The San Marino High School varsity boys’ basketball team will be traveling to Vista this week to compete in the Tri-City Classic.
The Titans participated in the tournament last year and turned in a stellar performance. They defeated Lancaster Desert Christian, King’s Academy of Sunnyvale and San Diego Francis Parker to clinch a berth in the championship game. The Titans closed out the competition falling to Los Angeles Pilibos and placing second.
This year’s squad enters the tournament with a 7-5 record and most recently defeated host Bell Gardens, 63-52, in a nonleague game on Dec. 17. San Marino will open the tourney against Avalon today at 2 p.m.
The varsity girls’ basketball team will also trek out to Vista to compete in the Tri-City Holiday Classic. Annie Yee’s squad enters the competition with a 2-10 record, which includes victories over Fillmore and San Gabriel Mission.
The Titans will open the Tri-City tourney against Escondido Charter today at 3:30 p.m.
The San Marino High School soccer programs are off to good starts, most notably the girls.
Head coach Jaime Acuna has guided the varsity girls’ soccer team to an impressive 8-0-2 start with victories over Alhambra, Mark Keppel, Pasadena Marshall, Burbank, San Gabriel Mission, Los Altos of Hacienda Heights, Maranatha and San Gabriel.
The Titans, ranked No. 7 in CIF Southern Section Division 4, will take an extended break and return to action on Thursday, Jan. 3, to face St. Anthony of Long Beach.
The boys’ squad, guided by head coach Oswaldo Monroy, opened the season with a 4-2-2 record, which includes victories over Rosemead, Pasadena Poly, Alhambra Mark Keppel and San Gabriel.
San Marino will remain idle until Saturday, Jan. 5, when they open Rio Hondo League play against rival South Pasadena.
The San Marino High School varsity girls’ water polo team will also take an extended winter break.
The Titans (5-3 overall record, 0-1 in league) most recently defeated Alhambra, 18-3, in a nonleague game
Head coach Mark Barr expressed confidence in his group and believes the Titans will be ready when they face Monrovia in a Rio Hondo League game on Sat., Jan. 5.