts Burroughs on Friday. Apple Valley (12-9) will host Sultana on Thursday.

SILVERADO (82)
Keys 28, Jones 19, Sylvester 12, Muro 8, Ambers 6, Saxton 4, Evans 3, Patterson 2.
APPLE VALLEY (62)
Roach 24, Lovett 13, Brown 12, LaMar 4, Brady 3, Avila 2, Yost 2, Clark 2.

Silverado    25    17    18    22    —    82
A. Valley    15    12    17    18    —    62

3-point field goals — Silverado 5 (Jones 3, Keys, Sylvester); Apple Valley 7 (Lovett 3, Roach 3, Brady).

• SULTANA 81, HESPERIA 48: At Hesperia, the Sultans pulled within a game of second place in the Mojave River League with a win over the Scorpions (0-10 MRL).

Brian Enriquez scored a game-high 22 points for Sultana and LJ Harrie added 17. Alonzo Brazel grabbed 16 rebounds and Genia Roberts had eight.

The Sultans (5-5 MRL) trail second-place Serrano (6-4 MRL) by one game and third-place Apple Valley (5-4 MRL) by half a game. Sultana plays at Apple Valley on Thursday.

HESPERIA (48)
Williams 13, Kennedy 13, Smith 7, Ashour 6, Lopez 2, Taylor 2, Romero 2, Hammond 2, Harrison 1.
SULTANA (81)
Enriquez 22, Harrie 17, Clophia 16, Hamilton 6, Anderson 6, Roberts 6, Brazel 6, Kirkwood 2.

Hesperia    14    6    11    17    —    48
Sultana    14    26    24    17    —    81

3-point field goals — Hesperia 1 (Kennedy); Sultana 5 (Hamilton 2, Enriquez 2, Harrie). Technical Foul — Kirkwood (S).

• EXCELSIOR 102, VICTOR VALLEY CHRISTIAN 21: At Victorville, Brian Montgomery exploded for 43 points to help the Eagles remain undefeated in Agape League play.

Montgomery was aided by a pair of sophomores. Keyshawn White had 18 points, 15 assists and eight steals and Bernard Wolfe had 12 points and 10 assists. Benny Johnson added 25 points.

Excelsior (16-4, 7-0 AL) will host Apple Valley Christian on Friday. Victor Valley Christian (0-7 AL) will travel to Lucerne Valley on Friday.

VICTOR VALLEY CHRISTIAN (21)
Hobbs 6, Hu 6, Gu 5, Im 2, Sheldon 2.
EXCELSIOR (102)
B. Montgomery 43, Johnson 25, Key. White 18, Wolfe 12, Merritt 4.

VVCS    6    6    4    4    —    21
Excelsior    21    30    32    19    —    102

3-point field goals — Victor Valley Christian none; Excelsior (Johnson 3, Wolfe 3, B. Montgomery).

• HESPERIA CHRISTIAN 54, APPLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN 37: At Apple Valley, the Patriots picked up an Agape League victory.

Jared Hays went 9-for-9 from the free throw line en route to 22 points to lead the Pats.

Mark Medina and Joe Neely each scored 10 points to lead the Warriors.

Hesperia Christian (6-13, 4-4) will host Academy for Academic Excellence on Friday. Apple Valley Christian (6-10, 2-5 AL) will host Excelsior on Friday.

HESPERIA CHRISTIAN (54)
Hays 22, Andros 8, Peacock 7, Woods 7, Hazelton 6, Hooper 2.
APPLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN (37)
Medina 10, Neely 10, Swann 8, Tian 4, Carrazedo 3, Brady 2.

Hesp. Chr.    21    9    10    14    —    54
AVCS    5    8    14    10    —    37

3-point field goals — Hesperia Christian 2 (Peacock, Hays); Apple Valley Christian 4 (Medina 2, Neely 2). Fouled out — Brady (A). Technical foul — Woods (H), Carrazedo (A).

• ACADEMY FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 69, LUCERNE VALLEY 36: At Lucerne Valley, the Knights kept pace in the Agape League race with a big second half.

AAE led by seven at halftime before outscoring the Mustangs 37-11 the rest of the way.

Tim Thymes led the Knights with 28 points, eight rebounds, four steals and four assists and Isaac Pieper added 12 points and three steals.

Daniel Stratton had 17 points to lead Lucerne Valley.

AAE (12-6, 5-1 AL) will travel to Hesperia Christian on Friday. Lucerne Valley (9-6, 4-3 AL) will host Victor Valley Christian on Friday.

AAE (69)
Thymes 28, Coulter 12, Pieper 12, J. Souter 9, T. Souter 6, Natali 2.
LUCERNE VALLEY (36)
Stratton 17, Logan 15, Alarcon 2, White 1, Rodriguez 1.

AAE    15    17    19    18    —    69
L. Valley    14    11    2    9    —    36

3-point field goals — Academy for Academic Excellence 8 (Thymes 3, Coulter 2, T. Souter 2, Pieper); Lucerne Valley 4 (Stratton).

• RIVERSIDE PREP 79, BETHEL CHRISTIAN 13: At Lancaster, the Silver Knights had three players outscore the Eagles by themselves to clinch the outright Cross Valley League title.

Chris Bailey scored a team-high 19 points, Billy Seals had 16 and Dontre King finished with 15 points to go along with teams-highs of eight steals and five assists.

Riverside Prep (17-2, 10-0 CVL) visits Barstow in a nonleague game Friday.

RIVERSIDE PREP (79)
Bailey 19, Seals 16, King 15, Williams 6, Gibson 6, Horace 5, Skeete 4, Ortega 4, Woods 2, Pluma 2.
BETHEL CHRISTIAN (13)
Dragoo 5, Hackney 4, Goode 2, Mubarkeh 2.

RP    19    18    27    15    —    79
BC    1    2    4    6    —    13

3-point field goals — Riverside Prep 2 (Bailey, Horace); Bethel Christian none.

• ACADEMY OF CAREERS AND EXPLORATION 61, ANTELOPE VALLEY CHRISTIAN 49: At Lancaster, Josh Calhoun finished with 15 points and seven steals, and Chris Perry had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists to lead the Eagles.

ACE (10-5, 5-4 CVL) plays Bethel Christian on Friday at home.

ACE (61)
Calhoun 15, Perry 12, Gambrell 11, Pontiso 4, Johnson 4, Morck 4, Stephan 4, Tardif 3, Gensoli 2, Hernandez 2.
ANTELOPE VALLEY CHRISTIAN (49)
Zhou 16, Onishi 15, Brown 10, Xing 8.

ACE    10    17    11    23    —    61
AVC    14    7    15    13    —    49

3-point field goals — Academy of Careers and Exploration 2 (Calhoun, Tardif); Antelope Valley Christian 4 (Zhou).

Prep Girls Basketball
• OAK HILLS 42, SERRANO 32: At Oak Hills, the Bulldogs clinched a share of the league title and the top playoff seed in the Mojave River League with a win over the Diamondbacks.

“Our focus has been to win the MRL and get the top seed into CIF,” Oak Hills coach Kelly Hennessy said. “It’s a big blessing if you can get that.”

Jannon Otto led Oak Hills (18-5, 9-0 MRL) with 19 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks, and Bree Maikai added six rebounds, three steals and two blocks.

The Bulldogs can wrap up the outright league title with one more win. They play at Hesperia on Thursday.

Kahla Badibanga led Serrano (6-3 MRL) with 13 points.

SERRANO (32)
Badibanga 13, Howard 7, Bartlett 4, Muriello 4, Monroe 2, Villalobos 2.
OAK HILLS (42)
Otto 19, Quintanilla 8, Maikai 6, Lopez 5, Bridges 2, Stokes 2.

Serrano    10    4    7    11    —    32
O. Hills    16    8    5    13    —    42

3-point field goals — Serrano none; Oak Hills 4 (Otto 3, Maikai).

• SULTANA 54, HESPERIA 26: At Hesperia, the Sultans held the Scorpions to one point in both the first and third quarters in a Mojave River League win.

Ashley Hughes helped Sultana (12-9, 5-5 MRL) get off to a fast start, scoring all 10 of her points in the first quarter. She also grabbed 10 rebounds. Alexis Frondarina led the Sultans with 11 points and had three assists and two steals. Natalie Osborne had 11 rebounds, and Sierra Prescott added six rebounds and four steals.

The Sultans play at Apple Valley on Thursday.

HESPERIA (26)
Ortega 10, Hughes 7, Novoa 6, Quezada 2, Williams 1.
SULTANA (54)
Frondarina 11, Hughes 10, Prescott 9, Osborne 9, Shade 6, Apostol 4, Coates 3, Fuentes 2.

Hesperia    1    10    1    14    —    26
Sultana    26    7    14    7    —    54

3-point field — Hesperia 1 (Hughes); Sultana 3 (Frondarina).

• EXCELSIOR 55, VICTOR VALLEY CHRISTIAN 7: At Excelsior, Julianna Phillips had a double-double to help the Eagles beat the Royals in an Agape League game.

Phillips scored a game-high 26 points to go with 10 rebounds and six steals. Kory Washington added 15 rebounds and five blocks.

Excelsior (4-3 AL) plays at Apple Valley Christian on Friday.

VICTOR VALLEY CHRISTIAN (7)
Lopez 4, Lund 2, Im 1.
EXCELSIOR (55)
Phillips 26, Perez 9, Washington 6, Thomas 6, Prutsos 4, Cunningham 2, Dionne 2.

VVCS    0    2    4    1    —    7
Excelsior    17    9    13    16    —    55

3-point field goals — Victor Valley Christian none; Excelsior 5 (Perez 3, Phillips 2).

• ACADEMY OF CAREERS AND EXPLORATION 67, ANTELOPE VALLEY CHRISTIAN 21: At Lancaster, the Eagles pitched a shutout in the fourth quarter for a road victory.

Morgan Allen led the way with 20 points. Arheri Reddic grabbed 16 rebounds, Kristin Williams had 14 rebounds and Layses Reddic was also in double digits with 10 rebounds.

ACE (10-10, 5-4 CVL) hosts Bethel Christian on Friday.

ACE (67)
Allen 20, Williams 16, L. Reddic 8, Perry 7, A. Reddic 6, Haugh 3, Simon 3, Wall 2, Hernandez 2.
ANTELOPE VALLEY CHRISTIAN (21)
Medrazky 8, G. Ibarra 8, A. Ibarra 3, Zhana 2.

ACE    20    20    18    9    —    67
AVC    8    3    10    0    —    21

3-point field goals — Academy of Careers and Exploration 4 (Allen 3, Perry 1); Antelope Valley Christian 4 (G. Ibarra 2, A. Ibarra 1, Medrazky 1).

• ACADEMY FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 44, LUCERNE VALLEY 21: At Lucerne Valley, the Knights used a big first half to move closer to clinching the Agape League title.

Carolina Phillips scored the Knights’ first 10 points to propel them to a 22-4 lead after the first quarter and a 22-point halftime lead. Phillips finished with a game-high 18 points and

Nikki Gruver added 10 points, six rebounds, two assists and two blocks.

Courtney Kelly had eight points, eight rebounds and four blocks to lead the Mustangs.

AAE (14-5, 7-0 AL) can clinch the league title with a win over Hesperia Christian on Friday.

Lucerne Valley (1-6 AL) will host Victor Valley Christian on Friday.

AAE (44)
Phillips 18, N. Gruver 10, Sutton 6, Perea 4, Owuor 4, E. Gruver 2
LUCERNE VALLEY (21)
Kelly 8, Spratt 5, Para 4, Guijada 2, Carlos 2.

AAE    22    10    4    8    —    44
L. Valley    4    6    5    6    —    21

3-point field goals — Academy for Academic Excellence none; Lucerne Valley none.

• RIVERSIDE PREP 60, BETHEL CHRISTIAN 10: At Lancaster, the Silver Knights cruised to an easy win to clinch their third outright Cross Valley League title in a row.

Tianni Hill scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while Dez Quintanar had 20 points and 11 rebounds. Destiny Fernandez had six points and three blocks.

Riverside Prep (17-1, 10-0 CVL) plays at Barstow on Friday.
 
RIVERSIDE PREP (60)
Hill 24, Quintanar 20, Fernandez 6, L Keyes 4, Mann 2, Pedrin 2, Moore 2.
BETHEL CHRISTIAN (10)
Thompson 4, Dorane 3, Moore 2, Clayter 1.

RP    26    10    18    6    —    60
BC    6    1    2    1    —    10

3-point field goals — Riverside Prep (Hill); BC none.

• HESPERIA CHRISTIAN 49, APPLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN 32: At Apple Valley, Olivia Hough finished with 22 points, 21 rebounds and six steals to lead the Patriots past the Warriors in an Agape League game.

Elaina Hays chipped in with 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals for Hesperia Christian (10-9, 6-1).

For Apple Valley Christian (3-4 AL), Carolina Carrazedo scored 14. Lana Gomes had 14 rebounds and Christina Seaton had 10 rebounds and five steals and three blocks. AVCS played part of the third and all of the fourth quarter with just four players due to fouls.

Hesperia Christian plays the Academy for Academic Excellence on Friday in a game that could decide the Agape League champion. The Warriors host Excelisor on Friday.

HESPERIA CHRISTIAN (49)
Hough 22, Hays 10, Dobyns 6, Helm 5, Woods 4, MacDonald 2.
APPLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN (32)
Carrazedo 15, Gomes 10, Seaton 6, Conrad 1.

HCS    11    9    14    15    —    49
AVC    9    10    6    7    —    32

3-point field goals — Hesperia Christian 1 (Hays); Apple Valley Christian none. Fouled out — Gomes, Seaton (A).

Prep Boys Soccer
• OAK HILLS 2, SERRANO 1: At Oak Hills, the Bulldogs beat the Diamondbacks to take a step closer to winning the Mojave River League title.

Jose Nuno and Christian Caudle each scored a goal for Oak Hills, while Luis Trejo and Abel Arriola added an assist each. Chase Gentry made two saves in goal.

“Serrano really played well in the second half and put us under pressure,” Oak Hills coach Darren Goodman said. “Give Serrano credit, they battled the whole game.”

The Bulldogs (17-2-2, 8-0 MRL) play at second-place Hesperia (6-3-1 MRL) on Thursday and can clinch the league title with a win or a tie.

• HESPERIA 1, SULTANA 0: At Hesperia, the Scorpions pulled out a dramatic win under the lights.

Hesperia took a corner kick late in the second half and after multiple players got their head on the ball, Alex Renteria finally headed it into the back of the net for the game-winner.

“Sultana has progressed throughout the season and I really want to emphasize how hard they played,” Scorpions coach Josh Grasmick said. “They outplayed us for 70 percent of the game. They wanted it and they played their tails off. I challenged my boys in the second half to want it just as much and they responded.”

Ray Zuniga made 11 saves in goal for Hesperia in what Grasmick called his best game of the season.

The Scorpions (10-7-5, 6-3-1 MRL) will host Oak Hills on Thursday.

Prep Girls Soccer
• UNIVERSITY PREP 2, ACADEMY FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 2: At Victorville, the Knights tied the Jaguars to prevent University Prep from finishing a perfect Cross Valley League season.

AAE’s Kaiti Katania scored in the 73rd minute to tie the match at 2. Ally Samp gave the Knights (9-5-6, 3-2-3 CVL) a 1-0 lead on a penalty kick in the 15th minute.

“The girls battled back really strong,” AAE coach Rick Samp said. “The chemistry on the team is fantastic right now. They’re playing extremely well as a team. We’ve been strong all season defensively. Now they’re starting to attack.”

Maritza Martinez scored twice in the first 10 minutes of the second half to give University Prep (8-0-1 CVL) a 2-1 lead. Marlyn Espino and Nadia Lauren each had an assist.

Paige Miller made 12 saves for AAE, while University Prep’s Justice Borden made four.

The Knights play at Webb on Thursday. The Jaguars host St. Paul on Saturday.

• SULTANA 3, HESPERIA 0: At Hesperia, the Sultans blanked the Scorpions in a Mojave River League game.

Brenda Quintana, Alex Shepard and Tiffany Garza each scored for Sultana, and Suenly Galvez made two assists. Haylie Everett made three saves in the shutout.

Sultana (4-4-2 MRL) is in third place in the league and hosts second-place Apple Valley (4-2-2 MRL) on Thursday.

• RIVERSIDE PREP 2, ADELANTO 0: The Silver Knights shut out the Saints freshman-sophomore team.

Alexis Cavalier scored both goals for Riverside Prep and Emmy Rodriguez made seven saves.

The Silver Knights play at Upland Christian on Thursday.

Prep Wrestling
• BARSTOW 69, GRANITE HIILLS 3: At Barstow, the Aztecs pounded the Cougars to finish the Desert Sky League season with a 2-2 record.

Six Aztecs won their bouts by pin: Dallas Hawes, Ryan Barela, Chris Velasco, Gabe Rodriguez, Neil Navarro and Kiler Holmeyer.

Both teams will compete at the DSL Finals at Victor Valley on Saturday.


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